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SVP, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

About us

Delinea is a leading provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions for the modern, hybrid enterprise. We make privileged access more accessible by eliminating complexity and defining the boundaries of access to reduce risk, ensure compliance, and simplify security. Delinea empowers thousands of customers worldwide, including over half the Fortune 100. Our customers include the world’s largest financial institutions, intelligence agencies, and critical infrastructure companies.

Senior Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

Come join our team as our SVP of FP&A. This is a strategic and high-profile role that will influence and drive strategic decision making throughout the company. You have a passion for telling a story with numbers, evaluating underlying business trends, delivering real commercial insights and for driving change, accountability and scale.

This role reports to the CFO and will work closely with the entire senior leadership team and all departments at Delinea.

Essential Functions

Strategic Analysis and Thought Leadership:

  • Evaluate and communicate key insights around Delinea’s business model.

  • Develop a solid understanding of market peers.

  • Proactively drive analyses of business performance and results with succinct recommendations on go forward drivers.

  • Enhance existing KPI reporting and analysis to highlight business drivers and actions. Ensure deep understanding of KPI definitions and comparison to market.

Business Partnership:

  • Develop strong business partnership with a growth-oriented mindset and an innate ability to enable business leaders to make better decisions and improve performance.

  • Partner with department leaders and budget owners to understand challenges and opportunities with a solution-oriented approach. Establish recurring meetings with your team to ensure ongoing dialog.

  • Ability to engage partners in constructive debate to balance different perspectives and goals with the ultimate objective to arrive at a ‘win-win’ for all parties.

  • Build a monthly reporting package that quickly highlights results and insights in a graphical manner.

  • Own production of business unit and product level P&Ls to inform decisions and investment allocations.

  • Lead various business case analyses related to GTM expansion, solutions strategy and/or infrastructure development.

  • Maintain a close eye on cash utilization with an orientation toward identifying savings and improving operational efficiency.

  • Partner across the org on various project-based analyses.

Corporate planning and analysis:

  • Lead annual and long-term planning cycle for the business; establish timeline, assumptions and investment framework in partnership with CFO and senior leaders.

  • Develop analytical and repeatable framework for capital allocation in partnership with CFO.

  • Own income statement, balance sheet and cash flow outlook that aligns with GAAP reporting.

  • Build upon existing financial reporting for key external constituents including investors and lenders.

  • Lead monthly financial reporting for the business to support monthly operating review discussions with management and investors. Establish a metrics-based approach to explaining key business drivers that also creates action-oriented insights for the team.

  • Ensure all planning, forecasting and reporting is completed on a timely basis.


  • Lead effective utilization of FP&A planning tool.

  • Partner with Accounting and other key leaders across the company to support monthly close activities and BVA analysis.

  • Build deep relationships with Sales and Sales Ops to support commissions reporting, sales model analysis and daily deal activity.

  • Drive process improvement: identify manual processes, increase standardization, and accelerate adoption of automation.

  • Lead systems and process optimization projects and other ad hoc assignments as required.


  • Scale a world class FP&A function – one that is recognized across the company for delivering data, analyses, and commercial insights that inform decision making and optimize business outcomes.

  • Establish goals and metrics for team performance in line with our corporate objectives.

  • Develop and coach the team to support its goals, alignment to business activities and impact.

What you'll bring

  • 20+ years of experience, in both private and public company environments, including extensive software experience. Consulting experience a plus.

  • Strategic, well rounded thinker with ability to step back and assess the big picture.

  • Skilled at communicating financial concepts to a non-financial audience in a compelling manner.

  • Demonstrated success in building and scaling a team coupled with driving automation in daily activities.

  • Strong command of GAAP accounting including familiarity with ASC 606 and various equity-based instruments along with the associated financial impact (e.g., expense, share count).

  • Analytical mindset, but also creativity to seek, encourage and find non-traditional approaches

  • Embodiment of Delinea’s core values: someone who builds and earns trust, takes ownership and accountability for actions, exhibits a spirited and joyful demeanor, is respectful of others, and is quick and nimble in execution.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills with a positive attitude and solutions-oriented mindset.

  • Self-motivated and analytical with ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic team environment with aggressive deadlines and multiple priorities.

  • Proactive approach to stakeholder management with the ability to influence at all levels within an organization, including members of the executive leadership team.

  • Excellent communication skills and even better listening skills to get the “voice of the internal customer” and to understand the company culture.

  • Proven success as an FP&A leader in a high growth environment.

Delinea Culture & Benefits:

Why work at Delinea?

· We’re passionate problem-solvers doing our part to make the world a safer place.

· We invest in people who are smart, self-motivated, and collaborative.

· What we offer in return is meaningful work, a culture of innovation and great career progression!

At Delinea, our core values are STRONG—Spirited – Trust – Respect – Ownership – Nimble – Global – and guide our behaviors and success. We believe weaving these core values into our day-to-day actions, and our process for hiring, evaluating, and promoting employees, helps us cultivate a work environment that embraces collaboration and camaraderie.

We take care of our employees. We offer competitive salaries, a meaningful equity and bonus program, and excellent benefits, including a full suite of medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as 401(k) matching, ROTH, comprehensive life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, an employee assistance program, generous discretionary time off (DTO), and 12 paid holidays. We support all families with 12 weeks of paid leave for new birth, adoption, surrogacy, or foster-to-adopt primary caregivers. Secondary caregivers are offered 6 weeks of paid leave.

Delinea is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Upon conditional offer of employment, candidates are required to complete comprehensive 7-year criminal background check, verification of education, and verification of employment, per employment policy. In addition, all publicly posted social media sites may be reviewed.