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Better makes getting a mortgage fast, simple & totally better.
New York    Posted: Friday, December 07, 2018
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About Better:

Were one of the fastest growing homeownership companies in America. Why? Because were building a better way to get home & our customers love it. By combining the technology people expect with a seamless customer service experience, were making homeownership so simple it feels magical.

In 2018 alone, weve helped over 10,000 families get home, saving them on average $3,500 in upfront fees & days of stress-filled time.

Our backers have helped build some of most transformative tech & finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, IA Ventures, Ally Bank & others have invested over $85MM in Better & our vision of making homeownership magical.

A Better opportunity:

Better is looking for an entrepreneurial-minded finance enthusiast to join the FP&A team. The FP&A Analyst will assist with regular forecasting, budgeting process, cross-functional analysis & special strategic projects. Additionally, the Analyst will help develop & leverage technology to identify & track KPIs & generate key reporting packages. As the firm continually builds-out & refines its financial planning infrastructure, this individual will be key in driving & maintaining new processes. The ideal candidate isnt afraid to build something from scratch, takes pride in their work & operates well in whitespace.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting & enhancing company-wide monthly & quarterly forecasting process, including the development of corporate targets
  • Partnering with key stakeholders to develop & maintain departmental budgets & appropriate metrics to measure success
  • Building out dashboards & scalable reports to track KPIs & summarize Betters financial condition to highlight key trends & target variances
  • Assisting in preparation of materials for Board of Directors, prospective investors & other external parties
  • Participating in cross-functional work to evaluate strategic initiatives & associated financial impacts & help to incorporate into financial plans
  • Helping with any ad-hoc analyses & strategic projects determined by the needs of executive team

About You:

  • 1-2 years of functional experience in an FP&A, investment banking or corporate finance role
  • BA / BS degree; major in finance, economics, accounting or mathematics preferred
  • Proficient in financial modeling & creating presentation materials
  • Strong leadership with ability to adapt to dynamic, quick-pace environment
  • Ability to think creatively on a macro & micro level
  • Humble, highly driven & detail-oriented
  • Passionate about blending technology & finance
  • Knowledge of SQL & Tableau is a plus

Things we value:

  • Curiosity. Why? How? Repeat.
  • Nerdiness. Financial news & trends are fascinating. Seriously.
  • Relentlessness. No one here gives up. We try. We fail. We try again.
  • Passion. If you dont get excited about homeownership, mortgages, & real estate, it simply wont work.
  • Smarts: book & street. We have to use all the tools at our disposal to build Better.
  • Empathy & Compassion. You understand that people's biggest dreams are in your hands.
  • Communication. Can you ask for help or put your hand up when you dont understand?
  • Building. Doing. Making. Yes, we have to do a lot of thinking & talking to figure this stuff out, but you cant wait to leave the conversation & build it.
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