Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
Fully Remote United States, IA Finance
Description

OpenLoop is looking for a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (”FP&A”) to join our team remotely or at our HQ in Des Moines, IA. Reporting to the CFO, you will play a pivotal role in scaling OpenLoop’s management systems, implementing forecasting tools, and ensuring the delivery of accurate and clear financial reporting.


As a trusted business partner and advisor, you will engage extensively with the executive team, and lead the charge in transforming our organization into a data-driven powerhouse that fosters accountability through well-defined targets and metrics. Your role will involve strategic analysis working cross functionally across multiple product lines.


About the Role

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading a team responsible for the company’s model and forecasting.
  • Leading the company planning cycle, including the long-range planning process, annual plan, and monthly/quarterly forecasts.
  • Building relationships across the organization with key stakeholders responsible for representing forecasts, budget needs, and business decisions.
  • Leading monthly business reviews and developing relevant reporting packages for internal and external stakeholders (e.g., investors and Board).
  • Analyzing financial and operational results, identifying business trends, variances, and levers, providing insights to management.
  • Being a thought leader and partner with management to drive sound financial decisions and operational efficiencies.
  • Helping build business cases for strategic initiatives that allow leaders to make sound decisions and drive positive outcomes for the company.
  • Driving finance discipline, fact-based decision-making, and financial visibility across the company.
  • Being an active member of the systems team, as we evolve and optimize our financial and operational systems.
  • Working closely with the accounting team to review month-end close, ensuring departmental reporting accuracy and detailed variance explanations.
  • Partnering with the People team on hiring, wages, benefits, and corporate bonus planning and modeling.
  • Coaching direct reports and adjacent team members as they develop their skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • 4+ years of FP&A, investment banking, and/or consulting experience.
  • Experience in a fast-growing company, with a track record of scaling planning, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Proven success as a change agent.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, efficiency, and attention to detail.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present to internal stakeholders and external audiences.
  • A flexible, dynamic, and proactive individual, motivated and able to navigate ambiguity.
  • Strong technical skills, including proficiency in complex financial modeling and data analysis.
  • Experience accessing data through tools like SQL and working with BI tools (e.g., Tableau, Looker).
  • Project management.
Salary Description
$120K to $150K