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Director, FP&A

Wonder

Wonder

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

About Us

Imagine: 30 unique restaurants to order from, brought to your door in under 30 minutes. That’s what our customers experience.

At Wonder, we want to make world-class food within reach, no matter where you live. That’s why we’ve created a vertically integrated, new standard of dining that will allow you to enjoy menus from award-winning chefs and iconic restaurants across the country, all in one place. Our elevated brick + mortar locations will offer pick up and dine in options, as well as delivery to your home.

As a food-tech startup backed by top-tier venture capitalists and led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs—including some of the most accomplished leaders in the technology, culinary, and logistics industries—we’re growing. Join us in pioneering a new category of dining called “Fast-Fine”, and revolutionizing the way people eat.

About the role

At Wonder, our FP&A team is the foundation of our financial strategy, driving informed decision-making and enabling the realization of our long-term objectives. As the Director of FP&A, you will be expected to provide insightful analysis, robust forecasting, and strategic guidance to empower our leadership in navigating dynamic market landscapes and seizing growth opportunities. In this role, you can expect to own the following areas:

  • Investor Model and Long-Range Planning: Develop and maintain comprehensive investor models and long-range plans to accurately forecast financial performance and support strategic decision-making.
  • Collaboration with Business-line Heads: Partner with business-line heads of FP&A to consolidate financial data and insights, ensuring alignment with overall corporate objectives and financial goals.
  • Engagement with Corporate Leaders: Work closely with corporate leaders to develop and manage operational budgets, providing guidance and insights to optimize resource allocation and drive profitability.
  • Variance Analysis: Conduct monthly variance analysis comparing actual financial performance against budgeted expectations, identifying key drivers of variances and recommending corrective actions as needed.
  • Reforecasting: Lead the quarterly reforecasting process for the long-range plan, incorporating updated business assumptions and market dynamics to ensure the accuracy and relevance of financial projections.
  • Excel and Modeling Skills: Demonstrate proficiency in advanced Excel functions and financial modeling techniques to facilitate data analysis, scenario planning, and decision support.
  • Cohort-level Modeling: Utilize experience in building cohort-level models to analyze customer segments and product performance, providing insights to drive growth and optimize resource allocation.
  • 3-Statement Financial Modeling: Develop 3-statement financial models to assess the impact of various scenarios on the company's financial performance, supporting strategic planning and investment decision-making.
  • Investment Banking and Private Equity Experience: Leverage prior experience in investment banking and private equity to bring a strategic perspective to financial analysis, valuation, and investment evaluation processes.

The experience you have

The ideal candidate for this role is a strategic leader with a proven track record in financial planning and analysis, possessing a blend of analytical proficiency, business acumen, and leadership skills. They should excel in building sophisticated financial models, possess a strong understanding of investor modeling requirements, and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where they can leverage their experience in investment banking and private equity to drive strategic decision-making and fuel sustainable growth.

  • Experience in financial planning and analysis, with a focus on investor modeling, long-range planning, and budgeting.
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining complex financial models, including cohort-level and sensitizable 3-statement models.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial modeling.
  • Experience working in investment banking or private equity, with a deep understanding of financial markets, valuation techniques, and investment analysis.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to translate data into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across functional teams and present complex financial information to executive leadership.

The way you work

  • You are detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and data integrity.
  • You excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • You thrive in collaborative environments, seamlessly partnering with cross-functional teams to align financial strategies with overarching business objectives.

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary package including equity and 401K. Additionally, we provide multiple medical, dental, and vision plans to meet all of our employees' needs as well as many benefits and perks that are not listed.

Base Salary: $210,000

A final note

At Wonder, we believe that in order to build the best team, we must hire using an objective lens. We are committed to fair hiring practices where we hire people for their potential and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, we do not discriminate or make decisions based on your race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability, please let your recruiter know how we can make your interview process work best for you.

We look forward to hearing from you! We'll contact you via email or text to schedule interviews and share information about your candidacy.