Senior Director, FP&A at Fastly (Remote)

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Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing our customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible — at the edge of the Internet. The platform is designed to take advantage of the modern internet, to be programmable, and to support agile software development. Fastly’s customers include many of the world’s most prominent companies, including Vimeo, Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub.

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Senior Director, FP&A

Fastly is looking for a Senior Director, FP&A. In this role, you will lead our financial planning, management analytics, and business partnering functions. You will work with key stakeholders in Sales/Client Services, Engineering/Infrastructure, Finance/Legal/HR/IT, Accounting, and IR. The role will also have direct exposure to our CFO/Finance Leadership, CEO/Executive Leadership, and Board/Audit Committee. As the leader of this function, you will build and manage a team of six managers/analysts and will report to the SVP of Finance.

What You'll Do

  • Financial Planning:
    • Long-term Model: Build and maintain a financial model to support our long-term strategic plans
    • Annual Budget: Own the process to generate our annual plan and key financial and operational targets  
    • Quarterly Guidance: Deliver timely and accurate forecasts for top-line growth and operating profit for Wall Street
  • Management Analytics:
    • Performance Tracking: Measure and explain the variance of actuals vs. forecasts to ensure accountability
    • Business Analytics: Prepare ad-hoc financial analysis to support internal management, our board of directors, and the investment community
    • Decision Support: Develop financial templates that bring financial rigor to key investment decisions 
  • Business Partnering:
    • Sales/Client Services: Liaise closely with the revenue operations team on top-line forecasts, sales productivity, compensation plans, and department budgets
    • Engineering/Infrastructure: Work with engineering leadership and  infrastructure finance on managing capital expenditures, cost of revenues, and department budgets
    • Finance/Legal/HR/IT: Partner with the G&A functions on functional budgets, and key investments in people, workplaces, enterprise systems, and consulting services
  • Function Management:
    • People: Hire and develop a team with a healthy culture and abilities to help scale our business   
    • Systems: Enhance Adaptive financial planning tool and its integration with Netsuite and Workday systems 
    • Process: Document key business processes, deliverables, roles and responsibilities, and data sources

What We're Looking For

  • 9+ years of experience in FP&A, Accounting, Corporate Development, Investment Banking, Management Consulting, or related field
  • Familiarity with CDN, software, colocation, networking, or cloud infrastructure domains would be beneficial 
  • Knowledge of planning (Adaptive), reporting (Netsuite), BI (Looker), and payment (Coupa) systems 
  • An analytical and forward-looking thinker that can solve business challenges
  • The ability to deliver high-quality work products that are accurate, timely, and insightful
  • A record of building relationships within the organization
  • Excel/Powerpoint fluency coupled with effective oral/written communication
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, business, engineering, or a quantitative discipline
  • CPA or MBA is a plus but not required
  • A positive attitude with a willingness to grow with the role/company

In accordance with applicable law, Fastly’s minimum base pay for this role if hired in Colorado is $191,000 per year. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Fastly's equity plan. Final offer amount will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by multiple factors, including years and depth of experience and expertise, location and other business considerations. Note that this role is available to candidates outside of Colorado and different minimum compensation may apply.

Fastly is proud to deliver a strong total rewards program to our employees. This role is eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, and vision)
    • Medical: Cigna or Kaiser available
  • Retirement benefits and employer match
  • Life Insurance (Basic and Voluntary Life)
  • Short & Long Term Disability with a buy-up LTD option
  • Voluntary Accident & Critical Illness benefits
  • Flex Spending Accounts & Mass Transit benefits
  • Open Vacation Policy
  • Sick Time
  • Generous leave benefits (medical, maternity, paternity, and personal)
  • Paid wellness days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning & reimbursement program stipend
  • Mobile and internet allowance
  • Wellness stipend
  • Pet insurance

Fastly reserves the right to amend or modify for any reasons in accordance with applicable law.

Why Fastly?

  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives. Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand.

  • We love distributed teams. Fastly’s home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. In fact, 50% of our employees work outside of SF! An international remote culture is in our DNA.

  • We care about you. Fastly works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits like up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave, options for free medical/dental/vision plans, and an open vacation program that enables our folks to take the time they need to recharge (some benefits may vary by location).

  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day.

  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we’re not ‘one size fits all’. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about.

We’re always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit, please apply!


Fastly is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and to providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  

Employment decisions at Fastly are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Fastly encourages applicants from all backgrounds.

*Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Fastly. Please inform us if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Fastly collects and processes personal data submitted by job applicants in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Please see our privacy notice for job applicants.

More Information on Fastly
Fastly operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA, Portland, OR, Denver, CO and New York, NY. Fastly was founded in 2011. It has 960 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 17 open jobs at Fastly, click here.
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