Strategic Finance Manager
Remote, US
Posted on 2/8/2024
INACTIVE
Earnest

201-500 employees

FinTech lender specializing in affordable education finance
Company Overview
Earnest is a fintech lender that stands out for its commitment to making higher education affordable, offering lending products that help individuals manage and reduce student debt. The company's remote-first culture is dynamic and value-driven, focusing on customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, speed, passion for challenges, and teamwork. In addition to a diverse and inclusive work environment, Earnest provides competitive incentives such as a $1,000 travel perk, a generous PTO policy, an annual office stipend, and more, making it an attractive place to work.
Financial Services

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$696.3M

Founded

2013

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
SQL
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Strategy Development
Corporate Finance
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Finance & Banking
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in strategic finance, investment banking, management consulting, private equity, corporate FP&A, or other related fields
  • High proficiency with Excel, Google Sheets, PowerPoint, and Financial ERP systems
  • Experience working with C-suite level leadership
  • Experience building dynamic financial models and working with large data sets
  • Knowledge of the lending industry, amortization tables, loan loss models, securitization structures, warehouse financing facilities, and risk-based pricing
  • Ability to build strong relationships of trust & influence, ability to lead work initiatives with cross-functional coordination with stakeholders
  • MBA a plus
  • Knowledge of GAAP Accounting and Non-GAAP Investor Reporting
  • Knowledge of database and accounting systems software (Workday, Hyperion, and Data Warehouses)
  • SQL or other database coding experience
  • Experience rolling out new products and analyzing new product financials
Responsibilities
  • Serve as a pivotal leader within Earnest, providing crucial financial insights, and strategic guidance to inform decision-making to support senior leadership
  • Design, develop, and maintain advanced financial models
  • Synthesize financial and operational data into clear, actionable insights and recommendations
  • Develop partnerships with business leaders in the development and execution of strategic plans, initiatives, and overall corporate strategy
  • Conduct detailed analysis of key performance indicators, business drivers, and trends to identify opportunities for growth and profitability
  • Develop return on investment frameworks and processes to guide financial strategy and facilitate strategic decision-making
  • Develop, update, and maintain long-range scenario-based financial models
  • Construct driver-based financial models for existing and new business lines
  • Assist during the monthly close process by ensuring proper capture and recording of top-line revenue-related entries