San Diego, CA
Position Type: 
Full Time

"Accelerating the digital transformation of business through intelligent mobile capture."

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) - a leading Cloud-business innovator in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning that simplify everyday tasks - is seeking qualified candidates for a Sr. Financial Analyst role based in San Diego, CA. 

Mitek is a global cloud-technology leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions. Mitek’s identity verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile users’ experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 5,800 organizations and used by tens of millions of consumers for mobile check deposit, new account opening, insurance quoting, and more. 

We have a track record of breakthrough achievements that have helped transform mobile banking and the identity verification markets. As a result, we are a NASDAQ-listed company and have grown globally at 30% annually for 5+ years, with headquarters in San Diego, CA and offices in the UK and the Netherlands.  

This is a very dynamic and fast-paced work environment.  A high degree of leadership and commitment are essential. We’re looking for team members that live our core values of Delivering, Learning and Caring.


What Youll Do (Role Description)

Reporting to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the organization in all aspects of financial analysis, financial budgeting and forecasting, and reporting. The Senior Financial Analyst plays a key role in the preparation and development of the annual operating plan, the long-term strategic plan, and recurring in-year financial forecasts. This individual also prepares the recurring financial reporting packages that are delivered to executive management and the Board of Directors, and provides ad hoc analytic support to the organization as needed.

  • Support monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages to executive management and the Board of Directors
  • Assist with quarterly and long-term revenue and transaction forecasting; work with global sales leaders on continuous improvement of the forecasting process
  • Maintain and assist in the development of the annual operating plan and subsequent forecasting cycles
  • Partner with marketing and sales teams to develop and track operational and sales metrics to drive decision making
  • Prepare and deliver monthly and quarterly budget variance analysis
  • Work with functional teams to define headcount resource and department/project operating expenses
  • Assist with future implementations of new ERP and Business Intelligence systems
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Perform value added ad-hoc analyses, and special projects as required
  • Assist with the documentation of policies and procedures for the finance department


Who You Are (Soft Skills, Attributes)

  • Positive, hands-on, get-it-done attitude along with thought leadership are required as the business grows in headcount, revenue, and geographical scope
  • Detail oriented and have excellent follow up skills
  • Clear verbal and written communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong organizational and time management skills


What You Need (Skills/Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel including ability to create complex financial and analytical models (using pivot tables, v-lookup, other complex formulas )
  • Requires working knowledge of relevant CRM systems (Salesforce.com or similar)
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools and relational databases
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, financial statements, and monthly/quarterly accounting processes
  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint
  • Experience with ERP systems (Sage, NetSuite, Oracle, etc)


What Would be Nice (Preferred Skills/Experience)

  • Experience working in a cloud software (SaaS) company
  • Experience working in a publicly traded company
  • Solid understanding of sales operations and metrics within a SaaS environment (ACV, TCV, ARR/MRR, Churn, Customer acquisitions costs, etc.)
  • Experience with sales operations

Apply today by emailing your resume and cover letter to jobs@miteksystems.com with the job title in the subject line.