Senior Financial Analyst

  • Market Rate + Bonus
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ZipRecruiter
  • 22 Jan 19

ZipRecruiter is a rapidly growing company seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to support the finance team. This is an exciting, high-visibility position at the heart of our high growth company.

The ideal candidate will be a proven professional who loves rolling up their sleeves and diving into all activities associated with financial planning and analysis. You are hardworking, detailed-oriented, curious and demonstrate both a strong sense of ownership as well as good business sense. You obsess over understanding the why behind movements in the business. You possess a strong collaborative approach and are able to build effective relationships with colleagues across functions. You have strong organizational and communication skills and are able to prioritize, plan, perform and communicate activities and findings in both written and verbal forms. You're always looking for a better, scalable way to accomplish a task or create a self-managing process.

What you'll be doing:

  • Manage month-end financial reporting and process; consolidate and report Company financials, derive key insights and communicate findings to Company stakeholders
  • Advance our budgeting and reporting infrastructure using recognized best practices while accommodating ZipRecruiter's unique business
  • Manage Company's headcount planning, forecasting, and tracking processes
  • Develop departmental spending budgets and forecasts, and drive accountability
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly operating expense variance analysis, analyze results and communicate findings to leadership
  • Go deep into the analytics/data to uncover the key trends/insights, and then effectively communicate with and enable business partners to make the most informed decision possible

What we're looking for:

  • Academic background in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Applied Math, Statistics or related discipline; MBA and/or CPA strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of finance experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience on an FP&A team in a mid-stage private or public SaaS (software as a service) and/or technology company, prior experience in investment banking or management consulting a plus
  • Strong knowledge of accounting rules
  • Expert level modeling skills in Microsoft Excel. SQL or other database experience a plus
  • Deep familiarity with Netsuite, and experience with budgeting and forecasting tools