Senior Financial Analyst, G&A

Job Description

Mpowered Staffing’s client is in search of a seasoned Senior Financial Analyst, G&A, who will play a pivotal role in bolstering the financial planning processes and facilitating the rapid growth of the company. Reporting to the SVP FP&A, this individual will collaborate closely with executive-level business partners and their teams within the finance, legal, HR, marketing, cloud, and IT departments, overseeing all aspects of planning, forecasting, close, and analysis activities. This presents an exciting opportunity for someone keen on contributing to a dynamic FP&A organization operating at an accelerated pace and gearing up for future expansion.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated team player and self-starter, demonstrating exceptional attention to detail, cross-functional collaboration skills, analytical prowess, and a strong aptitude for FP&A. They should be comfortable operating at various organizational levels, adept at balancing strategic vision with meticulous financial management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a strategic finance partner to the finance, legal, HR, marketing, cloud, and IT departments.
  • Taking ownership of budgeting and forecasting processes for these functions, including collaborating with business partners to ensure accuracy for spend, headcount, and other key metrics.
  • Enhancing detailed financial models to track and analyze functional costs and their impact across departments and on overall company performance.
  • Conducting budget vs. actual variance analysis and generating relevant reports.
  • Conducting insightful analysis, evaluating key drivers and metrics, and partnering to drive operational efficiencies.
  • Collaborating with the controllership organization on accruals and other aspects of the close process.
  • Participating in the company’s long-range strategic planning initiatives as needed.
  • Managing frequent ad hoc and strategic projects to support senior management decisions.
  • Leading process and systems improvement projects for the respective areas, contributing to the company’s growth and scalability.

Required qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in FP&A or related fields.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • Proficiency with FP&A systems; experience with Adaptive Planning is preferred.
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis skills.
  • Experience previously supporting marketing as well as cloud spending on AWS is highly advantageous.
  • Advanced Excel and proficient PowerPoint skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment with precision.
  • Strong executive presence, excellent communication, and influencing skills, both written and verbal.
  • Previous experience in a high-growth high-tech/software/SaaS organization is preferred.
  • Comfortable with change and challenging the status quo.