The Senior FP&A Manager will serve as a business and strategic partner to the GTM leadership teams to ensure the financial, strategic, and operational objectives for the business are met. You will lead the financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and decision support for the GTM organization. You’ll design and refine financial and operating models to help predict future performance, perform scenario analyses, and guide the business on strategic decisions, in addition to preparing monthly and quarterly management reporting. Reporting to the Director of FP&A, you’ll work closely with accounting and data partners to ensure accurate data and information gathering, and will support the build out of SaaS metrics reporting. Additionally, you’ll lead system and process improvement initiatives to support our growth and drive efficiencies that help us scale as an FP&A team.
Why You’ll Love This Role:
In this role, you will gain invaluable experience with visibility into Newsela’s business & operations and have a large impact within a growing Finance organization. You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on the strategic decision-making and trajectory of Newsela’s GTM organization (Sales, Marketing, Customer Success) and dive deep into analytics critical to our company’s success. You will be at the center of financial analytics at Newsela and will have significant exposure to the multiple leadership teams. Within our high-growth company, you will be joining a very tight-knit finance team that is committed to building out a best-in-class operational and analytical function. Your work will help ensure the growth of a business that is transforming the way students learn through customized, engaging learning content.
Why We’ll Love You:
You have 5+ years of FP&A experience, preferably in a high-growth SaaS environment supporting GTM functions. You have demonstrated success in building revenue, demand-gen, pipeline, and capacity models, and are competent in working with data, programming languages, and automation tools (SQL, Python, Looker, Tableau, Alteryx, etc.). Additionally, you’re experienced in using financial systems (Salesforce, Zuora, Adaptive insights, NetSuite, etc.), and have advanced skills in Excel, Google Sheets, and GSuite. You are well-versed in financial modeling, with the ability to identify key model drivers and build complex financial models, as well as operational models to forecast the future with accuracy. You have a track record of maintaining and improving business processes, and ideally have designed and implemented new processes from scratch. You are driven by metrics, and strive to partner across the organization to help add value to the business wherever possible. You are a trusted advisor with exceptional communication skills, able to translate complex financial concepts across a variety of audiences.
One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.