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Senior Financial Analyst at Venafi
Salt Lake City, UT, US

The Opportunity:

The senior financial analyst will play a vital role in analyzing, researching and discovering critical insights addressing key strategic areas of growth for Venafi. These areas include growing recurring revenue, improving efficiency drivers, and evaluating M&A options.  The senior financial analyst will be absolutely pivotal in allowing effective decision-making by analyzing the business and by creating predictive models to support mission-critical decisions.  He/she will provide insights related to accelerating new logo, expansion, and other types of recurring revenue, including deeper understanding of our unit economics.  In addition, the analyst will focus on internal and external factors that drive of customer behavior.  By developing financial models to support strategic initiatives, he/she will provide actionable recommendations and will have significant impact on the company’s success. 

Key Result Areas:

  • Apply creative problem-solving skills to business questions; Deliver analytically rigorous insights to support investment direction and prioritization.
  • Design and build financial models (primarily in Excel with data pulled from multiple systems) to support business decisions, including historical data and projected results based on assessment of trends. Structure and extract data to support models. 
  • Clearly communicate actionable insights from objective analysis and make recommendations for key business decisions.
  • Develop business rationale and create financial models for make versus buy decisions, including M&A synergies modeling, and provide recommendations.
  • Monitor and analyze trends of key operational and financial performance indicators, test hypothesis, seek to discover new insights
  • Prepare presentations to leadership team and Board of Directors
  • Identify opportunities to leverage technology/systems to automate manual reporting and compilation processes 
  • Serve as back-up owner of the company financial model and other key FP&A models

Minimum Skills and Experience required:

  • Bachelor's Degree from top tier school with extensive quantitative coursework in economics, finance, statistics, etc.; Applicants with an MBA from a top tier business school preferred
  • 3+ years in investment banking, consulting, private equity or corporate finance
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to think strategically and creatively, apply business acumen and exercise judgment
  • Software as a Service (SAAS) and/or subscription industry experience/strong familiarity
  • Excellent financial/business modeling skills. Love of Excel.  Demonstrated ability to create, navigate and explain complex models.
  • Proven track record of achievement, self-motivation, initiative and integrity
  • Intellectual curiosity with a continuous thirst to understand the whys, and initiate new insightful conversations
  • Strong desire to learn and grow
  • Highly productive and efficient. Able to thrive managing multiple projects under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively consistent with Venafi cultural values
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced Excel, Adaptive, Salesforce, Aviso, PowerPoint, and/or similar systems skills

What sets you apart:

  • Experience in investment banking, consulting, private equity or corporate finance
  • Experience in SAAS
  • Experience in a cyber security market a plus

About Venafi:

Venafi is the cybersecurity market leader in machine identity protection, securing machine-to-machine connections and communications. Venafi protects machine identity types by orchestrating cryptographic keys and digital certificates for SSL/TLS, IoT, mobile and SSH. Venafi provides global visibility of machine identities and the risks associated with them for the extended enterprise—on premises, mobile, virtual, cloud and IoT — at machine speed and scale.

Venafi puts this intelligence into action with automated remediation that reduces the security and availability risks connected with weak or compromised machine identities while safeguarding the flow of information to trusted machines and preventing communication with machines that are not trusted. Internally, we have an exceptional culture built around our core values comprised of honesty, transparency, leading by example, awareness, risk taking, and team before self.

Come join us!