Principal - Financial Planning & Analysis, AirCover Insurance

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What Airbnb is looking for in applicants

Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

Airbnb is looking for a highly-driven Principal to join our FP&A AirCover team. You will roll-up your sleeves and support the business across a host of new and existing products that support our Community. In this role, you will partner with stakeholders across the company to understand the key levers, evaluate new opportunities and drive cost efficiency. You will also help run ongoing FP&A activities - annual planning, budgeting/forecasting, reporting and variance analyses. The successful candidate is someone who is a demonstrated self-starter - comfortable with ambiguity and operates with an ownership mindset.

Duties &  Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Airbnb Aircover product and operational teams in achieving long term business objectives and financial goals
  • Develop a deep foundational understanding of key levers influencing program costs, and identify/recommend potential cost savings in partnership with the product and ops teams.
  • Support the Insurance Solutions team with external partner deal negotiations
  • Partner cross-functional with investment decision making by strategizing on key financial outcomes and building supporting financial models ie ROI analysis, scenario modeling, potential risks/opportunities.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. from an accredited four-year college or university 
  • 7+ years of financial analysis experience ideally with prior experience managing Insurance or Customer service products
  • Prior experience in conducting cost benefit analysis including identifying, tracking, and measuring cost saving opportunities.
  • Strong consultative communication and relationship-building skills; ability to work collaboratively with people at all levels of the organization and drive actionable recommendations
  • You’re very comfortable with financial modeling in Excel, and are willing to gather internal and external data points to help build a comprehensive business case
  • Proficiency with financial forecasting systems (eg. Anaplan, Hyperion), 
  • Proficiency with SQL and data visualization software (Tableau) or a willingness to learn
  • Mission-driven, enthusiastic to learn and grow; team-oriented with a positive attitude

The starting base pay for this role is between $155,000 and $195,000. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: education, experience, and skills. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, benefits, and Employee Travel Credits.

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