Manager, FP&A 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.

Manager, FP&A

BigCommerce, named a "Best Place to Work" in Austin 2019 is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis to join a team responsible for planning, forecasting, spend pool management, and budgeting for the company. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-energy finance leader with demonstrated experience building out agile spending control structures, driving cost savings, and optimizing revenue share agreements. The role is located in our Austin, Texas headquarters. This person will be an integral leader within the Finance organization, reporting directly to the VP of Financial Planning and Analysis in Austin.

Success depends on your demonstrated ability to influence at levels above and below your own, leveraging your engaged and high performing team as well as other cross functional partners. The analytical, complex modeling, reporting and business planning expertise you have gained over the last 5+ years of your career will enable you to provide insightful conclusions and accurate decisions as you drive cost savings that will fuel the growth of the company. 

Your ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing will be critical as you provide regular, timely and accurate financial reporting with appropriate context to leadership. You will have demonstrated the ability to work successfully and with speed in a cross functional and international environment, managing day to day details and analytics of your team and then synthesizing them into a concise executive message for leadership. You have a very strong aptitude for learning, can quickly grasp complex concepts and data and summarize for relevant key messages, and are comfortable driving change and managing within a high-growth business.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the build-out of a best in class cost savings and partner revenue share program, including scoping the opportunity for early wins, building policies to drive change, implementing contract management tools, and building a roadmap for long-term spending discipline and controls
  • Lead the negotiation of key strategic sourcing engagements to improve measurable financial results. Efficiently conduct supplier negotiations via process driven methodologies (RFI, RFP, RFQ)
  • Design and direct the preparation of meaningful financial analyses of both internal and external data which aid senior management decisions and support a range of operation and financial activities, including: department reviews, Quarterly Business Reviews, internal reporting, discounted cash flow analysis, and Board of Directors presentations
  • Partner with business and budget owners to serve as a critical team member supporting strategic programs, negotiations, contract management, and other priorities.
  • Quantify and calculate financial benefits of negotiations, cost savings opportunities, and program deployments suitable for VP Finance approval
  • Work closely with the Accounting organization in support of the monthly, quarterly and annual close process

Who You Are

  • 5+ years experience in financial planning and analysis. Experience with working in a complex enterprise with multi-million dollar spend pools and stringent internal controls requirements preferred.
  • Experience measuring subscription/SaaS business models and related metrics strongly preferred. 
  • A bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or applicable experience. MBA preferred. 
  • Strong analytical skills, including superior financial modeling, Excel, and database skills are assumed; ability to build integrated (three financial statements) models is also assumed.
  • Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Continuous improvement attitude; ability to seek out and implement internal or external best practices.
  • Experience with Excel, ERP systems, business planning / business intelligence systems, and CRM systems (Salesforce a plus).
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, influencing, and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Commitment to excellence and impeccable ethical standards and integrity.
  • Proactive and results-oriented, comfortable independently solving problems despite ambiguity
  • A thoughtful leader who earns trust and builds strong working relationships across departments
  • Excellent time-management skills
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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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

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
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.
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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