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Senior Manager, Strategic Finance

Finance | Mountain View, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn; and arm them with the creative confidence and tools to change the world. Our core offering is a subscription service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We also have an online store and a content hub for families. We take great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design and in the community of parents and kids we serve. KiwiCo is backed by leading investors including First Round Capital, Felicis Ventures, Comcast Ventures, and Forerunner Ventures. Our office is located in Mountain View, within walking distance to the Caltrain station. Currently, we are working remotely. As guidelines permit, we will move to our plan of hybrid, remote/in-office work.


Role and Responsibilities:

KiwiCo is looking for a talented Senior Manager of Strategic Finance to join us and serve as a key member of the finance leadership team.  You will be responsible for end-to-end execution, management, and integration of multi-faceted deals and projects. This is an opportunity to help build out the finance function and collaborate closely with executives across the organization. The ideal candidate will be excellent at analyzing businesses, leveraging strategic frameworks, facilitating discussions, building relationships, and executing complex projects and transactions.  The Senior Manager of Strategic Finance will:

  • Work closely with KiwiCo’s executive team to develop strategies and identify acquisition opportunities that accelerate KiwiCo’s mission

  • Play a key role in building and maintaining the overall deal pipeline, including outreach to and sourcing of new opportunities

  • Lead the end-to-end M&A deal process from strategy development and business case modeling to deal negotiation, due diligence, and cross-functional integration

  • Produce market landscapes and competitive analyses

  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to leadership on company financial performance, focusing on KPIs, trends, and analytics to help meet long term growth plans

  • Support FP&A in the planning and forecasting process, ensuring consistent monthly, quarterly and annual communication of results and action plans 

  • Build and refine scalable processes and best practices for KiwiCo’s Strategic Finance function


Required Qualifications

Successful candidates for the Senior Manager of Strategic Finance role will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience at a top-tier investment bank, management consulting firm, or a corporate development or strategy focused role at a high-growth company

  • Excellent financial, quantitative and analytical skills 

  • Experience in M&A deal structuring, negotiation, execution, and integration 

  • Highly organized with great project management skills 

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas using frameworks and structured thinking along with excellent presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working with executive leadership

  • Must be proactive, resourceful, and demonstrate intellectual curiosity

  • Exhibit the highest standards of integrity and be pleasant and fun to work with

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study


If you’re passionate about delivering innovative, delightful, and enriching products and experiences for kids, we’d love to hear from you.


Diversity

KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals seeking employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.