Director, M&A Finance

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Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

We are looking for a Director, M&A Finance and Integration during an exciting time of growth and expansion at Affirm! The ideal candidate will have passion for technology, innovation and the FinTech ecosystem. You have a track record of successfully owning and executing cross-functional projects with measurable impact.You are comfortable handling multiple - and competing - priorities at the same time. You are detailed oriented without losing the bigger picture

You will own the M&A accounting and  integration of acquisitions including accounting project management, coordinating and leading integration activities. You will be involved in sensitive projects and need to maturely handle confidential information.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Develop and execute the integration strategy and plans for acquisitions
  • Develop comprehensive project plans for due diligence through to integration and manage all downstream implications to completion
  • Be a thoughtful strategic Accounting partner with cross-functional leaders at all stages of the deal to define and execute upon integration details critical for acquisition success
  • Effectively monitor acquisition goals and communicate performance updates to Accounting, Finance and Executive Leadership
  • Assess deal models and perform or review financial due diligence on potential acquisition targets
  • Advise on financial risks and develop strategies and methods for risk mitigation during deal structuring and target negotiations
  • Manage staff and external service providers including diligence advisors, M&A consultants and valuation specialists
  • Review definitive agreements to ensure the Company’s positions, in particular positions on financial matters, are adequately reflected
  • Project manage transaction close in coordination with finance integration, controllership, treasury, tax, legal and other functions
  • Complete post-program reviews, provide feedback and required needs for future projects
  • Be the point of contact for project communications across cross-functional Accounting M&A project team as well as the broader M&A team
  • Serve as a strategic business partner to develop strong, proactive collaborative working relationships across the organization

What we’re looking for: 

  • CPA required
  • 10+ years’ work experience in accounting, including Big 4 accounting firm experience in transaction services/deals or business / strategy focused role in a startup / technology environment
  • Advanced knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and rules and regulations
  • Demonstrated application of US GAAP, IFRS to purchase accounting and assessing financial instrument accounting implications
  • Proven process for performing complex technical research and analysis from the problem definition stage through facilitating the integration of any new processes
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills, high energy, initiative and creativity - with a proven ability to manage significant initiatives across organizations and across geographies, as well as develop and motivate staff
  • Experience in the financial services industry is a plus
Location
We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in Canada (with the exception of Quebec). Remote based employees may occasionally travel to an Affirm office for meetings or team building events. Our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.
 
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If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2020 DEI Report.

We also believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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Location

Affirm is a remote-first company! Our brick and mortar offices remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

What are Affirm Perks + Benefits

Affirm Benefits Overview

Attracting great people starts by finding talent in different places. That's why we built remote work into the DNA of how we do business—but if an office space is more your style, we have offices in Chicago, New York City, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Toronto.

Affirm’s benefits are made for you. Spending wallets provide access to food, lifestyle, technology, and family planning wallets for your expenses. If your role is remote, you can set up shop anywhere in your home country. Generous time off enables you to take the time you need when life happens. Health benefits that include vision, dental, and mental health programs. We have a simple, flexible and transparent remote-first compensation structure so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family. Our parental leave policy includes 18 weeks’ paid leave for birth and non-birth parents, and a 4-week return-to-work transition program, at full base pay. We also offer 24 company-wide paid days off (on top of our generous time off policy) which help our teams collectively pause to recharge.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Affirm Cares is a 501(C)3 employee foundation dedicated to supporting nonprofit causes in our communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Diversity and Inclusion Council is comprised of Affirmers from across all organizations and levels working together to build towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Affirm supports paid parental leave for periods of disability and for baby bonding.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Affirm provides leaves of absences for eligible employees under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Pushing the envelope together: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in 2020

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the cultural fabric of Affirm. We’re dedicated to making improvements and sharing our learnings with the broader community. While we’re proud of our progress, we recognize the work still needed to be done. People Come First is not just a value at Affirm, it drives the work we do everyday and we look forward to continuing the work around us.

View Affirm's 2020 U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion report here: http://bit.ly/affirmdei2020

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