FP & A Analyst – Corporate Finance

San Francisco Finance

ABOUT US

Contentful provides content infrastructure for digital teams to power websites, apps, and devices. Unlike a CMS, Contentful was built to integrate with the modern software stack. It offers a central hub for structured content, powerful management and delivery APIs, and a customizable web app that enables developers and content creators to ship their products faster. Companies including Spotify, Red Bull, WeWork, Lyft, and Urban Outfitters rely on Contentful to manage content as part of their modern web stack.

Contentful is growing rapidly, backed by $80 million in funding from VC firms including Benchmark and General Catalyst, and strategic investors including Sapphire Ventures (SAP) and Salesforce Ventures.

We’re a fun team of more than 200 people from 44 nations, with offices in Berlin and San Francisco. Join us!

    

ABOUT THE ROLE

Do you want to work on complex financial models and develop frameworks that radically shape how we understand the business? In this role as FP&A Analyst, Corporate Finance, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your passion for numbers and your love of statistics to influence key business decisions.

Functionally, this role works closely with the Director Financial Planning & Analysis and Contentful’s CFO. In this cross-functional role, you will work on high-level strategic projects, board materials, and forecasts.  You will collaborate directly with members from each team, from sales and marketing to human resources and operations, depending on the project. This creates great opportunities for you to develop relationships across the organization and to learn about and contribute to all facets of Contentful’s business. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Operational and financial modeling, planning, budgeting and forecasting and analysis of variance.  You will lead the creation and implementation of driver trees across the organization. Business analytics and benchmarking experience give you a strong foundation to extract, analyzeand visualize data from various parts of the organization to create actionable insights and recommendations for improvement. You will create a shared sense of direction and community among the teams. You will use your proven ability to transfer knowledge and stay aware of current trends and technical advancements. You will exhibit executive presence and the ability to interact with CxO level.

 

YOUR PROFILE

  • 5 years of relevant investment banking, consulting and start-up experience
  • Business, finance or management degree from a top university
  • Financial Modeling- (Income statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow statements)
  • Benchmarking studies, competitive intelligence studies
  • Top line forecast modeling (Leads, Opportunities,  Pipeline, Bookings, Revenue cadence)
  • Accounting and Managerial Control knowledge (IFRS or US GAAP preferred)
  • Understanding of, and experience using ERP /Financial planning tools (e.g Net Suite, Adaptive, Anaplan)
  • Excel, Excel, Excel
  • Exposure to SaaS models and metrics will be a distinct advantage
  • Outstanding computer skills, a head for figures, you are “cool” under pressure and have a passion for pragmatic approaches and technologies.

Furthermore, you thrive under pressure, love logical thinking, and take pleasure in a sense of completion. You are a team player with lots of drive and initiative, flexible in thinking with a hands-on approach to problem-solving. You have outstanding computer skills, a head for figures, you are “cool” under pressure and have a passion for pragmatic approaches and technologies.

If this sounds like you, let us know by sending over an updated CV and cover letter that provides insight about your experience.

 

BENEFITS

  • Gain experience in multi-purpose financial modeling across all functions of Contentful’s business with tangible contributions
  • Direct interaction with Contentful’s key internal and external stakeholders, under the mentorship of Contentful’s senior finance team
  • Join an innovative, fast-growing tech company as we help drive the evolution of digital experiences to become ever-more ubiquitous and interactive
  • Shape the future of Contentful: help us establish, scale, and improve our team's processes
  • Travel to Berlin, Germany, both for onboarding and for other visits 
  • Work in our beautiful downtown space, close to Embarcadero Station, complete with a fully stocked kitchen
  • Full suite of healthcare benefits
  • Commuter benefits to help you get to and from work
  • An open time off policy that gives you time to recharge
  • A generous education budget to support your continued professional development, and extra days off to be spent on learning and development
  • Plus, Contentful socks, oh yeah!

“Variety is the spice of life” — and a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer: all qualified applicants are considered for positions regardless of race, ethnic origin, gender, age, religion or belief, marital status, gender identification, sexual orientation, or disability. We look forward to your application!


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