Senior Analyst, Strategic Finance

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Harness is a rapidly growing startup that is disrupting the software delivery market. We are building an intelligent software delivery platform that enables engineers to deliver software faster, with higher quality, and less effort. The Harness Software Delivery Platform includes Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Efficiency, Continuous Verification, and Continuous Features. The platform is designed to help companies accelerate their cloud initiatives as well as their adoption of containers and orchestration tools like Kubernetes and Amazon ECS. 

Harness recently raised $115 million in financing, reaching a valuation of $1.7 billion in just three years after launching from stealth. With a total of $195 million in financing to date, Harness investors include IVP, Menlo Ventures, Unusual Ventures, Alkeon Capital, Battery Ventures, Citi Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Sorenson Capital, and Thomvest Ventures.


POSITION SUMMARY

This position will play a critical role in providing meaningful financial and operational metrics leading to insightful and data driven business decisions. You will partner with various parts of the organization to understand and identify key business issues and provide strategic, financial and analytical support to the leadership team and will be involved with the Company’s P&L forecasting/reporting processes, monthly close processes, and quarterly reporting requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and improve detailed financial model that tracks and analyzes revenue and its drivers as well as functional costs and their impact on the Company’s overall performance
  • Support the quarterly/annual budgeting and planning process, as well as long range strategic planning
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly budget vs. actual variance analysis
  • Work with business partners to provide operational analysis and reporting and to drive improvements to operating expense efficiency and forecasting
  • Play a key role in compiling and reviewing Company’s key metrics dashboard with a focus on aligning the format/content with our evolving business model
  • Identify areas of improvement in process and tools, making recommendations, and drive implementation
  • Support ad-hoc strategic initiatives examples include fundraising, merger and acquisitions, partnerships, pricing and packaging, etc.

ABOUT YOU

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 2-4 years of strategic finance experience, ideally at a SaaS company with a recurring revenue model (Investment banking experience is a plus)
  • Excellent financial modeling and analysis skills (e.g. you will have built complex three statement financial models that include key business drivers and are able to make recommendations based on the results of your analysis)
  • Comfortable working with Excel, Google Docs, Netsuite and Salesforce
  • Manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Can translate financial analysis into indicators for operational change and improvement
  • Have a positive attitude and great communication skills

WHAT YOU WILL HAVE AT HARNESS

  • Competitive salary and early-stage stock options
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Leave
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual social and team building events
  • TGIF-Off program
  • Remote office stipend
  • Monthly internet reimbursement
  • Monthly Food & Beverage Reimbursement Program

HARNESS IN THE NEWS

  • Harness snags $85M Series C on $1.7B valuation as revenue grows 3x
  • #6 - Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2021 list
  • #17 on Forbes Top 50 Cloud Companies to Work For
  • #47 on LinkedIn’ Top 50 Companies to Work For

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

We are located in the SoMa district of San Francisco. Situated near all major transport hubs with plenty of local bars and restaurants nearby.

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What are Harness Perks + Benefits

Harness Benefits Overview

Competitive salary and early-stage stock options
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible work schedule
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Paid Time Off and Parental Leave
Monthly, quarterly, and annual social and team building events
TGIF-Off program
Remote office stipend
Monthly internet reimbursement
Monthly Food & Beverage Reimbursement Program

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Harness is focused on giving back to our community. We work with several local non-profits to help those in need.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Positions are eligible for competitive equity stakes in harness
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Harness holds quarterly off-sites to celebrate our achievements
Stocked Kitchen
Many snacks and drinks
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Quarterly happy hours as well as one offs!
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
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