Financial Analyst - Tech Finance

| Chicago
ActiveCampaign is the marketing automation leader for small and mid sized businesses (SMB's) around the globe. Through a sophisticated yet easy-to-use platform and tools, we allow our customers to make meaningful connections to their customers. Often, we are the center of our customer's marketing strategies and critical to their success and future.
As the fastest-growing SaaS company in Chicago, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 80,000 today to millions.
Reporting to VP of Finance within the Commercial Finance team, your responsibilities will include:
Business Partner to CTO:
Dotted line responsibilities to the CTO and his executive team
Assist in making the Tech & Product teams more efficient while also being a steward of the Company’s financial resources
Forecasting:
Own the forecast for the Tech & Product teams
Constantly be in communication with tech leaders to understand strategic goals and plans to execute. Document those plans in the financial forecast
Understand the drivers of hosting fees
Model our hosting fees and push tech leaders to best control costs
Headcount forecasting / modelling
Financial Analyses:
Review vendor contracts and agreements to maximize AC value
Perform ad-hoc analyses as requested by Finance and Tech leaders

What your day could consist of:

  • Review prior month actual results with CTO and supporting team
  • Update hosting cost forecast in the Company’s planning software
  • Review and negotiate contract terms with key vendors
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses
  • Work with leaders on quantifying pieces of the strategic plan

What is needed:

  • 4 year college degree
  • MBA preferred
  • Minimum of three years of experience in investment banking, corporate or commercial finance, Big-4 accounting, or management consulting Intellectual curiosity
  • Proven understanding of GAAP accounting
  • Deal effectively with ambiguities and be able to manage multiple projects through completion, often under tight deadlines, with frequently changing priorities and minimal supervision
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Immaculate attention to detail
  • Prior experience in SaaS, software, or high-growth technology companies
  • Expert spreadsheet creator

ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. We'll share all the details later on but in summary: comprehensive health and wellness benefits including no premiums for employees, open time off plan, generous 401(k) matching with no vesting, lunch and endless snacks/ beverages, reimbursed commuting, education budgets, ongoing learning and development, a proactive approach to diversity and inclusion, career pathing and lots of swag. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • TrelloManagement
    • ActiveCampaignCRM

Location

Beautiful Chicago Loop Office overlooking State Street with views of the lake and Millennium Park and is minutes from the Metra & CTA.

What are ActiveCampaign Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Daily Catered Lunches. Open Vacation Policy. Dual monitor & stand-up desk workstation. FOND Membership. Peer Recognition Program (bonuses). Work/Life Balance. Competitive Salaries.

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