Senior Financial Analyst
Fp&a
Posted on 1/27/2024
Alation

501-1,000 employees

Data analytics for enterprises
Company Overview
Alation is a hyper-growth startup leading the Machine Learning Data Catalog space with an innovative product, passionate customers, and a team of people all working towards a common goal: to change the way people work with data.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$319.7M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

Redwood City, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

30%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Marketing
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Finance & Banking
Requirements
  • 3-5 years of related work experience in a SaaS environment, preferably with a focus on go-to-market
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of the foundations of finance/accounting
  • Strong financial modeling experience and a willingness to dig into the details
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and G-suite
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, including financial software applications (experience with NetSuite and Adaptive is a plus)
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks in parallel
Responsibilities
  • Partner with the organization in understanding key drivers to improve revenue growth, such as capacity modeling, pipeline analysis and market demand
  • Develop financial models from scratch to support strategic initiatives, including partnerships, pricing, and new go-to-market models
  • Proactively monitor and analyze trends of key operational and financial performance indicators, including optimizing the marketing funnel and creating ROI / payback analyses
  • Own preparation of various presentations, models, and ad hoc analyses to the Executive Team
  • Maintain and improve FP&A activities around monthly reporting, company model actualization, variance commentary, and forecasting
  • Adhere to FP&A best practices, driving efficiency and reporting accuracy through process improvement and system implementation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with NetSuite and Adaptive