Principal Financial Analyst

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Cambridge, MA, United States
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powertofly approved What CarGurus Has to Offer:

CarGurus is a technology company with a passion for data and its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. They're creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of their customers and the world around us - where their employees are surrounded by managers and peers who reflect their diverse identities and an environment where they have an equal opportunity to grow. CarGurus supports their teams with benefits like:

  • Daily catered lunch
  • Free gym membership
  • Commuter passes
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Principal Financial Analyst

    Car shopping is complicated. At CarGurus, we use data and technology to make it simple, giving people the tools they need to confidently find, buy, finance, or sell a car. The best part? Our work makes a real impact. We’re the most-visited car-shopping site in the US and we are growing fast in our international markets. Ready to come along for the ride?

    As a Principal Financial Analyst, you will partner with teams throughout the company in driving decision-making through financial analysis.  This position will play a pivotal role in partnering with the Sales & Marketing Organization to evaluate and optimize for MRR growth and retention as well as manage core forecasting and budget responsibilities.  If you are a Financial Analyst with an analytical mindset, a passion for turning data into insight and want to make an immediate and lasting impact in a market-leading software company, we would love to meet you.

    What You'll Do: 

    • Partner closely with VP-level Sales leadership to analyze results and trends to inform GTM changes in areas such as resourcing, compensation plans, and customer focus
    • Manage the monthly forecasting process for bookings, revenue, and expenses with exceptional organization and communication for all FP&A and Business stakeholders
    • Lead Exec presentations around performance and forecast expectations several times per year
    • Collaborate with Accounting on monthly financial close to ensure integrity and accuracy of revenue and expense reporting
    • Partner with Sales Ops in various capacities such as Sales Compensation and MRR Reporting
    • Consistently assess ways in which analysis and process can be enhanced

    Who You Are: 

    • 5+ years of relevant experience, ideally working in corporate FP&A and supporting functional business leaders 
    • Enthusiastic about developing a career in a growing technology company
    • Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills
    • Workday Adaptive Planning experience preferred
    • Salesforce.com, NetSuite, Zuora experience is a plus
    • Experience in technology and/or SAAS preferred

    CarGurus Culture: 

    At CarGurus, we invest in our people’s professional growth with everything from learning and development programs to tuition reimbursement. Want to work on projects that expand your skill set without sacrificing your work/life balance? You got it. We also strive to provide perks and benefits that employees actually care about like free lunch, commuter subsidies, and more. That includes equity in the company—our way of showing that we want you here for the long haul.

    We work hard every day to build the world’s most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace, but trust and transparency don’t just apply to our consumers. They extend to our talent, too. We aim to create a workplace where everyone feels they can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—where you don’t just fit, you thrive. We don’t discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. addition to the US, CarGurus operates sites in Canada and the UK. We have offices in Cambridge, MA; Detroit, MI; Dublin, Ireland; San Francisco, CA and London, UK. Check out our careers page to learn more.

    Mission
    We're a community of women leveraging our connections into top companies to help underrepresented women get the roles they've always deserved. Simultaneously, we work to build truly inclusive hiring processes and environments where women can thrive and not just survive.
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    Principal Financial Analyst
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