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The Opportunity:

Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK) is a growing & profitable tech company headquartered in New York City that powers visual creativity around the world. We are currently seeking a results-oriented professional to join the Shutterstock team as our VP, FP&A. You will be responsible for contributing to the companys overall strategy & competitive positioning. This role will also be responsible for strategic planning including long-range financial forecasts, budgeting, & planning. Shutterstock has a strong financial position with approximately $300 million of cash & zero debt.

The role will report directly to Shutterstocks CFO & have regular interactions with the CEO as well as the Executive Chairman.


  • Lead the monthly, quarterly & yearly budgeting process for Operating expenses, Headcount by functions & business units
  • Review & advise departmental budget preparation with individual managers
  • Own & actively manage the functional headcount & partner with HR
  • Prepare monthly forecast packages & assist in preparation of monthly & quarterly board of director materials
  • Provide analysis & insights into variances between actual & expected financial results including identifying & executing on cost reduction opportunities
  • Develop management reporting to track headcount & opex
  • Address ad hoc financial analysis requests & inquiries
  • Work with the business to execute strategies to maintain adequate expenditure & investment controls
  • Partner with Finance Operations including rev ops, accounting, AP & AR/Cash collections to bridge actual results to plan


  • BA or BS in Finance or Accounting; MBA degree from Top 20 program preferred
  • 10+ years relevant experience in finance, analytics or planning as a member or leader of a world-class FP&A team
  • Preference for candidates with recent experience in Tableau (BI), Anaplan (CPM) and/or Workday (ERP)
  • Understanding of subscription business models & performance marketing preferred
  • Ability to work directly with CEO & Business Unit heads to drive growth & profitability
  • eCommerce & subscription pricing experience
  • Experience in owning & managing operating expense, headcount, & financial modeling
  • Enthusiasm for complex problem solving utilizing financial modeling & analysis
  • Advanced Excel skills & experience working with data visualisation tools
  • Strong communicator who can explain complex concepts to non-financial audiences
  • Business Acumen. Knowledgeable of functional elements which are important for business profitability in order to influence, drive & positively impact business results
  • Self-starter who is intellectually curious & not afraid to seek out projects independently
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