Vice President Financial Planning & Analysis
We are Semrush, a global IT company developing our own product—a platform for digital marketers.
And this is our VP of FP&A for those who possess a strong sense of detail and analytical skills and are ready to combat discrepancies in financial records.
Tasks in the role
Direct procedures and policies for financial operations. Prepare annual budget/monthly rolling forecasts incorporating strategic goals and objectives of the annual plan. Monitor and analyze budget variances throughout the year, utilize data for updating forecasts, and administer and report on approved budgets.
Work with the senior leadership team to develop long-range plans/financial models and policies. Maintain effective working relationships to ensure teamwork in achieving corporate goals.
Prepare financial forecasts. Set and implement the strategic vision of plans to meet/exceed market demand. Participate in corporate strategic planning activities and contribute to departmental and cross-functional teams to achieve goals and ensure future success.
Strategically leverage the organization’s resources in support of its mission and goals, contributing to the financial integrity and sustainability of the plan. Prioritize and ensure key strategic projects are implemented within budget and in a timely manner.
Protect the company against known financial risks. Create and implement strategies to minimize/mitigate risk. Continuously identify new risks and mitigation plans. Responsible for SOX compliance.
Manage use of corporate funds, including budgeting, financial management, and reporting. Identify opportunities to achieve administrative efficiencies while maintaining service.
Who we are looking for
Experience and knowledge generally obtained through a Master’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Law, or a related field is required.
10+ years of experience working in corporate finance.
6+ years of experience in public companies and experience with the executive leadership team.
Expert skills in financial accounting, cost accounting, and budgeting.
Analytical and critical thinking skills are required to integrate and interpret data from diverse sources.
The candidate must have excellent organizational skills with superior written and verbal communication skills.
Must be experienced and comfortable with public speaking.
The candidate also must exhibit initiative and the ability to assume responsibility, prove initiative, and maintain confidentiality, as well as demonstrate comfort working in a complex, competitive environment.
A bit about the team
You can get to know the team better at one of the interviews, but some brief information about future colleagues will be useful now.
Financial planning & analysis or FPnA –this Department is responsible for planning our costs for different periods, reconciliation of plan and actual costs, and preparation of the profit and loss budget (P&L). The team helps with understanding the budget of the Department you work for, the budget for personnel and new vacancies, and advises on the most appropriate option in regard to the budget.
We will try to create all the right conditions for you to work and rest comfortably
Work format FLEX: This offer stands for the “hybrid” work format: some days, you work from the office, and some #wfh.
Low cost medical, dental, and vision plans.
Dependent Care Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts.
Employee Assistance Program.
401(k) plan with flexible ways to save and fully vested employer match up to 4%.
Paid parental leave.
Short-term and Long-term Disability.
Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Life Insurance.
Snacks, coffee, tea.
Free Parking for employees (Prudential Center)
Finally, a little more about our company
Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.
We've been developing our product for 14 years and have been awarded G2's Top 100 Software Products, Global and US Search Awards 2021, Great Place to Work Certification, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and many more. In March 2021 Semrush went public and started trading on the NYSE with the SEMR ticker.
10,000,000+ users in America, Europe, Asia, and Australia have already tried Semrush, and over 1,000 people around the world are working on its development. The Semrush team is constantly growing.
Our new colleague, we are waiting for you!
Semrush is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or medical condition including medical characteristics, genetic identity, marital status, military service, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications.
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