Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm, Inc. proudly includes Affirm, PayBright, and Returnly. 

We’re looking for a smart, driven individual to lead our Strategic Finance (FP&A) function. You will have a unique opportunity to work cross-functionally and use quantitative insights to drive better decision-making across the whole organization. Strategic Finance is responsible for owning the company’s budget and financial planning processes, performing financial analyses across the company, providing financial guidance for business partners to effectively invest, maximizing impact of spend in our largest cost centers and investing strategically to accelerate our business. The ideal candidate will not only have the technical skills to support their recommendations, but also strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.  

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Maintain our financial model and forecasts to guide Affirm’s long term financial strength by advising on growth, hiring, spending and strategic projects
  • Oversee loan volume forecasting, compensation planning and driving growth opportunities both in lending and new products
  • Drive annual and quarterly financial planning processes to align with current Technology and Commercial roadmaps
  • Provide budget guidance to senior executives to ensure Affirm is investing in the right areas
  • Develop key metrics to support hiring, scale and profitability goals
  • Manage a lean, high performance team that works cross functionally throughout the company
  • Develop programs and processes for tracking managing budgets with senior division leaders

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • 10+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity, venture capital or corporate finance.
  • Prior FP&A experience at a later stage private or public company.
  • Prior experience operating in a highly regulated industry.
  • Understanding of a lending P&L and debt capital markets.
  • A skilled manager who enjoys mentoring and growing their team. 
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to cultivate relationships with senior leadership and board members

Location - Remote Canada

The majority of our roles can be located anywhere in the U.S. (exclusive of the U.S. Territories) and Canada (with the exception of Quebec).

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Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.
 
If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
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