FP&A Analyst

Venice, CA / Remote /
Finance & Operations /
Full-time
We are looking for an FP&A Analyst to join our team and own key modeling and analysis functions to support our rapid growth. This role will have exposure to the most important strategic elements of the business and help support the CFO and CEO in making critical decisions that impact our corporate strategy and financial performance.

This role will report to the Sr. Manager of Finance who reports to the CFO. Though we are open to a fully remote candidate, the role is ideally based in Los Angeles, where we are headquartered and where the CFO and CEO both reside. We have a hybrid office policy with LA-based employees coming into the office one to three times a week.

Our Recruiting Process

    • Cover letter and CV review - applications with thoughtful cover letters are given priority 
    • Phone screen (45 min) - we share salary/comp range with you up front (this is not based on current salary and we do not ask for that)
    • Hiring manager interview (45 min)
    • Panel interview with 2-3 cross functional colleagues (60-90 min) - Should there be a take home case study, we pay a market hourly rate for the anticipated time required to complete the assignment 
    • CEO Interview - (30-45 min)
    • Offer, conditional upon reference and background checks
    • The entire process can take as little as two weeks for the most qualified candidates. We give offer decisions within 48 working hrs of CEO interview. The average candidate can expect the process to typically take 2-4 weeks from date of phone screen, subject to candidate and team availability.  

Business Outcomes:

    • Continuous improvement of accuracy of company forecasting and planning including segment revenue, cash flow management, departmental budgeting, and pro forma financing analyses
    • Increased velocity of key finance department initiatives, including month-end close, financial data integrity,  and reporting dashboards

Responsibilities

    • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, capital expenditures and working capital
    • Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly operations review by partnering with management team
    • Develop financial models and analyses to assist product development, supply chain, retail, and growth marketing teams
    • Proactively investigate, ask strategic questions, and make recommendations for the business
    • Gather insights by benchmarking against industry metrics and keep up to date on competitive landscape
    • Support management team and departments heads with in-depth financial and operational analysis
    • Support creation of presentations to board of directors and senior management team
    • Provide ad-hoc financial analysis as required

Requirements

    • 2-4 years management consulting, investment banking, or accounting experience 
    • Excel is your primary business tool and you continuously add more expertise and efficiency to your skillset
    • Strong understanding of three financial statements with excellent financial modeling abilities
    • Strong plus if you have DTC, CPG, and/or relevant retail experience

About You

    • You can abstract complex systems and data and seamlessly translate them into a financial model
    • You can tell stories with numbers and data
    • You are emotionally intelligent, self-aware, thoughtful, and meet others where they are
    • You are a self-starter, comfortable operating with lots of ambiguity, and motivated by a blue sky opportunity to build your business development strategy from the ground up
    • You are highly motivated by our Mission, Vision, and Values and will passionately speak to them with a high degree of thoughtfulness, care, and attention to detail 
    • You have a strong bias towards action and can swiftly navigate urgent vs. important
    • You know how to ask for help and are eager to help others
    • You are a relentless and creative problem-solver who can think beyond the apparent constraints of a problem and tries multiple approaches, including those never tried before

In 1 month you will:

    • Meet the team, understand our customers (both consumer and retailer), and learn our business model
    • Begin taking lead on key financial modeling exercises
    • Support core finance operations including day-to-day logistical tasks including working capital management, payments and accounting-related functions

In 3 months you will:

    • Own and independently maintain company financial models
    • Improve forecasting accuracy across the board
    • Maintain and enhance key reporting dashboards

In 6 months you will:

    • Work cross-functionally with other departments and be the finance representative to answer questions around revenue, costs, and inventory/supply chain 
    • Be a thought partner for quarterly and annual departmental budgeting and planning

Our Shared Values

    • Choose Love Over Fear: You make sound decisions from a belief in yourself, others, or opportunities rather than out of fear.
    • Optimize For Trust: You have a track record of taking accountability for mistakes rather than blaming others. You communicate needs, concerns, and feedback directly with colleagues. 
    • Have a Growth Mindset: You take constructive feedback well and actively seek feedback from colleagues. You are self-motivated to generate your best work and make a greater impact everyday.
    • Be You: You are comfortable being your authentic self at work (including in the interview!).
About The Flex Company 

The Flex Company was founded on the belief that people deserve innovative, sustainable, life-changing period products. After years of disappointment and discomfort trying dozens of products, Lauren Schulte Wang founded Flex to create body-safe, medical grade alternatives that outperform traditional period products. Flex Disc and Flex Cup generate 60% less waste and have the capacity of up to three super tampons, all while maintaining the highest level of comfort through inventive engineering and rigorous testing.  

Flex is sold at over 25,000 stores across the US and is the #1 alternative period product brand based on units sold. Committed to making its life-changing products accessible to as many people possible, Flex is available at Target, CVS, and Walgreens, and at flexfits.com

Flex is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, age, and other protected categories. From our hiring practices to the design of our flagship products, we believe equity and diversity is critical to the ideas, talent, and processes that help us create the most positive impact for our customers and for each other. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply to be a team member at The Flex Company.

We pay competitive salaries, equity, & benefits including (but not limited to) medical, dental and  vision health insurance, paid parental leave, cell phone reimbursement, and $1,000 annual wellness and learning credit.