Founded in 2009, FinancialForce is the leading Cloud ERP vendor with apps built entirely on the Salesforce platform. The company’s Financial Management, Professional Services Automation (PSA), and Human Capital Management (HCM) offerings provide services-centric businesses with a platform that organizes sales, services, finance and HR entirely around their customers. Headquartered in San Francisco, FinancialForce is backed by Salesforce Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, Advent International and UNIT4.
This role is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, fun, talented and growing Corporate FP&A organization as a Senior Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Director of FP&A, this individual will challenge the status quo to drive insights and continuous improvement, be able to influence the decision-making process, be data and results-oriented, have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, develop financial models, drive planning, analysis, coordination and consolidation of the corporate budget/forecast, analyse financial statements and reports, prepare projections and perform research and analysis as may be required by leadership. A successful candidate will demonstrate strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills, as well as being able to present financial information and models in a concise and easily comprehensible manner. This position will be based in San Francisco.
RESPONSIBILITIES Proactively develop key financial analysis and insights to help enable the company meet its monthly, quarterly, and annual targets, and strategic objectives
Develop and refine key business metrics as well as reporting practices and processes in order to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement, while also evaluating possible alternatives and recommending appropriate actions across Corporate Finance
Maintain and improve the group financial model
Consolidate company financials and provide analysis and presentation of monthly and quarterly financial and operational metrics including performance vs plan
Drive the budgeting and forecasting process, including understanding granular details involved in the accounting detail and using that to inform forecasts
Perform strategic and scenario analysis to determine present and future financial performance
Lead preparations for the consolidation and presentation of period reporting to the Board of Directors, Investors and Industry constituents
Partner with the Finance & Accounting team on financial analytics, planning, and reporting activities with the intent of driving value and decision-making capabilities across the organization.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 5+ years of work experience, ideally in a finance role (e.g., FP&A, Corporate Finance or investment banking), experience at a high-growth technology or SaaS company a plus
Full financial budgeting and 3-statement modeling experience, including revenue, gross margin, OpEx, balance sheet, and cash flow, Capex, and headcount planning
Proficient in Excel modeling and PowerPoint skills and aptitude; knowledge of Salesforce a plus
System-savvy: ERP system experience, experience working with forecasting or reporting systems (Anaplan, Adaptive), Vena Planning a plus
Highly skilled at aggregating and manipulating large data sets from multiple systems to derive insightful analysis and create financial models
Strong reporting and presentation skills, including the use of PowerPoint to create investor and board materials as well as external-facing presentations
Experience in creating financial models that include the integration of multi-national P&L’s, BS’s and Cash Flow statements
Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally across the organization, aggregating information from budget owners, and distributing financial guidance and reports
Demonstrate strong problem-solving, quantitative, and analytical skills
Must be a self-starter, intellectually curious, able to work independently, as well as work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, collaborating effectively with all levels
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS BS in Finance, Economics, or Accounting
Strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); familiarity with ASC 606 a plus
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