Financial Analyst I, Financial Planning & Analysis at BigCommerce

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BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast-growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth. 

BigCommerce, named a 2019 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a full-time Financial Analyst I. The Financial Analyst I, Financial Planning & Analysis is a trusted advisor on companywide financial matters. You will analyze data and assist in developing recommendations that will drive business decisions and BigCommerce’s growth. The FP&A team at BigCommerce provides the opportunity to work on a diverse set of projects outside of normal responsibilities, enabling an extensive full P&L, Contracting, Purchasing and widespread FP&A experience. 

What You’ll Do

High Level:

  • Be a trusted business partner and advisor to your client organization(s) in matters related to financial operations (including being the key financial point of contact for contract and purchasing) with minimal oversight from FP&A leadership. 
  • Assist in process improvements and strategies to further automate and streamline the Financial Operations area as the organization scales
  • Analyze and QA financial and business operations data.

Finance:

  • Perform analysis in collaboration with the analytics team and provide actionable insights to leadership.
  • Perform ad hoc ROI analysis and provide recommendations on next steps to stakeholders
  • Develop and report both company and sales metrics to the leadership team.
  • Perform monthly P&L and cash flow variance analysis.
  • Collaborate with finance, sales, and operation teams on variable compensation plan design as needed, including risk analysis
  • Create Budget vs Actual reports and deliver to stakeholders

Purchasing/ Contracts:

  • Assist in contract negotiations to ensure financial enforceability prior to the agreement being signed
  • Review contracts and perform cost saving analysis.
  • Monitor contract renewals
  • Serve as the primary financial point of contact to review purchases made by BigCommerce
  • Provide analytical review of invoices and ensure services are billing properly
  • Collaborate with Accounts Payable to ensure timely remuneration of partner invoices
  • Compare and evaluate goods and contracts to recommend cost efficiency strategies
  • Review software usage and make recommendations for financial savings
  • Ensure enforcement of existing partner contracts

Who You Are

  • 1-3 years of financial analysis experience with experience in purchasing, contracts, forecasting, budgeting, operations, data analysis, and/or reporting; experience in SaaS a plus
  • BS or BA in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Strong analytical, logical, and problem-solving skills (will be subject to a case study)
  • Exceptional excel modeling skills (will be subject to Excel test)
  • Strong attention to detail with focus on accuracy 
  • Strong data presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a creative outlook on how to get results
  • Ability to partner and influence business leaders 
  • Passion for making an impact
  • SQL and Host Analytics experience (or other FP&A software) a plus
  • Previous SAAS or e-commerce experience a plus
  • Prior sales finance or purchasing experience a plus.

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that. Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.



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Location

Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

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