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Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

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Chicago, IL, United States

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30+ days ago

Lime's mission is to realize a future for transportation that is shared, electric and carbon-free. As the world's leading provider of shared electric vehicles, Lime partners with cities to deploy electric bikes, scooters and mopeds to serve any trip under five miles. One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential Companies in 2021, Lime has powered more than 250 million rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, spurring a new generation of clean alternatives to car ownership. Learn more at

As Lime continues to grow as an industry leader in the micromobility space, our Finance team is looking to add a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis.

In this role, you will lead the global FP&A team with responsibility for all budgeting, planning, and reporting, including owning Lime’s central forecasting tool and monthly close process. You will be instrumental in building relationships with Lime’s central and local team leaders, and providing them with analytics and insights to effectively manage performance. You will be responsible for having a deep understanding of Lime’s operations, accounting policies/procedures, and strategic goals, and marrying those elements to function as a strategic business partner and source of truth for financial performance, business insights, and strategic recommendations.

Now is a great time to join Lime as we are at an inflection point of growth, scale, and profitability! We have also just begun our journey to being a public company and expect FP&A to play a meaningful part of the public-readiness process. If being an integral part in a company’s growth and success and seeing your work make a huge impact excites you, joining Lime as the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis would be a great next step in your career!

We are a remote first organization; however, our location preferences are Chicago, Boston, and DC.

What you'll do:

    • Lead the global Financial Planning & Analysis team and function, including developing, recruiting, and retaining highly effective talent and owning all critical FP&A deliverables
    • Owner and primary point of contact on month-end close process
    • Partner with Accounting to ensure accruals are accurate
    • Lead FP&A team in compilation of close materials
    • Understand and effectively communicate all critical business insights
    • Lead monthly forecasting and global annual budgeting process
    • Oversee maintenance and application of Lime’s forecasting and budgeting tool (Anaplan)
    • Manage global corporate OpEx budget of +$100M
    • Partner with Accounting on technical policy development and implementation (including, but not limited to: Depreciation, Capitalized Software, Stock-Based Comp, IBNR Insurance)
    • Develop deep relationships with OpEx owners, Regional Managers, and Local Ops personnel to drive strategic initiatives, provide insight on performance, and understand market nuances
    • Proactively identify areas of risk and opportunity to ensure delivery of financial targets
    • Play an integral role in Lime’s public readiness efforts, including development of earnings materials and continuous improvement of Lime’s forecasting and reporting processes
    • Lead preparation of materials for quarterly Board meetings
    • Ad hoc strategic analysis

About you:

    • 8-10 years experience of progressive finance leadership in FP&A
    • 2-3 years experience in FP&A at a public company
    • Strong knowledge of accounting (CPA is a plus) and procedural elements of month-end close process
    • Ability to learn and seamlessly navigate our financial reporting and forecasting tools (NetSuite and Anaplan experience would be an advantage)
    • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to operate tactically in the weeds and strategically with senior leadership
    • Excellent presentation skills, including strong verbal and written communication with top notch attention to detail
    • Strong business acumen and an innate sense of curiosity and knack for problem-solving
    • Proven leadership skills with ability to lead, guide, and mentor a team
    • Exceptional ability to multi-task with a high productivity
    • Motivated to work hard and push through obstacles in a fast-paced environment
    • Skilled in building cross-functional partnerships across varying disciplines both internally and externally

What we offer:

    • Opportunity to make an impact on sustainability by revolutionizing transportation with the leader in urban mobility solutions
    • Ability to drive direction and make sizable impact at a rapidly growing global organization
    • Work with a fun, collaborative, and motivated teamCompetitive salary and benefits

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We want people with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets to join us—not just to do great work, but to build a better, more representative world.