Job type full-time
Full job description
Kandji is building the future of apple enterprise managementThe use of apple devices in the enterprise is growing rapidlyDrawing on decades of experience in apple it, we saw a dire need for a modern apple device management platform that could accommodate growing businesses and increasing regulatory demands.
Kandji grew to hundreds of b2b customers within a few months of initial product launch in 2019, and secured a $100 million series c in late 2021Today, we have a 95% customer satisfaction rate and a rapidly growing community of customers, including names like crunchbase, belkin, rackspace, allbirds, fabfitfun, vsco, and turo.
Behind our business is a handful of the best investors in techTogether, we are creating a new category of device management that can better serve modern businesses.
Kandji is a fast-paced, dynamic, and rapidly growing saas company that helps companies effortlessly manage apple devices across their entire organizationWe are expanding our fp&a team to help kandji to continue to grow and scale the r&d organization, with a focus on managing our cloud hosting spend, cogs, and gross margin performance.this role will provide you with excellent fp&a experience managing a saas business model and offers the ability to grow as you gain experience and expand your capabilities as an fp&a professional.
Working with the director of fp&a, the finance manager will provide valuable insights and support to leaders and executives in the r&d organization and help kandji achieve specific r&d and gross margin goalsKandji’s r&d organization is responsible for building and maintaining kanjdi’s products, cloud hosting (aws), infrastructure, and supporting customersYou will have the opportunity to build and own detailed models supporting our expanding r&d organization, and will manage the cloud hosting spend in particularYou will work directly with r&d leaders and executives and will be a crucial player to help drive strategic initiatives and decisions by delivering thorough and relevant analyses and recommendationsYou will be a key person helping the r&d team to hit critical goalsThe role also owns fp&a responsibilities including modeling, forecasting, variance analysis, strategic insight, and ad-hoc analysis
What you`ll be doing
Build and maintain a detailed cloud hosting costs model (aws, azure, gcp) to forecast costs by individual cloud hosting service items, by customer, and by cost drivers.
Measure cloud spend effectiveness and efficiency, and identify opportunities for optimizations and cost reductions.
Partner with r&d / engineering teams to implement cloud hosting efficiency optimization projects to drive down cloud hosting costs.
Compare cloud hosting and other cogs items vs industry benchmarks, set internal targets for cogs and gross margin, and measure performance against targets.
Analyze cloud hosting costs each month, explain cost drivers and trends and prepare recommendations for the leadership team and r&d leaders to execute to optimize spend.
Finance business partnering and support for leaders and executives in the r&d organization.
Build and maintain robust driver-based forecasting models; analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support.
Perform insightful variance analysis versus budget, forecast and prior year; analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends.
Help develop and implement new fp&a processes and analyses to add value for all stakeholders.
Help with month-end close activities and related rhythm of business processes.
Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting.
The ideal candidate will bring
Experience working in financial planning software like adaptive insights, analplan, vena and other bi tools.
Experience with sql and /or bi tools like tableau, domo, powerbi or other bi / visualization platforms.
Experience analyzing and forecasting cloud hosting (aws, azure, gcp) in a saas company.
Experience building or updating complex financial models and other business models.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or other technical field.
Highly proficient in excel or google sheets, competent in index match, embedded if statements, pivot tables, named ranges, etc.
Must be highly self -motivated, result-driven & sense of delivery.
Experience preparing and presenting analyses reports to leaders in finance and other organizations.
5+ years fp&a experience, preferably in b2b saas or fast growing startup environment.
Should have curiosity to learn the saas business model and the drive to find and implement ways to improve kandji’s financial performance.
Good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to use excel and other softwares to tell the financial story.
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines at the same time, and be able to adjust to changing priorities.
Critical thinking and problem solving in addition to intense focus on details.
Benefits & perks
100% individual and dependent medical + dental + vision coverage
401(k) with 4% company match
20 days pto + kandji wellness week off the first week of august
14 paid holidays per year
10 sick/wellness days per year
Equity for full-time employees
$1,000 virtual card for comfortable remote working equipment
12 weeks paid leave for new parents
Cell phone & internet stipend
Work from anywhere in the united states and canada!
Exciting opportunities for career growth
An outstanding, inclusive culture
We are excited to be serving a significant need for a fast-growing market, and are proud of the high-performing team we have brought together so farIf you’re someone who wants to engage in new, exciting projects that will challenge your skills in the best way possible, we would love to connect with you.
At kandji we believe in fostering an inclusive environment in which employees feel encouraged to share their unique perspectives, leverage their strengths, and act authenticallyWe know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those from all backgrounds and varying experiences.
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