Head of FP&A
Copado is the #1 DevOps Platform for Salesforce and the Cloud. We harness the power of native CI/CD and Robotic Testing to drive digital transformation for 1,000+ of the most innovative brands on the planet — from Coca-Cola to eBay to Volkswagen. Our low-code platform unites non-technical admins and pro-code developers on the same system and empowers enterprises to scale end-to-end software delivery across multi-cloud environments.
The impact on your business? 20X faster releases, 94% fewer production bugs and 46% more Salesforce ROI. The impact on your team? No more late nights, weekend war rooms or stressful release days.
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of FP&A to lead our financial planning and analysis efforts. In this role, you will be a critical thinker responsible for managing and overseeing the financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis processes of our company. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including Finance, Operations, Sales, and Marketing, to drive the efficient allocation of capital, provide insightful financial analysis, identify key business drivers, and support strategic decision-making. As a senior leader, you will also play a key role in mentoring and developing the FP&A team members. The role reports directly to the CFO and has direct reports.
Financial Planning and Forecasting: Develop and maintain comprehensive financial models, forecasts, and budgets that align with the company's growth objectives and define its success. Collaborate with various stakeholders to set targets, assess financial performance, and provide recommendations for improvement.
Cross-functional Collaboration: Partner with different departments, including Revenue Operations, Sales, Operations, and Marketing, to provide financial guidance, support decision-making, and drive operational efficiency. Act as a trusted advisor to business leaders, providing financial insights and recommendations.
Strategic Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including variance analysis, scenario modeling, and sensitivity analysis. Identify trends, risks, and opportunities to support the company’s strategic goals.
Performance Reporting: Prepare and present regular financial reports and SaaS metrics to senior leadership, board members, and investors. Highlight key insights, trends, and recommendations for improving financial performance.
Process Improvement and Innovation: Continuously evaluate and improve financial planning and analysis processes, tools, and systems to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and scalability with a view to IPO readiness. Drive automation initiatives and use AI where beneficial to foster best practices and develop reporting and analysis activities.
Team Leadership and Development: Encourage a collaborative and high-performance culture within the team and the company as a whole. Lead and mentor a team of FP&A professionals including data scientists by providing guidance, coaching, and development opportunities.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field (MBA preferred).
At least 5-7 years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis within the SaaS industry.
Strong understanding of SaaS business models, revenue recognition principles, and subscription-based metrics (ARR, MRR, CAC, churn, etc.).
CPA and/or early experience in public accounting is preferred, but not required .
Financial Acumen: Demonstrated expertise in financial modeling, forecasting, budgeting, and analysis. Proven ability to interpret complex financial data and distill key insights to drive decision-making.
Business Partnership: Excellent collaboration and communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Proven experience partnering with cross-functional teams and influencing decision-making.
Tools: Strategic Thinking: Ability to think strategically and provide valuable insights into the company's financial performance, growth opportunities, and risks. Experience in supporting strategic planning and M&A activities is a plus.
Leadership Skills: Strong leadership abilities with the capability to inspire and motivate a team. Experience in managing and developing a team of financial professionals is highly desirable.
Analytical Skills: Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with a keen attention to detail. Proficiency in financial analysis tools and systems (Excel, ERP, BI tools) is required and specific experience with Salesforce, Tableau, and Netsuite is highly valued.
Adaptability: Thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
You are a fit for Copado if:
- You identify with and will be a good steward of our COPA values
- You embody the concept of extreme ownership for your team, department, and Copado’s success
We have determined a salary range for this position that takes into account several factors including, experience, knowledge, education, skills and abilities. Salary range: $170k and $200k. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. The exact salary will be determined based on the individual’s qualifications and experience, with consideration given to the factors listed above.
All Employee benefits include a stake in shared success through stock options, health benefits, 401K plan, generous PTO and a parental leave program.
Copado is Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Copado does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Copado will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Copado.