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Vice President, FP&A

Blend

Blend

Administration
United States
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023

Blend is a diverse team of problem solvers who believe that the world’s financial resources should be more accessible. Our cloud banking platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and over 330 other financial services firms to acquire more customers, increase productivity, and deliver end-to-end digital experiences. Our software enables our customers to process an average of more than $5 billion in loans per day, making it possible for consumers to reach their financial goals faster and lead better lives. Come do work that matters.

As the Vice President of FP&A, you will play a crucial role in shaping the financial strategy of Blend. Reporting directly to the CFO, you will lead a high-performing FP&A team and contribute to the overall financial health and growth of the company. This role also involves a focus on strategic finance, making it a unique opportunity for an experienced finance professional.

How you'll contribute:

Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Lead the development of comprehensive financial forecasts, budgets, and long-term financial plan
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics, providing actionable insights to drive strategic decisions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze financial data, ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Develop and communicate a compelling financial narrative that aligns with the company's strategic goals
  • Generate scale through the lens of operational excellence across the company and within FP&A through the optimal utilization of systems

Strategic Financial Leadership:

  • Provide strategic financial guidance to the executive team based on thorough analysis of market trends, competitor performance, and industry benchmarks
  • Drive financial modeling and scenario planning to support key business decisions including Top Line (sales finance) and BU operations
  • Collaborate with the CFO and other senior leaders to shape and execute financial strategies that align with organizational objectives

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Manage and mentor a high-performing FP&A team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth
  • Ensure effective communication of financial insights and reports to various stakeholders within the organization

Who you are:

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive finance experience, with a focus on FP&A
  • Proven track record of successfully managing investor relations functions in a publicly traded company
  • Extensive experience in financial modeling, forecasting, and budgeting.Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills with the ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate financial concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or relevant professional certification (CFA, CPA) is a plus

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching contribution
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable laws.