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Senior Manager / Director of FP&A

About ThousandEyes

The name ThousandEyes was born from two big ideas: the power to see things not ordinarily possible and the ability to collect insights from a multitude of vantage points. As organizations rely more on cloud services and the Internet, the network has become a "black box" outside of their control. ThousandEyes gives organizations visibility and insight into the now borderless network. It arms them with an accurate understanding of how the network impacts their applications, users and customers. ThousandEyes is used by some of the world's largest and fastest growing brands, including 4 of the top 5 SaaS companies, 4 of the top 5 US banks and 3 of the Fortune 5. ThousandEyes is backed by Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, Tenaya Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures, with headquarters in San Francisco, CA.


About the Role

We are seeking a person to drive our FP&A activities across all functional areas of the company.


Reporting to the CFO, you will:

  • Own and drive all aspects of FP&A, including annual and long-term financial plans, variance analysis, and short-term forecasting
  • Partner with leadership to develop models, systems and processes which will provide important insights into our business and guide short- and long-term execution of our strategic plan
  • Perform a range of ad-hoc analyses pertaining to products, pricing, sales compensation, strategic partnerships, real estate leases, capital investments, and international expansion
  • Perform variance analysis, develop associated action plans in cooperation with colleagues in all departments, and monitor / measure results of these actions
  • Work closely with peers in other functional areas to develop, maintain, analyze and report KPIs including a broad range of sales, marketing and SaaS metrics
  • Develop and refine benchmarks for key SaaS / financial / operating metrics and integrate them into planning and reporting processes
  • Create dashboards and other means of communicating with all consumers of your analysis
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly internal and external reporting packages
  • Play a key role in creation of board materials


Professional Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of SaaS business models and operating metrics; hands-on experience developing and refining annual operating plans in a SaaS business
  • Ability to work across all functional areas to understand needs and collaboratively build/maintain a financial plan that aligns with the company’s short- and long-term strategic priorities and financial objectives
  • Extremely strong financial modeling, planning, forecasting and analysis skills; solid foundation in finance and GAAP accounting, ideally in one or more enterprise SaaS companies; SQL / macro programming skills strongly desired
  • Ability to draw important insights from analysis; understand and communicate the “story behind the numbers”; and work collaboratively with colleagues to react to findings
  • Experience providing decision support for a range of projects, investments, and strategic initiatives
  • Strong Excel modeling skills; hands-on experience with NetSuite, Salesforce and Zuora
  • Advanced experience with one or more enterprise planning systems (Anaplan, Adaptive, etc.) is a plus, as is the ability to evaluate, select and implement planning system and train others to use it
  • Ability to lead operational reviews and drive follow-up actions
  • Experience in a fast-paced, venture-backed startup environment
  • Equity / debt financing experience a plus


Personal Requirements:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter, extremely strong work ethic, willing to work autonomously AND as a member of a team in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, entrepreneurial environment
  • Desire to play an immediate, hands-on role to build the foundation of the FP&A function as an individual contributor with the ability to help recruit, build and potentially lead a world-class FP&A team over time
  • Flexible, self-aware, personable, confident, positive attitude, sense of humor; fanatic attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • IPO experience strongly desired



  • 7+ years



  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent.  MBA, CFA and/or CPA a plus



  • San Francisco


Benefits include:

  • Stock options
  • Medical, full company-paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Account; 401k; generous vacation package
  • Gym membership subsidy
  • Company sponsored outings
  • Commuter benefits
  • Fully stocked kitchen: healthy food, fruit juices and snacks
  • A great office on the 17th floor with a spectacular 360-degree view of San Francisco
  • Catered lunches every day
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