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The ISA Management Platform

Finance and Operations Manager

$90k – $120k
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About this Position:
Leif is looking for a finance and operations manager to help guide the financial and operational systems that help us increase access to quality education through Income Share Agreements. The finance and operations will manager have an immediate impact on the company and play an integral role in shaping an entirely new asset class. The ideal candidate has deep experience in financial modeling and shares our commitment to empowering others through educational opportunity.

About Leif:
Leif is a social enterprise startup with a mission to increase access to quality education and training at an affordable cost to students. Leif provides students with a viable alternative to traditional student loans, through a technology-first platform that offers, manages, and arranges financing for Income Share Agreements. Outstanding student debt in the US recently surpassed $1.6 trillion, with expected defaults to reach over 40%. Furthermore, 1 in 6 graduates has debt that exceeds their income. ISAs remove this burden on students, allowing them to access quality education and training while also aligning success students and schools.
Based out of our HQ in the Meatpacking District of NYC, our fintech / edtech team works across engineering, data science, capital markets, compliance, and customer success to build a revolutionary product that is already changing the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and has the opportunity to change millions more.

Responsibilities:
- Develop and maintain company forecast and growth models based on SaaS revenue combined with complex structured finance deal revenue
- Act as a portfolio manager to own the reporting framework (defining KPIs, building dashboards, etc) and author and update internal and external documentation relating to the performance of ISA portfolios for financing partners
- Work directly with the CEO and Head of Capital Markets on fundraising across both structured finance and equity partners
- Partner with the CEO on various planning exercises such as budgeting, reporting, and the feasibility of potential initiatives
- Manage Leif’s outside payroll and accounting vendors/ firms and ensure efficiency of reporting processes

Required:
- 2 years experience in management consulting or investment banking at a top tier firm
- Deep understanding of financial modeling and structured products
- Knowledge of SQL (or willingness to learn)
- Superior written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:
- Competitive salary
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Unlimited paid time off
- Tuition assistance
- Gym stipend, commuter benefits
- Weekly catered lunches, offsites, and team building events

Leif at a glance

The ISA Management Platform

Leif focuses on Financial Technology. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at https://leif.org or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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