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Sr. Financial Analyst - Corporate Finance & Strategy

OpenGov

OpenGov

IT, Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
OpenGov is home to an exceptional team - passionate about our mission to power more effective and accountable government. By bringing the OpenGov Cloud to our nation's state and local government, we’re transforming communities so they can thrive!
Imagine yourself being able to help small business owners open their doors faster, ensuring our tax dollars are accounted for, creating safer infrastructure, modernizing the permitting process, and assisting with disaster recovery. The work you do here every day has a meaningful impact on people's lives!
Join our smart, fun, and humble team to experience the most rewarding career of your life!
Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly motivated and strategic Senior Financial Analyst to join our Corporate Finance & Strategy team. The Corporate Finance & Strategy team at OpenGov is responsible for three components of the Finance function: consolidated planning and reporting; finance partnership with G&A functions; and strategic finance initiatives, such as product profitability, capital allocation, and M&A. The Senior Financial Analyst will focus primarily on FP&A partnership with G&A leadership (CFO, CHRO, CLO), with an opportunity to support strategic finance on an ad hoc basis. The ideal candidate is a driven, strategic thinker looking to make a direct impact on a small and agile team. This position will report directly to the Director, Corporate Finance & Strategy and will frequently collaborate with the SVP of Finance, the CFO, and the executive team.
Responsibilities:
G&A FP&A:
Prepare monthly/quarterly variance analysis of actuals vs. budget/forecast for G&A leadership (CFO, CHRO, CLO) with the goal of driving actionable insights into operational and financial performance of the business
Partner with G&A leadership and their broader teams to maintain the monthly forecast, ensuring a high level of forecast accuracy
Own source-of-truth reporting around key components of G&A spend including headcount, software, facilities, and capital
Corporate FP&A:
Support the Corporate Finance & Strategy team in driving OpenGov’s consolidated annual planning process, including responsibility for detailed analysis that underlies the annual planning process
Support the creation and maintenance of the company’s monthly and quarterly management reporting
Strategic Finance:
Conduct ad hoc in-depth analysis of operational and financial data to drive insights and action across the business
Contribute to strategic projects, such as mergers and acquisition due diligence and integration, capital allocations strategy, and process optimization efforts, as required
Function as an Adaptive Planning SME within the Finance team and leverage Adaptive to produce timely, accurate, and detailed financial reporting.
Partner and problem solve effectively with cross-functional stakeholders in the end-to-end reporting process, including Sales Ops, Business Systems, Data & BI, Accounting, HR, and Finance.
Requirements and Preferred Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Accounting, Finance, or other quantitative major
At least 3 years of work experience, ideally in-house Finance or Business Operations at an early stage or growth stage business; or investment banking/consulting/transaction services with exposure to early stage or growth stage businesses
Experience in a SaaS or B2B subscription model business
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a technical aptitude for financial systems development, reporting, and automation
Solid understanding and use of accounting and finance principles
Willing to take feedback, learn and grow; an ethos of continuous self-improvement
Ability to handle competing deadlines – and shifting priorities – with minimal supervision
Proficiency in analysis and presentation in Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets and Google Slides
Excellent cross-functional communication skills
What makes OpenGov unique
» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and SF and Silicon Valley Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!
» Growth: Record breaking growth with 1,800+ governments (and counting) using our products. Click here to read more.
» Perks: 90% paid Medical/Dental/Vision premium for employees, fully paid Life and Short/Long term disability insurance, Unlimited PTO, Parental Leave policy, annual wellness stipend, anniversary awards, and more!
» Product: Named to the GovTech 100 (seven consecutive years), we are the leader in cloud software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.
» Mission Driven: We are a technology company with a passion for the mission. We're powering more effective and accountable government.
Come join us and make a positive social impact!
OpenGov is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.