Financial Operations Manager - Wayfair - Return-to-Work Program

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Category
Operations
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Wayfair for a 6-month return-to-work program starting in July 2021 designed for professionals who are returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break. Wayfair is hiring for a Financial Operations Manager to join their team!

 

Candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.

 

Note that some of the responsibilities and areas of expertise listed below represent performance expectations to be met or skills to be gained by the end of the 6-month program. The Wayfair Return-to-Work program is designed to help candidates on-ramp and upskill. We encourage all candidates with applicable prior experience to apply!

Responsibilities

Do you want to join the fastest growing start up within Wayfair?  CastleGate is an entrepreneurial business within Wayfair that is revolutionizing supply chain logistics and the order fulfillment process across Wayfair’s catalog of home goods.  This position will be responsible for supporting investment decisions related to new and existing facilities in the logistics network, warehouse region research, and looking at ROI around equipment investments. We are working to rapidly scale our network with optimal cost efficiency. The right candidate will bring a mix of analytical and problem-solving skills as well as strong financial skills to succeed in our highly collaborative and cross functional team environment.  

 

What is CastleGate?

CastleGate was created to dramatically improve consumers’ shopping experience, and develop a unique competitive advantage for Wayfair.  We do this by offering one-day and two-day delivery times, lower prices, and higher delivery quality of home products than has historically been possible.  In order to accomplish this goal, CastleGate partners with hundreds of suppliers, and provides access to our rapidly expanding portfolio of logistics services.  CastleGate is one of Wayfair’s business units, is growing rapidly, and operates entrepreneurially.  We are looking for highly motivated individuals to help expand this business. 

Responsibilities

  • Build financial models to understand long term cash flow impact and ROI of network decisions
  • Create opportunity cost analyses to identify optimal course of action
  • Draft business proposals for tactical recommendations
  • Present findings to operations leaders
  • Work across various teams to develop new processes to streamline future decision making

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, plus 4+ years of experience in finance, operations, or strategy in a fast-paced environment or top-tier management consulting firm
  • Ability to thrive in a high growth and entrepreneurial environment where strong project management skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities are a must
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and executive management
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Experience working within large datasets and passionate about solving complex business problems even when clean and or complete information is not available
  • Strong Excel modeling capability; experience in SQL is a plus

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!

 

Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher.

 

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

If you need accommodations completing the job application, please contact swhite@reachire.com.

 

reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our Return-to-Work programs.

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