Senior Manager, Global Marketing Finance (FP&A) at Impossible Foods

Redwood City, CA

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Impossible Foods was founded to transform the global food system and reduce the impact of climate change by making the world’s most delicious, nutritious, and sustainable meat, fish, and dairy — from plants.

Through the revolutionary work of our world-class R&D team, we’re inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish, and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the negative environmental or public health impact.

Our flagship product, Impossible™ Burger, uses 96% less land, 87% less water and generates 89% less greenhouse gas emissions than conventional beef from cows. And the burger is just the beginning. We’re working on recreating every animal product, from chicken to fish, with plant-based ingredients that are vastly better for people and the planet. 

Impossible Foods has experienced spectacular growth over the last few years, and we continue to lead all aspects of the plant-based revolution – from discovery and innovation to commercial production and consumer education. We’re building an amazing team of brilliant, collaborative, mission-driven individuals who take pride in using their diverse skills to contribute to a better world. Our core values include leading with heart, thinking like scientists, and doing the right thing, and our employees embody these attributes in their work every day. 

Want to join the movement? You can help us solve the most urgent, important challenge facing the world today (and have fun doing it). Check out our job opening below:

The ideal candidate for this role has extensive analytical experience, is ready to hit the ground running, enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, and exerts strong leadership skills. This position will directly support global marketing efforts to drive successful campaigns that enable massive growth and scale for the company. The person in this position will be a strategic thought partner to various teams including Brand, Channel, Experience, Communications, and Creative. This role requires a highly collaborative, proactive leader who can solve problems and manage projects autonomously in a high-growth, quickly-scaling environment while providing the necessary financial diligence and analysis that will assist leadership in making critical business decisions.

You Will

    • Be key FP&A partner to global Marketing leadership in the development of annual plans, budget allocation, media mix optimization, marketing strategy, performance benchmarks, and campaign targets
    • Drive goal setting and MROI analysis across Brand, Foodservice, Retail, International, and other marketing channels to measure the performance and impact of marketing campaigns and programs
    • Facilitate a culture of performance-based decision-making across marketing and support attribution analysis to scrutinize results to quantify the impact of marketing spend against key business strategies and metrics to inform future investment decisions and improve KPIs
    • Use your financial and business modeling expertise to educate, direct, and identify opportunities to continuously improve the ways we spend for maximum efficiency and effectiveness
    • Support quarterly forecasting, annual planning, and long-term strategic planning processes including budget setting, budget oversight, and headcount planning
    • Work with Accounting, Legal, and Indirect Procurement teams to support strong financial management and oversight of major contracts
    • Support month-end close processes including variance commentary and assisting with accruals

You Have

    • 6-8+ years of previous FP&A experience with at least 2 years of Marketing FP&A experience
    • A strategic mindset and excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Highly motivated and proactive with an exceptionally high bar for quality and accuracy
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and the ability to partner cross-functionally and build relationships
    • The ability to navigate and thrive in a rigorous environment where priorities can change quickly
    • Willingness and flexibility to vary hours and efforts according to deadlines
    • Advanced Excel skills with experience building and managing complex financial models 
    • B.A. degree in quantitative field such as finance, economics, statistics, or related field
At Impossible Foods, safety is our priority. Our obligation to our employees (and their families and communities) includes providing a fully vaccinated workplace. It is widely recognized that vaccination is by far the safest and most effective tool for protecting ourselves and our community against the spread of Covid-19. For the sake of our employees, their families, and communities, Impossible Foods will require vaccination by February 1, 2022 for all US-based employees who are on-site at one of IF’s facilities or co-manufacturing facilities; are in a position that requires them to be in person with co-workers, customers, clients, or contractors; or are traveling on behalf of the Company, including attending any in-person Company-sponsored event.

Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. Our full notice outlining how data will be processed as part of the application procedure for applicable locations is available here: https://impossiblefoods.com/careers/notice. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.

If the ability to work remotely is indicated, this role can be performed from any US state except for Alaska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Hawaii, and Wisconsin.

This role is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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