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HomeLight // marketplace connecting home sellers & real estate agents
 
San Francisco, CA    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
 
   
 
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Who We Are

HomeLight is a venture-backed technology startup revolutionizing the $1 trillion real estate industry. Our mission is simple we empower people to achieve better outcomes during one of lifes most important events: buying or selling their home.

HomeLights technology analyzes millions of home transactions to determine which agent or cash buyer is right for you. We also offer innovative financing & closing solutions, creating an end-to-end real estate experience that's simple, certain, & satisfying. 

We pride ourselves on our company culture but dont just take it from us. Weve been recognized as a best place to work by Forbes, Inc. Magazine, & the San Francisco Business Times. Our team breaks barriers every day while staying committed to HomeLight's goals & core values, which is a crucial element to our shared success.

Who You Are

You are an experienced, rising finance star who has worked across corporate FP&A & business unit finance functions.  You understand budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, & are a great business partner.  You understand overall company reporting, business unit reporting, & departmental reporting processes, & have assisted with the preparation of monthly or quarterly Board and/or executive management presentation decks.  You have built or worked with acquisition models or company valuation models & understand the impactful assumptions around these models. You are a spreadsheet guru with business intelligence skills.  You have experience working with planning & reporting systems, as well as building ad-hoc excel analyses & forecasting templates, & have ideally been through an ERP or stand-alone planning system implementation.  You understand financial reporting pain-points & how to use automation & software to solve them.  You have worked for a VC-backed technology company or division of a larger company, with core competency in corporate FP&A.  You ideally have a banking background or competence in capital markets, as well as experience or a good understanding of the real estate industry.

You are a self-starter who is motivated by the challenge of taking your knowledge & using it to improve current reporting & create & execute robust financial models for a rapidly growing company.  You are skilled in adapting to change & consistently seeking ways to add value to the organization.  You are a problem-solver, naturally analytical & curious by nature, & diligent in researching data to help others make informed decisions.  

You are excited to take on the challenge of working for a fast-paced, high-growth company that is transforming the real estate industry & developing new & innovative products to help consumers with one of the biggest financial decisions of their lives. 

You want to work for a company that values culture, family, & personal success as much as it values the achievement of its business objectives. 

What Youll Do Here

  • Lead the corporate FP&A function, reporting to the VP of Finance & working with senior management across the organization
  • Manage quarterly BOD reporting & monthly management reporting processes, working together with the existing FP&A team
  • Assist in the development of the annual budget
  • Assist with the implementation of ERP systems & tools to manage performance against the annual budget, & to provide critical financial & operational insights
  • Work with the Business Intelligence team to streamline & automate daily, weekly, & monthly reporting.
  • Report, analyze, & interpret financial, & operating data for executive & business unit management. 
  • Provide analytical support to management to include P&L projections/forecasts, scenario planning, ratio analysis & cost analysis related to business models
  • Work with management to develop, monitor, & report on key performance indicators for the business
  • Assist with the development, preparation, & presentation of short- & long-range financial plans.
  • Analyze current FP&A processes & strive to enhance/automate wherever possible.

You Have

  • At least 8-12 years of experience in finance; with a minimum of 4-6 years in progressive corporate FP&A roles
  • ERP experience (Oracle/Netsuite, Anaplan or similar), ideally including systems implementation
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • The ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Aptitude for collaborating across functions
  • Superior verbal & written communications & presentation skills
  • Bachelors Degree required (finance or accounting field preferred); MBA preferred
  • Real estate or digital marketing industry experience a plus
  • Capital markets, financing, mortgage experience an added plus
  • SQL, Tableau, or other similar BI skills a plus
  • IPO or investor relations experience a plus

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