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Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A



IT, Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Location: New York, NY

Reporting to: Director, FP&A

About AlphaSense:

The world’s most sophisticated companies rely on AlphaSense to remove uncertainty from decision-making. With market intelligence and search built on proven AI, AlphaSense delivers insights that matter from content you can trust. Our universe of public and private content includes equity research, company filings, event transcripts, expert calls, news, trade journals, and clients’ own research content. Our platform is trusted by over 4,000 enterprise customers, including a majority of the S&P 500.

Founded in 2011, AlphaSense is headquartered in New York City with over 1,300 people across the globe and offices in the U.S., U.K., Finland, India, and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.alpha-sense.com.

About the Team:

The FP&A team partners with executive team members across the company to provide timely, fact-based, data-driven decision support to help drive critical business decisions. The team drives annual planning, owns the operating plan and long-term financial model, and is responsible for both internal and external / Board reporting.

About the Role:

This individual will work closely with business leaders to forecast and analyze top line metrics, influence resource allocation, and support strategic investment decisions across the business. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical and communication skills and will take a data-driven approach to influencing business decisions. You will combine your financial modeling skills with knowledge of the business to become a trusted business partner to our organization.

Who You Are:

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics or relevant degree. MBA or relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus.
  • You have 5+ years experience in FP&A, corporate finance, financial strategy/operations, or a closely related field, and have experience working at a high growth SaaS company.
  • You have experience with building financial models and identifying key model drivers to forecast the future with accuracy. You’ve also demonstrated success in having a fundamental understanding of the FP&A process, accounting principles, and how to navigate typical scenarios that come up in managing to budget/forecast.
  • Strong business partnership experience, with the desire to work cross functionally to drive alignment across the business.
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter, who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial information to non-finance stakeholders.
  • Familiar with accounting concepts and rules
  • Experience with Adaptive Insights, Salesforce, Workday, and Tableau a plus

Nice to Have:

  • An understanding of the SaaS GTM engine and the KPIs used to measure success a plus (including cohort analysis, retention, CAC, LTV, magic number, etc.)
  • Familiarity with infrastructure cost analysis and the ability to evaluate the unit-economics of new products and features and their impact to the overall company financials in order to inform operational strategy

What You’ll Do:

  • Prepare monthly analysis on key financial statement accounts (income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow)
  • Supporting monthly close process, ensuring accuracy and analyzing monthly results with variance explanations on revenues and expenses
  • Coordinate quarterly forecasts and annual budget
  • Work cross-functionally with Accounting and functional teams across the business to consolidate and analyze revenue, expense, and efficiency metrics across various parts of the organization
  • Produce data-driven insights and proactive recommendations to help drive future growth and margin expansion within the organization
  • Work cross-functionally with HR to consolidate monthly headcount data
  • Participating on various finance led process improvement activities and other special projects

AlphaSense is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling AlphaSense’s commitment to equal employment opportunity. AlphaSense does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any other non-merit factor. This policy applies to every aspect of employment at AlphaSense, including recruitment, hiring, training, advancement, and termination.

In addition, it is the policy of AlphaSense to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where a particular employee works.

Base Compensation Range*: $120,000 - $140,000
Additional Components: You may also be offered a performance-based bonus, equity, and a generous benefits program.

*For base compensation, we set standard ranges for all US-based roles based on function, level and geographic location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies and internal comparables. In order to be compliant with local legislation, as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, we share salary ranges on all job postings regardless of desired hiring location. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including geographic location as well as candidate experience/expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.