Senior Finance Analyst

4 days left

Employer
Gainsight
Location
India
Posted
Apr 14, 2024
Closes
May 29, 2024
Ref
4648171414
Role
Analyst
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Company Overview Why Gainsight? We are ranked #1 on Glassdoor's 2023 Best Place to Work List. Here's why. At Gainsight, our mission is to be living proof you can win in business while being human-first. Our industry-leading platform helps companies of all sizes and industries build durable businesses. Gainsight offers a powerful set of customer success, product, and community engagement solutions that enable businesses to scale efficiently, create alignment, and have a holistic view of their customers-all of which help increase product adoption, prevent churn, and grow renewals and expansions. Our software is used by hundreds of companies, including nearly 200 publicly traded organizations and industry leaders such as GE Digital, SAP Concur, and Box. We have offices in the US, UK, Netherlands, Israel, Japan, and India. Gainsight joined the Vista Equity Partners portfolio in 2020. In 2021, we won their Excellence in Engineering award in recognition of our product and engineering advancements. Gainsight has also been named one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world by Forbes, one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine, and one of 20 Great Workplaces in Tech by Fortune Magazine. With diversity and inclusion at the forefront of our values, we promote a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness regardless of, but not limited to, race, gender, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, physical disability, veteran status, or age. Job Overview This role reports to the Director of FP&A and is a key member of the Finance team. The mission of our team is to enable strategic, executive, and Board-level, as well as tactical, decision making for the company through financial modeling, fact-based analyses, and interpretation of key business and financial trends. We are the analytical backbone of the company and provide strategic insights in planning the future growth and strategy of the company from a financial point of view while serving as the interface between Finance and the rest of business. The FP&A position will be a critical member of the team responsible for managing annual planning, consolidating and forecasting financials including expense and headcount, and running Gainsight's FP&A system (Adaptive Insights). About the Role Job Location: Hyderabad Experience: 3+ years Qualifications What We're Looking For Minimum of 3 - 5 years of FP&A or Business Finance experience at a leading technology company; SaaS experience preferred. Experience with Adaptive Insights, Planful, Anaplan or similar EPM tools. An understanding of financial planning, forecasting, and reporting. Strong Financial modeling skills and quantitative analysis experience. Ability to collaborate constructively with business partners and finance colleagues. Understanding of common metrics and cost drivers for SaaS companies. Ability to think creatively, highly-driven, and self-motivated. Strong written & verbal communication skills. Expert in Excel and Google Sheets; can maintain complex spreadsheets, comfortable with different modeling techniques and shortcuts. CA or CFA or ACCA or MBA are a plus. Responsibilities What You'll Do Lead the development of annual operating plans, quarterly, and monthly financial forecasts, conducting ongoing analysis of actuals to ensure alignment with strategic objectives. Collaborate closely with accounting and business teams during monthly/quarterly close processes to ensure accurate financial reporting and compliance with regulatory standards. Assess business scenarios to support investment prioritization and resource allocation decision-making, leveraging data-driven insights to optimize outcomes. Develop and maintain weekly, monthly, and quarterly dashboard reports to provide actionable insights to key stakeholders and drive informed decision-making. Provide support to business owners in headcount and capacity planning initiatives, utilizing financial analysis to optimize resource allocation and enhance operational efficiency. Conduct monthly variance analysis and drive continuous improvements in forecast accuracy through proactive performance monitoring and adjustment. Transform complex financial data into timely, actionable information that guides leaders in strategic decision-making and supports organizational growth objectives. Foster successful collaboration with cross-functional teams, including Accounting, HR, and various business functions, to achieve shared objectives and drive organizational success. Conduct ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed to support strategic initiatives and address evolving business needs. Experience in developing data models and structures within FP&A systems to support complex financial analyses and forecasting will be an added advantage. Values & Benefits Why You'll Love It Here Your job shouldn't stand in the way of your happiness-it should be a path to achieve it. At Gainsight, we're passionate about achieving our goals-at the office and everywhere-and we work every day to create an environment that nurtures our best selves. Gainsters love working here for several reasons. Here are a few: Our Core Values: We are guided by our values on our mission to be living proof you can win in business while being human-first. Learn more here. Our CEO: With a 99% approval rating on Glassdoor, Nick Mehta is one of the most beloved CEOs in Silicon Valley. Our Growth Opportunities: From mentoring to career development opportunities, we're passionate about helping our Gainsters learn, grow and thrive. Our Teammate Resource Groups: A huge source of pride for Gainsight, these groups are on a mission to put our values into action and make Gainsight a great place to work for all. Our Wellness Priorities: Monthly Recharge Days that re-energize us. Our Parody Videos: No explanation needed. Just watch them here! By joining the Gainsight team, you'll have a unique opportunity to make your mark at a truly human-first company and have loads of fun doing it. Come join us! Thanks for Applying #LI-RS1

What We're Looking For Minimum of 3 - 5 years of FP&A or Business Finance experience at a leading technology company; SaaS experience preferred. Experience with Adaptive Insights, Planful, Anaplan or similar EPM tools. An understanding of financial planning, forecasting, and reporting. Strong Financial modeling skills and quantitative analysis experience. Ability to collaborate constructively with business partners and finance colleagues. Understanding of common metrics and cost drivers for SaaS companies. Ability to think creatively, highly-driven, and self-motivated. Strong written & verbal communication skills. Expert in Excel and Google Sheets; can maintain complex spreadsheets, comfortable with different modeling techniques and shortcuts. CA or CFA or ACCA or MBA are a plus.

What You'll Do Lead the development of annual operating plans, quarterly, and monthly financial forecasts, conducting ongoing analysis of actuals to ensure alignment with strategic objectives. Collaborate closely with accounting and business teams during monthly/quarterly close processes to ensure accurate financial reporting and compliance with regulatory standards. Assess business scenarios to support investment prioritization and resource allocation decision-making, leveraging data-driven insights to optimize outcomes. Develop and maintain weekly, monthly, and quarterly dashboard reports to provide actionable insights to key stakeholders and drive informed decision-making. Provide support to business owners in headcount and capacity planning initiatives, utilizing financial analysis to optimize resource allocation and enhance operational efficiency. Conduct monthly variance analysis and drive continuous improvements in forecast accuracy through proactive performance monitoring and adjustment. Transform complex financial data into timely, actionable information that guides leaders in strategic decision-making and supports organizational growth objectives. Foster successful collaboration with cross-functional teams, including Accounting, HR, and various business functions, to achieve shared objectives and drive organizational success. Conduct ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed to support strategic initiatives and address evolving business needs. Experience in developing data models and structures within FP&A systems to support complex financial analyses and forecasting will be an added advantage.