Financial Analyst

Austin, USA
Apr 13, 2019
Apr 13, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Scalefactor Financial Analyst Job Opening in Austin, TX | resume-now
ScaleFactor, one of Austin's Best Places to Work For + voted Coolest Companies, is not your typical accounting company and you are not the typical Financial Analyst. We are a high-growth tech company that combines intuitive software with a dedicated team of in-house experts. And, we are looking for a Financial Analyst to join our growing business operations team. Come join us!



As the first Financial Analyst on the Finance team, you will work directly with the Director of Finance to deliver corporate reporting packages, provide key business insights, and conduct ad hoc financial analysis across business units. This is a highly visible role that will interact with leaders across the organization.

You are an analytical, operationally oriented professional who is able to aggregate, disaggregate, and interpret financial data to convey business results. You also process a strong ability to perform in a highly demanding and unstructured environment while consistently adhering to deadlines.


  • Maintain the company's core financial model and work with the Director of Finance to establish short-term and long-term financial forecasts
  • Provide ongoing analytical support including monthly rolling forecast, and prepare thorough variance analysis against actual results
  • Assist Director of Finance on ad hoc strategic, financial, and operational analyses including new business models, Marketing program spend ROI, etc
  • Drive the development and production of marketing budgets, pacing, and recurring forecasts
  • Coordinate budget development; partner with department heads in preparing, implementing and controlling expenditures
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Partner closely with accounting and other department leaders to tighten internal controls around budgeting and spend tracking
  • Actively seek out opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains
  • Operate with minimal supervision and able to make informed, well-reasoned decisions independently


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience in an analytical finance role, prior operational FP&A experience within a fast-moving start-up company preferred
  • Substantial experience with financial modeling with the ability to quickly grasp and apply concepts
  • Self-starter attitude that is comfortable working both independently and collaboratively with business partners as needed
  • Highly analytical and quantitative, with rigorous attention to detail
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong, cross-functional working relationships and add value as a financial business partners

Bonus Points:
  • Master or MBA degree
  • Experience with Sage Intacct, NetSuite, and Salesforce
  • Background in software, information technology and/or financial services is a definite advantage, particularly SaaS, including software revenue recognition

  • Work at one of Austin's Best Places to Work + voted one of Coolest Austin Companies
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Unlimited vacation, flexible hours & optional work offsite days
  • Equity options for all our full time employees
  • Unlimited cold brew coffee, snacks, catered Friday lunch, meals on work late days
  • Dog and cat friendly offices located in hip East Austin


If this role describes you, we look forward to receiving your completed financial analyst application online!

Keywords: CFO, Controller, SOX/Internal Controls/Compliance, Auditor, Staff Accountant, Senior Accountant, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll Specialist, Data Entry, Entry Level Accountant, Financial Reporting, SEC Reporting, Process Improvement, Management Consulting, CPA, CFA, MBA, Collections, Billing, Accounting & Financial Reporting, Financial Planning, Financial Analysis, Back Office Operations, Banking Operations, Collateral Management, Commercial Credit & Lending, Compliance, Corporate Actions, Credit Analysis, Underwriting, Derivatives, Equity Analyst, Fund/Portfolio Accounting, Government Clearance, International And Domestic Trade Support, Investment Analyst, Performance Analyst, Portfolio Administrator, Portfolio Analyst, Research Analyst, Intermediate Level Accountant,

Other: Financial Planner, Cost Accountant, Portfolio Manager, Finance Manager, Financial Reporting Analyst, International Controller, Financial Analyst, VP Of Finance, Treasurer, Assistant Controller, Bookkeeper, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Mutual Fund Analyst, Credit Analyst, Payroll Clerk, Payroll Manager, Financial Assistant, Director Of Investor Relations, Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Fixed Asset Accounting, Business Process Reengineering, Risk Management, Value-Added Analysis, SAP, GAAP, Financial Projections, General Ledger, Trial Balance, Financial Statements, Expense Analysis, Tax Reporting, Tax Planning, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Portfolio Management, Cross-Functional Team Leadership, Financial And Strategic Planning, P&L Management, Auditing And Compliance, Operating And Working Capital, Budget Management, Mergers And Acquisitions, Cash-Flow Management, Business Valuations, Data Warehouse Reporting, Audits And Compliance, A/P, A/R, Regulatory Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Bank Reconciliations, Crystal Reports, Hyperion, Spreadsheet