Senior Financial Analyst

at Puppet, Inc. US Remote

Hi, I’m Clay Fox, Sr. Finance Manager at Puppet,

I’m looking for a Sr. Financial Analyst to join our team and help maximize the ROI of our product portfolio investments! This position is an essential business partner to both our CTO and VP of Engineering supporting both our Product and Engineering team’s operations. You will also support our new Relay product development team. Key aspects of this role include supporting strategic investment decisions, driving the annual plan and providing timely and accurate reporting on key business metrics. Additionally you will serve as a key resource to your business partners, delivering decision support analysis as needed. You will have the opportunity to influence the future success of Puppet’s product portfolio. 

Meaningful work you’ll contribute 

  • Deliver ROI analysis on strategic investment decisions, partnering with cross-functional stakeholders across Puppet. This includes analysis of strategic investment decisions using relevant financial frameworks including benchmarking, ROI, options analysis, etc
  • Guide the financial planning processes for Product, Engineering and Relay teams and deliver a high confidence plan to execute the product development roadmap. 
  • Provide timely,  actionable analysis regarding key operational and financial metrics for Puppet’s Product, Engineering and Relay teams. This includes delivering monthly budget reporting and variance analysis to senior leadership.
  • Drive ad-hoc analytical projects that support key company initiatives.

You are… 

  • A Business Partner- You are a full business partner and provide the finance perspective on all key decisions and are not afraid to challenge the status quo. 
  • A Problem Solver - You seek ways to creatively solve problems and are comfortable operating in ambiguous situations. 
  • Inquisitive - You are curious about Puppet’s technology, market and business operations and eager to learn all aspects of the business.
  • A Team Player - You are always willing to tackle new challenges and enjoy collaborating with your finance team counterparts to achieve a common goal. 
  • Scrappy and self-directed - You are skilled at autonomously driving projects in a startup environment with minimal guidance and limited resources while having a ton of freedom and creativity to continue moving forward. You roll up your sleeves and drive execution and results. 

Valuable experiences and skills you’ll bring to Puppet

  • Bachelor's Degree or MBA with 3-5 years of finance experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and financial modeling concepts
  • Ability to synthesize data to provide insightful and timely reporting & analysis
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to complete projects timely and accurately
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate across groups in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Bonus, but not required (shout about it in your application if you have experience):

  • Financial analysis experience in the software industry and/or SaaS environments 
  • Experience with pricing, product analysis, and portfolio analysis
  • Accounting/GAAP knowledge
  • Experience with planning and reporting systems such as Anaplan, Looker, Salesforce and Intacct 

We are hiring at various experience levels and we’re particularly interested in having a diverse team with a broad set of skills and viewpoints. If this seems like your dream job, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway!

*Visa Sponsorship

Please note, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

About Puppet

Puppet’s core mission is to eliminate soul crushing work. We created the industry standard for managing infrastructure as code. And we didn’t stop there—our product portfolio has grown to help organizations automate across their entire software delivery lifecycle. With more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies using Puppet’s open source or commercial products, our code is helping power thousands of organizations across the world.

As the industry leader in DevOps solutions, we realize that our success is a collective effort; all made possible by the incredible people working here, our customers, partners, and Puppet community. Our culture is built on positivity, diversity, inclusivity and support—and we seek people who are resilient, entrepreneurial-minded, team players who continually strive to be incrementally better every single day. In our work together we aim to be curious, accountable, empathetic and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like the environment you’d thrive in, why not say hello?

Learn more about Puppet by checking out the values we live by and the awesome benefits and perks we offer employees!

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.

 

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An equal opportunity employer

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 877-575-9775 for assistance.

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