Senior Financial Analyst at Shape Security
Mountain View, CA, US
The Role
We are seeking a highly motivated professional with exceptional analytical skills to join our FP&A team as a Sr. Financial Analyst. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with positive can-do attitude, highly organized, and ability to be flexible and work in a changing environment. The role requires a candidate who can quickly become familiar with our SaaS business model and associated metrics, and adapt to our growing needs as the organization expands.
You will responsible for the monthly/quarterly commission process, maintaining and administering our financial planning tools (Adaptive Insights), and assisting in our corporate planning and forecasting process.

Your day-to-day

    • Responsible for supporting the World Wide Sales organizations by providing timely and accurately commission calculations on a monthly/quarterly basis
    • Administer sales compensation plans ensuring commission plans are set up correctly
    • Prepare and review payment files for monthly payroll submission
    • Respond to compensation related inquiries from Sales Team and resolving issues in an effective and timely manner
    • Prepare recurring and ad hoc compensation reports and/or commission modeling scenarios
    • Create/distribute & track individual sales plan statement
    • Assist FP&A function in the development of detailed budgets, and forecasts
    • Help to administer financial planning tool (Adaptive Insights) including: maintain cost center/GL structure, upload actuals data, readiness for annual budget cycle, and financial forecasts, ensure integrity of data
    • Create and develop various financial reports in the system in supporting quarter end close and Board of Directors meeting
    • Proactively identify, develop, and implement process improvements, documenting desktop procedures to achieve efficiencies and scalability
    • Support various ad-hoc analysis as requested

What you bring to the team

    • 4+ years experience as a Financial Analyst or related role preferably in tech industry
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field required
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to present information clearly and concisely
    • Exceptional attention to detail and fast learner
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple tasks/deadlines with sense of urgency
    • Demonstrated ability to independently take initiative, intellectual curiosity, and proactive
    • Comfortable reaching out to others, and interacting directly with all levels of management
    • Advanced skills in Excel/ Google Sheet. Working knowledge of Adaptive Insights or similar financial systems
    • SaaS or subscription industry experience, and experience in Sales Compensation a plus
About Shape
We are security and web experts, pioneers, evangelists and elite researchers. We believe in the power of the Internet to be a positive force and our mission is to protect every website and mobile app from cybercriminals.
Shape’s founders fought cybercrime at the Pentagon, Google, and leading security companies. They realized that Alan Turing’s vision of a day when computers could pass for humans had arrived in the form of automated attacks on websites. They responded with a fundamentally new technology approach to web and mobile security that has attracted some of the top computer scientists, researchers, and engineers in the world. Shape now defends the web and mobile applications for the world's leading corporations.
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