Strategic Finance Lead – Revenue

Plaid

  • Full Time

At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone.  There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.

Plaid’s Strategic Finance team plays a critical role in shaping our long-term business strategy and execution. We are seeking an experienced finance leader to own Plaid’s consolidated, global revenue forecast model(s) and own initiatives to improve the way forecast and drive sustainable long term growth at Plaid. This role is highly analytical and strategic, and requires an ability to seamlessly navigate between complex details and the big picture. This role will report to the Strategic Finance Lead.

 

What excites us…

 

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Extremely strong analytical, financial modeling, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and actionable insights
  • Demonstrated ability to develop trusted cross functional relationships, influencing decisions at the highest levels, and driving alignment on financial targets
  • Experience designing and improving financial processes, systems, and controls to match the needs of a high growth business at scale
  • Proficiency with core financial and GTM systems. Salesforce, Netsuite, SQL, and Planful experience is a plus
  • 8+ years of work experience including: 2+ years in investment banking, management consulting, or investing as well as 6+ years in high-growth technology startups
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    What excites you…

     

  • Owning top line forecasting globally across our core business and new bets
  • Developing models and processes necessary to measure and evaluate Plaid’s revenue and growth trajectory
  • Developing a deep understanding of Plaid’s customers and most influential business drivers
  • Partnering with business leaders and conveying data driven insights and recommendations in areas such as: sales & marketing efficiency (LTV/CAC), resource mix and allocation (ie, sales segments, marketing channels, geographies), new product opportunities, pricing optimization
  • Updating executive team on performance with real-time dashboards and KPI reports
  • Helping to recruit and manage a world-class Strategic Finance team at Plaid
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