Strategic Finance Senior Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Grammarly is excited to offer a remote-first hybrid working model. Team members work primarily remotely in the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, or Poland. Certain roles have specific location requirements to facilitate collaboration at a particular Grammarly hub.

All roles have an in-person component: Conditions permitting, teams meet 2–4 weeks every quarter at one of Grammarly’s hubs in San Francisco, Kyiv, New York, Vancouver, and Berlin, or in a workspace in Kraków. This flexible approach gives team members the best of both worlds: plenty of focus time along with in-person collaboration that fosters trust and unlocks creativity.

Grammarly team members in this role will collaborate in person 4 weeks per quarter, traveling if necessary to different hubs. They are required to live within a commutable distance of their home hub of San Francisco. Grammarly may provide relocation assistance.

The opportunity

Grammarly is the world’s leading AI writing assistance company trusted by over 30 million people and 70,000 professional teams every day. From instantly creating a first draft to perfecting every message, Grammarly’s product offerings help people at 96% of the Fortune 500 get their point across—and get results. Grammarly has been profitable for over a decade because we’ve stayed true to our values and built an enterprise-grade product that’s secure, reliable, and helps people do their best work—without selling their data. We’re proud to be one of Inc.’s best workplaces, a Glassdoor Best Place to Work, one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential Companies, and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in AI.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for a Strategic Finance Senior Analyst to join our Finance team. This person will report to our Strategic Finance Lead in a high-impact role, providing our business leaders with financial and strategic insights to support decision-making for Grammarly’s long-term growth and operations.

The ideal candidate is highly analytical, detail-oriented, proactive, and dependable—and will thrive in a fast-paced environment that requires adaptability.

Your impact

The Strategic Finance team plays a critical role in accelerating Grammarly’s growth and scale and shaping the business's trajectory. We ensure operating plans and investments align with Grammarly’s top priorities and long-term strategy and drive insights that enable teams across the company to achieve goals.

As the Strategic Finance Senior Analyst, you will collaborate with functional leaders throughout the company and drive financial analyses, forecasts, and scenario modeling to ensure Grammarly makes sound business decisions. You will combine a strategic mindset, analytical rigor, and business partnering across functions to help Grammarly optimize performance, unlock growth, and achieve our financial goals.

In this role, you will:

  • Build financial models to translate long-term strategic objectives into growth targets and investment priorities.
  • Provide insights into key performance metrics to business leaders to support strategic and operational decision-making.
  • Analyze business drivers and returns on investments to optimize resource allocation.
  • Perform financial assessments and competitive analyses to evaluate market expansion, new business opportunities, and growth initiatives.
  • Support financing transactions, corporate development, and strategic partnership activities.
  • Assist in creating board presentations and investor materials.
  • Support CEO and CFO with strategic ad hoc projects.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
  • Is inspired by our MOVE principles, which are the blueprint for how things get done at Grammarly: move fast and learn faster, obsess about creating customer value, value impact over activity, and embrace healthy disagreement rooted in trust.
  • Is able to collaborate in person in San Francisco and potentially other hubs 4 weeks per quarter.
  • Has 2 to 5 years of experience in a top investment bank, management consulting firm, private equity firm, hedge fund, and/or tech company in a finance/strategy/business development role.
  • Ideally, has formal training in financial and/or accounting concepts.
  • Displays a high level of genuine curiosity about our business, asks lots of questions, and exhibits eagerness to learn.
  • Has high aptitude and enthusiasm for complex problem-solving that uses financial modeling, including strong skills with spreadsheets.
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills, including PowerPoint and Google Slides skills.
  • Preferably experienced with SaaS and/or enterprise software business models.

Bonus points for:

  • Comfort handling large sets of data (including experience with SQL).
  • Familiarity with financial planning tools (e.g., Adaptive, Anaplan, Pigment).
  • Experience with worksheet automation (e.g., VBA in Excel, JavaScript in Google Sheets).

Support for you, professionally and personally

  • Professional growth: We believe that autonomy and trust are key to empowering our team members to do their best, most innovative work in a way that aligns with their interests, talents, and well-being. We support professional development and advancement with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. Our remote-first hybrid model enables a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER (ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable) values. We work to foster belonging among team members in a variety of ways. This includes our employee resource groups, Grammarly Circles, which promote connection among those with shared identities, such as BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ team members, women, and parents. We also celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific programs.

Compensation and benefits

Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package encompassing the following and more:

  • Excellent health care (including a wide range of medical, dental, vision, mental health, and fertility benefits)
  • Disability and life insurance options
  • 401(k) and RRSP matching
  • Paid parental leave
  • Twenty days of paid time off per year, eleven days of paid holidays per year, and unlimited sick days
  • Home office stipends
  • Caregiver and pet care stipends
  • Wellness stipends
  • Admission discounts
  • Learning and development opportunities

Grammarly takes a market-based approach to compensation, which means base pay may vary depending on your location. Our US and Canada locations are categorized into compensation zones based on each geographic region’s cost of labor index. For more information about our compensation zones and locations where we currently support employment, please refer to this page. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.

Base pay may vary considerably depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The expected salary ranges for this position are outlined below by compensation zone and may be modified in the future.

United States:
Zone 1: $124,000 – $151,000/year (USD)

We encourage you to apply

At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and a participant in the US federal E-Verify program (US). We also abide by the Employment Equity Act (Canada).


All team members meeting in person for official Grammarly business or working from a hub location are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19.