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Director of FP&A



United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Astronomer designed Astro, a modern data orchestration platform, powered by Apache Airflow™. Astro enables companies to place Apache Airflow at the core of their data operations, providing ease of use, scalability, and enterprise-grade security, to ensure the reliable delivery of mission-critical data pipelines.

We’re a globally-distributed and rapidly growing venture-backed team of learners, innovators and collaborators. Our mission is to build an Enterprise-grade product that makes it easy for data teams at Fortune 500’s and startups alike to adopt Apache Airflow. As a member of our team, you will be at the forefront of the industry as we strive to deliver the world's data.

Your background may be unconventional; as long as you have the essential qualifications, we encourage you to apply. While having "bonus" qualifications makes for a strong candidate, Astronomer values diverse experiences. Many of us at Astronomer haven't followed traditional career paths, and we welcome it if yours hasn't either.

About this role

Astronomer is searching for a Director of FP&A to join our talented finance team and become a key architect of our financial future. In this role, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping our financial strategy, fueling our growth trajectory, and ensuring we have the financial resources to achieve our ambitious goals.

What you get to do:

  • Manage and oversee the annual budgeting, forecasting, and long-range financial planning processes.

  • Provide accurate and timely financial and management reports to stakeholders, highlighting key performance indicators and metrics

  • Conduct financial analysis to support decision-making on investments, cost reduction initiatives, and other business opportunities.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to collect relevant data and insights for financial analysis.

  • Identify trends, risks, and opportunities within the business to support strategic planning initiatives.

  • Preparation of presentations and reports for executive leadership, board meetings and external stakeholders.

  • Finance business partner for Marketing and G&A.

What you bring to the role:

  • Proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and data analysis.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights.

  • Proficiency in using financial software such FP&A tools and ERP systems such as Workday.

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate financial concepts to non-finance professionals.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in financial planning and analysis in a SaaS global high growth company.

  • 5+ years of managerial experience.

The estimated salary for this role ranges from $190,000 - $230,000, along with an equity component. This range is merely an estimate, and the width of the range reflects willingness to consider candidates with broad prior seniority. Actual compensation may deviate from this range based on skills, experience, and qualifications.


At Astronomer, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Astronomer is a remote-first company.