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Senior Financial Analyst 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a FP&A Senior Financial Analyst at Ascentis, you will develop, implement and maintain an effective planning and analysis capability that will provide senior leadership with appropriate analytical tools to establish goals and measure performance. Centered around our cultural norms, you will help Ascentis scale ahead of organizational and market growth by participating as a key thought leader of the global finance team, influencing decision making and identifying finance priorities.

Cultural Norms:

What are the general responsibilities of the position?

  • Routinely communicate business unit and company financial results and operational performance trends, historical and forecasted, using appropriate metrics.
  • Analyze financial and business data to drive strategic decision-making.
  • Regularly assist the executive team in special projects / reports.
  • Build and maintain models and processes to continuously improve the agility and accuracy of the company’s budgeting and forecasting efforts.
  • Make process recommendations within the company.
  • Lead scenario modeling efforts for the development and growth of the business.
  • Prepare presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings as well as monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings.
  • Participate in the financial modeling and due diligence efforts related to the company's ongoing M&A activities.

Position Requirements

What are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, MBA preferred
  • 5-7 years of finance and accounting experience with progressive responsibility, especially with exposure to SaaS businesses
  • CPA - Big 4 experience preferred
  • Strong, professional communication and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented, excellent time manager, driven work ethic, and ability to prioritize to meet critical deadlines
  • Value collaboration to meet objectives
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment
  • Preferred experience with Intacct and Host Analytics
Location Minneapolis  
About the Organization The Ascentis mission is to create innovative products that are easy to use for the often under-served mid-market that cover the full Human Capital Management (HCM) suite. This full suite approach combined with an amazing team equals success!

We at Ascentis firmly believe that a product is only as good as the people behind it. Whether it's platform development, technology maintenance, client support, product management, sales or operations, all of our employees see the direct impact of their work. As a leader and one of the fastest growing 'Software as a Service' (SaaS) companies in the Human Capital Management space, Ascentis focuses on hiring talented and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. If you want to channel your ambition and drive for success, you belong with Ascentis!

Ascentis has grown tremendously over the last 3 years. Recently, we announced a majority recapitalization by global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Summit invests across growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 440 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 140 public equity offerings. So, needless to say, we are all extremely excited with where we are headed!


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