Sr. Financial Analyst Proofpoint
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We are seeking a highly motivated professional with exceptional analytical skills to join us as a Sr. Financial Analyst. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, experienced, and highly analytical individual.
The Sr. Financial Analyst position reports to the VP of Financial Planning & Analysis, and will have interaction with company executives across all functional areas. The role requires a candidate who can quickly become familiar with our SaaS business and associated metrics and is able to support business decisions through in-depth analysis coupled with sound business judgment. This individual will analyze and report financial and operational results, monitor performance, assist with the corporate planning/forecasting processes, and improve existing systems.
Gather, consolidate, and analyze operating and financial results, including analysis of monthly trends and drivers, variance analysis and retention analysis
Monitor and highlight key company-wide operating metrics and identify new leading indicators and insights
Build and maintain complex models and forecasts to inform the business and help support a recommendation
Contribute to annual and quarterly planning and forecasting processes (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow) and long range strategic planning
Prepare reports and presentations for executive management and Board of Directors meetings
Support SEC reporting
Proactively initiate, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with various cross functional leadership teams across the company
BA/BS degree in Engineering or Finance/Accounting; MBA preferred. Financial accounting coursework or relevant experience required
Experience in financial analysis at a high growth public tech company (preferably SaaS software)
Superior analytical and modeling skills including advanced proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, Vlookups, etc.) and the ability to quickly manipulate and analyze large data sets and build reports
Experience creating annual financial plan and monthly/quarterly forecasts
Experience with Salesforce.com, Microsoft Great Plains, PowerPoint, and Adaptive Planning desired
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public in 2012.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
||892 Ross Drive |
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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