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Warby Parker // boutique-quality eyewear retailer
New York City    Posted: Monday, June 13, 2022
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Warby Parker is seeking a highly motivated & detail-oriented Director to join our Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. In this role, youll work with the Finance team & other leaders at the organization to drive the identification & evaluation of key opportunities for growth & cost savings within our business. In the process, youll take on a range of analytical tasks related to forecasting, budgeting, & reporting on business performance & trends. Among other duties, youll be responsible for overseeing the end-to-end development of all executive & board-facing materials, as well as coordinating key FP&A team processes (e.g., annual budget, quarterly reforecast) by developing project plans & communicating expectations to stakeholders. The right candidate for this role will have the ability to think critically, be an effective communicator, & manage complex projects while adhering to timelines. You will regularly interact & share insights with our Chief Financial Officer & broader leadership team. Up for the challenge? Read on:

What youll do:

  • Oversee end-to-end development of all executive & board-facing financial performance materials including performance readouts, management offsites, & quarterly board decks
  • Manage timelines, coordinate within Finance & other departments on consolidation of materials, maintain agendas for meetings, & ensure key dates & deliverables are met
  • Coordinate key FP&A team processes (e.g., annual budget, quarterly reforecast) by developing project plans & communicating expectations to stakeholders
  • Partner with VP of Investor Relations on public-facing financial presentations in partnership with VP of Investor Relations; manage vendor relationships as needed
  • Manage day-to-day work independently, coordinating with key stakeholders at the company as needed to move projects forward
  • Lead ad hoc or special projects as assignedensuring that there is alignment on scope & deliverables; partner with other teams as needed to drive initiatives forward
  • Use your financial acumen & Excel expertise to develop & deliver thoughtful reporting to the FP&A team, business partners, & investors
  • Provide analytical & strategic support for ad hoc analyses (focusing on the why more than the what)

Who you are:

  • Backed by 68 years in a highly analytical role at a top-tier investment bank or management consulting firm and/or in a financial operating role within a fast-growing retail or consumer products company
  • An Excel & PowerPoint expert driven by results, with the thorough accounting knowledge required to build comprehensive, flexible, & scalable financial models
  • An analytical, creative thinker who can focus on the details without losing sight of the big picture
  • A self-starter whos able to manage multiple assignments, take initiative, & work independently
  • A skilled & seasoned people manager (directly or indirectly) 
  • An excellent communicator who loves to share findings & actionable insights
  • Collaborative & excited to work with many different teams across the company
  • Passionate about direct-to-consumer businesses & excited to support the growth & development of an organization that delivers a best-in-class customer experience
  • A firm believer in Warby Parkers social mission

Extra credit:

  • Experience with Looker or other BI/data visualization tools

About Us:

Warby Parker was founded with a mission: to inspire & impact the world with vision, purpose, & style.

Were constantly asking ourselves how we can do more & make a greater impactand that starts by reimagining everything that a company & industry can be. We want to demonstrate that a business can scale, be profitable, & do good in the worldwithout charging a premium for it. And weve learned that it takes creativity, empathy, & innovation to achieve that goal.

Since the day we launched in 2010, weve pioneered ideas, designed products, & developed technologies that help people see. We offer everything our customers need for happier eyes at a price that leaves them with money in their pockets, from designer-quality glasses & contacts to eye exams & vision tests. 

Ultimately, we believe in vision for all, which is why for every pair of glasses or sunglasses we sell, a pair of glasses is distributed to someone in need through our Buy a Pair, Give a Pair program. Over eight million pairs of glasses have been distributed in over 50 countries; that means eight million people now have the glasses they need to learn, work, & achieve better economic outcomes. 

At Warby Parker, you can look forward to company outings & events, volunteering & learning opportunities, & just great company filled with curious, kind folks. Dreaming up & sharing ideas arent responsibilities reserved for certain teams or leaders; the challenge (a really fun one) of innovation is on all of our shoulders. Teammates can also connect around common interests, backgrounds, & identities, no matter their home base, through our various employee resource groups. (Were happy to say that the Human Rights Campaign has named us a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ employees!) That sense of community & belonging keeps us excited to walk through the door every day, wherever that door may be. 

We're driven to continue building a workplace, based on inclusive behaviors & equitable systems, where all employees can bring their authentic selves, feel engaged, & share their perspectives as a valued member of Team Warby. Transparency is what were all about, & our annual Impact Report & Racial Equity Strategy lay out how were sticking to these values. 

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