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Financial Analyst in San Francisco, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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    3 to 5 years
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Job Description

Role overview:

  • This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, fun, talented and growing FP&A organization as a Financial Analyst within the Technology FP&A group. This individual will support the Technology organization's leadership team on all financial analytics, planning and reporting. S/he will drive decision support and employ technical acumen to automate reporting and drive continuous improvement. The best fit for this role is a person who is detailed oriented, analytically minded, interested in Tech, and an excellent communicator who enjoys collaborating with people who possess a diverse set of talents.


  • Manage and identify operational efficiencies to existing infrastructure (e.g., procurement process, budgeting tools).
  • Develop and maintain robust understanding of Technology business drivers, metrics and scalability levers that drive both forecast and planning decisions.
  • Assist FP&A team to partner with the Technology team to forecast, plan, and report business activity and drivers.
  • Partner closely with accounting to ensure financial reporting accuracy and future financial implications of strategic decisions.
  • Develop metrics based approach to Technology expense management in concert with Leadership team for all key operating activities.
  • Challenge status quo to drive insights and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with recruiting and HR to drive headcount forecast.
  • Present analyses and forecasts to senior business and finance leaders.


  • 2-4 years of FP&A or equivalent experience.
  • BA/BS Degree with Finance/Accounting/Economics concentration.
  • Prior experience working with a planning and reporting tool (Host Analytics, Hyperion, etc.).
  • Demonstrable problem-solving, quantitative, and analytical skills; strategic and critical thinking.
  • Ability to partner cross functionally with partners across an organization.
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, as well as work in a collaborative and fast paced environment.
  • Intellectually curious.
  • Proven track record of success in prior roles.
  • Strong Excel modeling and PowerPoint knowledge and aptitude.

Preferences (nice to haves):

  • Expertise in supporting a growing technology or financial services organization
  • MBA and/or CFA