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Senior FP&A Manager

Purple Carrot
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
About Purple Carrot

Purple Carrot started with just a seed of an idea in 2014. Our vision is a world where plant-based eating is at the core of living well. Every day, on this mission, we're breaking boundaries with plant-based eating. We value learning from customers, an ownership mindset, integrity, winning together, and being bold. We need your expertise on our team to make things happen!

Purple Carrot's irresistible, globally-inspired meal-kit recipes and prepared meals using fresh ingredients. We are a team of collaborative individuals who drive for results, strive for doing better, make good choices quickly, and embrace a growth mindset to win or learn. Here's what you're up for!


We are looking for a Senior FP&A Manager to join our mission-driven team. As an integral part of the Finance department reporting to the Financial Controller, you will join forces with the FP&A Manager (your direct report) in our continued effort to inspire people to eat more plants.

This role is a highly visible role in our business, with a unique opportunity to partner with every functional driver and support overall business goals. This position will play a critical role in moving the finance function forward by identifying trends and risks, reporting on financial performance, identifying opportunities, and making recommendations based on the data.


This position is open to candidates local to Chicago (near one of our partner sites), or near our corporate HQ in Needham, MA to work in a hybrid model.

On the Plate

Own the financial model - partner with functional leaders (Operations, Marketing, Product and People Ops) and the Senior Leadership Team to provide visibility into forecast variances and financial impact of strategic initiatives
Collaborate with business leaders and key stakeholders to understand how our planning and reporting activities support their goals and adjust as necessary.
Proactively identify risks and opportunities for the designated business segments by leveraging data driven insights.
Drive the annual budget creation process, engaging with Accounting and other members of the FP&A team to align the business and various initiatives to support the goals.
Optimize KPI reporting and internal financial reporting to senior management, ensuring accuracy and quality.
Invent and/or simplify existing FP&A processes to allow for more efficient planning cycles

Main Ingredients for the Role

5-7 years of FP&A experience with subscription, e-commerce, and/or manufacturing company
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
MBA or CPA a plus
Comfortable working with ambiguity
High Business acumen, analytical with financial modeling
Experience with manufacturing workflow (ERP exposure preferred)
Excellent communication, written, and verbal
Passionate about telling a story through data, and strong presentation experience to deliver financial packages to leadership and ownership

Extra Special Sauce

Proficient in Google Suite
Experience building, orchestrating, manipulating, and maintaining data transformations using SQL
Proficiency in Looker (LookML) or other BI Tools


We love our staff, and show it with benefits (including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, FSA, and life insurance), matching retirement plan, unlimited paid time off, Purple Carrot box allowance, professional development, and the opportunity to work in collaboration with teammates who are passionate about food!

Final Touches

Purple Carrot's top priority is protecting the health and wellbeing of our team and candidates. The majority of our interviews and assessments occur virtually. If there is a need to interview onsite, we follow COVID-19 guidance from the CDC, WHO, and any state guidelines .

We are committed to a safe and inclusive work environment, free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetics, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, mental or physical disability, handicap, veteran status, or marital status.

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