Robinhood

Finance, Senior Financial Analyst / Manager

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we’ve built and have been recognized as:

  • Forbes Fintech 50 2021
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2021 
  • Inc. Best-Led Companies 2021
  • TIME 100 Most Influential Company 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the team:

As an individual on the Finance & Strategy team, you will play an integral part in Robinhood’s success by driving financial planning processes, providing decision-making support, and working with various business partners to develop strategic analysis around key business initiatives. Key prior initiatives have included driving operational efficiencies and developing strategic scalability frameworks.

This role suits those with a bias towards action and impact, who believe in end to end execution and accountability. You are the perfect mix of analytical, technical, operational, and visionary. You will collect, sanitize, analyze, and synthesize data; apply critical thinking & communications skills to make meaningful recommendations; and drive those recommendations through to execution. You are a clear, confident communicator who loves taking a complicated problem, decomposing it, and building a compelling case. You can also step back and contribute meaningfully to our long term financial product strategy.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Lead strategic and financial planning processes for the teams you support (e.g., Monthly Business Reviews, Forecasts, Annual Budget, and Long Range Plan)
  • Conduct complex data analysis and research that results in compelling recommendations for our teams and product leaders
  • Develop a thorough and detailed understanding of both our long term strategy as well as our core product and financial metrics
  • Establish frameworks for evaluating new opportunities and product initiatives to support decision making and prioritization.(e.g. market sizing to resolve product prioritization, roadmap planning, unit economics & ROI, etc...)
  • Partner with the business and find opportunities to create efficiencies, appropriate metrics to track business performance and additional sources of revenue
  • Serve as a cross-functional liaison, strategic advisor, and execution partner to leads of Robinhood’s Product, Engineering, Data Science, and Marketing teams
  • Lead strategic initiatives end to end from ideation to analytics to recommendations to project managing cross-functional teams to drive impact

About you:

  • 4-8+ years of FP&A experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, and the business judgment to balance the details while not losing sight of the big picture
  • Advanced skills around financial modeling, unit economics, forecasting, and monetization strategies
  • An ability to think from first principles and work independently
  • High proficiency in Excel and Google Suite, and interest in developing advanced querying / modeling skills (SQL, Looker, R)
  • Ability to deep dive into data, identify and quantify opportunities, and design creative solutions
  • Polished communication skills and comfort working with internal and external partners
  • A self-starter with the ability to quickly respond to problems independently and consider all partner needs
  • Bachelor's degree in economics, mathematics, computer science, or a related field

Bonus points:

  • Graduate degree such as an MBA or in related technical field preferred
  • Familiarity with analytical tools (SQL, Looker) and financial reporting software (Oracle, Anaplan
  • Strong interest in fintech and knowledge of the industry
  • Passion for consumer and mobile first technologies 

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

Robinhood's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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