Corporate Finance Associate

| Chicago

About Showpad

At Showpad, personalities and cultures connect across oceans to create something extraordinary. As a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5,000 Europe list, Showpad is changing the game when it comes to sales enablement. Our employees create the engagement and impact that drives our success as we expand globally.

In the morning, we’re drinking San Francisco cold brew coffee with a side of Portland doughnuts – English scones for afternoon tea, and in the evening we’re toasting success with Belgian tripel Westmalle to a Chicago house tune.

About the Position 
Showpad is looking for a entrepreneurial and data-driven Corporate Finance Associate to join the growing Chicago office. As a member of the Finance team, you’ll work with leaders across the entire Showpad business to execute key deliverables for the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and monitor critical success metrics, and communicate actionable insights to relevant stakeholders. 
  • Prepare presentations to the Board of Directors and Executive Team. 
  • Manage planning, forecasting and reporting processes across Showpad – both long-term and short-term, including but not limited to Quarterly Forecasts, Annual Budget and Operating Plan. 
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of company financial data, and contribute to identifying ways to remediate inconsistencies and streamline processes. 
  • Identify actionable insights, suggest recommendations and influence the direction of the business by effectively communicating findings to cross-functional groups. 
  • Support Go-to-Market teams on deal structuring and revenue recognition. 
  • Own commission calculation and communication to Go-To-Market teams. 
  • Build relationships with other departments and work together to establish best practices, proactively identify opportunities and streamline current processes & tools.Support CFO and management team on the sourcing, due diligence, execution and integration of M&A opportunities

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree 
  • A mastery of Excel; must possess the ability to produce dynamic models and perform sensitivity analysis 
  • Organized and detail-oriented; ability to work in situations with changing priorities and multiple simultaneous assignments

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience in Investment Banking, Accounting, Corporate Finance or Corporate Development preferred 
  • Knowledge of accounting principals 
  • Experience with reporting, budget process and modeling 
  • Familiar with Saas business model and revenue drivers

What you can expect from Showpad

Focus on Impact and Growth

We are building the future in sales and marketing where every sales person is successful. As an international scale-up, we aim for yearly double digit growth that opens many opportunities. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment, and focus on impact and growth.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • WordpressCMS
    • SageCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


Centrally located in the Loop and easily accessible for all commuters with tons of options for lunch.
1 N State St, Chicago, IL 60602

An Insider's view of Showpad

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our Chicago office is unlike any other startup I've ever been a part of. Everyone is smart, humble and effective. Even though we are all busy, everyone is always willing to offer help or guidance - even if it outside of their wheelhouse. We all genuinely enjoy each other's company and want to see our teammates succeed.


Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is absolutely key for my team, since we’re tasked with bringing many different groups together. And as an international organization, we’re building relationships not only across departments, but across the world too. The key for us is to show how we provide value and prove how our collaboration impacts both revenue and culture.


Head of Global Business Development and Alliances

What makes someone successful on your team?

On my team, we grit, we grind. We’re resilient and ambitious. We do what it takes to succeed, while ensuring we maintain a thoughtful and genuine approach. We know the buyer experience starts with us and the people that succeed are equal parts authentic and motivated.


Senior Manager of Sales Development

What is your vision for the company?

We’re building the future of sales & marketing success, by empowering sales & marketing teams to sell the way buyers want to buy. We’re delivering a better buyer experience, intelligent sales content and an analytics-powered platform that’s smarter than traditional sales enablement.


President & COO

What are Showpad Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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