We’re hiring a Senior Performance Finance Analyst in Columbus, OH

It's a unique time at Root. We have secured funding, built a talented team, and continue to expand geographically and evolve our product. Things are going very well for us and as we move into exciting seasons of growth, there is a lot of challenging work ahead.

We have a team-driven culture where each of us knows the goals and objectives that need to be achieved. Our team knows our business strategy inside and out and is always finding new ways to drive success by continuously improving our product through relentless curiosity and innovation. We look to our team for their energy, unique talents and commitment to give their very best. Yes – we see no limits on what we can achieve together!

We’re looking for the next addition to the Root Finance Team: a sharp, detail oriented, actionable individual with expertise in identifying short and long-term opportunities for improved financial performance. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, has a value-added mindset and proactively identifies potential issues before they arise. This candidate will be a problem-solver and contribute towards making us the best-in-class finance function. We’re looking for someone who is naturally collaborative and LOVES working with numbers and lots of data. This person will benefit from broad exposure to multiple areas of the business (product, marketing, actuarial and business development), while working with a highly energetic and value driven Finance Team.

While hiring, we take our time to make sure we are finding true alignment. If you are excited about our approach to insurance and are eager to build this with us from scratch, we'd love to hear from you!

Reports to:  Director of Finance


  • Identifies and develops a deep understanding of business drivers for performance improvement
  • Establishes strong partnerships with business leaders and closely works with cross-functional teams to improve performance decision making
  • Key point of contact for measuring efficiency and effectiveness of various customer acquisition initiatives and communicates organizational opportunities for improvement
  • Performs detailed analysis, including scenario and sensitivity analysis, and synthesizes actionable insights from sometimes unstructured information sources
  • Participates in developing and managing operating budget (rolling and annual) for new and existing initiatives
  • Responsible for management reporting, highlighting opportunities and challenges, as it relates to customer acquisition cost and its corresponding top and bottom line impact
  • Proactively works to identify value-added opportunities that improves growth and profit, reduces costs and drives sustainable value
  • Performs ad hoc analysis as requested by senior management

Qualifications and skills

  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Economics, Business or related fields
  • 3-5 years of work experience in financial/business analysis, preferably in a fast-paced technology environment
  • Advanced excel skills and strong financial modeling skills
  • Highly analytical, with proven ability in data-intensive financial analysis
  • Easily builds collaborative working relationships
  • Approaches problems with an open mind
  • Curious in nature
  • Great attention to detail
  • Self-starter who can work independently and manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Handles ambiguity and quickly adapts when changes occur
  • Strong communicator with exceptional interpersonal, teamwork and presentation skills
  • Is able to work with all levels in an organization

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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