Reverb
We're on a mission to make the world more musical.
Chicago, IL

Financial Analyst at Reverb

| Chicago
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Reverb is a leading online marketplace for buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments. Since launching in 2013, Reverb has grown into a vibrant community of buyers and sellers all over the world. By focusing on inspiring content, price transparency, musician-focused eCommerce tools, a music-savvy customer service team, and more, Reverb has created an online destination where the global music community can connect over the perfect piece of music gear.

The FP&A function at Reverb uses rigorous financial modeling & analytics to generate financial & strategic insights that inform business decisions across the company. Ultimately, the team’s work strengthens Reverb’s alignment of its strategic growth initiatives with its financial goals. This entails providing a consolidated financial rollup to assess company-wide performance and outlook. The FP&A team provides a trusted voice and work product across all senior leaders and executives. Our mission is to reliably tell the financial and operational story of what is transpiring in the world of Reverb — to teams, to senior management, and to the community.
 
Reverb’s Financial Analyst will be part of the FP&A team and play an integral role supporting Reverb’s financial and operational performance. This position will work directly with the FP&A Manager through various planning and ad hoc exercises, such as financial modeling, forecasts, and reporting. The position requires an experienced financial and strategic minded professional capable of juggling multiple priorities in a dynamic, rapidly growing organization who can partner across organizational and functional boundaries to drive projects to successful completion.
 
This role is located in Chicago, IL

About the Role
  • Manage consolidated & departmental forecasting processes 
  • Manage & own weekly forecasting of topline financial metris
  • Partner with Accounting team to analyze financial results across P&L line items and key financial metrics
  • Partner with Analytics function to support and deliver key insights to Product and Marketing Functions
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure alignment on forecasted and actual performance
  • Drive standardization, process improvement and planning best practices across all departments
  • Support management decision making through analysis and modeling as needed

Skills / Experience Required
  • Minimum 2 years experience in FP&A, consulting, or transaction services
  • Revenue, operating expense and headcount management experience across the P&L
  • Ability to identify and drive impactful financial outcomes
  • Strong technical background: Driver-based financial modeling, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP accounting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present your insights visually
  • Proactive and creative problem solving skills
  • Proven project management skills; capable of carrying projects through to completion with little direct guidance
  • Care deeply about the quality and integrity of your work
  • You are passionate about subjects such as financial modeling, tactical strategic planning, and teamwork

What you'll get 
To complement our competitive compensation and equity plans, we offer: 
  • No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative are valued.
  • Health insurance and a healthy work environment.
  • 401k with company match.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Flexible vacation and sick days.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Bi-monthly lunches.
  • A MacBook, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk.
  • Discounts on music gear.
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Open workspace conveniently located near the Paulina Brown Line.

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What are Reverb Perks + Benefits

Reverb Benefits Overview

Beyond free lunches and ping pong tables, we love working at Reverb because we’re making an impact. We’re working to make the world more musical—both through our platform and by giving a portion of our proceeds to youth music education programs through Reverb Gives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Reverb Serves gives employees the opportunity to volunteer with local organizations, such as Notes for Notes—a nonprofit that runs a recording studio inside the local Boys & Girls Club.
Partners with Nonprofits
Through Reverb Gives, a portion of every purchase made on Reverb helps youth music education programs get the musical instruments they need to make music.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Vision Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Health Insurance Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reverb sponsors the [email protected] benefit, a family care service that can help you find caregivers for your whole family, including your child, parents/grandparents and/or pet.
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks for the birth or adoption of a child.
Flexible Work Schedule
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Reverb offers a flexible PTO policy with no set minimum or maximum.
Paid Volunteer Time
Employees receive 40 hours per year (10 hours/quarter) of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reverb provides Commuter Transit & Parking benefits through Wageworks. This program allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible commuting expenses.
Company Outings
Reverb’s holiday party is hosted at a local music venue, where dozens of bands comprised of various employees take the stage to perform everything from the Beastie Boys and Britney Spears to The Who
Some Meals Provided
Employees enjoy lunch from local restaurants via Fooda at least twice per month.
Happy Hours
Perform with your co-workers, learn how to play, or be your teammates’ biggest fan at monthly music-filled happy hours.
Fitness Subsidies
Gympass offers benefit-eligible employees (and up to 5 family members) unlimited access to thousands of fitness venues, featuring over 800 different activities at up to an 80% discount.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Grow professionally and personally through REV Talks, our regular workshops featuring topics ranging from meditation and healthy eating to “DJing 101.”
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Reverb Amplified is our cross-department mentorship program that allows you to get or give career advice, leadership coaching, and more.

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