Financial Analyst

| Austin

Since launching in 2010, WP Engine has become the world's leading WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), now with over 130,000 customers in 140 countries. We're proud of the technology and service we offer our customers that move their businesses forward faster. At WP Engine, we strive to do the best work of our careers and feel empowered to do what is right for our customers. We love investing in employee success and uncovering opportunities for you, the best, to get better. 99 percent of employees believe you're made to feel welcome at WP Engine. Be you. Be here.

What's cool about this role.

The Finance team is responsible for improving strategic and financial decision-making across the company. Business partners will rely on you for insight and trust you to help tackle hard problems. At WP Engine, we believe that good ideas can come from anywhere, and you'll collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and the executive team.

The day to day.
  • Work closely with engineering and customer experience teams to identify drivers and levers to enable the business to forecast more accurately and evolve the financial/operating model
  • Provide decision-making support for business partners through financial modeling and data analysis
  • Craft strong business partner relationships to drive financial results and understanding throughout the organization
  • Produce monthly and quarterly variance analysis and commentary to identify risks and opportunities versus budget/forecast
  • Track and monitor expenses related to various business functions
  • Perform ad hoc tasks as needed
Your skills and expertise.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields
  • You have 2+ year of financial analyst experience preferably within a high growth environment
  • Knowledge of financial concepts and unit economics
  • A self-starter that brings critical and creative thinking
  • Passion for and expertise in building financial models
  • Experience conducting financial/operational analysis
  • Experience working and analyzing large data sets; SQL knowledge is a plus
  • Proficient with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Adaptive Planning or experience with using other financial planning tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​
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WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

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Documented equal pay policy
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401(K)
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Generous PTO
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Some Meals Provided
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Parking
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Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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