Financial Analyst at Syndigo

| Chicago
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Description

 

cResponsibilities

  • Work with a cross-functional team to help enhance & create KPIs and reporting packages using both financial and operational-based metrics
  • Assist in developing new SaaS business metrics that help drive business success
  • Work with existing processes and systems and recommend enhancements, changes, or new systems to support SaaS KPIs and reporting
  • Perform variance and trend analysis between actual, budgeted, and forecasted targets for our business
  • Monitor sales compensation and prepare monthly compensation reports
  • Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations
  • Assist with in-depth analysis including pipeline, customer base, new bookings, upgrades, product utilization, and churn
  • Maintain and improve the financial forecast model that incorporates current data and any relevant functional input
  • Other duties and ad hoc analysis as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting; CPA or MBA preferred
  • 1-3 years minimum experience in financial planning and analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience. SaaS or communications software experience a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Pivot, Macros)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving & organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Maturity, professionalism, and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong work ethic
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, analyze data, and resolve complex problems
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of matters
  • SaaS or software company experience preferred
  • NetSuite experience is a plus
  • Salesforce.com experience is a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I love the passion of everyone who works in the Chicago office, never a dull day! We are a fast moving organization and it doesn't matter if you work in finance, sales, marketing or IT we help and support each other as we grow. The passion is infectious to be around.

Jenny

Director, Sales Enablement

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed. The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal. That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.

Micah

Vice President, Business Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Syndigo has expanded my career by offering opportunities to meet face to face, conveying how our solutions solve unique & complex challenges, with prospects & clients that are trailblazers in their industries. I have established a foundation in a fast-paced & young organization and now direct a team of exceptional Business Development Executives.

Nick

Manager, Business Development

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Innovation & Empowerment are two of our core company values. We push team members to look at what ‘value’ means in new ways. Our Inspire program brings together those that are working towards the next step in their career, specifically in leadership. We have had great initiatives come out of the group that are moving the company forward.

Kristen

Vice President, Client Development

What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Syndigo provides 4 weeks of paid maternity leave and 1 week of paid paternity leave.
Adoption Assistance
Syndigo offers up to 4 weeks of paid leave for Adoption Leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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