Director, FP&A

Lucid, New Orleans

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Duration: Full-Time

Lucid is a research technology (ResTech) platform that provides programmatic access to first-party data. With respondents in more than 100 countries, Lucid enables anyone, in any industry, to survey online audiences and get the answers they need. These answers reveal the sentiments, motivations, and behaviors of target demographics – data that can be used to build business strategies, measure the impact of digital advertising, publish research, and more. Founded in 2010, Lucid is headquartered in New Orleans, LA with offices throughout the US, Europe, and Asia.

The Opportunity

Lucid seeks a Director, FP&A to support the rapid growth of our Ad Effectiveness business. As a member of the FP&A team, you’ll partner with senior leadership to define financial models, analysis, and metrics. The Director, FP&A will play an integral part in scaling Lucid’s Ad Effectiveness business and will help streamline processes and improve our systems in order to deliver insightful analysis.

This role is open to candidates living and working remotely in the United States, or from one of our US-based offices in New Orleans, New York, or Dallas.


  • Prepare financial, statistical data, budgets, and analysis/reporting
  • Analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance
  • Work closely with CFO & Business Leaders to track KPI’s and develop financial forecasts
  • Apply business judgment and financial insights to support decision making that aligns capital and resource allocation, with the company’s strategic priorities
  • Identify trends and recommend growth opportunities accordingly
  • Partner closely with Lucid’s Accounting Team in further improving and scaling our systems processes
  • Own the budgeting processes, along with monthly and quarterly reporting to business leaders, Executive Team and other stakeholders


  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar (MBA a plus)
  • 7+ years in Investment Banking, Management Consulting and/or Corporate finance / Operational FP&A role at either a high-growth or large, well-established company
  • Knowledge of digital advertising industry is preferred
  • Comfortable working in a high-growth, fast paced business with the ability to be nimble
  • Strong sense of business acumen to understand strategic business initiatives while also applying insights and best practices
  • Extraordinary financial modeling skills
  • Best practices are second-nature, you can handle complexity but strive for simplicity

Key Benefits

  • Significant amount of monthly Medical, Dental and Vision premiums paid by Lucid
  • 401k match investment opportunities with Vanguard
  • 20 vacation days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Healthy work-life balance with flexible work hours
  • Generous Parental Leave policy providing up to 12 weeks of paid leave
  • Employee donations and philanthropic matching programs
  • In-house career development opportunities
Lucid's Hiring Commitment

We understand that many candidates may not be perfectly qualified for a job posting. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable – and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of dedication, impact, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment. We want you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply if your experience is near the desired qualifications.

We also know that diversity of background and thought can enhance problem-solving and encourage more creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team.

At Lucid we foster a collaborative and inspiring workplace.  We pride ourselves in doing this by recruiting, hiring and retaining diverse, passionate, and forward-thinking talent. Lucid is committed to and encourages an inclusive environment and we are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

About Lucid

Lucid is a data technology company focused on the power of human answers. We were founded and are based in New Orleans, Louisiana, with offices in London and Gurgaon. We’re moving fast, and growing fast – Lucid has doubled in size and revenue two years running. Let us tell you a little about our businesses and our team of over 225 people worldwide.


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