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Senior Financial Analyst

| Austin

Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint supports more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. For more about Forcepoint, visit www.Forcepoint.com and follow us on Twitter at @ForcepointSec.



Position Overview:

Responsibilities of the FP&A Team encompass a full range of forecasting, budget management, and investment analysis activities. This role is a challenging position with high-level visibility. The Senior Financial Analyst position sits at the intersection of the business’ operations and company’s financial results and, consequently, comes with the ability to influence the business beyond Finance. A successful candidate will embrace opportunities to take on new challenges and be comfortable leading/motivating their peers.           


Essential Functions:

  • This role will have a focus on cost management including oversight over the Finance Team’s monthly expense forecasting process as well as ownership over the budgeting / forecasting cadence for several functional groups.
  • Team forecasting oversight responsibilities will include coordinating the team interface with Accounting for the monthly actuals close process, rolling up the team’s company-wide headcount and non-compensation plans, conducting variance analysis, and preparing/analyzing the consolidated company-wide expense forecast. A successful candidate will have excellent analytical skills, an ability to motivate and help their peers, a strong work ethic, and an ability to self-task based on a desired outcome rather than step by step instruction.
  • Budgeting process responsibilities will include working with functional budget owners to generate monthly expense forecasts and quarterly CAPEX forecasts, analyzing actuals, preparing variance analysis, and developing/tracking key performance metrics. As the primary Finance point of contact for these functional budget owners, responsibilities will also include modeling, data analysis, business cases, and investment analysis among other items on an as needed basis. A successful candidate will have top tier excel modeling ability, strong independent reasoning/problem solving skills, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Responsibilities may include other duties as necessary.


Education and Experience


  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience is required for this position. A successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Required skills and abilities include excellent analytical skills, top tier Excel modeling skills, strong leadership skills and a strong sense of initiative. Candidates should have broad experience leveraging their analytical and modeling skills in a wide variety business situations and feel comfortable leveraging this skill set to help other team members.
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We are located in the North Austin area by The Domain, off of Braker between Mopac and 183. Our office patio overlooks Quarry Lake.

What are Forcepoint Perks + Benefits

Forcepoint Benefits Overview

We have a competitive benefits package.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dependant Care account
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement