About Caribou 
At Caribou, we’re on a mission to help drivers save money and take control of their car payments. Caribou does this by using technology to unlock low rates, and people to make the process easy and enjoyable. We offer a fully online application and a dedicated team to walk you through the process. We put Drivers in control.

Caribou is a hyper-growth company built by leaders from the technology, automotive, and finance industries. We have grown 20x in the past three years and raised a $115M Series C. We’re proud to be backed by a great team of investors, including QED Investors, Goldman Sachs, Moderne Ventures, Accomplice, Link Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures and others.

About the Role

Caribou is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to lay the foundation for our high growth business. You will do this by connecting our long term strategic plan with reality.  You will collaborate across the company to develop the operating and financial plan to achieve our strategic goals.  As a key member of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, you will be in frequent contact with all areas of the business including operations, sales, marketing, and accounting to influence decision making with your financial expertise, analysis, and insights.   The Senior Financial Analyst will:

  • Serve as a Finance liaison to business partners, responsible for review of annual financial plans, monthly actuals, and updating rolling forecasts
  • Collaborate with business partners to prepare and review multi-year business plan projections
  • Own components of our annual financial plan, budget, and rolling forecasts
  • Use financial data and analysis to advise executives and business partners on operational and strategic decisions
  • Conduct variance analysis to explain how our financial plan and rolling forecasts compare against our actual performance
  • Support the development of new KPIs and management reports
  • Leverage data from different sources to tell a succinct story
  • Prepare financial presentations for senior executives and our Board
  • Provide financial analysis and support for corporate development projects (e.g., M&A, strategic partnership.


About You

You have expertise in finance and want to make a big impact at a startup.  In addition, you have:

  • At least 3 years of prior FP&A, investment banking, or management consulting experience
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and business operations
  • Expert financial modeling and financial analysis skills, including knowing how to leverage Excel (advanced-level preferred) and Google Sheets
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment, and deliver on deadlines with an attention to detail and ability to prioritize work
  • Effective written and oral communication skills as this role requires influencing department heads and senior executives
  • Ability to drive projects by providing thought leadership and working closely with subject matter experts across the company
  • Ability to apply integrative thinking skills to current challenges & opportunities facing Caribou as well as the broader Fintech and technology industries
  • BA/BS degree in Finance or Business

 Bonus points for:

  • Industry knowledge of financial services, and auto lending specifically
  • Prior experience working at a Fintech or technology startup

How we will take care of you

  • Competitive base salary compensation: $90-$115KAnnually 
  • Equity in a high growth startup
  • Fantastic health, dental, vision, and mental health insurance, where we cover 100% (yes, 100%!) of the premium for you and your family, and a generous PTO plan
  • Company-paid for short & long term disability insurance and basic life insurance 
  • Optional benefits include HSAs, FSAs, voluntary life insurance, and pet insurance
Our Core Values
We come from all walks of life and are joined together by our shared values, which guide our work. This helps us improve life for our customers, our communities and our team members.
  • See people as people
  • Take care of each other
  • Commit to the mission
  • Move quickly and bravely
  • Get better every day
  • Seek truth

Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, marital status, military or protected veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above, and the scope and responsibilities are subject to change. A pre-employment background check is required as a condition of employment.

*Caribou does not currently have employee operations in AL, CT, HI, ID, IA, KY, MS, MT, NE, NM, ND, RI, SD, WV, WY.

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