Finance Analyst, FP&A in Remote

15 days ago
Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)
We are a rapidly growing US based global start-up with roots from Norway. We develop artificial intelligence (AI) that simplifies the world of accounting. Our platform for accounting firms and enterprise finance departments automates multiple finance functions, helping accounts payable (AP) teams become more efficient and reduce errors on routine tasks such as invoice processing, approval workflows, and electronic payment processing.

We were founded by three Norwegian entrepreneurs and are backed by renowned Silicon Valley investors including Costanoa Ventures, Cowboy Ventures and GGV Capital.

We have two main office locations, New York and Oslo. Like most, we are all currently working from home. While the majority of the engineering team is based in Oslo, we also have a number of developers working remotely.

About you/Experience (We think you'll be successful if you have...) 
  • Significant analytical skill set, including the utilization of BI and reporting tools
  • Strong quantitative abilities 
  • Able to solve complex problems
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships
  • Advanced computer software skills, including writing macros in Excel and other accounting packages
  • 3+ years in a financial role, professional qualifications a plus
  • Experience in a SaaS startup environment preferred 

Role details
We are seeking a Finance Analyst, FP&A to ensure the continued accuracy of our financial records and work closely with the business to ensure the achievement of proper expense analysis, forecasting, and risk management objectives. The Finance Analyst works closely with senior management to increase the company’s efficiency and profitability by assisting with the formulation of both the medium and long-term financial plan.

Key areas of responsibility
Work in close collaboration with the Finance Manager to: 
  • Support the formulation and model the business’ strategic and financial plan. Provide insights to management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability
  • Work with department heads to build their short and long term forecasts
  • Produce models to project long term growth and determine the impacting business factors
  • Deliver competitor analysis, market trends and associated commentary to the leadership team
  • Analyze financial and operational results to better understand company performance
  • Utilize BI tools to deliver meaningful insights into business performance
  • Communicate to senior management the reasons behind the product and department performance and results
  • Provide detailed analysis and  commentary on cost centre results
  • Review operations and recommend new productivity or cost saving initiatives
  • Prepare business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions
  • Evaluate previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets

What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • 401K, health/vision/wellness perks
  • Virtual team building events, & awesome swag 
  • Generous vacation time, family and travel-friendly environment
  • Work alongside an enthusiastic, collegial, and driven team in a highly meritocratic environment 
  • The opportunity to work remotely, including workstation setup
  • A team-focused culture. The team builds the product, the business builds the team.