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FP&A Associate (India)

Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 16, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
Who are we and why this opportunity

SparkCognition, Inc. delivers world-class AI solutions that allow a business to solve their most critical problems, empowering them to run a more sustainable, safer, and profitable business. Our award-winning AI solutions predict future outcomes, optimize processes, and prevent cyberattacks. We partner with the worldâs industry leaders to analyze, optimize, and learn from data. We augment human intelligence, drive profitable growth, and achieve operational excellence.

Drive change and create a footprint. Learn more at: SparkCognition

SparkCognition is seeking an FP&A Associate to join the global finance organization. This person will report to the Sr. FP&A Manager and will support the Executive Team. The candidate will drive value across a broad spectrum of the Company with a particular focus on fiscal year planning and performance, quarterly close and our KPI/metric reporting process, M&A due diligence and supporting a wide range of strategic analysis and decision making. The position requires strong financial reporting, planning, and modeling skills, focus on details and good business judgment. Impeccable character, integrity, discretion, and work ethic are critical for success.

You Will:

  • Act as a trusted advisor to the Finance Manager, Sr. FP&A Manager, CAO, Corporate Controller, and Chief Strategy Officer
  • Perform variance and trend analysis for departmental expenses, KPI tracking, and strategic projects, and assist in the preparation of the monthly and quarterly reporting packages and related presentations
  • Assist in the construction, maintenance, and dissemination of financial performance reporting to key business partners, department heads, and other stakeholders
  • Build components of the Board of Directors presentations, Investor Relations materials, internal presentations, and play a role in any financing and M&A activities as needed
  • Support the Accounting team in fiscal close procedures and processes
  • Proactively collaborate, influence, and align the companyâs planning and reporting processes to achieve the overall company strategy and financial goals
  • Work cross functionally to support departmental decision-making with budget and long-term forecasting, planning, reporting and analytics
  • Partner with the broader organization to drive process and systematic improvements across the Company
  • Along with the Finance Manager and Sr. FP&A Manager, be responsible for maintaining the Companyâs financial forecast model which is designed to:
  • Enable SparkCognition Executive team to build an Annual Operation Plan, incorporating inputs and assumptions and analyze the financial statement impact
  • Combine historical and forward-looking financials
  • Provide outputs / KPIs that enable analysis of key conclusions in a simple and transparent manner
Complete other duties and ad hoc responsibilities as assigned

You'll Have

  • 5+ years of FP&A/Finance experience in fast-paced, high growth environments
  • Prior Enterprise SaaS experience required
  • FP&A Experience with a public company preferred
  • Ability to synthesize and present complex data obtained from different system and tools
  • Exposure to key financial management processes as required in a scaling organization
  • Willingness and ability to roll up your sleeves and build complex models (using Adaptive Planning, MS Excel, and other planning platforms)
  • Must demonstrate analytical prowess, strategic thinking, and a command of the details
  • Extremely well organized, and data driven
  • Strong learning agility; strong drive and curiosity for independent learning; approaches work with energy, enthusiasm, and positivity
  • Proactive self-starter capable of driving business results without significant supervision
  • Ability to deal with conflict, and manage expectations
  • Previous exposure to headcount and labor expense management a plus
  • Extreme proficiency with MS PowerPoint, MS Excel/Google Sheets is expected
  • Experience working with relational databases, data, and reports; SQL, Tableau, and Workday/Anaplan knowledge a plus

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

SparkCognition prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

SparkCognition is committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact us to discuss how we can assist you.
Skills: Financial Reporting, Workday, Modeling, Ms Excel, Planning, Tableau, google sheets , Anaplan, Sql

Experience: 5.00-7.00 Years

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