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Senior Financial Analyst - R&D

Sydney, Australia / Remote

Atlassian is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A). In this visible position, you'll oversee the operational plan of several key parts of Atlassian R&D organization. You will play a meaningful role in influencing both the company and product & platform strategy. You will partner directly with both senior R&D leadership and senior FP&A leadership providing leadership and analytical rigor for the company's annual planning and monthly/quarterly forecasting processes.

More about you:

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Serve as a key business partner for R&D leadership and provide financial analysis, decision support analysis, financial modeling and provide ad-hoc analytical support.
  • Execute on Atlassian's forecasting, annual planning and financial long-range planning partnering closely with R&D leadership, building financial models for new concepts.
  • Manage the month end, quarter end and year end processes to support management and corporate reporting requirements.
  • Create financial reporting that provides actionable insights to the team.
  • Own the communications strategy for all planning changes which includes executive level and detailed project briefs and status updates.

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On your first day, we'll expect you to have:


  • Ability to prioritize objectives in a fast-paced environment to ensure key deliverables are met in a timely manner
  • Experience with simultaneously managing multiple business stakeholders' budgets
  • Excellent critical thinking, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and follow-through
  • Team player who can also self-initiate
  • Possess a strong work ethic with a "get-it-done" attitude
  • Strong critical thinking, organizational, and collaboration skills
  • An effective communicator who is concise, timely, and able to explain finance and accounting to non-finance partners
  • Efficient with managing tasks that require collaboration with stakeholders in different time zones
  • Comfortable with senior leaders and even challenging the status quo when it's in the business's best interests


  • A minimum of 5 years of FP&A experience
  • Solid experience with planning and budgeting processes, financial forecasting, P&L management, interpreting and reporting business performance results
  • Prior software sector experience is highly preferred, Cloud/SaaS is a strong plus.
  • Experience supporting an R&D / Product organization
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling
  • Strong technical fundamentals - excel, but also exposure to planning tools (Anaplan), database / data warehousing concepts and finance systems (CRM & ERP)
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (Finance, Accounting, Economics), MBA and/or CPA is a plus

Client-provided location(s): Sydney NSW, Australia
Job ID: Atlassian-13905
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Holiday Events
    • Casual Dress
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Access to Online Courses
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Founder led
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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