Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Lead Duolingo’s financial planning, helping build a robust, mission-aligned business.

Duolingo’s revenue has increased dramatically over the past few years. It’s now time to find a leader who brings more structure and discipline to our financial planning processes. The Head of FP&A will be responsible for planning, forecasting, and reporting activities across the company. We’re looking for a collaborative leader who understands our business and thrives in a fast-paced startup environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Drive planning, forecasting, and reporting related processes across the company as both a process owner and analytical thought leader
  • Partner with team managers throughout the company to develop forecasts, financial models, analytical insights, and key metrics
  • Lead and drive recurring financial review meetings with business partners
  • Lead development of the company’s long-term financial model, annual budget, and forecasting processes
  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, automate, and scale forecasting and reporting tools, processes, and methodologies
  • Determine the most appropriate and predictable outward facing metrics for Duolingo to share with the investment community
  • Help design and build presentations for executive and board level audiences

REQUIREMENTS:
  • 7+ years experience in financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting, with a preference for experience in businesses that are similar to Duolingo
  • Strong understanding of one of more of our primary revenue streams (mobile subscriptions, mobile advertising, in-app purchases)
  • Excitement to build a team from the ground up, doing all of the work yourself in the beginning
  • Strong data analysis and project management skills
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, skilled at creating structure in situations that are uncertain or ambiguous within a rapidly growing business
  • Bachelor’s Degree; finance/business/economics, math/statistics, or science/engineering preferred
  • Ability to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA

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