Sr. Financial Analyst
Jive Software - San Francisco, CA

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Senior Financial Analyst – Portland, Palo Alto or San Francisco

The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical support to the senior executives of Jive’s Engineering, Hosting, and Corporate Development organizations. The position’s responsibilities will consist mainly of business partnership, financial and operational model development, valuations, creation of new frameworks for performance measurement, detailed ad hoc financial analysis and recommendation of new projects. The position will also be responsible for other duties assigned by Finance leadership.

Create expert level analysis of any and all aspects of Jive’s Engineering and Hosting organization

Work with Corporate Development to create valuations in support of acquisitions and technology partnerships

Prepare capacity and productivity models to facilitate quick, fact based decision making

Identify present and future analytical needs and proactively address them

Execute lease vs buy analysis on capital equipment for Hosting Organization

Create and deliver recommendations and findings to department managers, executive staff and key stakeholders

Manage and report status on projects and analysis, ensuring timely and accurate completion

Develop the team’s reporting including monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc analysis of key performance metrics and expenses/P&L impact

Work with Engineering and Hosting leadership to manage their detailed quarterly forecast

Rapidly and effectively adapt to highly dynamic and aggressive work environment

Foster a positive and cooperative attitude with all company employees

Bachelors Degree and 4+ years of relevant work experience

MBA or MS in Finance/Accounting preferred

2+ years of relevant experience in the software industry, particularly with SaaS solutions

Excellent time management skills with the ability to adapt, prioritize, and execute to achieve desired results

Strong leadership qualities with the ability to work independently and effectively communicate and partner with all levels of an organization

Ability to review operational and functional deficiencies and provide leadership with creative and data driven recommendations for improvement

Strong ability to develop reports and analyze information using Excel, BI systems and ERP systems

Ability to adhere to the highest ethical standards including honesty, confidentiality, integrity, dedication and leadership