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Manager, Strategic Finance



Accounting & Finance
Remote · United States
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Toast is driven by building the all-in-one restaurant platform that helps restaurants operate their business, increase sales, engage guests, and keep employees happy. The Strategic Finance team is responsible for providing data-driven insights to inform strategic, financial, and operational decision-making across the company. We are seeking a Manager of Strategic Finance to partner with cross-functional leaders to drive initiatives including business planning, corporate strategy, and strategic projects. This is a high-impact role that will offer substantial leadership exposure and the opportunity to drive long-term shareholder value in a hyper-growth environment at scale.

About this roll* (Responsibilities)

  • Serve as the Finance business partner to key decision makers for one of Toast’s business units. Partner with organization leaders in monthly, quarterly and annual strategic and financial planning discussions.
  • Analyze business results, forecast to actual variances, and trends and communicate important takeaways and actionable insights, including identifying risks and opportunities
  • Design, implement and track important metrics to measure performance against strategic goals, identify emerging trends and provide insights about the drivers of performance
  • Use SQL and BI tools to automate reporting and generate insights that will allow business leaders to quickly and accurately see how our business is performing
  • Collaborate across all levels of the organization by building strong cross-functional relationships and developing a deep understanding of Toast’s business model, including unit economics, product and market strategies, competitive context, and internal processes
  • Act as a strategic partner, providing financial expertise and guidance on how to evaluate multiple investment opportunities to drive sustained margin growth
  • Complete ad-hoc business projects and financial modeling analysis that drive decision-making
  • Frame and break down complex problems into key components, analyze large datasets to drive actionable insights
  • Grow and develop a team of high performing financial professionals

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Bachelor's degree with 7+ years of experience in a combination of Strategic Finance at a high-growth tech company, or a mix of FP&A, investment banking, investing (PE, VC, hedge fund), management consulting.
  • Expert Excel skills; extensive experience building three-statement financial models and analyzing large data sets
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to distill complex analyses into structured outputs and present to all levels of management
  • Experience as a people manager including active development and recruitment of high-quality talent
  • Effective project management skills; highly organized, independent, and self-motivated
  • History of building positive relationships with people and teams across a broad, diverse organization
  • Ability to think creatively and critically, and thrive in a dynamic and often ambiguous work environment
  • Proficient in SQL and experience with big data analytics
  • Experience with data visualization. Can confidently choose the best visualization style for the given context; the insights from your visualizations speak for themselves

Special Sauce* (Nice to Haves)

  • MBA
  • SaaS or FinTech industry experience
  • Python experience (pandas, numpy, seaborn, etc)

Our Spread* of Total Rewards
We strive to provide competitive compensation and benefits programs that help to attract, retain, and motivate the best and brightest people in our industry. Our total rewards package goes beyond great earnings potential and provides the means to a healthy lifestyle with the flexibility to meet Toasters’ changing needs. Learn more about our benefits at



The base salary range for this role is listed below. The starting salary will be determined based on skills and experience. In addition to base salary, our total rewards components include cash compensation (overtime, bonus/commissions if eligible), equity, and benefits.
Pay Range
$122,000$195,000 USD

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!