Strategic Financial Analyst at Orchard | Powderkeg

About Orchard

Orchard is radically simplifying the way people buy and sell their homes. For the average American, the home purchase and sale process takes months, creates anxiety, and is filled with uncertainty and hassle. Orchard has reimagined the end-to-end experience of buying and selling, from innovative home search tools to find the perfect home to the ability to buy a new home before selling your current one. Orchard customers manage the entire experience through a personalized online dashboard, while also getting the support of best-in-class Orchard real estate agents.

Headquartered in New York City with offices in Austin, Denver and Atlanta, and team members across the US, Orchard has over 800 employees and growing. We've recently raised $100 million in Series D funding at a valuation over $1 billion and have financing from top-tier investors including Revolution, Firstmark, Accomplice, Navitas and Juxtapose. Our investors have also backed the likes of Pinterest, AirBnb, Shopify and Sweetgreen. We're proud to be recognized by Glassdoor, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company and Forbes on their lists of best places to work.

About the Role

Orchard is looking for a dynamic Strategic Financial Analyst to join our growing Finance team. As a Strategic Financial Analyst, you will drive the Company’s core financial forecasting and reporting, as well as work closely with senior executives and department heads across the organization to evaluate, plan, execute, and measure strategic business initiatives. The ideal candidate has an extensive track record creating the highest caliber analyses in a fast-paced environment with the ability to operate independently while maintaining impeccable communication.

This role will report into the Head of Strategic Finance and will be based out of our growing New York City office.

What You’ll Do Here

  • Develop, maintain, and automate financial forecasts and reporting, including monthly and quarterly packages for key internal and external stakeholders
  • Partner closely with department heads to understand detailed drivers of the business and provide timely and relevant financial insights in order to augment high-level strategic decision making
  • Drive the bi-annual budgeting process, providing functional support and target guidance on revenue, expense and headcount planning to budget holders across the organization
  • Support with special projects including fundraising, new market launch strategy, and M&A

We’d Love to Hear From You if You Have

  • BA/BS Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Accounting or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in strategic finance, consulting, investment banking or private equity and looking to make a change to a high-growth start-up environment
  • Experience developing high quality financial analysis with relentless attention to detail
  • Comfort with three-statement financial models is a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) allowing you to build collaborative relationships across organizations, from the analyst to the executive level
  • Ability to identify areas of opportunity and drive projects from planning to completion with limited oversight
  • Comfort operating in an ambiguous environment where there's not a set playbook on how to solve each problem
  • Advanced Excel skills. Experience with Google Workspace, Netsuite, R, and Looker is a plus


Orchard is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Job Summary
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    Strategic Financial Analyst
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