Senior Financial Analyst

Finance & Accounting United States


Description

About Us:

Our mission is to elevate leading brands through unforgettable digital connections with their customers. Sitecore delivers a composable digital experience platform that empowers the world’s smartest and largest brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. A highly decorated industry leader, Sitecore is the leading company bringing together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. Thousands of blue-chip companies including American Express, Porsche, Starbucks, L’Oréal, and Volvo Cars rely on Sitecore to provide more engaging, personalized experiences for their customers. Learn more at Sitecore.com.

Sitecore’s foundation is our diverse group of passionate, smart, innovative, and collaborative individuals located across four continents and over 25 countries. Having a wide range of perspectives, experiences, and skills is what makes us the company we are today. The Sitecore values are what drive and unite us across the globe.

 

About the Role:

Sitecore is growing rapidly and seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to join our Finance team. This high-visibility role operates in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, and the successful candidate must have the ability to work cross-functionally to gather requirements from stakeholders to design templates and automate reporting. You will streamline and build sustainable and repeatable reporting for various FP&A processes such as month-end close, forecasts, annual planning. You will collaborate across the accounting and finance organizations to provide insights and advice on how to improve data analysis and complete other ad hoc projects. As a Finance Analyst, you must be able to operate successfully in an ambiguous environment with several stakeholders and differing opinions, strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must. 

 

What You’ll Do:

  • The primary responsibilities of this role will be to build consistent and actionable management reporting tools and processes that provide visibility to key operational and financial performance metrics. This will require the ability to understand Sitecore’s data (e.g. financial data, billings and order data, CRM data), design reports, analyze data, and communicate results effectively to support business decision making. 
  • Proactively find opportunities to improve, scale, and simplify finance tools and reporting across teams; develop scalable and efficient financial processes that support the business.
  • Communicate with finance business partners, accounting teams, and the corporate Finance team to provide clear and transparent insight. Identify key stakeholders and partner with them to automate reporting and processes, address pain points with innovative solutions.
  • Financial Analysis:  Provide thoughtful analysis of financial and operational performance metrics, including explanations of performance relative to prior periods, budgets, and forecasts.  Analyze current and past trends in key performance. Perform a variety of financial activities including budgeting, forecasting, building financial models, assisting with financial planning, performing research and analysis, preparing reports, and working closely with the accounting team to assist with close processes.
  • Presentation Materials:  Support communications with senior management, the Board of Directors through the preparation of clear, accurate, and actionable financial presentations materials. Assist with the compilation of presentations for budget and QBR reviews.
  • Systems support:  Support the transition to and implementation of systems and tools that improve our ability to execute FP&A objectives through the documentation of business requirements and participation in user acceptance testing.  Serve as a super-user of key FP&A and Financial Reporting applications.

 

What You Need to Succeed:

  • 3+ years finance experience, preferably in the Technology or Software/SaaS environment.
  • Understanding of GAAP accounting principles and procedures, coordinate and support month-end close processes, operational accounting procedures, and financial reporting.
  • Excels at managing multiple competing priorities, is eager to make an impact on the business, and works cross-functionally to tackle complex problems. Software Industry experience.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills with a high level of attention to detail and confidentiality when necessary; trust-building with stakeholders a must.
  • Ability to build template and standardize reporting.
  • Ability to analyze data, consolidate views, package and present it for Senior Leadership and C-level consumption.
  • Experience with Power BI, Adaptive Insights, Workday, NetSuite, and other FP&A software, and gravitates towards automating manual processes.
  • Takes pride in their work’s integrity, quality, and accuracy, is extremely detail-oriented and is comfortable asking questions.
  • Ability to work autonomously, to meet tight deadlines and deliver results, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment under pressure.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

 

Why you should click ‘Apply’:

Growth! We are tapping into an exciting $30B market opportunity that is still very much in its infancy and feel. It’s never been a better time to join Sitecore as we look to grow by 30% YoY. Growth for us means growth for you and your career.

Great team and company culture! You can find out more about our company culture and learn about our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, on our YouTube Channel. Thanks to the work of every employee globally, Sitecore has been recognized for award-winning Culture by Comparably.

 

After an offer is made and accepted, E-verify will be utilized to establish your identity and employment eligibility as required by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

 

Sitecore is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other local legally protected characteristic.

 

How We Hire:

At Sitecore, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high-impact teams. Our recruitment process centers around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.

 

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