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Manager, FP&A



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

About the role

We’re seeking a Manager to join the Finance Business Partnership function at Chime! In this role, you will own the expense forecasts across the business for Risk, Member Experience, and R&D functions. As a manager, you will be leading a team of 4 analysts. You have both strong attention to detail and the ability to consider the big picture to drive strategic and investment recommendations. You are highly analytical and a clear, confident communicator. You have a bias towards action, exceptional partnership and communication skills, and know-how to balance getting the details right while still moving fast.

The base salary offered for this role and level of experience will begin at $146,610 and up to $207,700. 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

  • Work closely with senior executives across member experience, transaction losses, and R&D teams to provide data-driven insights and influence strategy with strong business partnerships and monthly business reviews
  • Provide trusted financial advice on strategic and long range planning, new initiatives, and day-to-day operations. Enable execution of business priorities while maintaining financial goals
  • Deliver ongoing financial planning, forecast and analysis. Proactively highlight risk & opportunities and drive business actions
  • Facilitate and empower decision-making through effective financial modeling and story-telling.
  • Plan and evaluate teams’ operational and financial performance against company goals to hold teams accountable with a high degree of predictability. Hold teams accountable to budgets, forecast accuracy, optimize investments, and identify opportunities for efficiencies
  • Work with the Product Finance team to evaluate investment opportunities, sizing relative impact, and driving unit economics metrics
  • Variable Expenses (Member experience & Transaction Losses): Partner with Member support and Risk leadership teams to identify opportunities and manage third party operations and risk losses
  • Engineering/Infrastructure/Product: Work with engineering leadership on managing infrastructure, hosting, software, headcount and department budgets. Develop a R&D portfolio analysis framework to support investment decisions, including review of investment distribution, ROI, and external benchmarking

To thrive in this role, you have

  • Minimum 6 years of finance/FP&A, investment banking, business intelligence, or consulting experience. 3+ years experience at a high-growth pre-IPO startup, public company, and/or FinTech experience a strong plus
  • 1-2 years managing at least one other direct report; prior experience building a team a plus
  • Demonstrated leadership of a high functioning FP&A organization and track record of driving strong financial performance
  • Experience evolving processes, controls and systems to support a high-growth company
  • Expertise in Excel - you can build scalable, efficient, and intuitive models with ease; Experience with Adaptive/Pigment, Netsuite, Workday, Looker, SQL a plus
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with key stakeholders, cross-functional partners and senior leadership
  • Eagerness to dig into the details, contribute as a team player that embraces change and thrives in a fast-paced environment

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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