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Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023
About Pryon:
We’re a team of AI, tech, and language experts whose DNA lives in Alexa, Siri, Watson, and virtually every human language technology product on the market. Now we’re building an industry-leading knowledge management platform. Our proprietary, cutting-edge natural language processing capabilities transform unstructured data into meaningful experiences that increase productivity with unmatched accuracy and speed.
The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) lead is responsible for facilitating corporate-level decision-making at Pryon, guiding company-wide financial planning, and scaling new and existing financial processes. You will maintain the company’s operating model, provide forward-looking analyses across the organization to support business outcomes, and analyze capital allocation decisions. This role will report to the VP & Head of Finance and join a tight-knit team that is an integral part of the organization. This group is a trusted advisor to leadership to plan and project for the future but be nimble when it comes to changing conditions.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Manage complex models within the company’s financial model, including forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning
  • Assist in financial planning processes as the key FP&A partner to our VP & Head of Finance and team leaders
  • Partner with business stakeholders in strategic analyses, including developing business cases, benchmarks, pricing, and other data-driven analyses
  • Lead our corporate financial reporting processes and partner with departments to improve and standardize our processes.
  • Prepare materials for senior leadership, investor relations, and our Board to help bring an understanding of performance to all partners
  • Maintain weekly, monthly, and YTD analyses and numerical outcomes versus plans and department goals
  • Prepare Monthly Operating Reviews for VP & Head of Finance and key department leaders for review, progress, and solutions on department optimization vs goals, budgets, headcount, and key performance indicators

What You'll Need to Be Successful:

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, economics, accounting, and/or mathematics preferred
  • Industry experience with budgeting/planning, financial modeling, and decision analytics (e.g., FP&A, corporate finance, investment banking, private equity)
  • Experience serving as an FP&A business partner to cross-functional and senior business partners
  • SaaS fundamentals and model, best practice KPIs for optimized reporting and analytics
  • Driven self-starter that enjoys rolling up your sleeves and building complex financial models in Excel or similar tools
  • A knack for taking raw data, analyzing, probing into operations and departments, drawing conclusions, and developing actionable recommendations
  • Ability to wear multiple hats -- act as a financial model guru, internal consultant, and business strategist
  • Experience in working with top FPA tools and financial platforms
Benefits for Full Time Employees:
100% Company paid Health/Dental/Vision benefits for you and your dependents
Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability
Unlimited PTO
We are interested in every qualified candidate who is authorized to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visas at this time.
Pryon is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.