Senior Director, Finance Business Operations

  • Full Time
  • CA-San Francisco
  • Senior Level

Website SoFi SoFi

Shape a brighter financial future with us!

The role

This role requires a high level of attention to detail, prompt and clear communication skills, analytical problem-solving ability, and a strong orientation toward execution. The candidate will be a mature, dependable, highly efficient, and reliable problem-solver who is comfortable navigating new and / or time-sensitive situations and exercises discretion related to confidential materials and company information.

In this role, you will work closely with the CFO and Finance Leadership team to define, implement, and measure execution strategy. You will be responsible for managing competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and producing best-in-class materials for these projects. You will also realize the CFO’s vision for a high-performance culture.

Candidates will have the leadership, maturity and experience in delivering pragmatic operational solutions in a high growth dynamic environment. This role will have the ability to work in a cross-functional environment and drive consensus at a senior level with a strong understanding of financial services and consumer business commercial matters; to help identify and assess strategic opportunities as well as drive seamless execution of the various business’ goals.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with the CFO of SoFi to develop, plan and execute key initiatives through the execution of top priorities agreed upon by the CFO and Finance leadership team
  • Supports the CFO in setting the overall strategy and in day-to-day operations
  • Leads the preparation and production of executive presentations for the CFO, including monthly Board of Directors materials, senior management updates, and analyst presentations
  • Assess strategic growth opportunities in collaboration with the business unit and the cross functional leadership
  • Lead projects and initiatives, carefully managing business case, scope, schedule, risks, issues, decisions, interdependencies and interim milestones
  • Help drive accountability throughout the organization by setting up operating cadence/rhythm that bridge strategy, execution, and performance management (e.g. OKRs, business reviews)
  • Actively participate in long-term and short-term strategy, priorities and goals, while ensuring that they seamlessly integrate with SoFi’s full suite of consumer products
  • Work closely with each functional expert to promote collaboration, review and tracking of progress
  • Lead by influence through close partnership with department leaders and cross-functional leads
  • Drive the internal communication strategy for the Finance organization

What you’ll need:

  • +10 years of relevant Finance, business operations, and/or chief of staff experience
  • Leadership maturity and successful track record in high growth dynamic environment
  • Prior experience with Chief of Staff responsibilities and or experience within a leadership role in a finance organization
  • Familiarity with financial services, consumer business, technology in a public setting
  • Ability to influence and drive cross-functional initiatives and bring alignment to initiatives that may not have a clearly defined scope
  • A clear communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills with the ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and work collaboratively
  • Inquisitive nature, attention to detail, diligence and a good attitude
  • Methodical, self-starter, hands-on
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Generous vacation and holidays
  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees
  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning
  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs
  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans
  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program

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