Corporate Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Posted on 2/14/2024

501-1,000 employees

Software development and testing tools suite
Company Overview
SmartBear distinguishes itself in the software development industry by providing a comprehensive suite of specialized tools that streamline the entire testing lifecycle, from test management to automation, for over 16 million developers and testers at more than 32,000 organizations worldwide. Their product ecosystem, which includes recognized solutions like SwaggerHub, TestComplete, and Bugsnag, addresses the critical need for API-first development and real-time defect resolution, ensuring application stability and enhancing overall software quality. By focusing on collaboration and efficiency, SmartBear's tools offer a centralized platform that simplifies complex testing processes, positioning the company as a key resource for developers and testers aiming to maintain high standards in a fast-paced tech environment.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Somerville, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Corporate Finance
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Finance & Banking
  • A minimum of 8 years experience in FP&A, with at least 3 years running Corporate FP&A with increasing responsibilities and proven track record of driving change
  • At least 1-2 years of experience operating in a SaaS environment for a global software company
  • Demonstrated success leading financial functions at businesses of different stages
  • Sound understanding of the SaaS business model and key metrics
  • Cross-functional collaboration skills with demonstrated experience working with all business functions
  • Executive-level communication and presentation skills in both formal and informal settings
  • Extensive experience with presentations to senior management
  • Strategic planning, modeling and analytical ability
  • Experience managing small to midsize teams
  • Prior experience with Planful or other EPM tool
  • BA in finance, accounting, or business - MBA a plus
  • Local and within commutable distance to the office
  • Partner with each function to align business, operational and financial planning and assist with trade-offs to achieve ultimate company objectives and ROI
  • Partner with business and M&A team to manage / deliver financial models; Support / lead due diligence and integration efforts for finance
  • Work to provide deeper insights that will help business partners make smarter decisions and guide to budget
  • Continue to enhance financial systems and business processes for continued efficiency within the finance team to provide further visibility / value to the business
  • Manage the annual financial planning process
  • Ownership and innovation of the total company forecasting model, including consolidations, scenario planning, reporting, variance analyses, etc.
  • Lead, monitor and update budgeting/forecasting across all departments
  • Lead the preparation of materials for board meetings
  • Oversee Company's consolidated monthly/quarterly budget vs actual variance analysis, including key metrics that tie back to financial goals
  • Implement process improvements across the organization for operations to run smoothly and with greater efficiency
  • Lead, motivate and develop the Corporate & Business Partner FP&A team and help drive a finance initiatives / projects