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Strategic Finance Lead, Marketing - Chime

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Job Title
Strategic Finance Lead, Marketing
Job Location
San Francisco, CA; United States
Job Description

About the Role

We’re seeking a Strategic Finance Lead to join the Growth & Marketing Finance team at Chime. We collaborate with the business on growth, strategy, and performance measurement on a day-to-day basis. Our role is to provide data-driven actionable insights to facilitate investment decisions and channel strategies.

As a finance leader, you will partner with the Marketing organization to build a strong measurement & investment framework. We are seeking a problem solver who can structure and analyze a variety of business problems. We also value those who can lead cross-functional projects from ideation to strategy and implementation.

For Colorado based roles: In accordance with applicable law, this role has an annual starting salary of $126,000 plus bonus, a competitive equity package, and benefits. The actual pay may be higher depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Investment Approach: Support strategy discussions on spend allocation & pacing between finance and Marketing leadership
  • Budget Tracking: Partner with FPA to track Marketing media and production budgets in order to advise strategic allocations
  • Target Setting: Establish KPI framework for marketing channels and campaigns. Set and supervise KPI targets, OKRs, and efficiency goals
  • ROI Evaluation: Develop return on investment calculation methodologies with DS and Marketing, and lead comprehensive campaign reviews - accounting for qualitative and quantitative impacts
  • Reporting: Support weekly reporting needs across Marketing and Growth Teams as well as monthly performance reviews
  • Analytical Deep Dives: Conduct deep dives into business trends and drivers of variance. Independently lead data extraction, analysis, visualization, and presentation.
  • Long Range Planning: Partner with Marketing leadership to develop strategy to unlock long term balanced growth

To thrive you have:

  • 8+ years of relevant business and finance experience. Ideally a mix of financial planning, management consulting, and/or analytics experience at high-growth technology or financial technology startup
  • Familiarity with marketing channels and critical metrics, acquisition funnel analysis, campaign efficiency evaluation
  • Experience working within marketing ecosystem (e.g., media agency, content providers, or brands)
  • 1+ years leading at least one other direct report.
  • Technical expertise. You can build scalable, efficient, and intuitive models with ease; experience with Looker, SQL a plus
  • Ability to work and influence cross-functionally. You will collaborate with key business partners, cross-functional partners and senior leadership on a weekly basis
  • Strong communication with audiences at various levels. You enjoy working with large data sets and synthesizing it into a story with recommendations

A little about us

We created Chime because we believe everyone deserves financial peace of mind. By eliminating unnecessary fees and helping people grow their savings automatically, we’ve empowered millions of Americans to take control of their finances.

Chime is the largest and fastest-growing U.S. player in the challenger-banking space. Through our banking partners, we offer access to bank accounts with fee-free overdraft, provide members the chance to receive early access to their paychecks, help them improve their credit, and more!

We’ve built one of the most experienced leadership teams in Fintech and were recently valued at over $25.5B. We’ve raised over $1.7B in funding from leading investors including Sequoia Capital Global Equities, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, General Atlantic, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, DST, Coatue, Iconiq, Menlo Ventures and others.

What we offer

  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus the usual medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days
  • 🖥 Virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers- think cooking classes, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚 A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of banking service

We know that great work comes from great, and inclusive teams. At Chime, we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.

Chime requires employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted if eligible) against COVID-19 in order to work in one of its offices, join Company-sponsored activities, or travel for business purposes. This job may require periodic office attendance and/or business travel and therefore candidates will need to be eligible for these activities by their start date.

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Chime Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

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Chime Company Size

Between 1,000 - 2,000 employees

Chime Founded Year


Chime Total Amount Raised


Chime Funding Rounds

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  • Series G

    $750,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $533,828,122 USD

  • Series E

    $699,999,995 USD

  • Series D

    $200,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $70,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $18,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $9,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $8,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $3,775,000 USD