Finance and Strategy Associate

We are seeking a talented Finance & Strategy Associate to join our Finance & Strategy team. This role will have high impact and visibility into essential, business-critical processes, and will partner with senior leaders throughout the organization to set our strategy and drive key business initiatives across the company.

The Finance & Strategy team is made up of problem solvers – focusing on enhancing The Honest Company’s rapid growth. This is an exciting opportunity to learn in a hyper-growth environment and own high-priority, high-impact projects, while maintaining our spirit of fun, energy, and passion. The role requires superior analytical and presentation skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to collaborate across a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll do:

  • Manage critical elements of The Honest Company’s financial planning & analysis process, including building and maintaining financial projections in connection with the strategic plan, the annual operating plan, and periodic forecasts
  • Develop and present analyses and reports on key financial and operating metrics and performance indicators, translating them into actionable business strategy
  • Create scenario based financial projections using data from marketing, digital, operations, sales and R&D teams
  • Prepare presentations for senior management and the Board of Directors and provide analyses and recommendations to assist with strategic decision-making
  • Support Honest’s expansion, which will include analytical initiatives such as financial modeling and forecasting, go-to-market (GTM) strategy formulation, channel performance measurement, and partnership negotiations
  • Provide deep insight and discover opportunities that drive our business; for example, customer insights, market trends, competitive analysis, growth strategies for new channels and products, etc.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with stakeholders across the company in the development and execution of key projects and initiatives
  • Assist in evaluation and implementation of capital projects and strategic initiatives by performing analyses such as ROI, market sizing, benchmarking, market deep dives, etc.
  • Develop a deep understanding of industry trends as well as competitive threats and opportunities

You’ll love this job if you’re:

  • Thoughtfully articulate. From elevator chats to boardroom meetings, you always know the best way to inform, persuade, and build strong relationships along the way
  • A self-starter who loves collaboration. You’re comfortable working independently as well as influencing cross-functional teams
  • Adaptable and ambitious. You will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your team!

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Math, Computer Science, Management Science or other quantitative field
  • 2-5 years of analytical experience in investment banking, private equity, or management consulting and/or a corporate development, strategy, or planning & analysis role at a leading technology or consumer company
  • Strong financial acumen and grasp of corporate finance fundamentals, including experience with budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including building and maintaining financial models
  • Strong problem solving skills such as prioritization, critical thinking and hypothesis development
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills, particularly the ability to develop cogent arguments and present them concisely to a range of stakeholders, including executives
  • Humble attitude with a willingness to shift from high-level strategic thinking to stepping in and helping to drive implementation alongside functional teams

Bonus points for:

  • SQL experience

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