FP&A Manager



Remote · United States
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023
Empower is a high-growth financial technology company on a mission to expand access to fair credit to give anyone in the world the opportunity to improve their financial security and mobility. We dream up and launch one-of-a-kind features that help our members get money instantly whenever they need it, save for the future, and rewrite their financial story. Our members see Empower Cash Advance as a life-saver, Empower Automatic Savings as a game-changer, and the new Empower Thrive line of credit (currently in beta, launching soon) as a lifeline to low-cost borrowing and the only practical path to building good credit.
Empower is backed by Sequoia Capital, Blisce, and Icon Ventures. Are we the next great place to grow your impact and accelerate your career? We think so:
Inc. ranked Empower #56 in the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the US (#55 in 2022). Forbes put Empower on its 2023 list of America's Best Startup Employers. Fast Company recognized the new Empower Thrive line of credit in their 2022 list of the Next Big Things in Tech.
About The Role
The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) manager will be responsible for facilitating corporate-level decision-making at Empower, guiding company-wide financial planning, and scaling new and existing financial processes. They will maintain the company’s operating model, provide forward-looking analysis across the organization to support business outcomes, and analyze capital allocation decisions. This role will report into the CFO and join a tight-knit team that is an integral part of the organization.
This role is remote with expected travel for onsites every 3-6 months. We offer a competitive equity package, health, and dental benefits, and a 401(k) offering as well as flexible PTO policy.

What you'll do

  • Manage complex models within the company’s financial model, including forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning.
  • Assist in our financial planning processes as the key FP&A partner to our Technology, People, Product, and Legal teams.
  • Partner with business stakeholders in strategic decision making, including developing business cases, industry benchmarking, and other data-driven analyses.
  • Lead our corporate financial reporting processes and partner with departments (e.g., Accounting, Analytics, Strategy, and others) to improve and standardize our processes.
  • Prepare materials for senior leadership, investor relations, and our Board to help bring an understanding of performance to all partners.

What we're looking for

  • Industry experience with budgeting / planning, financial modeling, and decision analytics (e.g. FP&A, corporate finance, investment banking, private equity).
  • Experience serving as an FP&A business partner to cross-functional and senior business partners.
  • Driven self-starter that enjoys rolling up your sleeves and building complex financial models in Excel or similar tools.
  • A knack for taking raw data, analyzing, drawing conclusions, and developing actionable recommendations.
  • Experience with SQL and building ongoing reporting to support analysis
  • Ability to wear multiple hats -- act as a financial model guru, internal consultant, and business strategist.
  • Strengths in working across disciplines to present and instantly build rapport with stakeholders.
  • Undergraduate degree in finance / economics / accounting / mathematics preferred
  • Experience in working with NetSuite, and Tableau a plus.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous equity package
  • Full healthcare and dental benefits
  • Technology expense reimbursement
  • Work from anywhere