Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Anaconda, Inc.
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Job Description

Anaconda is seeking a talented Director, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) to join our rapidly-growing company. This is an excellent opportunity for you to leverage your experience and skills and apply it to the world of data science and machine learning. As the Sr. FP&A Analyst, you will play a crucial role in helping Anaconda make informed financial decisions, achieve our financial goals, and adapt to changing business environments.

What You’ll Do:

  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics
  • Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to senior leadership
  • Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual bookings analysis, customer/cohort analysis, sales rep performance against quota, and typical SaaS metrics
  • Prepare and/or review commissions calculations and bonus for accruals
  • Develop and maintain financial models for scenario analysis and decision-making
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand operational dynamics and market trends
  • Partner with department heads to track and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Monitor and analyze operating expenses for cost optimization and efficiency improvements
  • Provide recommendations on resource allocation and cost control measures
  • Conduct ad-hoc financial analysis and modeling for specific business challenges and opportunities
  • Assist in the annual budgeting and forecasting process.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting (Masters preferred, but not required)
  • 10+ years of experience working in startups or other fast-paced high-growth software/tech
  • Positive attitude, collaborative team player, willing to go above and beyond
  • Desire to learn, develop skills, and play an integral role in building team
  • Strong financial modeling skills, hyper-attentive to detail
  • Advanced to Master proficiency in Microsoft Excel and G-Suite
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver
  • High motor, fast learner, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to manage a large volume of modeling and analysis autonomously
  • Ability to think outside the box, automate tasks and workflows
  • Experience working in Accounting ERPs (Netsuite) and CRMs (Salesforce)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to convey complex financial concepts to non-finance stakeholders
  • Team attitude: “I am not done until WE are done”

Embody our core values: 

  • Great People
  • Great Product
  • Great Performance
  • Care deeply about fostering an environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences can flourish

What Will Make You Stand Out:

  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Experience working in an open-source or data science-oriented company
  • Experience or working knowledge of Python in Excel
  • CFA license

Why You’ll Like Working Here:

  • Unique opportunity to translate strong open-source adoption and user enthusiasm into commercial product growth
  • Dynamic company that rewards high performers
  • On the cutting edge of enterprise application of data science, machine learning and AI
  • Collaborative team environment that values multiple perspectives and clear thinking
  • Employees-first culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, Life and 401K
  • Paid parental leave - both parents
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • Open vacation policy
  • Quarterly Snake Days (bonus days off Company-wide)
  • 100% remote as we are a remote-first company

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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Company Info.

Anaconda, Inc.

With more than 20 million users, Anaconda is the world’s most popular data science platform and the foundation of modern machine learning. We pioneered the use of Python for data science, champion its vibrant community, and continue to steward open-source projects that make tomorrow’s innovations possible. Our enterprise-grade solutions enable corporate, research, and academic institutions around the world to harness the power of open source.

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    Information Technology
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  • Location
    Austin, Texas, USA
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