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Senior Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023
We believe communication belongs to everyone. We exist to democratize phone service. TextNow is evolving the way the world connects and that's because we're made up of people with curious minds who bring an optimistic, yet critical lens into the work we do. We're the largest provider of free phone service in the nation. And we're just getting started.
Join us in our mission to break down barriers to communication and free the flow of conversation for people everywhere.
We are looking for a detail-oriented and strategically minded Senior Financial Analyst to join our finance team. Your responsibilities will include partnering with Senior Leaders and functional business leaders with financial planning and budgeting processes, analyzing financial statements and reports, expense management, developing financial models, and decision support. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will also be willing to jump in and support ad hoc projects.
To be successful as a Senior Financial Analyst, you should be able to perform a variety of financial activities including planning, analysis, budgeting, and reporting. You should also have strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills and be able to present financial information and models in a concise and easily comprehensible manner.
Candidates must be able to commute to our Waterloo, Ontario office at least once a week

What You'll Do

  • Review and analyze period end financial statements and reports
  • Ensures the financial reporting is accurate from a performance management (i.e. cost center) perspective
  • Liaison with Business Leaders and other internal parties to recommend transactional processing changes for improved internal and external reporting
  • Track KPIs and prepare financial reports
  • Assistin development of monthly Forecast, Annual budget, and Strategic plans
  • Understand key business drivers
  • Assist project teams with financial guidance
  • Develop financial projections and build financial models
  • Perform research and analysis as required
  • Ensure compliance with financial guidelines, company policies, and relevant legal regulations
  • Preparation of financial due diligence packages
  • Support of ERP and other financial systems implementations and improvements

Who You Are

  • Creator of cool stuff with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field
  • Brilliant collaborator with 3-5 years of experience in financial planning, analysis, and modeling
  • Someone who takes action and ownership with the ability to present financial information to a non-financial audience
  • Respectfully candid with excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills and ability to interact with high credibility at all levels of the organization
  • A bold risk-taker and self-starter who is detail-oriented and able to perform in a high-pressure environment
  • Resourceful and scrappy with strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of financial strategies
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Vena and NetSuite
  • Solid knowledge of accounting functions
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Flexible and able to prioritize tasks
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, strong commitment to meeting deadlines, and solid decision-making skills
  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently
More about TextNow...
Our Values:
· People First (Make business decisions by putting people first!)
· No Brilliant Jerks (We're cool with the brilliant part, with the jerk part? not so much)
· Give a Damn! (We care about our work, our mission and our customers)
· Challenge Accepted (Show up with a positive can-do attitude)
Benefits, Culture, & More:
· Strong work life blend
· Flexible work arrangements (wfh, remote, or access to one of our office spaces)
· Employee Stock Options
· Unlimited vacation
· Competitive pay and benefits
· Parental leave
· Benefits for both physical and mental well being (wellness credit and L&D credit)
· We travel a few times a year for various team events, company wide off-sites, and more
Diversity and Inclusion:
At TextNow, our mission is built around inclusion and offering a service for EVERYONE, in an industry that traditionally only caters to the few who have the means to afford it. We believe that diversity of thought and inclusion of others promotes a greater feeling of belonging and higher levels of engagement. We know that if we work together, we can do amazing things, and that our differences are what make our product and company great.
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