Finance Associate

Pacaso

Pacaso

Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

About Pacaso:

Pacaso exists to enrich lives by making second home ownership possible and enjoyable for more people. Our innovative co-ownership model is the easiest, smartest and most responsible way for people to experience the joy of a second home. We provide all the benefits of true ownership without the hassles through our simplified financial structure, easy and equitable scheduling, and dedicated local property management.

Founded by former Zillow executives, Pacaso has secured more than $215 million in growth financing and is valued at $1.5 billion. In March 2021, Pacaso achieved unicorn status (a valuation of $1 billion) faster than any other company in the United States. We have been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, CNBC and more.

Pacaso is a certified Great Place to Work, is #6 on Glassdoor's 2022 list of Best Places to Work, is one of LinkedIn's top startups of 2022, and was ranked on Fortune's Top 100 Small and Medium Workplaces list 2021- 2023.

www.pacaso.com

About this opportunity

Pacaso is looking for a high performance Associate to join its Corporate Finance team and have an immediate impact during a period of extraordinary growth. This position reports into the Senior Vice President of Finance and will provide modeling and analytical support on annual and long term cash flow planning and forecasting, capital markets strategies, and high-profile valuation projects. You will partner closely with Finance leadership and the executive team to plan and prioritize capital allocation decisions supporting Pacaso’s operational initiatives. Furthermore, this role will be critical in our preparation to enter the public markets. Successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills, ability to handle multiple priorities, possess deep attention to detail, an unrelenting drive to get to the right answer, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and highly analytical environment. All candidates will also be required to have mastery of Excel with excellent modeling and data manipulation skills.

Responsibilities

  • Play an integral role in Long term and Annual Planning processes by driving insights into budgeting, ROI, and cash flow forecasting
  • Develop, implement, and maintain forecasting models; track performance vs. forecast; communicate variances and be the go-to partner for executive leadership
  • Partner with Investor Relations and provide analytical support on guidance and investor Q&A
  • Partner with the broader organization to develop and maintain forward looking three statement models
  • Partner with go-to-market (GTM) teams to provide financial analysis and modeling to inform business planning and support revenue growth initiatives. Develop and maintain financial models to track key metrics, forecast revenue, and assess the financial impact of strategic decisions
  • Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Guides other departments by researching, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Analyze peer data for benchmarking and comparison analysis
  • Develop data controls and introduce improvements to ensure reporting accuracy, consistency, and scalability
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses for senior leadership on critical business issues

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or Engineering
  • Finance experience (at least 2-4 years of experience; investment banking or private equity experience is a plus)
  • This role is for doers with an extreme level of ownership; those able to get into the details and get the job done while seeing the forest for the trees
  • Superior forecasting methods and techniques. Advanced analytical and quantitative abilities.
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Capable of communicating complex financial information in an easy to understand format.
  • Able to interact comfortably with the executive management team.
  • Ability to think creatively; Builder who is ambitious. Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Collaboratively-focused and able to work well with others in a fast-paced and ever changing business.
  • Comfortable completing projects requiring individual initiative and flexibility in tight time frames with minimal supervision
  • Strong financial acumen broadly across the organization (e.g., understanding of financial statements, chart of accounts, business intelligence, FP&A processes, etc.)
  • Demonstrated understanding of GAAP accounting and key non-GAAP metrics
  • A mastery of Excel modeling skills is required with ability to create and collaborate on complex financial models (3-statement forecasting)
  • #LI-Remote

You’ll love working at Pacaso because of our ...

  • Amazing remote-first team and culture.
  • Competitive salary and stock options.
  • Unlimited, flexible PTO for exempt employees.
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Sponsored memberships to One Medical, Ginger and Carrot.
  • 401(k) to help you save for the future.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • Generous home office stipend and monthly cell phone reimbursement.
  • Quarterly remote team building events and L&D opportunities.

Pacaso encourages applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.