This leader will run our planning and analytics efforts and help enable our company to operate smarter and more efficiently. You will lead the Finance function for our rapidly growing company and ensure timely and accurate reporting against KPIs. This is a high visibility role that offers the opportunity to stretch your skills as a global leader in an exciting and fast-moving space. This role is remote and reports to the COO.

About Sketch

The best products start with Sketch. Over one million designers — from freelancers to some of the largest companies in the world — use Sketch to transform their ideas into incredible products, every day. We’re building a platform to empower designers to share and collaborate on their designs and work better, together.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Define and operationalize a core set of financial and business performance metrics
  • Develop key metric scorecards and a cadence of reporting that provides management with insights to operational issues and opportunities
  • Help build out the tools for how data and performance information is distributed; provide for automated delivery in a self-service BI tool
  • Lead company’s annual financial planning and budgeting process and quarterly forecasting; monitor and explain any variances to plan
  • Benchmark performance against competitors and identify key business and financial trends
  • Assist in preparing analysis, commentary and presentation material for Board meetings
  • Build relationships and partner with various departments to thoroughly understand how the pieces fit together, how information is used and how it can be used more effectively

Essentials

  • 5+ years of financial analysis and reporting experience
  • Advanced Excel and analytical skills to review and analyze complex financial information
  • Strong proficiency in SQL. Proven ability to aggregate and make sense of data from various sources
  • Curious, creative thinker with a talent for detecting patterns
  • Laser focused on impact, balancing effort to value and getting things done
  • Software (preferably SaaS) domain experience
  • Experience hiring, managing and mentoring a team
  • Our team works remotely and communicates mostly using text, so you will need to have excellent communication skills and written English. You will also need to be highly self-motivated
  • While this is a remote position, travel should be expected for certain in-person meetings and team gatherings
  • Bachelor's degree required. Preference for CFA, CPA, MBA credentials or equivalent