Director of FP&A


Seattle, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/17/2021
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  • Company Address: 1201 Western Ave. Suite 100, Seattle, WA, 98101

About Flyhomes

Superpower your home buying.

Job Description

Flyhomes is reinventing the traditional real estate process to create a radically different experience. We level the playing field by giving any qualified buyer the chance to make a cash offer. We reduce risk and uncertainty for homeowners trying to buy a new home with our Trade Up program.  We streamline the homebuying process by offering brokerage, financing, closing, and home services. Innovation is in our DNA. What will you create here?

When you join Flyhomes, you will have the ability to not only affect change across an industry, but on a human level. Real estate, Mortgage and technology are what we do, but people are at the core of our mission. From client-facing roles to data and technology, we start and end with the people we work with because they’re what matters. You’ll work alongside others who love to solve problems, think creatively, and fly the plane as we continue to build it! If this sounds appealing, we want to connect with you.

We are looking for a Director of FP&A to build and scale our financial planning and analysis function at Flyhomes.  This role will report to our VP of Finance, and contribute to Flyhomes’s success by helping build the foundations for our Finance team. The role requires strong business acumen, project management, ability to conceptualize and create business models, comfort building from the ground up, and leadership abilities to align all levels of the company around your ideas. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a fast-growing business and rapidly make a big impact in the world.

What You’ll Do 

  • Partner with executive team leaders throughout the company to develop forecasts, financial models, analytical insights, and key metrics
  • Manage Flyhome’s full financial model, build and lead an annual budgeting process, near-term forecasting, and long-range planning cross functionally 
  • Develop and prepare recurring internal and external stakeholder financial reporting packages (for example, Board of Directors materials) 
  • Partner with the Business Operations, Accounting and Analytics teams to forecast and analyze Flyhome’s key operating metrics, and work on other corporate finance and strategic initiatives 
  • Identify and lead initiatives to improve the automation of financial planning and data systems
  • Partner closely with business leaders to deeply understand how the business works, connect that to financial statements/reporting and build out forecast views to support better business decisions
  • Provide analytical framework and support for new market launches and the design of product pricing, rebates, and bundling strategies 
  • Track macroeconomic and market-specific performance indicators within real estate and mortgage
  • Implement repeatable operating protocols and systems that enhance financial rigor, enable more thinking and less data manipulation, and bring controls yet allow for the nimbleness and investment needed at a fast-growing company
  • Develop financial analyses that provides senior leaders with timely insights into trends, topline and profitability, and growth drivers

What You’ll Bring 

  • 7+ years of relevant financial analysis or business analysis
  • Are an experienced people leader who can build a function from the ground up, doing all of the work independently in the beginning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a distinct capability of communicating complex financial information in an easy to understand format
  • Ability to operate at depth, understanding the details of our business model, while also being able to “zoom out” to connect the dots across the Company
  • Demonstrated success in developing and applying concepts, practices and procedures of financial planning and analysis. Outstanding forecasting methods and techniques. Advanced analytical and quantitative abilities
  • Track record of thinking strategically, and objectively. Able to effectively translate data into actionable insights, strategies, and financial plans
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to changing circumstances while applying analytical and technical skills to shape corporate initiatives
  • Ability to build collaborative and mutually beneficial relationships with all stakeholders and effectively manage conflict resolution. Success in creating an inclusive culture that builds trust between cross-functional teams to drive the success of the entire company
  • Have owned a finance, investment banking, consulting and/or strategic finance function in a high-growth environment
  • Able to demonstrate strategic, critical thinking
  • Inclusive team player with excellent cross group collaboration skills
  • Proven ability to drive and complete projects independently
  • Interest in creating and building from zero to one

Your Superpowers

  • Analytical and Critical Thinker: You employ a commitment to rigorous analysis of data, diagnosis and problem solving to reach well-reasoned solutions.
  • Collaborative: You partner effectively with internal clients and colleagues, to drive our ‘winning together’ culture and execute on our common goals
  • Communicative: You develop and deliver multi-mode communication to share ideas, learn from each other, and keep each other informed about problems, opportunities, progress and solutions
  • Action Oriented: You seize opportunities, take on tough challenges and drive ideas and plans forward with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm. You are able to pivot to solution focus and inspire others to do the same
  • Learning Agility: You are open to new ways of thinking and committed to acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage
  • Driven: You take initiative and persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You are organized, focused and highly disciplined. Hard work doesn’t scare you
  • Work Excellence: You are conscientious with the consistency and quality of deliverables and promote high standards, always seeking ways to improve products. You’re adept at prioritization and project management with attentiveness to detail and consistent follow through 
  • Flexible: You thrive in a dynamic, fluid and unstructured environment because you are a self-starter who is eager to learn, grow and build something great together
  • Resourceful: You find ways to get things done efficiently and effectively to accomplish goals and redefine what is possible

Flyhomes Perks

Reinventing an industry takes work and we aim to recognize and champion the well being of our people professionally, financially, physically and mentally.

  • Healthcare benefits…obviously, plus contributions to HSA
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 401(k) + employer match
  • Dog-friendly work environment (11 dogs…and counting!)
  • Real estate license sponsorship
  • And…drumroll please… rebates when buying / selling a home

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.