Job Description

Title: Financial Analyst, Sales

Location: Remote, North America

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

An overview of this role

The FP&A team partners with executive team members across the company to provide timely, fact-based, data-driven decision support to help drive critical decisions. The team drives annual planning, owns the operating plan and long-term financial model, internal financial reporting, and financial and analytical tools to make GitLab predictable.

As a Financial Analyst, you’ll work closely with, and support, the global Sales team across multiple departments including Enterprise Sales, Commercial Sales, and Customer Success.

What you’ll do

  • Business Partnership: Support team with business strategy, go to market, functional strategy, spending initiatives, ad hoc financial analysis and monthly, quarterly and annual planning. Begins to build relationships with select cross-functional partners.
  • Financial Modeling: Build, maintain and improve financial models to plan, measure and forecast the business. Models are easily audited and used by overs for areas of average complexity.
  • Planning and Financial Analysis: Participate in annual planning, long-term planning, rolling forecast and variance process.
  • Data Analysis: Produce KPI reporting and root cause trends in KPIs. Prepare insights for variance and Key Reviews.
  • Project Management: Run projects that improve our ability to make better data driven insights or make the company more efficient.
  • Communication: Target audience to FP&A management, functional managers and directors.
  • Autonomy: Executes with moderate supervision from senior members of team.
  • Systems: Contribute to owning the FP&A suite of systems, including Adaptive Planning, Netsuite, and Tableau

What you’ll bring

  • Business Acumen: Be able to understand the business at a level to interpret Board, CFO and eGroup level priorities.
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting, investment banking, management consulting, or finance-related role (corporate and/or operations finance). Relevant experience in Enterprise SaaS software is a plus.
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics or relevant degree. Relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus.
  • Financial Modeling: Be able to understand and update financial models that follow industry best practices. Expertise in Google sheets (we do not use excel for modeling purposes).
  • Business Partnership: Consistent track record of using quantitative analysis to impact key business decisions.
  • Data Analysis: A passion for understanding business questions and making data driven insights. Excellent analytical skills. SQL experience preferred.
  • Detail oriented: Ability to work through complex datasets or problems independently and build an understanding for a solution across multiple data sources
  • Communication: Ability to present financial data concisely using detailed reports and charts and through written and oral communication.
  • Systems: Hands-on experience with financial and visualization software
  • Ability to learn and use GitLab.
  • Alignment to our company values, and working in accordance to those.