Senior Business Analyst, FP&A

HR, Finance & Legal Oakland, California


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Job Description

Pandora is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join its Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team. This role will support forecasting, budgeting and reporting tools for FP&A with a particular focus on Anaplan, our primary forecasting and planning platform. The right individual will be a key driver of systems and process improvements in FP&A.


  • Maintenance and administration of our corporate financial model in Anaplan, including data management, user administration and hierarchy structure and mapping.
  • Support FP&A and the Finance organization as the primary systems expert of the Anaplan application, including training, documentation, process improvement and general support.
  • Support month end reporting and forecasting processes as well as annual budgeting processes.
  • Partner with members of the Finance team to understand current and future needs, scope out new development requirements and build and test enhancements in finance systems and models.
  • Drive process improvements of standardized financial reporting through automation. Design new FP&A reports, metrics and dashboards. Document new and existing processes.

  • Key contributor to the finance systems strategy roadmap.
  • Perform regular monthly analyses alongside various short- and long-term ad hoc projects.


  • S. in Accounting, Finance, Economics or an IT discipline.
  • Experience in an FP&A or finance organization using financial systems. Experience with Anaplan preferred.
  • Technical aptitude in financial systems, support, reporting and automation.
  • Demonstrated success partnering with contributors across an organization to drive solid, value-added results.
  • High attention to detail in a fast-paced, high-growth environment with minimal supervision.
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to multitask and prioritize appropriately to meet tight deadlines.

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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