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Senior Financial Analyst, GTM Foundations - Strategic Initiatives

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LinkedIn

IT, Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Company Description

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We’re also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that’s built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun – where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

Our FP&A team is seeking a passionate, highly strategic, driven, and analytical Senior Financial Analyst to partner with our GTM Foundations leaders to tackle high-priority strategic questions for our organization and be part of the core FP&A Strategic Initiatives team responsible for objective analysis, operational insights, and strategic initiatives across all of LinkedIn.

The GTM Foundations team is aligned to support the functional areas of the organization which span Member & Customer Success, Go To Market (GTM) Operations, Pricing, and Marketing & Communications. This role will work closely with leaders across these organizations and FP&A on data-driven financial analyses and strategic initiatives that influence business outcomes. The role is highly cross-functional, requiring solid business acumen and influencing skills to identify, prioritize, and implement high-impact initiatives. The ideal candidate will be passionate about using insights & analyses to solve complex business problems in a technology-centric industry, and care about driving the success of LinkedIn’s businesses.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Global Business Organization (GBO), Marketing, and Finance leaders to lead and support strategic analyses to address the evolving business dynamics
  • Identify opportunities to provide data-driven insights & analyses to the business that increases the impact, effectiveness and efficiency in resource allocation and operational rigor
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of our various businesses and develop deep understanding of key value drivers to identify improvement areas and opportunities
  • Own creation and review of complex financial models to ensure they reflect the changing business needs
  • Bring clear thinking and excellent problem-solving skills to a range of challenging business questions
  • Deliver strategic projects for our leadership that provide key business insights for high-priority initiatives
  • Communicate effectively with partners at all levels, especially senior executives
  • Cultivate relationships with cross-functional teams such as Sales, Go-to-market Operations, Marketing, Finance, and Business Operations


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in economics, finance, math, or related discipline or relevant work experience
  • 4+ years of financial analysis experience in a technology-driven business company
  • 2+ years of analytics experience working directly in an FP&A, Strategic Finance or Business Operations environment with track record of impact-driving results


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practical experience: Experience with enterprise software, SaaS or online advertising businesses; experience and interest in surfacing data-driven insights for strategic topics that impact GTM Operations, Member & Customer Success, Marketing, or Pricing.
  • Natural problem-solver: comfortable with data and ambiguity, and able to both delve into the details and engage meaningfully on the overall strategy
  • Demonstration of critical thinking: ability to question the output of a financial model or investment case and considers options for improvement or provides thoughtful alternatives
  • Initiative and ownership: Proactive, results oriented, with a can-do attitude and strict attention to detail in meeting critical deadlines; Ability to act with limited oversight on day-to-day basis, balancing multiple priorities
  • Highly analytical: experience decomposing and solving real world business problems, ideally building/using advanced Excel models
  • Effective communications: Excellent communication skills with the ability to translate complex analyses into practical recommendations for leaders across the organization
  • Executive presence: Experience working closely with senior executives to solve challenging business problems;
  • Ability to demonstrate thought-leadership, teamwork, anticipate business needs, and manage relationships with key stakeholders
  • Proactive and passionate: Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources and delivering results in challenging situations
  • High-energy, team-first attitude: Motivated to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment to help our growing business
  • Strong technical skills: Advanced Microsoft Excel modeling skills, with competency in Word, PowerPoint, and Power BI; Strong systems skills with preference toward Hyperion (Essbase), Oracle Financials


Suggested Skills:

  • Financial Analysis
  • Strategy
  • Cross-Functional Partnership


LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The pay range for this role is $82,000 to $133,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit https://careers.linkedin.com/benefits.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Statement

LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: EEO Statement_2020 - Signed.pdf.

Please reference the following information for more information: https://legal.linkedin.com/content/dam/legal/LinkedIn_EEO_Statement_2020.pdf.

Please reference the following information for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf and

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at accommodations@linkedin.com and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.

Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:

  • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
  • Having interviews in an accessible location
  • Being accompanied by a service dog
  • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview


A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: https://lnkd.in/paytransparency.

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://legal.linkedin.com/candidate-portal.



Equal Opportunity Statement
LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: https://lnkd.in/equalemploymentopportunity2017. Please reference http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

LinkedIn is an equal employment opportunity employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to accommodations@linkedin.com. This email box is designed to assist disabled job seekers who seek a reasonable accommodation to the application process. Emails sent for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

In your email, please include the following: (1) confirm you have a disability; (2) identify the disability-related limitation that needs to be accommodated, and (3) if known, describe the specific accommodation requested for the disability-related limitation. A response to your request may take up to three business days.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement
As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: https://lnkd.in/paytransparency.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates
This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://lnkd.in/GlobalDataPrivacyNotice