Sr. Financial Data Analyst

Over ten years ago, we launched AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) to revolutionize the way small and medium-sized businesses grow and compete. Today our software solutions serve the property management and legal industries.  At the heart of our products and services is a talented and agile team that understands the importance of a 100% customer focus.

With offices in Santa Barbara, Dallas, and San Diego, our business is built for long term success fueled by happy, loyal customers and a team of AppFolians who contribute to our great culture every day.

To learn more about AppFolio and our company values check out our profile on The Muse!

 Why AppFolio?

  •        Competitive Compensation
  •        Amazing company culture: focus on a complete lifestyle
  •        Built to last: Grow your career in an innovative, public company
  •        Make an impact: your work plays a key role in transforming our               customers’ businesses
  •        Love your team members: co-workers are often friends too
  •        Offices stocked with healthy snacks, games, and goodies
  •        A commitment to health/wellness including onsite fitness classes
  •        Give back to your team and your community


Sr. Financial Data Analyst 

Reporting to the Director of FP&A, this role delivers automation and data visualization supporting the business and enabling data consumption for deeper analysis and insights. Partnering with the FP&A team, this role enables strategic business decisions by delivering timely data-driven insight.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting and data management in support of broader analysis and insights. Enabling the FP&A team through reporting and data visualization to move beyond the “what” and into the “why” and “what’s next”.
  • Assume ownership of all consolidated reporting, including key business metrics, headcount analysis, forecast consolidation.
  • In partnership with the broader FP&A team, provide regular reporting and analytics to business partners in support of understanding key business questions
  • Administer improvements to Adaptive Planning driving process improvement, enhanced reporting, and alignment in a fast-paced, ever-changing business.
  • Develop and maintain balance sheet and cash flow forecasts
  • Recommend process improvements and implement automation to drive more timely, accurate and meaningful reporting and analytics.

Requirements:

  • BS or higher in Business, Accounting, or a related field; or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum of 6 years of work experience in an Analyst role.
  • Strong Tableau, SQL, and Excel skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce preferred.
  • Ability to support, work and communicate with a fast, cross-functional team.

Competencies:

  • Communication: Able to provide clear communication regarding our overall strategy and each business line’s strategy (what we are doing, why, how it impacts) to all levels internally and externally.
  • Analytical skills: Able to identify, measure and impact the important metrics needed to manage and develop line of business; able to simplify complex content.
  • Attention to Detail:  Appropriately checks all work for errors and does not let important details slip when it comes to data and its accuracy.
  • Customer Focus:  Understand the needs of Business Leaders as well as cross-departmental associates and strive to delight at each touchpoint and level of interaction.
  • Innovation:  We should always be thinking about ways to deliver value faster.
  • Creativity:  We’re solving novel problems; doing the same things we’ve done in the past may work sometimes, but it won’t always be enough. Creative, elastic thinking is critical to our success.
  • Autonomous:  Can work independently yet knows when to ask for help, able to find tools and resources to get the job done with minimal guidance.
  • Reliability:  Do what you say you do. To be successful we all must be able to rely on one another.
  • Lifelong Learner: Always fostering the continuous development and improvement of your skills and knowledge

Cultural competencies:

  • Simpler is Better:  Demonstrates the thought, discipline and inclination towards simple v. complex solutions.
  • Great, Innovative Products are Key to a Great Business:  Generates and brings other’s new and creative ideas forward.
  • Listening to Customers is in Our DNA:  Applies a deep understanding of customers to make customer-friendly / customer-centered decisions.
  • Small, Focused Teams Keep Us Agile: Spends their time on the critical few actions that are most important.  Can eliminate roadblocks and demonstrates ability to say “no”.
  • We Do the Right Thing; It's Good for Business:  Always operates with integrity, especially when faced with tough situations.

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