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Manager, Finance & Business Operations – WeWork Americas

Wework

This is a Full-time position in New York City, NY posted August 27, 2021.

About Us

At WeWork, we provide inspiring and flexible workplace solutions to help businesses – small, medium or large – thrive in more than 150 cities globally. The future of work is happening right now, and we are leading this moment. United by a common purpose, here we will empower tomorrow’s world at work. Join us on our journey as we give our members the freedom and support to push boundaries in their industries, and work to redefine our own.

About The Opportunity

The Finance & Business Operations team supports the Central and West territories focusing on business performance management, financial planning and reporting, pricing & revenue optimization, and strategic initiatives. This role is the finance representative for the territory business team and partners closely with the Territory Vice President (TVP) as well as the cross-functional territory team (Sales, Operations, Real Estate, and Development).

This role will serve as a key leader for the territory’s business playing an instrumental role in strategic decision-making, key business processes, and achieving growth and profitability at a scale few businesses have ever achieved. Finance & Business Operations will measure and track KPIs and financial metrics that support strategic decision-making. You will balance multiple projects at once and partner with various operating and analytic groups. The ideal candidate is analytical, motivated, resourceful and eager to dive into the data. To succeed in this role, you must have strong leadership, communications and relationships skills as well as strong problem solving and analytical skills. You will have significant autonomy, so we’re looking for good judgement and experience working cross-functionally and at all levels.

In this role, you will:

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Business Performance and Strategy: Serve as a trusted, strategic finance partner to our leadership team in the areas of capital spend, ROI, operational efficiency, revenue growth, and profitability and help define and develop the territory’s 3-5 year operating plan.

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Planning: Serve as a key stakeholder in the development of the territory’s annual operating plan, budgeting, forecasting, and review.

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Reporting: Provide visibility, governance and timely reporting of financials and key performance indicators (KPIs).

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Analytics: Serve as the analytics hub of the Territory to advise leadership of the impact of business decisions and opportunities for financial improvement. You will guide complex asset-specific analyses (e.g., asset performance reviews, new asset underwriting, portfolio optimization, pricing, etc.) You will collaborate across the organization, especially with our central analytics team based in New York which includes analysts in real estate, sales, marketing, pricing, and operations.

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Capital: Serve as a steward of capital by identifying opportunities to drive higher returns and ensure the consistent and universal application of strategic, ROI-based decision-making.

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Leadership: You will live the mission and values of WeWork at all time and model the leadership behaviors you expect to see in your territory. You will manage the territory finance team effectively and establish measurable goals and objectives that will drive operational results for the territory.

About You

Does the below sound like you? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

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BA/BS in Finance, Economics, or other course of study; MBA in Finance and/or Economics is a plus.

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5+ years of experience in FP&A and/or Strategic Finance equivalent functions; experience in analytically-driven roles is a plus (i.e. Investment Banking, Consulting, Analytics, etc.).

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A strategic thinker with excellent business judgment

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Experience defining analytical/research projects, analyzing data, modeling, and generating practical insights and recommendations.

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Highly motivated and willing to take on multiple responsibilities at once.

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Resourceful and relentless. Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources, and delivering results in challenging situations.

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Highly Innovative problem solver: possessing strong interpersonal, multi-tasking, organizational, and project planning skills, and demonstrating ability to meet aggressive deadlines.

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Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to deal with complex problems and present recommendations and findings in a clear, concise format.

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Quick and scrappy learner who adapts well to a fast-moving environment and gets things done, combines creativity, problem-solving skills, and a can-do attitude to overcome any obstacle.

Life At WeWork

Being a WeWorker is more than just a job. We believe the magic of work is sparked by the passion you bring, the places you go, the people you meet and the purpose you follow. And it starts here. Here you will brush shoulders with those who dare to dream and do. Here you will be welcomed by a diverse community that embraces and inspires you—because together we can achieve more. Here we challenge ideas, and explore new ways of getting things done. Whether you are part of our Employee Community Groups, or part of a global project, we ask you to bring your open-minded attitude and collaborative spirit. In return, you will be part of a team where your unique perspectives are celebrated.

WeWork is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil status, pregnancy (or pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression, transgender status or gender reassignment, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including genetic testing and characteristics), military or veteran status, or any other grounds or characteristic that is protected under the law.

As part of our commitment to health and safety, WeWork – like a growing number of employers – is requiring all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment, absent a legal exception for reasonable accommodation. We provide unvaccinated new hires a 45-day grace period after their start date to get fully vaccinated or, if eligible, obtain a reasonable accommodation. If you believe that a legal exception may apply to you, please still apply for any role(s) you are interested in and, if you are hired, you will receive instructions on how to request a reasonable accommodation after your start date. Please note that roles that require in-person work – currently, within our Community (excluding Member Experience), Facilities Management (including Security), Sales (excluding Sales Ops), and Member Technology teams – will not be eligible for work-from-home as an accommodation because it poses an undue hardship on our business.