FP&A Business System & Data Manager

SimpliSafe is a leading innovator in the DIY security industry with one mission: to make every home secure. We believe in democratizing home safety. As our co-founder Chad Laurans aptly put it, “You shouldn’t have to ask permission to secure your home. You should be able to do it yourself.” 

SimpliSafe protects over 3 million Americans and we’re growing at a rapid pace. We pride ourselves in being daring innovators, humble cooperators, and data driven thinkers. We go wherever the best idea leads us, work selflessly to get the best outcomes for our customers, and constantly analyze & reevaluate our efforts.

To support this mission, SimpliSafe is seeking a highly motivated, self-starting FP&A Business System and Data Manager to help us professionalize our FP&A processes and tools. This person will look to leverage best practices of world-class FP&A functions, tailoring these to meet SimpliSafe’s needs as a fast-growing, agile company. SimpliSafe is a data driven company.  In this role you will play a key role enabling and supporting the FP&A team with a budgeting and forecasting tool and the associated processes, data and reporting that enhance visibility, insight, improve financial controls and efficacy.  This is a unique opportunity to be part of a business-critical function in a hyper growth, private equity backed company.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage budgeting and forecasting tool and related data integration processes
  • Support continued development of budgeting and financial forecasting tool along with streamlined data integration and management reporting
  • Map, transform and oversee data hierarchy used for forecasting, performance management and reporting
  • Proactively look for ways to identify and deliver incremental value creation, e.g., data integration, transformation and management reporting automation
  • Assist in automating reporting packages to be presented to key stakeholders including senior management, the Board of Directors, and our top-tier private equity sponsors
  • Oversee monthly data loads and data transformation to support FP&A needs for analysis and management reporting related to monthly close and forecast
  • Develop process for integrating workforce related data from HR system to forecasting tool

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with oversight of budgeting tools a must; accounting software a plus
  • 5-8 years experience with financial forecasting systems
  • Prior experience with consumer products and/or technology, subscription revenue models, and ecommerce
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and adapt quickly to change
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and data analytics
  • Self-starter who can take on significant responsibility and drive process change independently
  • Intellectual curiosity with rigorous attention to detail and a passion for problem solving
  • Deep knowledge of financial planning and budgeting processes and challenges; data integration between planning system and other eco systems
  • Need to have an appreciation and understanding of P&L mechanics, management reporting and financial metrics
  • Must be able to troubleshoot, resolve and communicate solutions for system and management reporting issues
  • Experience with NetSuite and Tableau a plus

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