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Senior Analyst, Finance

project44

project44

IT, Accounting & Finance
Kraków, Poland
Posted on Friday, October 6, 2023

Why project44?

At project44 we’re on a mission - to make supply chains work.

project44 optimizes the movement of products globally, delivering better resiliency, sustainability, and value for our customers. As the supply chain connective tissue, we operate the most trusted end-to-end visibility platform that tracks more than 1 billion shipments annually for the world’s leading brands. The undisputed leader in the market, project44 was named the Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, #1 in FreightWavesFreightTech 25, and the Customer’s Choice in Gartner Peer Insights’ Voice of the Customer report. project44 is headquartered in Chicago with a diverse and fast-growing, global workforce.

If you’re eager to be part of a winning team that works together to solve some of the most challenging supply chain challenges every day, let’s talk.

Role Description

project44 is currently in search of a highly skilled Senior Analyst, Finance who possesses a strong understanding of SaaS financial concepts as well as strong analytical capabilities. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in supporting the company’s financial reporting, planning, budgeting, and day-to-day operations.

This position presents an excellent opportunity to leverage your expertise in FP&A, financial analysis, and data-driven decision-making to drive the company’s success. Your contributions will be instrumental in shaping financial strategies, optimizing resource allocation, and enabling informed business decisions. Key responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial results on a monthly basis, comparing actuals with budget and forecasted figures
  • Generate detailed monthly and quarterly financial reports for both internal and external stakeholders, encompassing key aspects such as revenue performance, expense analysis, profitability assessment, headcount growth, and relevant supporting metrics
  • Develop new models to link operational metrics with financial outcomes and increase understanding of ROI
  • Meet with business leaders to review & discuss monthly results and generate forecasts
  • Monitor and communicate trends, and assess implications along with developing actionable strategies
  • Work across finance and our cross functional teams (Product, Sales, People, Marketing, etc.) to help drive better efficiency and productivity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent in Finance or Accounting with strong fundamental knowledge of accounting & SaaS finance principles
  • 2-4 years of experience working in FP&A or a similar analytical financial role
  • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and month-end close support
  • Strong Excel skills; ability to work with large, complex data sets
  • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills and experience working with senior leadership
  • Experience with financial planning tools (examples include Adaptive, Planful, Essbase, Anaplan)
  • ERP experience (examples include NetSuite, SAP, Oracle)
  • Data visualization experience preferred (examples include Power BI, Tableau, Qlik)
  • Predictive modeling skills, and understanding of AI/Machine Learning a plus
  • Experience working in high-tech startup company with a fast-paced environment
  • Assertive, highly-driven, and self-motivated

Diversity & Inclusion

We're designing the future of how the world moves and is connected through trade and global supply chains. We can only deliver a truly world-class product and experience if our teams are as diverse and unique communities we are building for. So it's up to us to create a company where anyone can bring their authentic self to work everyday. We're constantly working to improve, and we accept our responsibility to elevate the voices left in the margins. It's on every one of us.

Our focus on inclusion manifests in the way we hire, the customers we serve, and the regions we prioritize. We're building a company that every one of us at project44 is proud to work for: a company that celebrates you for being you.

We pride ourselves on celebrating everyone — project44 is an equal opportunity employer actively working on creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where underrepresented groups can thrive. If you share our values and our passion for helping the way the world moves, we’d love to review your application!

For any needed accommodations during the hiring process, please email recruiting@project44.com. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

More about project44

Since 2014, project44 has been transforming the way one of the largest, most important global industries does business. As transportation and logistics continues to evolve and customer expectations around delivery become more demanding, industry technology must rise to the occasion. In just a few short years, we’ve created a digital infrastructure that eliminates the inefficiencies caused by dated technology and manual processes. Our Advanced Visibility Platform is used by the world’s leading brands to track shipments, collaborate with supply chain partners, drive operational efficiencies, and create outstanding customer experiences.

A candidate will be asked to conduct a pre-employment criminal back ground screening test as a standard routine to minimize moral & integrity risks among our staff and to ensure Project44 is compliant with its internal pre-employment screening policy and SOC 2, Sarbanes Oxley Act and ISO 27001 compliance. We will only ask you to conduct a criminal background check when we believe it is proportionate to the role that you will fulfil within your team and/or department A criminal back ground check will be facilitated by our third party vendor Accurate who will assist you to get the appropriate documents from authorities in the country where you will be employed. Depending on the country where you will be employed your local authority will provide a Certificate of Conduct or similar document upon your request. If there are any costs related to screening, these will be borne by Project44. When our vendor Accurate will reach out to, you will be asked for your consent. We would like to emphasize that at all time you can decide to withdraw from the application process and/or to withdraw the consent to perform a screening test.

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