Senior FP&A Analyst (M/F/X)

Paris /
Finance /
Full Time
Since 2015, Shadow helps you remain free from your hardware constraints and allows you to benefit from the best of PC through the Cloud. You can work, create and play everywhere and at any time.

As a pioneer and creator of one of the first high-end cloud PCs, we believe making high-powered tools easily accessible will help people achieve extraordinary things.

Our company is growing. Fast. In 5 years, we’ve gone from a small startup based in a Paris apartment to an international team of 130+ people servicing tens of thousands of users. And thanks to their feedback and support, we keep on expanding into more countries and launching more innovative products.

But Shadow is primarily a company based on its people. Where each individual makes the difference by trying to make the impossible possible.

Our ambitions are sky-high to forever revolutionize the way technology is used, so if you want to join us on this great adventure, we’d love to have you on the team!

We are actively looking for a Senior FP&A Analyst to join our Finance team!

Your role:

As part of the Group Finance Department and to support Shadow’s growth, you are responsible for sales forecasts, marketing budget control, and designing new business models. In a mostly fixed-cost environment, you’ll be optimizing our fixed costs to help the company maximize its profitability. You are working directly with the senior management and have a 360 view of the current and future business of Shadow. You will also contribute to our M&A opportunities.

Your Goals:

1) Building Budget and Forecast: be responsible for the growth and top-line planning and associated modeling work : 
- Participate in the budgeting process;
- Work with the BUs on building sales and marketing plans;
- Use and evaluate inputs on capacity plans from the infrastructure BU;
- Work with the Data team to ensure in-depth analysis and data reliability;
- Provide variance analysis.
2) Controlling budget: help Top Management take decisions in tactical plans by quantifying and reporting on the gaps between budget and reality:
- Prepare reporting deck (Finance & KPI’s).
Other key responsibilities: 

- Work with all Business units on new business/offers business models (full analysis of the profitability of new offers including potential Capex);
- Participate in the analysis of potential acquisitions.

Your Profile:

You do not recognize yourself in 100% of the criteria below? Send your CV anyway! These are not all mandatory: Your passion, your curiosity, and your motivation will help us to make you grow ;)

- You have 2 years of experience in consulting (Transaction Services) /Investment Banking or in a similar position in a fast-paced environment;
- You have a financial background with a very good understanding of accounting;
- You are proficient in modeling with Excel;
- You have a first experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Metabase, Power BI, Tableau, ...);
- You have a strong business sense and you are tech-savvy;
- You have excellent analytical and synthetical skills;
- You are a quick learner, with the  ability to grasp key business drivers and communicate in a focused manner;
- You have strong communication skills, both verbal and in writing;
- You are autonomous and proactive in your tasks;
- You are a team player, you will work closely with several teams to achieve a common goal;
- You are fluent in English (written and spoken).

Our perks:

- A passionate team with a great work atmosphere!
- Your very own Shadow;
- Cool offices in the heart of Paris (2nd district). Perfect for happy hours after work!
- A best-in-class employee representative group (CSE in French) to help you through all situations and provide you with deals off certain purchases (gym, cinema, etc.)  (via Leeto platform);
- The best tools to facilitate your experience at Shadow (Payfit, Alan, Swile…);
- work-from-home days possible in this position. You can also come every day if you wish;
- Snacks at will;
- Everything to spend quality time with your colleagues: video game arcade, darts, game nights, ...
- Breakfast from Monday to Wednesday to start the week with energy;
- The rest is to be discovered ;)

And of course:

- Meal voucher (via Swile);
- 50% off pass Navigo ;
- 50% off health insurance (ALAN).

Your recruitment process:

We will set up a 30-minute call with our recruitment team to get to know you better. If we both (you and us) feel it’s a good match, you will meet :

1) Pascal, our CFO
2) Martin, our BI Director, and David, our Infrastructure Partnerships Director 
3) Eric, our CEO

Don't wait any longer, join us! 

At Shadow, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included and heard. ​​We promote diversity where individual differences are recognized, valued, and respected in order to develop the full potential and strengths of everyone. Be yourself, all are welcome ;)