Strategic Finance Manager

  • Sonder Inc.
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • May 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Sonder is revolutionizing hospitality through innovative, tech-powered service and inspiring, thoughtfully designed accommodations combined into one seamlessly managed experience. Officially launched in 2014 and headquartered in San Francisco, Sonder is making a world of better stays open to all with a variety of accommodation options - from rooms to suites and apartments - found in 35+ cities spanning ten countries and three continents. Sonder's innovative app empowers guests by making self-service features and 24/7 on-the-ground support just a tap away. From simple self check-in to boutique bathroom amenities, we bring the best of a hotel without any of the formality.

Sonder is building a lean, high performing Strategic Finance team that plays a critical role in shaping the long-term business strategy of the company. We are looking for a Manager on this highly visible team that interfaces closely with both external and internal stakeholders. Sonder's Strategic Finance team is responsible for: long range forecast / scenario analysis, Board / investor reporting, ad hoc cross-functional projects, capital markets activities and corporate development / M&A. Our team played an integral role in Sonder's public listing on Nasdaq in January 2022, and will continue to play a critical role in shaping the long-term business strategy of the company.

In this role, you will report to our Director of Strategic Finance. Our ideal candidate is a highly analytical, independent thinker, who leverages business judgment, supported by analysis, to drive critical strategic decisions. This is a unique role with an opportunity to drive key strategic initiatives and make Sonder the most loved hospitality brand in the world. We are open to most geographic locations, with our existing team members sitting across San Francisco, Chicago, and Charlotte, and an open mind for new team members in additional locations.

At Sonder You Will
  • Report to the Director of Strategic Finance
  • Work directly with our Strategic Finance Associates, Director of Strategic Finance, CFO, and CEO on key strategic discussions and analyses
  • Prepare quarterly board presentations and investor materials
  • Prepare our quarterly long-range forecasts and drive scenario analysis
  • Lead special projects, potentially including M&A analysis and execution
  • Help lead our capital markets activities
  • Help build a world-class Strategic Finance team
What We Look For
  • Minimum 4-6 years of experience in investment banking, strategic finance, management consulting, business operations, strategy / analytics, or other analytically-intensive roles
  • Expert financial modeling and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills and an ability to work in a fast-paced, high-growth company
We also have great benefits to make your life easier so you can focus on what you're best at:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous stock option plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (where applicable)
  • Flexible vacation
  • Annual free credits and discounts to stay in Sonders
  • A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status or other protected classes.