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FP&A and Business Operations Manager



California, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024
We’re Eargo and we’re on a mission to disrupt, innovate, and reimage the hearing industry. If you believe fun at work is non-negotiable and want to experience the joy of being a part of helping someone hear life to the fullest again— expect tears of joy— then this is the place for you! Our passionate, fast-paced, energetic team is driven by the belief that people shouldn’t feel like they need a hearing aid—they should want one. So, if working with some of the coolest, most talented folks around and making an impact every single day sounds like a dream gig, then we want to hear from you!
The FP&A and Business Operations Manager will be a key part of the Finance team. This role will partner across all business functions to deliver annual business plans, quarterly reforecasts, month-end business partner reporting, product and channel profitability / contribution margin analysis via cross-functional allocations, ad-hoc analysis, as well as support external short and long-range planning and reporting to our private equity shareholders. This role will also program manage strategic finance and business operations projects as needed (product pricing, fund allocation, workflow process improvements, acquisition support, dashboards, and other corporate decision-making). Beyond a strong financial analysis background, we are in search of a strong financial system administrator, self-starter, inquisitive and efficient thinker with a fascination for helping internal clients run their business more profitably with greater transparency. We work as a small team with big, goals so wearing multiple hats is an essential part of our DNA.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead weekly sales meeting with cross functional teams to track weekly business performance
  • Build detailed bottoms up team level annual plans & forecasts updates along with all tasks related to month-end reporting
  • Manage 3-statement model with ongoing reforecasting
  • Develop and maintain models to improve strategic planning, expense forecasting, and financial reporting
  • Adaptive Insights Financial system administration
  • Product profitability/contribution margin analysis
  • Drive consolidation for both quarterly and annual forecasting processes
  • Deliver business performance updates to the executive leadership team including variance analysis and perform ad-hoc analysis to drive strategic business decisions
  • Prepare and present key business performance indicators and metrics against operational goals, telling the story of business performance and delivering insights through data visualization and analytics
  • Influence management decisions, lead change, standardize methodologies, and challenge the status quo
  • Partner across the Finance and Accounting team on key decisions involving month end close activities
  • Support improvements to financial processes and systems to streamline efficiency
  • Partner with business and internal finance stakeholders on ad hoc strategic and operational projects, and drive process improvements by partnering with cross functional owners
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Requirements and Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Finance/Accounting/Business or equivalent (MBA or equivalent a plus)
  • 7+ years experience in corporate finance or FP&A working with cross-functional executive and non-executive business leaders
  • Experience in manufacturing industry (Biotech preferred with knowledge of insurance industry)
  • Experience in progression within small companies where you have demonstrated wearing multiple hats and driving change
  • Experience utilizing ERP financial systems (preferably Adaptive)
  • Proven knowledge of financial statements and fundamentals, accounting standards, and forecasting processes inclusive of allocations, segment reporting, and product profitability reporting
  • Excellent MS Excel and MS PowerPoint skills, financial modeling skills pertaining to modifications of existing models and building out of new models from scratch
  • Effective communication and leadership skills, ability to interact with senior management and present ideas in a concise and digestible manner
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret data and offer insight and recommendations into business opportunities
  • Effective time-management and prioritization skills to manage workload
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to build relationships, interfacing at all levels internal and external
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Thrives in an environment of continuous change and complexity, always striving for process improvements
  • Keeps others and themselves accountable with high standards
  • Results oriented, team player, fun, well-rounded, energetic personality, works well under pressure
  • Must be eager to learn, contribute and share knowledge
Not accepting third party agency submissions for this role.
Eargo is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We welcome all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. We value unique contributions and openly welcome individuals of all perspectives, experience and backgrounds to apply!