Human Interest
Human Interest helps small and medium-sized businesses offer low-cost, high-quality retirement plans to their employees.
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Director, Strategic Finance

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Human Interest is on a mission to ensure that people in all lines of work have access to retirement benefits. Nearly half of all working Americans are not saving enough for their future because they are employed by a company that doesn’t offer a retirement plan. Human Interest is changing that by making it affordable and accessible for small and medium sized businesses to offer employees a path to financial independence through retirement savings.

Our values (the guiding principles that reflect our view on what’s important and what’s right): In it for customers, autonomous & accountable, outcomes driven, inclusive collaboration, and decisive.

Strategic Finance & Analytics work closely with business leaders across departments to help the company run efficiently by setting goals, evaluating initiatives, reporting progress and improving processes. The role is for generalists who combine analytical rigor and an obsessive focus on outcomes with an empathetic interpersonal style. As Strategic Finance Director, you will play a key role in driving business decisions and accountability throughout the organization as we continue to scale. 

What you get to do every day

  • Staffing the Strategic Finance team to serve the needs of our business. This role is assigned one direct report to hire immediately with plans to scale with the company

  • Support/enhance processes and structure for budgeting, forecasting, and long-range planning

  • Identify, define, and drive analyses to promote a deep and holistic understanding of business metrics, growth drivers, trends, and identify improvement areas and opportunities

  • Develop business unit KPIs to measure profitability, margins, customer retention, cost savings opportunities and overall SaaS metrics

  • Act as the strategic thought partner to the leadership team, helping to identify, scope, and execute upon new initiatives

  • Keep track of the business to ensure it is operating as successfully as possible, stepping in to help drive improvements as needed

  • Serve as the connective tissue of a cross-functional team, working to share knowledge and drive people towards a common goal

  • Inspire teams to break organizational assumptions and challenge the status quo

  • Own outcomes in their entirety: from ideation and strategy to in-the-weeds delivery of results

  • Tackle ambiguous, open-ended questions and quickly iterate on solutions

  • Support IPO readiness through managing financial metrics and benchmarks, preparation of supporting materials, and execution with potential investors

What you bring to the role

  • 7+ years of finance experience at an investment bank, consulting firm, or finance/strategy at a high-growth/startup company

  • Experience building and mentoring a Strategic Finance or Biz Ops team

  • Excellent business partnering and communication skills

  • Knowledge of SaaS business models and experience in analyzing SaaS metrics

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with big picture strategic understanding

  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity; ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Growth mindset, curiosity and scrappiness

  • Excellent communication skills - ability to collaborate across functions and levels throughout the company, as well as with external partners

  • Ability to drive insights from large datasets - SQL experience a plus

  • Experience with the IPO process and/or experience supporting public company finance processes a plus

Please feel free to apply to this position even if you do not meet 100% of the requirements listed above.

Why you will love working at Human Interest

Mission - Highly collaborative startup dedicated to supporting employee engagement and growth. It’s an opportunity to help solve one of the biggest unsolved problems in America: saving for retirement.

Compensation - The salary range for this role is between $138,000 - 185,000. This information reflects a base salary range for this position based on current market data, and may vary by location. Exact compensation will be determined by the candidates' skills, experience, and other relevant factors. This position may also be eligible for additional incentives such as equity awards, short-term incentives, or sales compensation.

Benefits - 

  • A great 401(k) plan: our own! Our 401(k) includes a dollar-for-dollar employer match up to 4% of compensation. 
  • Employees also receive 100% paid employee health, vision, and dental premiums; dependent premiums are covered at 50%. 
  • Generous PTO and parental leave policies.
  • Monthly work from home stipend; annual wellness stipend.
  • Employee Resource Groups including Veterans, Lift Ev’ry Voice, Pride, LatinX, Families, and Women in Tech.
  • Fun online and regional events and celebrations and department and company-wide offsites.
  • The vast majority of our positions can be 100% remote.

About Human Interest

We’re a high-growth, Series D-funded company that’s changing the retirement industry. Named one of America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes, one of the Best Places to Work by the San Francisco Business Times, and a Top Company by Y Combinator, we’ve raised $337M and are backed by leading investors, including TPG (The Rise Fund), SoftBank, Glynn Capital, NewView Capital, USVP, Wing, Uncork, and others.

Inclusive collaboration makes us a better business

Human Interest is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran or military status, pregnancy, or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.

Human Interest employees must adhere to the Company’s security policies and Code of Ethics. 

Please note Human Interest does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider resumes from vendors including and without limitation search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We comply with CCPA guidelines. See more: https://humaninterest.com/disclosures

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What are Human Interest Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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