Senior FP&A Analyst (R7362)


Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

We are hiring a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Corporate FP&A team. In this role, you will be responsible for forecasting revenue, analyzing revenue performance, and building long-range bookings and revenue models. You will also participate in broader corporate finance activities in providing strategic support to our leadership as it relates to investments in these critical organizations.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Analyze monthly and quarterly revenue performance, and provide insights to executive management on variances to plan and prior forecast
  • Maintain the bookings-to-revenue model that drives the organization’s revenue forecast and long-range plan
  • Report on customer metrics and KPIs
  • Build executive and board-level content
  • Partner cross-functionally (e.g., Accounting, Investor Relations, Sales Strategy) on month-end close activities, quarterly earnings, and annual planning
  • Assist with projects on an ad-hoc basis

What You Bring Along:

Do you have 3 or more years of professional experience in financial planning and analysis that you'd like to build on in a fast-paced, high-growth, and global environment?

Do you enjoy getting to the bottom of data, determining the cause of variances, and thinking through the financial implications of strategic decisions?

If that's you, hopefully you also have:

  • Experience building complex financial models and extracting insights
  • Very strong proficiency with spreadsheets (Excel, Google Sheets)
  • Remarkable analytical skills and the ability to distill sophisticated information
  • Ability to work independently in a distributed, fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Public company quarterly close and reporting experience
  • Experience with NetSuite, Adaptive, Tableau, and Salesforce

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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