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New York, New York    Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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The Opportunity:

We are seeking a Manager of Financial Planning & Operations to join the Shutterstock Platform Solutions team. This team builds & grows strategic relationships with high-value technology companies, enabling access to Shutterstock content directly within external applications. Through the Shutterstock API, we power integrations with companies such as Facebook, Google, & Microsoft.

As a Manager of Financial Planning & Operations, you will lead the monthly, quarterly & yearly budgeting process for revenue & operating expenses. You will analyze data & provide senior leadership with insight, trends, & highlights to set the business unit up for sustained success, growth, & scalability. You will work cross-functionally within the Platform Solutions team to understand what is driving revenue & monitor key performance indicators. This is a great opportunity to be part of a high-growth team, & be the financial lead managing various aspects of revenue planning & diving into special projects that lead to key business insights to improve overall performance. If you are hungry, humble, & a hard working team player, please apply! 

We are looking for an experienced, proactive, & driven individual who will be a true business partner & strategic adviser to senior leaders of the team. They should quickly learn SSTK business metrics, & back-end processes of financial systems & reporting. The successful candidate will be an analytical rock-star that can balance finance with strategy & planning & is not afraid to ask difficult questions & proactively seek the answers for them. We are looking for a profile that applies hypothesis-driven approach to solving problems & one that will also be able to analyze large quantities of data, derive insightful recommendations, & confidently present to our senior leadership team. Last but not least, a roll up your sleeves attitude is very important Shutterstock is a very entrepreneurial company where you are empowered to balance the high level strategic view with actual deep-dive analysis with a relentless focus on execution.



Financial Planning & KPI Analysis

  • Lead the monthly, quarterly & yearly budgeting process. Review & advise budget preparation with individual managers
  • Own / develop business unit forecast model
  • Prepare monthly forecast packages & assist in preparation of monthly & quarterly board of director materials
  • Review monthly financial results against the plan & provide senior leadership with insight, trends, & highlights. Provide analysis & insights into variances between actual & expected financial results
  • Analyze current & past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses & capital expenditures. Highlight trends & analyze causes of unexpected variance, focusing on currency, geography, product line, margin impact, customer behavior & other trend drivers
  • Develop management reporting to track headcount & opex
  • Address ad hoc financial analysis requests & inquiries
  • Partner with Finance Operations including rev ops, accounting, AP & AR/Cash collections to bridge actual results to plan
  • Contribute to Monthly Business Unit review meetings

Business analytics

  • Partner with Business Analytics group on financial analyses
  • Help drive meaningful insights with data that is re-useable & easy to hand-off

Ad hoc strategic projects

  • Ad hoc reporting & analysis to support the executive team & department heads
  • Ad hoc financial models & analyses to support strategic initiatives


  • BA or BS in Finance or Accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint skills & experience working with data visualisation tools
  • 5-7+ years relevant experience in finance, analytics or planning
  • Experience in owning & managing operating expense, headcount, & financial modeling
  • Works effectively in an unstructured environment requiring new perspectives & creative approaches, & with multiple competing deadlines. Can adapt quickly to changes & possesses strong work ethic
  • Enthusiasm for complex problem solving utilizing financial modeling & analysis
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, ability to create a trusting relationship with business partners, collaborative
  • Able to speak in front of senior audiences as well as write clearly, concisely, & compellingly
  • Willing & able to roll-up the sleeves to get things done, highly proactive & able to follow through
  • 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

We are one team collectively focused on creating an unrivaled experience for our Customers & Contributors. Our principles represent the mindset of the employee who will thrive at Shutterstock.  If you are passionate about what you do, & want to become part of a cutting-edge technology company building industry leading products, please apply.

About Shutterstock

Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK), directly & through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographsvectorsillustrationsvideos and music to businesses, marketing agencies & media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 1 million contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, & currently has more than 330 million images & more than 18 million video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world & customers in more than 150 countries. The companys brands also include Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media offering; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; & Shutterstock Editorial, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media.

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