Finance Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions

Who we are:

AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) was founded by the team that built GoToMeeting, a market leading enterprise software solution. We have extensive experience in software development and continue to lead the way in providing our customers with user-friendly, intuitive, and innovative solutions. Our headquarters is in Santa Barbara with other key offices in Dallas and San Diego. To learn more about AppFolio and our values check out our profile on The Muse!

Why You’ll Love Working at AppFolio:   

  • Competitive pay
  • Full benefits package
  • 401k
  • 20 days of paid time off a year
  • Amazing company culture and office environments
  • Long-term career growth opportunity and mentorship
  • Chance to be a part of a rapidly growing company in the SaaS industry
  • Onsite fitness classes every day of the week
  • Fully-stocked break room with food and drinks
  • Ability to practice your skills at mini-putting greens, foosball and ping pong
  • Team happy hours and events
  • A new wardrobe of awesome t-shirts
  • Extracurricular co-ed sports teams

Finance Manager, M&A

AppFolio is looking for a Finance Manager to join growing finance team. Reporting to the VP of Finance with strong internal partnerships, the successful candidate will be joining a fun, fast paced, high-growth company, and will leverage their proven experience.   This newly created position is critical to AppFolio as we execute on our multi-vertical business strategy.


  • Partner closely with internal partners focused on business development in the analysis of M&A opportunities.  Provide support in identifying, assessing, and executing transactions, including financial due diligence
  • Develop and manage complex financial models to quantify new business opportunities
  • Assess and quantify upside and downside scenarios
  • Present financial results and recommendations to senior management
  • Prepare presentation materials for various executive meetings
  • Analyze financial statements of potential acquisition targets to understand financial health
  • Track and report performance of executed M&A opportunities
  • Perform ad hoc analysis as needed

Skills and Knowledge: 

  • 7+ years of financial analysis experience in a high tech, or similar high growth environment
  • M&A or related experience required
  • Bachelors in Finance, Accounting or a related discipline
  • Advanced Excel modeling and PowerPoint/presentation skills
  • A deep understanding of financial modeling and accounting theory and practice
  • Diligent, accurate, and exceptional attention to detail
  • Possess a positive attitude, excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Proven demonstration of critical thinking, questioning the output of a financial model and considering options for improvement
  • Energy and passion for challenging the status quo and delivering results in a fast-paced, data-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with leaders across the business

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