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Strategic Finance, Product

OpenAI

OpenAI

Accounting & Finance, Product
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

About OpenAI

OpenAI’s mission is to build safe artificial general intelligence (AGI) which benefits all of humanity. This long-term undertaking brings the world’s best scientists, engineers, and business professionals together under one organization to accomplish this.

We're building the most advanced AI models and platforms, making it easy for developers and customers to benefit from AI via ChatGPT and the OpenAI API. These product surfaces provide users access to the latest cutting edge AI models across different modalities such as GPT-4, DALL-E 3, GPT-V and Whisper.

About the Team

The Strategic Finance team provides financial insights and guidance to support the organization's long-term goals and strategies. We partner across the business to allocate and deploy our resources for the highest impact outcomes.

About the Role

We are hiring a Strategic Finance generalist to own and manage the financial performance of our Products, and who is passionate about generating financial insights to drive profitability and growth.

This role is based in our San Francisco HQ. We use a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office per week and offer relocation assistance to new employees.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for usage/revenue forecasting and performance management for our ChatGPT Free and Plus products.

  • Be responsible for gross margin forecasting and management for all products.

  • Support various strategic Product initiatives that have a meaningful impact on our financials, including pricing and packaging.

  • Partner with GTM teams on the revenue forecast and Long Range Plan for on our B2B products

  • Partner with Compute teams to drive gross margin optimizations.

  • Establish and manage key metrics underpinning product revenue and gross margin performance, and regularly monitor, analyze, and report on these metrics to drive continuous improvement and operational excellence

  • Stay abreast of market trends and competitive dynamics to inform financial strategies

  • Create high-quality Exec and Board-facing presentations

  • Work closely with our Accounting and FP&A teams to build and evolve our financial forecasting and reporting processes

You might thrive in this role if you have:

  • 7+ years of progressive investment banking, strategic consulting, corporate finance, or buy side investing experience

  • A strong ability to critically evaluate opportunities and risks in financials

  • Expert modeling skills, including buildout of full-company consolidation and operating models

  • Exemplary ability to distill complex financial information into actionable insights for leadership

  • Excellent communication skills and “story telling” ability when presenting data insights

  • Best-in-class attention to detail and unwavering commitment to accuracy

  • An understanding of business models and metrics that are relevant to OpenAI

  • Strong enthusiasm about technology and artificial intelligence.

  • Experience with SQL

About OpenAI

OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose artificial intelligence benefits all of humanity. We push the boundaries of the capabilities of AI systems and seek to safely deploy them to the world through our products. AI is an extremely powerful tool that must be created with safety and human needs at its core, and to achieve our mission, we must encompass and value the many different perspectives, voices, and experiences that form the full spectrum of humanity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

For US Based Candidates: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, and requests can be made via this link.

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