Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

MuleSoft is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A, to be a key team member as we build a dynamic FP&A organization at MuleSoft. FP&A at MuleSoft develops and maintains the company’s financial forecasts and long-term plan, provides business partnering, and delivers executive-level reporting to our Board of Directors, management team, and key functional heads. Our goal is to optimize our infrastructure to keep pace with the company’s rapid growth, and to ‘moneyball’ the business and provide actionable insights that inform better decisions and help us build one of the world’s great software companies.

About the Position:

The Senior Financial Analyst will serve as key contributor to our monthly close and our quarterly forecasting, ensuring we deliver timely reporting and insights that will drive forecast accuracy.  A key enabler of the role will be developing super-user expertise in our systems, which include NetSuite, Tableau, Anaplan, Workday, and Salesforce. We are a small team and each member takes on a variety of projects.  Past examples include: developing definition of key metrics for our S-1, developing new approaches to increase forecast accuracy, and evaluating potential acquisition targets, and providing analysis used in negotiating licensing contracts with software partners.

Position Deliverables:

30 days:

  • You will begin to learn MuleSoft’s processes and priorities by jumping into our financial models, systems, and data, taking on key reporting responsibilities in week one
  • You will collaborate with colleagues in FP&A, finance, accounting, sales ops, and people ops to learn about our business and develop a deep understanding of how people and process work together to enable our growth

60 days:

  • You will assist in the development of the monthly forecasts, focusing on expense and cash flow management and driving towards improved forecast accuracy
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly reporting for functional leaders by analyzing key trends
  • Assess and flag current and future business risks, liaise with the Accounting team and cross-functional business partners to ensure correct accounting treatment of transactional activities

90 days:

  • You will lead and support cross-organizational projects by working closely with process owners and leading data analysis efforts to identify gaps in processes/systems and implement scalable solutions to improve and automate them
  • Develop business partner relationships with key functional leaders and take ownership of budgets/forecasts in 1-2 areas
  • Work on ad-hoc analyses as requested by the company’s executive staff members regularly streamline processes and workflows to help business leaders achieve company goals

About You:

  • 3+ years of experience in FP&A, equity research, investment banking and/or management consulting
  • Intellectual curiosity to regularly challenge the status quo
  • A “do whatever it takes” attitude to affect change within the organization
  • An ability to balance being detail-oriented as well as seeing the big picture
  • An ability to work well with a variety of personalities towards a common goal
  • Experience with Enterprise Software companies and business models is a plus
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient user of general ledger and/or planning systems. Experience with Anaplan, Tableau,, NetSuite, or Workday a plus

About Our Benefits:

  • Equity
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • 401(k) and pre-tax health care, dependent care and commuter benefits (FSA)
  • “No policy” vacation policy
  • Commute up the peninsula on the MuleSoft shuttle
  • Gym discounts and on-site yoga classes
  • Mac or PC
  • Fully stocked kitchen, regular catered lunches, weekly happy hours, family nights
  • Annual, all-company weeklong MeetUp trip for collaboration, learning and inspiration




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