People Matter

Financial Planning & Strategy Manager - G&A



Accounting & Finance, Operations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

About Checkr
Checkr builds people infrastructure for the future of work. And we believe everyone should have a fair chance to work. That's why we've designed a faster—and fairer—way to screen job seekers. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr puts modern technology powered by machine learning in the hands of hiring teams, helping thousands of companies like Uber, Instacart, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco to hire great new people with an experience that’s fast, smooth, and safe.

A career at Checkr means collaborating with brilliant minds, disrupting an industry, and opening channels of employment to often overlooked candidates. Checkr has been recognized as one of BuiltIn's 2023 Best Places to Work in the US and is a Y Combinator 2023 Breakthrough Company and Top Company by Valuation.

About the team/role

As a Financial Planning & Strategy Manager - G&A, you will play a critical role on the Financial Planning & Strategy (FP&S) team. The FP&S team is responsible for the financial decision-making across the organization. We partner with business teams to inform and guide strategic decision-making across Checkr. This role is entrepreneurial and cross-functional and, as such, the candidate must be inquisitive, demonstrate initiative and be able to thrive in a collaborative environment. The right candidate will possess strong analytical and communication skills to influence data-driven business decisions. You will be the business partner to the G&A functions and combine your financial modeling skills with knowledge of the business to become a trusted business partner. Comfort influencing and interacting at all levels of senior management (including VP, SVP and C-suite) is a must.

What you’ll do

  • Be the go-to financial partner for G&A functions. Deliver data-driven, ad-hoc analyses and prepare strategic materials for key management meetings, summarizing findings, risks, opportunities, and recommendations
  • Develop actionable reporting, analyses, and KPI tracking to help the organization gain key insights into spend drivers (OpEx, headcount, project expenses, etc) and efficiency opportunities
  • Translate resourcing needs to financial forecasts; Drive accurate and disciplined spend management with cross-functional partners.
  • Lead strategic financial planning and forecast processes (Short-term, AOP, and LRP) across the G&A organization.
  • Support the Corporate Financial Planning team with ad hoc projects, planning, and continuous improvement of our processes and systems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across Checkr

What you bring

  • 7+ years of relevant progressive Finance experience in a fast-paced and high-growth environment, including FP&A, investment banking or consulting
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills with experience building financial models and explaining financial concepts to non-finance audiences.
  • Ability to set and keep deadlines at a fast pace without losing accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to influence and drive engagement with senior-level business partners
  • Experience with enterprise planning and BI tools (Adaptive Insights, Oracle, Looker, etc)

What you’ll get

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Up to $25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

At Checkr, we believe a hybrid work environment strengthens collaboration, drives innovation, and encourages connection. Our hub locations are Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA, and Santiago, Chile. Individuals are expected to work from the office 2 to 3 days a week. In-office perks are provided, such as lunch four times a week, a commuter stipend, and an abundance of snacks and beverages.

One of Checkr’s core values is Transparency. To live by that value, we’ve decided to disclose salary ranges in all of our job postings. We use geographic cost of labor as an input to develop ranges for our roles and as such, each location where we hire may have a different range. If this role is remote, we have listed the top to the bottom of the possible range, but we will specify the target range for an exact location when you are selected for a recruiting discussion. For more information on our compensation philosophy, see our website.

The base salary range for this role is $147,341 to $199,343 in San Francisco.

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.