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Strategic Finance Senior Associate



Accounting & Finance
Chicago, IL, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

About the Role

We’re seeking a Strategic Finance Sr Associate to join the Growth & Marketing Finance team at Chime. We partner with the business on growth, strategic planning, and performance measurement on a day-to-day basis. Our role is to provide data-driven actionable insights to facilitate investment decisions and channel strategies.

As we expand our business, we continue to look for the best and brightest to evolve our growth and marketing strategy. As a key contributor on our team, you will be responsible for partnering with the Marketing organization to build a strong measurement & investment framework. We seek versatile problem solvers who can structure and analyze a variety of business problems. We also value those who can lead cross-functional projects from ideation to strategy and implementation.

The base salary offered for this role and level of experience will begin at $116,100 and up to $161,300. Full-time employees are also eligible for a bonus, competitive equity package, and benefits. The actual base salary offered may be higher, depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Investment Approach: Support strategy discussions on spend allocation and impact measurement between Finance and Marketing leadership
  • Budget Tracking: Track campaign- & product-level testing and incentives spend, manage marketing opex (inclusive of headcount) and vendor optimization in collaboration with Marketing Enablement Ops and Strategic Procurement
  • Target Setting: Establish key performance indicator framework for marketing channels and campaigns. Set and monitor KPI targets, objectives and key results, and efficiency goals (eg ROAS, LTV:CAC)
  • Return on Investment Evaluation: Develop ROI calculation methodologies with DS and Marketing, and lead comprehensive campaign reviews - accounting for qualitative and quantitative impacts
  • Reporting: Support weekly reporting needs across Marketing and Growth orgs as well as monthly performance reviews
  • Analytical Deep Dives: Conduct deep dives into business trends and drivers of variance. Independently lead data extraction, cohort analysis, visualization, and presentation
  • Long Range Planning: Partner with Marketing and Product orgs to develop strategy to unlock long term sustainable growth

To thrive in this role, you have:

  • 5+ years of relevant business and finance experience. Ideally you have a mix of financial planning, management consulting, and/or analytics experience at high-growth technology or financial technology startup
  • Familiarity with marketing channels and KPIs, acquisition funnel analysis, campaign effectiveness evaluation
  • Experience working within marketing ecosystem (e.g., media agency, content providers, or brands)
  • Technical expertise. You can build scalable, efficient, and intuitive models with ease; experience with Looker, SQL a plus
  • Ability to work and influence cross-functionally. You will collaborate and communicate with key collaborators, cross-functional partners and senior leadership on a weekly basis
  • Strong communication skills with audiences at various levels. You enjoy working with large data sets and synthesizing it into a story with recommendations

A little about us

At Chime, we believe that everyone can achieve financial progress. We’re passionate about developing solutions and services to empower people to succeed. Every day, we start with empathy for our members and stay motivated by our desire to support them in ways that make a meaningful difference.

We created Chime—a financial technology company, not a bank*-- founded on the premise that basic banking services should be helpful, transparent, and fair. Chime helps unlock the access and ability our members need to overcome the systemic barriers that block them from moving forward. By providing members with access to liquidity, rewards, and credit building, our easy-to-use tools and intuitive platforms give members the ability to have more control over their money and to take action toward achieving their financial ambitions.

So far, we’re well-loved by our members and proud to have helped millions of people unlock financial progress, whether they started a savings account, bought their first car or home, opened a business, or went to college. Every day, we’re inspired by our members’ dreams and successes, big and small.

We’re uniting everyday people to unlock their financial progress—will you join us?

*Chime partners with The Bancorp Bank and Stride Bank, N.A., Members FDIC, that power the bank accounts used by Chime Members.

What we offer

  • 🏢 A thoughtful hybrid work policy that combines in-office days and trips to team and company-wide events depending on location to ensure you stay connected to your work and teammates, whether you’re local to one of our offices or remote
  • 💻 Hybrid work perks, like UrbanSitter and Kinside for backup child, elder and/or pet care, as well as a subsidized commuter benefit
  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus great medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days
  • 🫂 1% of your time off to support local community organizations of your choice
  • 🧠 Mental health support with therapy and coaching through Modern Health
  • 👶 16 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents and an additional 6-8 weeks for birthing parents
  • 👪 Access to Maven, a family planning tool, with up to $10k in reimbursement for egg freezing, fertility treatments, adoption, and more.
  • 🎉 In-person and virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers—think cooking classes, guided meditations, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚 A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help millions unlock financial progress

We know that great work can’t be done without a diverse team and inclusive environment. That’s why we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas to join our team. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Cook County Ordinance, and consistent with Canadian provincial and federal laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.

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