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Financial Analyst

| Austin

ScaleFactor is changing the way modern SMBs operate by automating complex accounting tasks and translating financial information into usable business insights, empowering our customer base to focus on growing their businesses. Our SaaS platform provides a unique combination of core financial functionality coupled with cutting-edge AI that continuously analyzes the health of our customers business in real time.


About Us:

Today, with 160 employees and growing, ScaleFactor’s intuitive software automates accounting, reporting, tax and other financial operations to save business owners time and money. ScaleFactor’s team of dedicated experts are on a mission to revolutionize accounting and finance solutions and empower business owners to make the best strategic financial decisions to scale their businesses. We are looking for a Financial Analyst to join our rapidly growing team.

About You:

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 in 2017, 2018 and 2019 - enjoy amazing culture, dynamic office, and work alongside the best and brightest in the industry
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Unlimited vacation, flexible hours & optional work offsite days
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited cold brews & snacks
  • Dog and cat friendly office located in East Austin

Join us!

If this describes you, apply online! We can’t want to talk to you about our Financial Analyst opportunity

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ScaleFactor is located in the up and coming East Austin neighborhood, filled with new & classic restaurants, trendy bars, & friendly neighbors.

An Insider's view of ScaleFactor

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We have a vibe unlike any office or business I have worked at. Our office is less about a location (although, we have a great space) and more about combining the variations in background and taste that everyone brings to the table. It’s so fun to watch us all grow and mesh together to create the “ScaleFactor vibe” knowing we all have a part in it.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

ScaleFactor is fast paced with lots of moving parts, so collaboration with other teams is key to keeping everyone on the same page. From understanding feature priorities from sales, working with marketing on product launches, to training and support for other internal teams, every team works together to keep us headed in the right direction.


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Being one of the first employees, I can honestly say I’ve had a fun and unique experience. Since joining ScaleFactor, my career has skyrocketed! From working one on one with entrepreneurs to world class venture capitalists, I've developed an extensive catalog of experiences to draw from that have helped to prepare me for my career moving forward.



What are ScaleFactor Perks + Benefits

ScaleFactor Benefits Overview

Technology is nothing without the people behind it. It takes a team to build something great. Together, we work hard, learn from one another and celebrate our wins. We offer competitive salary based on experience. Health, dental, and vision benefits package. Unlimited vacation, flexible hours and optional work offsite days. We offer stock options for all our full time employees. Unlimited cold brew coffee, snacks, catered Friday lunch, and meals on work late days. We also welcome dogs and cats in our pet friendly offices located in hip East Austin!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
ScaleFactor provides unlimited snacks, coffee, cold brews and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
ScaleFactor provides weekly catered meals on Fridays.
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
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