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Senior Financial Analyst, R&D



IT, Accounting & Finance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

About The Role:

Our Finance & Strategy team is looking for a Senior Analyst to support our growing R&D and Product organizations. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference at the ground level of a global, pre-IPO, tech company. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Strategy, this role is critical in supporting the Company’s continued track record of strong growth and driving scalable and efficient operations. This role will be involved in supporting the R&D and Product leadership team in a variety of capacities, including product analytics, budget management, and cloud infrastructure strategy.

What You'll Do:
  • Build business partner relationships across the R&D organisation and drive cost savings and efficiency improvements, provide primary budget support for all R&D and Product functions.
  • Lead benchmarking efforts, implement best practices in budgeting and planning for the R&D organisation.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting.
  • Analyze financial results, distill key trends, assess current and future business risk, and communicate key messages to stakeholders including senior management, the board, and investors.
  • Support efforts to improve gross margins by enhancing cloud infrastructure strategy and cost management.
What You'll Bring:
  • 3+ years of experience in corporate finance or business partner finance.
  • Industry experience supporting R&D organisations in a SaaS enterprise software company and financial planning processes, experience with cloud infrastructure strategy and cost optimisation.
  • Ability to work independently and manage priorities in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Understanding of the high-tech landscape both from a business and technology perspective.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial analysis and financial modelling.
  • Proficient in Adaptive Insights, NetSuite, Coupa and other enterprise software systems.



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