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Strategic Finance Associate



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Airtable, we are passionate about software and how our product democratizes software creation and empowers anyone to “create anything”. Just like Lego blocks, what our customers can build with Airtable is virtually limitless. At Airtable, we are committed to building a leading SaaS company and looking for candidates who believe in Airtable’s mission, possess a growth mindset, are empathetic to others, think broadly, and are great communicators.

The Strategic Finance team is looking for a highly-motivated candidate to join our team and play a crucial role as we set direction for the company, scale our business, and build an amazing culture. This role requires someone who has excellent analytical capabilities, strong communication skills, an ability to approach strategic decisions in a structured and data-driven way, and collaborative tact to work cross-functionally on the company’s top priorities. This is an awesome opportunity to have a significant impact at a fast-growing, high-potential startup with high visibility across the organization. Come build with us!

At this time, there is an opportunity available on the following teams of Strategic Finance:

Strategic Finance, R&D
As a member of our Strategic Finance team, this role serves as the principal finance partner overseeing all R&D opex. This candidate will thoroughly analyze our current technology stack and collaborate closely with Product and Engineering teams. The goal is to comprehend the underlying cost drivers, enabling precise forecasting of future usage and pinpointing opportunities for cost optimization. This role is instrumental in providing comprehensive support to foster business growth efficiently.

What you'll do

  • Build detailed financial models from scratch to enable business planning and strategic decision making
  • Support executive-level decision making with thorough ROI analysis
  • Conduct contribution margin analysis to understand segment profitability over time
  • Establish excellent cross-functional relationships across all parts of the Company to deliver data-driven insights
  • Own creation of key analyses for quarterly Board meetings
  • Remain flexible and willing to wear multiple hats in support of high importance, ad hoc leadership requests

Who you are

  • 2+ year of experience in one of: corporate/strategic finance, sales strategy & operations, investment banking, or consulting
  • Exceptional analytical skills with experience building financial models and forecasts
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills with a track record of presenting complex analyses to executives/senior management clearly and concisely
  • Highly curious and strong ability to work independently, thriving in a fast-paced, always-changing environment
  • Collaborative working style with an ability to consider all stakeholder needs
  • Experience with Salesforce, financial planning (i.e., Pigment) and/or data visualization tools a plus

Airtable is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and strive to create a workplace where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any characteristic protected by applicable federal and state laws, regulations and ordinances. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.

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Compensation awarded to successful candidates will vary based on their work location, relevant skills, and experience.

Our total compensation package also includes the opportunity to receive benefits, restricted stock units, and may include incentive compensation. To learn more about our comprehensive benefit offerings, please check out Life at Airtable.

For work locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Los Angeles, the base salary range for this role is:
$136,000$177,200 USD

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