Today, people spend more time playing video games than they do playing all physical sports, and eSports are poised to become bigger than the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL combined. Skillz provides the technology that powers an eSports industry forecast to exceed as much as $40 billion in revenue by 2020. As the eSports provider for over 8,000 game developers, Skillz enables any mobile game to be turned into a competitive eSport that can also be broadcast on major streaming sites like Twitch and YouTube. We do this by integrating our unique layer of code directly into a mobile app, which activates our end-to-end tournament administration and other important features like player matching, anti-cheating mechanisms, customer support and a built-in loyalty program. Using our patented technology stack, we've already hosted more than 500 million tournaments for 15 million players around the world. Skillz has raised over $53 million in funding from sources including Telstra, Liberty Global, and the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Mets and Sacramento Kings. In our quest to make gaming better for players and developers, we're looking for savvy, driven and enthusiastic teammates to help us build the future of sports. If you're excited about defining a multibillion dollar industry, building an awesome product, or working with cutting-edge technology, Skillz just might be for you! Our Culture:
We are true believers in electronic sports, so don't be surprised if you see us playing mobile games at our desks or in the kitchen. At Skillz, this type of behavior is encouraged! You can also catch us at our weekly game nights playing anything from Super Mario Kart to Codenames over dinner, while discussing new technologies or brainstorming ideas to improve our business. Not a "gamer"? Don't worry about it. Every Skillzian brings a unique perspective to the team, and we bond over plenty of activities that don't involve games. We're working to build a truly groundbreaking company, and we want top-notch people to join us in that mission. As the creators and leaders of a new marketplace, we work with a "do whatever it takes" mentality, and frankly, we get the job done! Our team is comprised of passionate, intelligent and creative individuals who consistently seek out new challenges and knowledge. We embrace out-of-the-box strategies to propel our business forward, and foster a culture where every person's voice is heard. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds, and our leaders have a strong history of funding and building successful enterprises. If you're up for the challenge, we'd love to meet you. Who we're looking for:
The (Sr.) Manager or (Sr.) Director of Strategic Finance will support the financial planning and strategy of our business. This person will work cross functionally and collaborate closely with key stakeholders from Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and Developer Success, and Operations. This strategic finance leader will have the opportunity to directly influence overall company strategy and help to scale the fp&a function of the organization. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working at high-growth organizations and will be able to leverage that experience within our Company. What you'll do:
Partner with the leadership team to prepare forecasts and provide insight on corporate planning Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget and long-term forecasting processes. Monitor performance indicators highlighting trends and analyzing causes of variances. Coordinate FP&A activities across multiple departments and provide planning support for new initiatives and ad hoc projects Increase the company's ability to anticipate business issues and drive good decision-making through insightful financial analysis. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Your Skillz:
Applicable work experience in a high-growth environment, preferably in technology. Excellent financial modeling and analytical skills for budgeting/forecasting combined with a strong attention to detail. Broad range of capabilities that include being a strategic leader and an executor that can communicate. problems and the solutions. Ability to interact with and influence people at all levels of an organization. High degree of financial, analytical and process leadership and business acumen. Ability to present complex information in a usable format to a diverse audience. Experience establishing and implementing and adhering to process improvement initiatives within a high growth environment.