Location: 
San Diego
Position Type: 
Full Time
Team: 
Finance

What You’ll Do (Role Description)

Reporting to the Sr. 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

•Manage and maintain the company’s budgeting & forecasting system (Host Analytics).

•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

•Identify opportunities for process improvement

•Assist with the documentation of policies and procedures for the finance department

•Perform value added ad-hoc analyses, and special projects as required

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 )

•Proficiency in MS PowerPoint

•Experience with ERP systems (Sage, NetSuite, Oracle, etc)

•Experience with budgeting & forecasting software (Adaptive, Host Analytics, or similar)

•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 

What Would be Nice (Preferred Skills/Experience)

•Experience working in a cloud software (SaaS) company 

•Experience with Host Analytics budgeting & forecasting software

•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.)

About Mitek

Mitek - (NASDAQ: MITK) - is a global cloud-technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning 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 6,500 organizations globally 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 London, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Madrid and New York City.

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.

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