Manager – Financial Planning & Analysis
Posted on 3/17/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Experience in analytical roles: such as investment banking, private equity, and/or financial planning & analysis at a high-growth organization or start-up
  • Project management skills, including capabilities to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, for both conceptual and analytical problems
  • Energetic, flexible and proactive partner
  • Demonstrated teamwork ability and record of impact in high-intensity, team-based environments
  • Values-based, collaborative working style with a demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of ethics and confidentiality
  • Ability to collaborate up, down, and across to drive results
  • Experience managing various stakeholder groups with varied levels of experience with FP&A management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker
  • Robust technical skillset in Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets
  • Experience with NetSuite and/or Vena a plus
  • A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or other quantitative field (or equivalent from an accredited institution), or 5 years' work experience within a finance or analytical modeling function
  • Be based at the Schmidt Futures offices in New York and be able to travel within the U.S. and internationally on a regular basis as needed following company policy and permitting circumstances
  • At Schmidt Futures we are committed to fair, transparent pay and we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is $155,000 to $185,000. Compensation for the successful candidate will be informed by the candidate's particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience
  • Operating as a business partner to leaders of multiple programs and functions within the organization, serving as a key point of contact regarding financial review, budgeting and analysis
  • Working closely with a wide range of backgrounds (academics, consultants, technologists, etc.), and in close partnership with multiple teams
  • Supporting the financial close process: manage recurring monthly, quarterly and annual processes needs across the organization and with affiliates
  • Play a lead role in the budgeting and financial review processes: track actual performance against budget and identify key insights / drivers
  • Develop and maintain short and long-term forecast models
  • Track org-wide KPIs for our financial operations (grantmaking, operational spending, time billing)
  • Partner with teams across the organization to identify solutions to improve operating and financial KPIs
  • Lead system and process improvement initiatives to support our growth and drive efficiencies to enable scale
  • Collaborate with the broader shared service accounting and treasury teams in the family office, which serves Schmidt Futures and other philanthropic and non-philanthropic initiatives, to advance our collective financial stewardship responsibilities and to streamline financial close processes
Schmidt Futures

51-200 employees

Talent Network Platform
Company Overview
Schmidt Futures' mission is to create the best, largest, and most persistent network of exceptional talent globally and to match it to opportunity to serve others for life. The company operates a community and talent platform.