FP&A Analyst

Berlin, Germany Finance

About the opportunity

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, 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 Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis and Contentful’s CFO. In this cross-functional role, you will work on high-level strategic projects, board materials, analyses and forecasting for different business cases, you will collaborate directly with members from each team, from sales and marketing to people 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.

What to expect?

You will help structure and execute our end-to-end planning and forecasting process in a cloud-based planning system. Operational and financial modeling, planning, budgeting, monitoring and assisting with business process modelling and organization. Business analytics and benchmarking experience give you a strong foundation to extract, analyse and visualise data from various parts of the organisation to create actionable insights and recommendations for improvement.

  • A well-rounded experience in financial planning & analysis within a high-growth SaaS company
  • Build frameworks and structures to establish ownership, trust and accountability
  • An integrative role supporting all aspects of the business
  • Opportunity to interact and work with the whole breadth of the organization, from the executive team to independent contributors
  • Not just work, also contribute in building an inclusive culture that allows for a balance between autonomy and dependency
  • Smart, motivated and compassionate team members

What you need to be successful?

  • 3-4 years of relevant FP&A, investment banking, or consulting experience
  • Business, finance or management degree from a top university
  • Experience using planning software as well as larger ERP systems
  • Financial planning and modeling skills
  • Accounting and Managerial Control knowledge (IFRS or US GAAP preferred)
  • Knowledge of Database and Data Analysis (you know your stats)
  • Experience leveraging Web technologies, Web Analytics and Online Marketing tools
  • Excel, Excel, Excel
  • Exposure to SaaS models and metrics will be a distinct advantage

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.

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, ARD Broadcaster, The British Museum, Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed locations around the world.


“Everyone is welcome here” — it's 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 applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

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