AlienVault, creators of OSSIM, is the leading Unified Security Management provider committed to making security visibility complete, simple and affordable.

VP of FP&A (Austin or San Mateo) at AlienVault
 

As a member of The Alien Nation, you will be entering an exciting growth stage company with offices in Austin, San Mateo, Spain and Ireland. We're on a mission to provide organizations throughout the universe with highly intelligent security that is affordable and simple to use. We founded AlienVault to help organizations of all shapes and sizes achieve world-class security without the headaches and huge expense of other solutions. And we are passionate about our mission! Interested in joining our Alien Nation?

 

AlienVault builds security software for global customers throughout North/South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Besides having the opportunity to work for an award-winning company offering an award-winning product, you’ll have a chance to work with some of the brightest minds in the security industry. Our executives and security researchers are regularly quoted in the press, and we’ve been positioned a “Visionary” by Gartner in the SIEM Magic Quadrant for the last five years running (in fact, we were the only vendor in the visionary quadrant in 2013!).

 

AlienVault is currently seeking a Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis reporting to our Chief Financial Officer.  The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in corporate and operations finance, capital markets and mergers & acquisitions.  Strong character, the energy and capacity to get the job done and the experience to lead and mentor a growing organization are an integral part of this key role. Our FP&A leader will be able to piece together data from a variety of work streams to build a complete picture of where the business is both on revenue and a cost basis, leading the combined teams to improve on our already amazing culture and business results.  This individual will serve as a key member of the corporate finance team and drive all strategic planning, financial planning, business modeling, forecasting and management reporting activities in partnership with the CFO. 



WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Lead FP&A across the organization, partnering with leadership to develop and implement strategic business plans and operating initiatives
  • Partner cross-functionally to provide a breadth of insight and financial decision support
  • Lead management reporting, including KPI’s, dashboards, business trends and performance vs plan
  • Responsible for supporting the growth of AlienVault, while managing the company's operating model, forecasting process, and developing key business insights.
  • Own investor due diligence, board packages, and run monthly financial business rhythm processes.
  • Lead implementation of corporate performance management /BI system and management of associated reporting and processes.
  • Create analyses, commentary and presentation materials for Board meetings.
  • Deliver weekly financial updates, monthly performance analyses and quarterly rolling forecast.
  • Maintain the three-year strategic financial plan and business model.  
  • Provide M&A due diligence support; develop financial models for strategic initiatives       
  • Support the monthly accounting close process with detailed monthly financial analyses       
  • Provide financial modeling and analysis for various ad-hoc financial projects
  • Work closely with CFO on daily operations and major business transactions

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Minimum 10+ years’ relevant experience.
  • BA/BS in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant degrees.
  • FP&A and internal operations experience at a mid-stage technology company, in a global enterprise.
  • Experience in IPO and international expansion.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, swiftly-changing startup-like environment.
  • Knowledge of various database systems financial modeling tools used to perform heavy data analysis over hundreds of thousands of records.
  • Evaluation and implementation of new technology to improve existing financial systems.
  • Possess world-class forecasting talent and well steeped in both the theory and practice of building revenue and expense forecasts, and who can impart this knowledge to a talented FP&A and analytics team.
  • Analytical mindset to help elevate our analytical standards and practice to allow us to take full advantage of the data our massive, global, horizontal platform generates, to help improve both our business and that of our customers. 
  • Teach and impart knowledge to the broader global team.
  • Partner and support a leadership team in driving to results with empathy, judgment and accountability.

PREFFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • MBA
  • Experience in an IT security company.
  • Big 4 consulting experience
  • Certified Public Accounting Professional

 

WHAT YOU GET:

  • A competitive compensation that includes base salary + equity
  • The opportunity to build innovative, scalable technologies with the global leader in unified security management
  • Work with a company that has been won numerous industry awards and is recognized as a Visionary SIEM vendor
  • Live and work in beautiful Austin, Texas.

 

ABOUT US:

As a member of The Alien Nation, you will be entering an exciting growth stage company with offices in Austin, San Mateo, Spain and Ireland. We're on a mission to provide organizations throughout the universe with highly intelligent security that is affordable and simple to use. We founded AlienVault to help organizations of all shapes and sizes achieve world-class security without the headaches and huge expense of other solutions. And we are passionate about our mission! Interested in joining our Alien Nation?

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Perks & Benefits
Health Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Life Insurance (two employee plans that are 100% paid by the Company)
401 (k) Plan
Health Advocates
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Travel Assist Program
Working Advantage (Company discount program)
Health Insurance Waiver Credit
Paid Holidays (10)
Paid Time Off
Employee Referral Program
AlienVault Excellence Award Program

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