Financial Analyst

New York City

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MongoDB is seeking a Financial Analyst to join the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team. This position requires an accomplished and analytical financial professional with a demonstrated track record of success in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

 You are a successful business partner. You communicate clearly and are able to successfully juggle multiple priorities. You are a driven self-starter who is able to work with senior leadership comfortably, takes tasks from start to finish and someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, challenging environment. You are responsive and adapt quickly to change, embrace challenges and champion the advancement of analyses, financial planning tools, systems, and controls

As part of the FP&A team, your responsibilities will include

  • Budget vs. Actual Opex analysis throughout the organization with appropriate commentary and understanding of notable variances
  • Work closely with departments across the organization to understand changes in spend behavior in order to produce the most accurate Opex forecasts
  • Assist in maintaining and enhancing our Adaptive Insights planning tool, with duties including updating headcount forecasts, developing new reports, training stakeholders, and reviewing our implementation to enhance forecasting accuracy and automation capabilities.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the financial impact and ROI of investments made by the organization
  • Identify cost efficiencies and assist our Procurement team with financial analytics to support vendor negotiations and spend forecasts.
  • Analyze and validate variable expenses such as commissions, travel & expense, etc.
  • Partner with the accounting team to ensure accuracy in departmental cost allocations that drive our quarterly external financial statements
  • Assist in the annual budgeting process
  • Assist in preparing quarterly board presentations
  • Work on ad-hoc analysis and requests on a need basis

About you

  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of corporate finance, financial statements, and basic accounting principles
  • Ability to drive strategic direction through insightful analysis
  • Ability to collaborate with different teams throughout the organization
  • Flexibility (open to change) and ability to learn on the fly
  • Drive for results & high sense of urgency
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in Adaptive Insights or any other FP&A software tool is a big plus
  • Experience with financial modeling and proficiency in Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up your sleeves and work with team members, driving projects through to completion 
  • You are passionate about technology and problem solving

What does success look like? 

The financial analyst, FP&A will be successful in this role when they can start executing the following strategic tasks/responsibilities after their first quarter with the company:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the key spend categories within the different departments across the organization and their budget vs actuals variances
  • Learn to navigate around our ERP and FP&A systems (Netsuite, Adaptive and Concur) 
  • Identify initial areas for improvement within our opex forecasting and Adaptive Insights automation capabilities
  • Provide proactive analytical support and establish strong working relationships with stakeholders

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