Senior Analyst – FP&A

Spotify

  • Full Time

Spotify is looking for an outstanding FP&A Senior Analyst based in NYC or Stockholm to join the band.
The FP&A team is responsible for owning and managing the company’s financial forecasting process as well as partnering with business stakeholders to enable and drive financially informed decision-making. As a Senior Analyst, you will have the exciting opportunity to grow and develop your skills as a finance business partner through various responsibilities, including financial modeling and analysis, forecasting and budgeting, management reporting, and data analytics.

At Spotify, we are passionate about what we do and deliver high-impact projects with both quality and pace through tight-knit, cross-functional teamwork. By turning insights into strategies and models into plans, you will craft the process in which leaders and decision-makers across Spotify understand and evaluate our business’s financial health and trajectory. Above all, your work will change how the world experiences audio content for years to come.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Build and maintain detailed and dynamic financial models that are powered by big data to inform quarterly forecasts, budgeting/planning across the P&L, investment evaluation and prioritization, and commercial decision-making
  • Partner closely and regularly with both business and support teams to track business performance, exercise expenditure and investment controls, and identify risks and opportunities to our financial outlook
  • Manage and deliver on operational and analytical processes connected to each accounting period close, including accruals, variance analysis, management reporting, and/or model recalibrations as necessary
  • Use your communication and storytelling skills to frame issues effectively and translate the outputs of your financial analysis into impactful insights and compelling business recommendations
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    Who You Are:

     

  • 5+ years of relevant, applied experience in finance/accounting, operations, strategy, consulting, or banking roles (exposure to SaaS, advertising, and/or content business models is preferred)
  • Strong grasp of the 3 financial statements, with a high aptitude and enthusiasm for problem-solving through quantitative modeling and analysis
  • Advanced Excel / Google Sheets skills with a deep understanding of model architecture, formula efficiency, pivot tables, and macros
  • Savvy and experienced with forecasting, reporting, and procurement software (e.g., Adaptive, NetSuite, Coupa, etc.)
  • Prior experience with SQL/BigQuery and BI/data visualization tools (Looker, Tableau) is a plus – you will be required to eventually learn and apply these skills on the job
  • Experience forming relationships across all levels of an organization and comfortable presenting to a broad range of audiences
  • Self-starter who is proactive, intellectually curious, and not afraid to seek out projects independently
  • Structured thinker with the ability to frame and reason through sophisticated business problems, even in the face of ambiguity or imperfect information
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, both verbal and written, as well as a collaborative mindset and approach to work
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    Where you’ll be:

     

  • We’ve introduced Work From Anywhere to give you more options!
  • Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19. Post COVID, while we will ask you to pop into the office a few days a week, we are giving you the flexibility to work from home on some days should you choose to do so.
  • Working hours? We operate within the local (EST) timezone for collaboration 
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    Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
    Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.
    This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.