Finance & Strategy Manager - Corporate Finance at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for you, your neighbors and the broader local community. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come.

 Meet your Future Neighbors

At Nextdoor, we believe in the transformative power of community.  As the Finance & Strategy Team at Nextdoor, our core value is trust – we build it by making what is complex simple, and we do it by creating analysis that is accurate and easy-to-understand. Business partners appreciate our insight and trust us to help them solve difficult problems.  We are a lean but powerful team, each of us with a diverse opinion and perspective, because that’s what we seek out and respect in others.

The Impact You’ll Make

Nextdoor is growing its Finance & Strategy team, and we are looking for a Finance Manager who will help build a world-class Corporate Finance function. You’ll play a critical part in facilitating corporate-level decision-making at Nextdoor, guide company-wide financial planning, and scale new and existing processes.

You are right for this role if you are passionate about creating value through insightful analysis that drives business decisions. You enjoy building strong cross-functional relationships to help the company understand how all the pieces fit together and drive performance. You see the bigger picture, excel at juggling multiple priorities and consistently go above and beyond. You also exhibit a high attention to detail and with strong analytical skills. This position will be based in San Francisco and will report to the Head of Finance & Strategy.

This role will play an integral part in Nextdoor’s success.  You will:

    Develop and manage the consolidated financial model, including forecasting, budgeting, resource allocation, and long-range planning
    Drive our quarterly and annual financial planning process, including coordinating forecasts, communicating with senior leadership and managing the reporting cycle with Accounting partners
    Own financial management reporting, ensuring quality and accuracy coupled with key insights for presentation to senior leadership and board of directors
    Develop KPIs to track team- and company-level performance, and identify opportunities for growth or increased efficiency
    Apply an analytical approach to support strategic initiatives, including capital raising
    Partner with business functions (e.g. Accounting, Business Intelligence, Sales and Marketing, and others) to analyze and communicate the financial impact of decisions across the company
    Improve our Corporate Finance function by implementing new processes, policies, and improving controls

What You’ll Bring to The House

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or another relevant field
    4 to 8 years of relevant industry experience, including in roles requiring rigorous financial modeling (e.g. investment banking, investing, finance at high-growth companies)
    Understanding of the social media, digital advertising or consumer internet industries
    Advanced proficiency in Excel
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    A highly analytical and inquisitive work style with a keen attention to detail – but also ability to see the big picture
    Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
    A strong passion for Nextdoor’s mission

Bonus Points

    Experience with data visualization software is a plus