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OpenGov is a mission driven fast-growth, Series D, venture backed startup (includes Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, & Emerson Collective). Our Board of Directors includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman & CEO) & Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world).
OpenGov is the leader in modern cloud ERP software for our nation's cities, counties, & state agencies. We have surpassed 1,000+ governments (and growing fast!) using our products in our mission to power more effective & accountable government.
OpenGov is a 2021 Top Workplaces USA award winner!
Our Finance team is looking for an individual contributor, reporting to the Senior Director of FP&A, who will work cross-functionally within the company, with the objective of obtaining key business data & performing analysis & reports required for supporting & improving the Company performance, processes, & strategies. This position can be anywhere in the US.
The individual will also partner with management the FP&A leaders to ensure alignment on global headcount, resource planning, & other operating expenses. This person will help establish meaningful recurring reporting & analysis using operational data & financial data.
Ideal candidate will be someone who has prior experience in supporting SAAS organizations. Someone who is an advanced user of Excel & is extremely comfortable with functions such as Vlookups, Pivot Tables, etc. Prior experience with applications such as Adaptive, Alteryx, SQL, & SFDC will be preferable. Additionally, this role will identify & monitor key financial KPIs, as well as deliver ad hoc reporting & forecasts to the team.
•Prepare monthly/quarterly variance analysis of actuals vs. budget/forecast (including cloud computing spend) with the goal of driving deep actionable insights into operational & financial performance of the business
•Assist in planning & managing global resources by supporting the efforts to determine staffing assumptions, expense budget, portfolio composition, & hosting costs in the annual planning cycle
•Provide ongoing strategic & operational support to the finance team through daily tasks & ad hoc projects
•Present to executives & senior leadership with detailed data & analysis to drive effective business decisions
•Work & drive projects in cross-functional teams to drive key initiatives & KPIs
•Analyze & dissect financial performance, highlighting trends & recommending possible adjustments to drive operational effectiveness & efficiency on the path to profitability
Requirements & Preferred Experience:
•Bachelor's degree required, preferably in accounting, finance, or economics
•Minimum 4-6 year of combined financial analysis, business analysis, and/or accounting experience
•Solid understanding & use of accounting & finance principles is required
•Solid understanding of P&L statements & variables affecting profitability is required
•Proficient in Adaptive & MS Excel required
•Solid project management skills, ability to independently manage tasks on time required
•Demonstrates strong interpersonal, written & oral communication skills Presents ideas & information in a concise, well-organized manner required
•Works effectively & collaboratively within a team & can build strong relationships with the senior leadership required
•Knowledge of ASC 606 which includes Deferred commission, Capitalization of R&D costs, & Revenue recognition is preferred
•Previous experience with different cost center platforms including Hosting cost, Software subscription, Prepaid •Marketing expenses, etc is preferred
•Knowledge on SQL, Alteryx, & other database experiences is a plus
•SaaS experience is a plus
•Identifies business needs & proposes effective solutions
•Flexible & willing to pick up new responsibilities over time