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Sr. Financial Analyst – GTM

Benchling

We are the leading R&D cloud platform helping the next generation of life scientists make breakthrough discoveries.

Biotechnology is rewriting life as we know it, from the medicines we take, to the crops we grow, the materials we wear, and the household goods that we rely on every day. But moving at the new speed of science requires better technology.

Benchling’s mission is to unlock the power of biotechnology. The world’s most innovative biotech companies use Benchling’s R&D Cloud to power the development of breakthrough products and accelerate time to milestone and market. 

Come help us bring modern software to modern science.

ROLE OVERVIEW

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Strategic Finance team, reporting to the Director of GTM. You will be an integral part of a small and highly-leveraged team supporting the GTM business, including monthly and quarterly close process, budgeting and forecasting, expense management and analysis and projects to help support the company’s long-term growth. Additionally, you will be expected to expand beyond typical financial responsibilities and act as a strategic thought partner to the business leaders, including driving ad-hoc analysis and other project work. Expectations also include working cross-functionally and establishing/improving processes to enable Benchling’s continued hyper-growth.

YOUR IMPACT

  • Build and maintain full year budgets and quarterly forecasts for various GTM Organizations (Sales, Marketing, Solution Consulting, Sales Enablement, Professional Services, Support, Customer Success)
  • Deliver monthly/quarterly analyses of financial results including BvA variances to plan, ensuring key issues, risks and business drivers are understood and proactively highlighted
  • Partner with business leaders to drive strategic initiatives influencing business decisions and by providing proactive recommendations, backed by strong business and financial analysis
  • Support the company-wide annual and long-range planning processes
  • Partner with Accounting on monthly close activities such as vendor trend reviews
  • Develop and continually improve sales and customer metrics (ARR, ASP, penetration, share of wallet etc., quota attainment etc..)
  • Support commissions calculations and reporting, analytics and support annual comp plan design
  • Drive ad-hoc projects and analysis to support Benchling’s long-term growth

ABOUT YOU

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics or equivalent area.
  • 4+ years experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity or FP&A at a High Growth Startup or Public Company (Enterprise Software / SaaS experience a plus)
  • Strong understanding and substantial knowledge of complex financial modeling, GAAP accounting and FP&A best practices
  • Strong Communication Skills – ability to distill and articulate complex data to drive business decisions. Experience presenting analyses to management and ability to lead and drive initiatives
  • Organized and detail-oriented – ability to work in situations with changing priorities, tight deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly motivated, curious, hard-working team player with a thoughtful, humble and positive attitude
  • Expert in Excel and PPT/Google Suite
  • Experience with Netsuite, Financial Planning tools, and Analytics tools (Looker, Tableau, SQL, etc.) a plus

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Benchling welcomes everyone. 

We believe diversity enriches our team so we hire people with a wide range of identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications for this job, we strongly encourage you to apply.

We are an equal opportunity employer. That means we don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Our leadership principles guide how all Benchlings can lead by example:

  • Admit mistakes and shortcomings
  • Deliver results
  • Disagree and commit
  • Obsess over customers
  • Rely on work ethic
  • Show empathy
  • Recruit and develop the best
  • Sweat the details
  • Think and communicate clearly
  • Unite around the mission

For applicants for U.S.-based roles only: All new hires in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide proof of vaccination prior to their first day of employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons, we will explore potential reasonable accommodations; however, Benchling may not be able to grant such accommodations in all cases if doing so would cause undue hardship.

If you are a Colorado resident: Please contact us by emailing salary-inquiries@benchling.com to receive compensation and benefits information for this role. Please include the job title in the subject line of the email.

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