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Strategic Finance Manager

Eight Sleep

Eight Sleep

Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Eight Sleep is the world’s first sleep fitness company. Our mission is to fuel human potential through optimal sleep. We use innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for the better.

Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, we have been recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2018, 2022, and 2023.

Our temperature-regulated technology, the Pod, is an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. The Pod was also recognized two years in a row by TIME's “Best Inventions of the Year.” It is available for purchase in North America (the United States and Canada) and throughout the United Kingdom, Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Denmark), and Australia via We’re excited by the success of the Pod to date and still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.

That is why Eight Sleep is seeking a highly-motivated Strategic Finance Manager. This role will report to the Senior Director of FP&A, and will play a critical role in building our FP&A function. In this role, you will have high visibility across all departments within the company. Your responsibilities will include development of budgets and forecasts, cash burn management, financial reporting, preparation of management presentations, and strategic analysis to support our rapid scale and guide the company’s efficiency and profitability. You will continually deliver new insights and recommendations that allow us to make the right decisions to propel the business forward.

New York based is highly preferred. Open to remote applicants as well.

How You’ll Contribute:

  • Partner with the Senior Director of FP&A to drive the finance function and play a critical role in helping shape short and long term business strategy and execution for Eight Sleep

  • Own the corporate financial model and support development and execution of annual budgets and recurring forecasts

  • Perform regular analysis of financial and operational results focusing on business drivers, financial and operating metrics, and sensitivity scenarios

  • Conduct weekly cash burn analysis, monthly and quarterly reviews of budgets, analyze variances between actuals and forecasts and use insights to drive meaningful action and communicate complex issues in a clear and concise way

  • Work on building/expanding financial and operational reporting capabilities that provide leadership with key insights about the business and help drive the right business decisions

  • Support preparation of the company’s board presentations and materials for management, investors, and other external parties

  • Perform ad-hoc analytical projects and support strategic initiatives across the company

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • BA/BS with 2+ years experience in investment banking, consulting, FP&A, or another analytical function

  • Strong problem solving skills, analytical abilities, attention to detail and the ability to build clean, efficient, and complex models from scratch

  • Advanced knowledge of the 3 statements and accounting concepts

  • Ability to parse complex financial analysis into meaningful communications for business leaders

  • Ability to collaborate with teams across the company and strong oral and written communication skills

  • Experience working with large datasets, automation, or business intelligence skills

  • Proficient knowledge of data query/data management tools (e.g. SQL)

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a highly motivated team

  • Ability to work independently, handle competing priorities, and manage deadlines under pressure, and a desire to take ownership of projects to drive them to completion with limited guidance

Why you’ll love Eight

  • We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to impact people’s lives by improving the way they sleep

  • Work alongside an award-winning team of marketers, creatives and engineers from diverse backgrounds

  • Opportunity to play a defining role in the future of Eight Sleep and the sleep fitness category

  • Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development

  • You’ll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod

  • Unlimited PTO

  • 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance

  • Role ownership, and uncapped growth opportunities

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.