Senior Director of Finance (FP&A)

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Date Posted: 06-27-2018
Xceed Staffing seeks a Sr. Director of FP&A for a software company located on the Peninsula.  Reporting to the CFO, the Sr. Director of FP&A will be the trusted advisor and proactively collaborate, influence, and align the company’s planning processes to achieve the overall company strategy.

Ideal candidates would be an experienced Dir of Finance/ Senior Dir of Finance level with extensive experience working in SaaS/Software companies with global operations.  

Interested candidates please email your resume to

  • Ability to take ownership of the company’s entire financial planning process, working collaboratively and cross functionally with all levels of management to deliver meaningful financial information at a cost center, company and group level
    • Annual budget
    • Quarterly updates to budget
    • Month end analysis of variances
  • Oversee forecasting and planning reporting and analytics, and decision support
  • Partner with broader organization to drive process and systematic improvements across the Company
  • Support accounting team in certain close procedures
  • Able to educate Cost Center Heads on all aspects of financial planning
  • Understand company activity and demonstrate initiative on creating new measures & metrics to monitor company performance
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as needed 
  • Over 10 years of FP&A experience, managing a global P&L, in high growth environments
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and build complex models (in excel and other planning applications)
  • Must demonstrate analytical prowess, strategic thinking and a command of the details
  • Extremely well organized, and data driven
  • Ability to deal with conflict, and manage expectations
  • Exposure to key financial management processes as required in a scaling organization
  • Self-starter capable of driving business results without significant supervision
  • Enterprise SaaS experience with ARR Billing & Revenue recognition
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher in Accounting/Finance/Business or related field required
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Experience of working with overseas locations is a plus
  • Desire to make a difference
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