Director of FP&A, Business Unit

Finance San Mateo, California New York, New York Ohio Arizona


About IPSY:

IPSY is the largest beauty subscription in the world, with over 3 million monthly members, and the first brand to combine a rich community platform with a highly personalized commerce experience. Headquartered in San Mateo, with offices in New York and Santa Monica, IPSY brings together a diverse group of rule-breaking thinkers and creative problem solvers with a penchant for getting things done. From Marketing and Media to Engineering and Operations, we stand together to celebrate individuality and inclusivity—and we’re just getting started.

About the Role: 

We are looking for a Director of FP&A to partner directly with the IPSY President to set financial objectives and drive business results for IPSY. This role requires strong financial planning acumen, excellent business judgment, executive presence, and managerial capabilities. Our ideal candidate will bring to the table a strong understanding of consumer subscription business model metrics, consumer unit economics, e-commerce, and social media. Close collaboration is a must, as this person will be working across the IPSY business including growth, retention, merchandise, and operations teams. Do you have the experience for this role? If so, we like to hear from you!

What You’ll Be Doing: 

  • Partner closely with the IPSY President to drive financial results and accountability throughout the business 
  • Collaborate closely with leaders across the IPSY business to understand trends, analyze and communicate the business impact, and collaborate on the development of solutions 
  • Drive the annual budgeting and monthly re-forecasting processes for IPSY, delivering accountability on KPIs, revenue, unit economics, profitability, and cash flow 
  • Oversee the forecasting process for the new Refreshments business 
  • Build financial forecasts for the subscription and commerce businesses with a solid underpinning in subscription lifecycle, attachment dynamics, and unit economics 
  • Build out, analyze, and communicate results of strategic initiatives and articulate impact to overall business based on performance 
  • Support the IPSY President and other members of the executive leadership team in the production of presentations 
  • Provide strategic thought leadership and analysis that identify meaningful trends and opportunities across the business
  • Provide strong ad hoc financial and business decision support on numerous revenue, retention, merchandising, and marketing initiatives 
  • Deliver regular and timely financial analysis, insights, and relevant commentary to the finance leadership team, executive leadership team, and the Board 
  • Lead, mentor, and develop other Finance team members by identifying and hiring talented team members 

What We’re Looking For: 

  • 10+ years’ experience in professional financial practice/corporate finance, including FP&A leadership 
  • Strong business insight with a robust understanding of e-Commerce and internet subscription business models 
  • Executive presence and the ability to collaborate with partners across the business
  • Strong FP&A skills and the ability to lead the corporate function for a growing multi-business organization 
  • Rigorously detail-oriented, always checks work and takes pride in producing exceptional deliverables 
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to lead teams 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills 
  • Deadline-orientated and an ability to stick to time constraints 
  • Fully embraces working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment 

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive salary & equity grants 
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance 
  • Annual bonus program 
  • Paid time off & work from home flexibility 
  • Free Glam Bag Plus subscription 
  • Learning & development programs

We are an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. 

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact us.