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FP&A Analyst

Company: Ancestry, Inc.
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

About Ancestry:

When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person's story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery.

With more than 27+ billion digitized global historical records, 100 million family trees, and 18 million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people's lives? You belong at Ancestry.

Ancestry has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join the FP&A team in support of corporate FP&A and various strategic finance projects across the organization. This position will report to the Director of FP&A and will be responsible for supporting key business performance reporting including: monthly and quarterly business forecasts and reviews, annual budget development, ad-hoc financial modeling, and other related responsibilities. In this role, you will analyze financial and operational data, compile reports, build financial models, and prepare recommendations to Senior Management.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and presentation skills, financial modeling skills, a firm understanding of finance and accounting concepts, experience working within a fast-paced finance team, superb analytical abilities, and strong business partnering skills.

What You'll Do:

  • Experience with financial reporting and income statement forecasting and analysis
  • Assist in coordination and completion of planning process, inclusive of annual budgets, forecasts and long-term plans for functional groups and business units
  • Partner with broader FP&A team to ensure that forecasts are completed and loaded accurately each month
  • Communicate financial and accounting information and trends to the management team to ensure that real-time business decisions can be made based on sound financial data
  • Maintain and improve planning tools and processes
  • Analysis and tracking of strategic initiatives, including development of supporting models and expected outcomes
  • Report actual results versus plan, including variance analysis insights
  • Ad-hoc analysis as required

Who You Are:

  • BS is required - in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Experience with internet, technology, and/or content driven companies preferred
  • 1-3 years of financial analysis and forecasting experience
  • Strong business partnering skills and holistic view of business strategy, processes, and financial objectives
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, pivot table, and report-building skills
  • Strong analytical abilities with sharp attention to detail a must and ability to identify and communicate actionable recommendations
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fun, fast-paced environment
  • Experience with IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) and Oracle Financials or comparable technologies preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills, the ability to perform complex financial analyses and modeling
  • Strong presentation and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate and deal effectively with all levels of an organization

Additional Information:

Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law. For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: Ancestry, Inc., Lehi , FP&A Analyst, Other , Lehi, Utah

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