Finance Manager

We are looking for a market Finance Manager that is passionate about developing a deep understanding of the business and using data to drive important strategic analysis and operational decision-making. This role will lead financial planning and business forecasting in the market and across departments and geographies to drive key business initiatives.

What You’ll Do:

Understand the key drivers of the local business (e.g. growth, repayment, conversion, unit economics/lifetime value of customer) and collaborate with both Corporate FP&A and local cross-functional teams to articulate market strategy, monitor critical KPIs and support corporate forecasting
Support head of finance in different analyses and perform detailed financial analysis to model out new investments, business cases and strategic initiatives, identifying the potential risks & opportunities across different scenarios
Report on monthly market financial performance and analyze variances to plan/forecast, articulating the impact to the business from both the vertical (revenue/profit) as well as horizontal (unit economics/LTV) perspective
Support annual corporate operational planning and re-forecasts, including budgeting for headcount, OPEX and capital allocation
Support local CLT  in any analytical need and be an advocacy of the market
Liaise between in market teams and country leadership to ensure alignment around business and financial objectives;
Other ad-hoc projects and analysis
Invest in the team – bring your own personality, quirks and let’s have fun while leveling each other, and the business, up!

Who You Are:

A collaborative self-starter. You’re excited to pursue new initiatives and love to partner with cross-functional leads to move the business forward
You have the ability to translate insights into action. You not only build complex financial models, but you’re able to distill key learnings and use those insights to drive strategic planning and initiatives
A highly innovative problem-solver. You approach a problem from different perspectives and use your holistic understanding of the business to see new opportunities/risks
Passionate about social enterprise and find meaning in working to make the world a better place

What You’ll Need:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Economics or other quantitative degree
Experience in Finance or Accounting (minimum of 5 years experience);
Strong communication skills with the ability to influence in an unstructured, cross-functional environment
Deeply analytical problem-solver. Bonus points for experience with data analytics languages (e.g. SQL, Python) and/or data visualization tools (e.g. Looker, Amplitude, Tableau)!
Excellent proficiency in Excel


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About Tala (formerly InVenture)

Tala (formerly InVenture) builds mobile products that help creditworthy individuals in emerging markets validate their financial identities and get access to fair credit to advance their businesses and families. Tala is providing choice and control to individuals around the world when it comes to their financial identity.