Senior Manager, FP&A

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Come join the Pandora Finance Team as a Senior Manager, FP&A supporting the Product organization (Engineering, Data Science, QA, Music Analysis, etc.).  The Sr. Manager will provide impactful guidance on day-to-day business decisions and company-wide initiatives.  Responsibilities include budgeting/forecasting, reporting and analysis, month-end close processes and analytics projects. You will work with internal partners to understand key business drivers and assess the impact on the company’s P&L. 

This role requires the ability to dive deep into complex data as well as the ability to deal with ambiguity in order to synthesize information.  In addition, the successful candidate will have the ability and confidence to work across teams, understand and communicate complex concepts, bring business insights, drive change and influence results. 

As the financial leader your core responsibilities will include:

  • Driving all financial processes, business reviews, budget, forecasts, etc. on behalf of the department
  • Providing leadership to the departments with respect to financial management, resource prioritization and allocation.  Driving analytical and conceptual thinking that extends beyond the numbers into strategy.
  • Critically evaluating information gathered from multiple sources, identifying gaps, reconciling conflicts and reporting key findings to drive decision-making
  • Applying your expertise in quantitative analysis and data mining to generate reliable forecast models as well as extract useful, actionable insights

  • BA/BS degree, or equivalent degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related quantitative field
  • 7-10 years of relevant finance work experience at a public company, preferably in tech or media
  • Experience with expense consolidation, budgeting and forecast planning for large, complex organizations
  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and terminology
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; able to multi-task and work on multiple ongoing projects
  • Able to meet deadlines and work independently with strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and cross group collaboration skills, ability to drive simplicity within a matrix environment
  • Knowledge of Anaplan, Oracle, Salesforce preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of products, particularly Excel & PowerPoint


Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.


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