FP&A Manager
ASAPP
 NY (New York)
At ASAPP, our mission is to solve complex and challenging problems by building transformative machine learning-powered products. We leverage artificial intelligence to address significant challenges that share three common characteristics: huge economic scale, systemic inefficiencies, and tremendous amounts of data. Our talented teams that drive our product innovation and development are located in New York City, San Francisco, Mountain View, and Buenos Aires.

As our first FP&A hire, you will partner with finance/accounting and functional teammates to develop and deliver forecasts and budget to actual reports that will help to drive meaningful business decisions. This role requires a combination of heads down data analysis and effective communication skills that frame findings and provide for alternative solutions.

The ideal candidate will have the ability and desire to: wear many hats throughout the course of a day, be comfortable making contributions that span from detailed analysis to executive level summation and interact across all levels and functions of the organization. Our work environment is open and fast paced and this role presents a great opportunity for individual growth while helping to build our growing organization from the ground up.    

What you'll do

  • Partner and work closely with finance/accounting and all functional teammates to deliver full P&L and cash forecasts, including variance analysis, on a regular basis
  • Create a post-close reporting package for senior management that includes an analysis of all opportunities and risks to the quarter and fiscal year
  • Lead and own the rolling quarterly forecast process from end to end
  • Responsible for loading all forecast versions into the financial reporting system, verifying accuracy of submissions
  • Ensure budget owners have full visibility on how they are performing against their budgets, clearing identifying and articulating key opportunities and risks to plan on a regular basis
  • Own certain components of the month-end close process, including a detailed variance analysis of both actuals to budget and actuals to prior
  • Work closely with functional teammates on vendor negotiations
  • Develop policies and procedures and participate in system and tool enhancements as necessary
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and related accounting tasks as needed

What you'll need

  • Ability to work under pressure and be able to continually reprioritize
  • Self-motivated, proactive and continuous improvement mind-set
  • Strong customer focus and service minded
  • Tolerance to ambiguity
  • Team player
  • Excellent presentation, communication and convincing skills
  • Analytical and detail-oriented work style
  • Ability for end to end process thinking
  • Excellent command of English language, Spanish speaking is a +
  • Excellent knowledge of MS-Office applications, especially Excel
  • Cultural awareness & sensitivity: ability to flex style to suit differing cultural norms
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to create effective, deep and successful working relationships across all levels of the organization

What we'd like to see

  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field. Ideally the candidate would also be studying towards or have a professional accounting or finance qualification (such as CIMA, ACCA, CFA, ACA, CPA)
  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant work experience with a preference for a mix of startup and enterprise exposure
  • Strong Project Management and process design and modeling experience
  • Experience working in an international and matrixed environment
  • ERP accounting system and other financial analysis tools experience preferred
  • Strategic thinker with excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal, and relationship building skills               
  • Solid understanding of Accounting rules and regulations

Perks

  • Competitive compensation
  • Free lunch daily
  • Fully stocked kitchen and snack room
  • Fitness and wellness perks
  • Learning and development opportunities
ASAPP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability and need assistance with our employment application process, please email us at jobs@asapp.com to obtain assistance.