Strategic Finance Associate



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023

Strategic Finance Associate

Current is a leading U.S. fintech with nearly 4 million members, serving people who have been overlooked by traditional banks. Headquartered in NYC, our results-driven environment enables us to build better products, grow faster and empower everyone on our team to have an impact on our business and our mission to improve financial outcomes for our members.

About the role:

You will support Current’s rapid growth and most important decisions with analytical insight and strategic and tactical recommendations which drive the long term success of our business. You will identify and solve business opportunities using quantitative analysis and holistic problem-solving frameworks. You’ll communicate your findings to senior leadership and partner with others to operationalize the hypotheses and takeaways. This role requires a strong interest in problem solving, ability to recognize patterns, and cross-functional partnership (Risk, Marketing, Product, Growth, and Data) to drive decision-making. This is an exceptional opportunity to have a considerable impact on a rapidly scaling company in a disruptive industry. If you possess both technical and interpersonal skills and want to use this combination to influence the success of a high-growth fintech startup, we encourage you to apply!


  • Scenario-test potential new products; analyze pricing, risk strategies, marketing strategies, and changes to the business model
  • Clearly communicate recommendations and analysis across teams
  • Build and maintain bottom-up forecasting and analytical models
  • Help marketing, risk, product, and partnerships teams answer difficult questions around how our resource-allocation and team initiative prioritization impact our business
  • Conduct analyses and develop strategies which drive a demonstrable impact on Current’s KPIs
  • Collaborate with data and product to translate a/b tests into forecasted profit and unit-economic impact
  • Identify new & iterative high-impact opportunities to further scale or improve unit economic efficiency

About You:

  • Intellectually curious - you seek to understand the why behind the numbers
  • Highly technical - you value precision and accuracy when it comes to your work, and you can rapidly dissect complex quantitative problems
  • Critical thinker - you consider problems from all angles to remove bias
  • Results-oriented - you will do whatever it takes to ensure success. You ground your contributions in real customer and business impact and prioritize your time to maximize speed-to-impact.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills. You drive consensus through grounded arguments, interpersonal skills, and negotiation skills.
  • Creative problem-solver - able to identify obstacles and present viable solutions
  • Self-starter with a desire to learn and the ability to rapidly understand the business and its drivers
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving, ambiguous environment
  • Excited by large breadth of problem areas


  • 3+ years in an analytical and client facing role across finance (banking, private equity, strategic finance), consulting, or other similar function
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication and collaboration skills
  • Excel expert - experience with B.I. tools is a plus (Looker / Data Studio)
  • Strong data analytical ability - experience with SQL is a plus
  • Able to handle competing priorities and influence leadership decision-making


  • Competitive salary
  • Meaningful equity in the form of stock options
  • 401(k) plan
  • Discretionary performance bonus program
  • Biannual performance reviews
  • Medical, Dental and Vision premiums covered at 100% for you and your dependents
  • Flexible time off and paid holidays
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Commuter benefits
  • Fitness benefits
  • Healthcare and Dependent care FSA benefit
  • Employee Assistance Programs focused on mental health
  • Healthcare advocacy program for all employees
  • Access to mental health apps
  • Team building activities
  • Our modern Chelsea-based office with open floor plan, stocked kitchen, and catered lunches