Senior Financial Analyst at Forter (Remote)

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About Us:

Digital commerce is built on trust. At every point along the eCommerce journey, businesses must make a critical decision: Can I trust this customer? Answering this simple question accurately and instantly is powerful—it can accelerate revenue growth and strengthen a company’s connection with its customers. How do we do it? Forter was founded on the insight that it's not about what is being purchased, nor where— but who is behind the interaction.

The Forter Decision Engine finds patterns across more than one billion identities in our dataset. We isolate fraudsters and protect customers—ensuring everyone gets the experience they deserve.  Given that trust is central to how we operate, Forter is very much driven by a defined set of values. We attract remarkable talent and have retention and engagement levels that are well above benchmarks. We’re meticulous about strengthening our culture as we grow and ensuring this is an environment where people can have outsized impact.

About the Role:

Forter is looking for a highly motivated Senior Analyst to join its Financial Planning & Analysis (“FP&A”) team. The FP&A team manages short- and long-term planning and partners with the business to analyze opportunities and support P&L management. 

Reporting directly to the Director of FP&A, the Senior Analyst will be primarily involved in supporting management and investor reporting packages, analyzing historical company performance, supporting the ongoing review of KPI definitions and tracking of key company metrics. Additionally, activities will include ad hoc support to the budgeting and reforecasting processes as well as providing support to other finance teams such as Business Intelligence (“BI”), Treasury, Investor Relations, and Accounting. 

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can execute deliverables independently, has careful attention to data integrity, can think analytically about key company value drivers, and is comfortable working with large data sets. Additionally, the ideal candidate enjoys contributing to a small team and is excited to work in a dynamic and fast-paced scale-up environment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist in the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages including board presentations
  • Support tracking of key KPIs and contribute to the development and testing of new KPI definitions
  • Collaborate with the BI team to automate and visualize accurately reported KPIs in the company analytics dashboard
  • Analyze financial performance and identify trends, opportunities, and risks to inform leadership 
  • Help craft answers and a deep understanding of business performance over time, which will support senior finance leadership and investor relations
  • Partner with the accounting team to ensure data integrity in financial analyses and support day-to-day operations of finance 
  • Support the development of ad hoc financial analyses that arise from the business 
  • Support investor reporting requirements and assembling investor reporting packages

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years professional experience in financial planning & analysis or related experience
  • Experience in the finance department of a public company is a plus
  • Ability to think critically about a business and understand the key value drivers 
  • Ability to analyze large data sets, infer and communicate key takeaways
  • Master in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Netsuite and visualization tools such as Tableau, Qliksense or similar system preferred
  • Strong attention to detail, with dedication and ownership over quality of deliverables
  • Collaborative, positive attitude and eagerness to learn

Life as a Forterian:

We are a team of over 500 Forterians spread across 3 different continents. Our success so far in the marketplace has allowed us to achieve a total series F valuation of over $3 Billion, making us the most valuable privately-held fraud prevention company globally. Our investors include: Tiger Global, Bessemer, Sequoia Capital, March Capital, and Salesforce Ventures.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Matching 401K Plan
  • Comprehensive and generous health insurance, including vision and dental coverage
  • Stock options
  • Generous paid parental leave options 
  • Home office allowance
  • Cell Phone/Wifi reimbursement
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Half-day Fridays, every Friday 
  • Annual company-wide event - Forter Week 

At Forter, we believe unique people create unique ideas, and valuable experience comes in many forms. So, even if your background doesn't match everything we have listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply and tell us why your skills and values could be an asset to us. By welcoming different perspectives, we grow together as humans and as a company.

Forter is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

*Forter does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Forter (or any related) jobs alias or directly to any Forter employees. Forter will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.*

More Information on Forter
Forter operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Forter was founded in 2013. It has 349 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 12 open jobs at Forter, click here.
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