Strategic Senior Finance Analyst

  • Aspiration
  • 1765 E 45th St, Los Angeles, CA 90058, USA
  • Nov 20, 2021

Job Description

Aspiration is in the business of fighting the climate crisis. We help people and businesses build sustainable impact into what they do every day by making it easy, automated, and powerful -- whether it is in the ways people spend and save their money or the ways businesses engage their customers and employees. The estimated cumulative climate impact of the Aspiration community thus far is the equivalent of taking every car in the state of Wyoming off the road for a year. Aspiration is a certified B Corporation and, in fact, has been named to the “Best for the World” list of the top five percent of highest scored certified B Corporations four years in a row. Aspiration has raised over $250M in funding to date and is growing quickly.
The Strategic Finance team uses financial modeling and analysis to enable strategic, data-driven decision-making. You will develop an expertise in the company’s business drivers, key operational data, and financial results in order to serve as a thought partner across Aspiration.
Aspiration Values
Action: We take initiative. We are doers, not bystanders.
Boldness: We don’t tinker, we transform.
Customer-Centered: Our customers are at the core of our business. Delivering for them is our North Star.
Diligence & Dedication: We do what we say we’re going to do, when we say we’re going to do it.
Entrepreneurial: Act like an entrepreneur not an employee, generate results for the company and customers everyday.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and enhance the company-wide financial model in partnership with the FP&A team and other departments across the organization
  • Analyze key business/financial KPIs, uncover trends, and assess risks and opportunities
  • Build financial forecasts and detailed cost-benefit analyses in partnership with the Operations and Engineering departments to evaluate key vendor relationships
  • Serve as a partner to Product, Marketing, and other departments in a wide range of initiatives including new product development and cost-savings measures
  • Help drive various capital markets initiatives, including Aspiration’s transition from a private to a publicly-traded company, through financial modeling, investor presentations, and due diligence activities
  • Develop business cases to quantify impact of business decisions 

What You'll Bring

  • 3-5 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Strategy, or similar analytical roles in a high-growth environment
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field
  • Excellent proficiency in financial modeling and Excel
  • Extraordinary interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues across a wide range of functional backgrounds
  • Equally comfortable with independent tasks and collaborative projects
  • Comfort and familiarity with a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm about Aspiration’s mission and a sense of urgency in tackling problems

What You'll Get

  • Making an impact for a company with a mission of transforming the financial industry and the lives of millions
  • Competitive salary and equity incentives
  • Robust healthcare plans, 401K and unlimited vacation time
  • Diverse & inclusive culture

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