FP&A Manager

Remote (USA)
Finance /
Full Time /
About Us
Orkes is a platform for developers to build durable, distributed event driven applications.  Based on the popular open source orchestration engine Conductor. Orkes lets developers focus on faster go to market with applications, scaling them to handle billions of workflows without having to worry about failures, scalability or visibility into the executions. The FP&A Manager at Orkes will play a critical role in driving informed decision-making and financial performance optimization through comprehensive financial planning, analysis, and reporting. Reporting to the CEO, this position will lead the FP&A efforts in developing and executing financial strategies, forecasting future financial performance, and providing strategic insights to senior management. This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic thinker with strong analytical skills to make a significant impact on the financial success of our organization.

Your day-to-day at Orkes:
-Establish and lead the FP&A function, developing tailored processes and frameworks for budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis that align with our offerings.
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather insights, data, and input for accurate financial forecasting of our solutions.
-Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports, highlighting key performance indicators (KPIs) and variances, enabling data-driven decision-making.
-Develop financial models that provide insights into different scenarios, assisting in risk assessment, pricing strategies, and growth planning for our products.
-Work closely with the executive team to set financial targets that support our company's strategic goals.
-Analyze market trends, competitive landscapes, and industry benchmarks to inform financial strategies for our holistic solutions.
-Monitor and manage cash flow, identifying opportunities for optimization and risk mitigation in our operations.
-Provide guidance on pricing structures, cost analysis, and profitability for both our consulting and software offerings.
-Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and standards, considering the dual nature of our solutions. 

Qualities that will help you succeed: 
-Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field; MBA or CPA preferred.
-Experience in FP&A and Accounting at a startup and/or investment banking a plus 5+ years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis, with at least 2 years in a managerial role.
-Strong proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting techniques, and financial analysis.
-Experience forecasting for cloud spend is required (AWS, Azure, etc)
-Advanced proficiency in Excel and financial planning software; experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) is a plus.
-Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to synthesize complex financial data into actionable insights.
-Proven ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels, including senior management and cross-functional teams.
-Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
-Strategic mindset with a focus on driving results and continuous improvement. 

The requirements listed in the job descriptions are guidelines. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable we would still love to hear from you. 

More Details
The base salary for this role is between $180,000 to $200,000 USD.

When determining compensation, a number of factors will be considered: skills, experience, job scope, location, and competitive compensation market data.
Start Date: ASAP
Status: Full time 
Type: Remote
Location: United States
Department: Finance
Reports to: CEO

Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
Flexible PTO
Annual Professional Development reimbursement
Home office reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

At Orkes, we are committed to building a team that reflects a rich tapestry of perspectives, identities, and professional experiences. We believe that diversity is not just a checkbox, but a driving force behind innovation, creativity, and success. By embracing a variety of backgrounds, we cultivate an inclusive environment where every team member feels valued and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. 

Join us at Orkes and be a part of a team where your unique perspectives are not only welcomed but celebrated. Together we are shaping the future technology by leveraging the strength that comes from embracing diversity in all its forms. Your Journey with us is an opportunity to contribute to something greater and make a lasting impact.