Manager FP&A

| Greater NYC Area
Strong financial analysis and forecasting enables Teachable to determine how best to deploy our resources to continue (and accelerate) our growth. We’re looking for an experienced FP&A Manager who can assess the opportunities ahead of us and help Teachable make sound business decisions. If you enjoy the challenge of transforming business questions into financial models, please consider joining our team!
The role:
You’ll be the first Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) hire and will have the opportunity to build this function from the ground up. Initially, you’ll be deep “in the weeds” developing and improving our reporting, analytical and forecasting tools, while supporting teams across the company with a variety of ad-hoc analyses. You’ll partner extensively with both our Accounting and Data teams and have the chance to influence decisions that directly impact the quality of our business. As the first person to truly “own” FP&A, you should have an entrepreneurial drive and be proactive in identifying problems and solutions, be able to interact with people across a variety of disciplines and enjoy the freedom and flexibility (and responsibility) of defining the future of this function.
This is a full-time in-person position based in our New York, NY office.
Please note that Excel is the Finance team’s primary analytical application and we operate in a Windows-based environment. While experience with Google Sheets and other applications and operating systems is a plus, you must have experience with and be comfortable using Excel on a PC

Here's what you'll do

  • Partner with key business areas to develop and translate financial forecasts and operational analyses into actionable guidance that assists with decision making
  • Establish, report and refine key operating metrics used to define and achieve business objectives
  • Collaborate with our Financial Controller to prepare daily, weekly and/or monthly management reports/analyses to key constituents
  • Proactively identify areas for business improvement and produce persuasive, data-driven arguments to support good decisions
  • As needed, work on a variety of special projects that may include financings (debt and equity), product or feature launches and strategic transactions
  • Over time, take ownership of our annual budget and 3 year plan and related reforecasts
  • Assist in preparing materials for Board meetings, investor updates and all-hands presentations

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of FP&A or private equity or investment banking experience
  • Experience with subscription dynamics / SaaS revenue recognition, including past experience in building a subscriber forecasting model and knowledge of relevant SaaS metrics
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Knowledge of financial statement analysis and accounting standards
  • Strong modeling (Excel) and presentation skills, including the ability to generate a 3-statement model from scratch and build a visually appealing, easy-to-understand financial presentation
  • Ability to communicate financial facts in “plain English” to those outside the Accounting/Finance team so that your insights can be turned into action
  • Experience in aggregating data (sometimes imperfect data) to arrive at a defensible and well-documented analysis
  • Excited to work independently and chart your own course, while knowing when to seek guidance
  • Patience, tact and a good sense of humor

Why Us
Teachable is an instructor-focused online course platform that lets course creators build and sell courses on any topic, from iOS development to watercolor painting to card tricks. Our thousands of instructors have earned more than $100M to date, and we've raised $12.5m+ from a group of top venture investors. We're growing rapidly, with triple-digit year-over-year growth, and are continuing to build a diverse team of top-notch talent in NYC.
At Teachable, you will have the freedom to do your job and be an integral member of our tight-knit team, and you can do it all in our beautiful office in Flatiron with great benefits and perks. You’ll also get access to an ever-growing base of online educators, and your work will directly impact hundreds of thousands of online educators, entrepreneurs, and creatives.
Teachable encourages individuals from a broad diversity of backgrounds to apply for positions. If you're on the fence about applying, please do! Additionally, Teachable is an equal opportunity employer. This means we are committed to a fair and consistent interview process, and to constantly working to ensure an inclusive work environment.
Finally, please tell us in your application if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. We'd do this anyway, but federal law requires us to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Location

New York , NY 10010

What are Teachable Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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