FP&A Analyst

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  • 15 February 2021

About the Job

As the SaaS space expands, there’s more potential than ever for growing software companies.

Having a great product is only part of the journey. B2B SaaS companies today face endless competition, live or die by customer acquisition costs, have to earn customer loyalty every day, need to operate across borders, and must navigate increasingly complex regulations. Paddle alleviates this pain with its industrialized Revenue Delivery Platform that makes it easy for SaaS companies to respond faster and more precisely to every growth opportunity across acquisition, renewals, and expansion.

To help us on our journey we’re looking for a Junior FP&A Analyst to join the growing FP&A function within our Finance team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing software businesses in the UK.

Reporting into the FP&A Manager you will get involved with the budgeting and forecasting process, working collaboratively with other teams to help drive accountability across the organisation. You will also help to drive the improvement of processes and automation within the function as well as working on various ad hoc projects. 

You will work closely with our Finance Operations function in order to help drive efficient reporting of data & KPIs across the business.

In order to succeed in the role, you will need to be highly analytical, data driven and a fast learner. There will be ample scope for career progression — with the business continuing to grow and expanding internationally, the FP&A function will grow accordingly.

What you’ll do:
The Junior FP&A Analyst role at Paddle will be highly varied and will tend to change with the demands of the business. Some examples of the things you’ll be involved in on a daily basis include:
Supporting the FP&A Manager with the annual budgeting cycle, helping to create a more efficient process, this will include assisting with financial modelling and working collaboratively with heads of departments and the Exec team. 
Working closely with the finance operations team; this would include: dashboard reporting, pulling, analysing & visualisation of data. 
Collaborating with teams across the business at all levels & responding to requests for financial information 
Supporting with board and company wide results presentations
Assistance with investor reporting requests
Ad-hoc projects and analysis as required, e.g. pricing strategy or FX risk initiatives
We’d love to hear from you if…
We are looking for a enthusiastic self starter, who may not have tons of experience, but they are commercially minded, have a can-do attitude and are excited by the idea of working in a high growth environment that is constantly evolving

As well as having the right mind set, you should apply for the this role if you have:

Excellent Excel skills 
New or recent graduate from a top university 
Willingness to get stuck in and go the extra mile when necessary
It’d be great if…
You have some experience (e.g. internship or placement) working with excel models in a fast paced environment
You have a basic understanding of financial statements 
Knowledge of SQL or other scripting skills
Why you’ll love working at Paddle
We are a diverse team of around 120 people and care deeply about enabling a great culture which is inclusive no matter your background. We celebrate our diverse group of talented employees and we pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative, friendly and respectful culture.

We offer a full slate of benefits, including competitive salaries, stock options, pension plans, private healthcare and on-site coaching sessions. We believe in flexible working and offer all team members unlimited holidays and 3 months paid parental leaves regardless of gender. We value learning and will help you with your personal development where we can — from constant exposure to new challenges and annual learning stipend to regular internal and external training.

About us
Our mission is to help software companies succeed — enabling them to focus on creating products the world loves. Hundreds of companies rely on our revenue delivery platform to sell their software products globally, as well as our powerful analytics and marketing tools to understand and grow their businesses.

Our vision is to become the platform that all software companies use to run and grow their business. We aim to replace a fragmented ecosystem of specialised tools with a unified platform that removes the complex burden that comes with running a software business, whilst also providing unparalleled insight to help them grow faster.

We’re early in our journey but making great progress: Deloitte Fast 50 named us the fastest growing software company in the UK (we’ve tripled revenue every year since our launch in 2012), and we’ve raised $68m in funding from incredible investors such as FTV, Capital, Kindred, Notion and 83 North.

Tagged as: Computing, CRM, Finance

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