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Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
About Airalo
Alo! Airalo is the world’s first eSIM store that helps people connect in over 200+ countries and regions across the globe. We are building the next digital service that revolutionizes the telecom industry. We are a travel-tech company and an equal-opportunity environment that values and executes diversity, inclusion, and equity. Our team is spread across 50+ countries and six continents. What glues us together is our commitment to changing the way you connect.
About you
We hope that you care deeply about the quality of your work, the intrinsic worth of tasks, and the success of your team. You are self-disciplined and do not require micromanagement in terms of your skillset and work ethic. You do your best to flourish as an individual every day while working hard to foster a collaborative team environment. You believe in the importance of being — and staying — authentic, honest, positive, and kind. You are a good interlocutor with clear and concise communication. You are able to manage multiple projects, have an analytical mind, pay keen attention to detail, and love to get your hands dirty. You are cognizant, tolerant, and welcoming of vulnerabilities and cultural differences.
About the Role
Position: Full-time / Employee
Location: Remote-first
Benefits: Health Insurance, work-from-anywhere stipend, annual wellness & learning credits, annual all-expenses-paid company retreat in a gorgeous destination & other benefits
The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Specialist will play a critical role in driving the financial planning and analysis functions. This position involves close collaboration with senior management to support strategic decision-making processes through detailed financial analysis, forecasting, and reporting. The FP&A Specialist will be responsible for developing and maintaining financial models, conducting variance analyses, and assisting with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Financial Planning: Assist in the development of annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, and long-term financial plans.
  • Analysis: Conduct detailed financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and performance metrics. Provide actionable insights to management.
  • Reporting: Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for senior leadership and other stakeholders.
  • Modeling: Develop, maintain, and improve financial models to support budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning initiatives.
  • Data Management: Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial data. Manage and improve financial reporting systems and processes.
  • Variance Analysis: Perform variance analysis to explain differences between actual results and budgets/forecasts, identifying key drivers and making recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Business Partnering: Work closely with various departments (e.g., Sales, Operations, Marketing) to understand their financial needs and provide support in budgeting, forecasting, and performance analysis.
  • Ad Hoc Projects: Support special projects and initiatives as needed, providing financial insights and recommendations.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field. MBA or relevant professional certification (e.g., CFA, CPA) is a plus.
  • Experience: 3-5 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, corporate finance, or a related field.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in financial modeling and analysis. Advanced Excel skills are required. Experience with financial planning software (e.g., Hyperion, SAP BPC, Adaptive Insights) and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) is highly desirable.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to present complex financial information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment and interact with various levels of management.
  • Organizational Skills: Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
  • Professionalism: High degree of professionalism and integrity, with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.

Good to have:

  • Prior work experience in telecommunications
  • Knowledge of eSIM and GSMA-related technologies and services
We sincerely thank all applicants in advance for submitting their interest in this opportunity with Airalo.