Finance Leader, Math
Finance Team | Santa Clara, CA, United States
Chegg is looking for a finance manager to join our highly visible and respected Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. The Finance Leader, Math will be the key financial business partner to the GM of our Math product and assist with other Learning Services products. This role will provide financial and strategic decision support to the business owners, VP Finance and CFO to ensure achievement of the organization's near term and long-term financial goals. This senior contributor reports directly to the Finance Director, Learning Services in our Santa Clara, CA headquarters.
Own business analytics and P&L modeling - from bookings to revenue, gross profit and operating expenses
Partner with key stakeholders and senior management to align on business priorities, set financial direction and drive execution
Leverage deep understanding of business objectives, issues and root causes and provides insightful, fact-based data analysis to help solve complex problems
Support priorities and objectives with reliable and consistent financial analytics
Manage the weekly variance analysis, forecast and budget processes
Provide regular financial and operational reports and communicate key drivers and variances to senior management
Partner with functional managers to identify and evaluate dependencies (product, engineering, marketing, etc.) and financial opportunities to drive growth and margin improvements
Help drive optimal decision making through financial, quantitative and strategic analysis
Provide financial and strategic decision support to senior management to ensure achievement of current and long term corporate financial goals
Enhance analytical support to build reliable metrics, business cases and financial models
Financial modeling/due diligence support for new product launches and M&A opportunities
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent
6+ years financial analysis experience in a high-tech, high growth environment with demonstrated career advancement, or equivalent Investment Banking experience is preferred. OR equivalent training or work experience
Superb attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Superior critical thinking and intellectual and quantitative analysis capabilities
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and financial reporting/planning systems
Demonstrated high energy/creativity, a relentless customer-focus and an entrepreneurial spirit
What is Chegg?
An 'always on' digital learning platform.
Chegg puts students first
Everything we build in this company is student-focused, making us the leading student-first connected learning platform. Chegg strives to improve the overall return on investment in education by helping students learn more in less time and at a lower cost. This is achieved by providing students a multitude of educational tools from affordable textbook rentals to Chegg Study which supplements their learning through 24/7 tutor access, step-by-step help with questions, and more. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG.
Why do we exist?
Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study called State of the Student shows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to support themselves through college and 1 in 3 students feel pressure to spend more than they can afford. We founded our business on provided affordable textbook rental options to address these issues. Since then, we've expanded our offerings to supplement many facets of higher educational learning through Chegg Study, Chegg Math, Chegg Writing, Chegg Internships, Thinkful Online Learning, and more to support students beyond their college experience. These offerings lower financial concerns for students by modernizing their learning experience. We exist so students everywhere have a smarter, faster, more affordable way to student.
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