Senior FP&A Analyst

Senior FP&A Analyst Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior FP&A Analyst to join our team.


  • Work closely with the controller and VP Finance on the monthly close process;
  • Maintain detailed financial models to support both short- and long-term strategic plans;
  • Partner with business leads to increase efficiency throughout the Company and identify trends;
  • Manage all aspects of financial planning and analysis (forecast, budget, long-range planning and variance analysis);
  • Generate financial analyses, reports, and presentations for executives;
  • Work cross-functionally on budgeting and ad hoc forecasting projects;
  • Lead company planning processes for all corporate short and long-term forecasts for income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow;
  • Facilitate improved monthly reporting and communication of the operating plan vs. actual performance throughout the Company;
  • Provide financial expertise and strategic support, including helping with new business opportunities;
  • Develop KPIs and analyses to track key business metrics;
  • You will play a key role in the FP&A function by helping support the next phase of Palantir’s growth;
  • You will play a key role in the FP&A function by helping support the next phase of Palantir’s growth;
  • Ensures data integrity and accuracy;
  • Provides inputs to the monthly business performance management meetings;
  • Lead the BU’s month end process which entails submitting accruals, insightful variance analysis, and corporate reporting.


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics. CPA or MBA is a plus;
  • Advanced Excel and GoogleSheets skills;
  • 4-5 years of experience in an analytical business role;
  • Proven organizational and analytical skills;
  • An understanding of financial statements;
  • Analytical and financial modeling skills;
  • Experience in high tech industry is a big plus;
  • Keen attention to detail; ability to deliver high quality, timely, and accurate work;
  • Bachelor’s Degree with an exceptional academic record;
  • Ability to drive timelines and coordinate across groups to deliver to a common goal;
  • Must be able to compile presentations and deliver messaging to Executives;
  • Be able to review current processes and provide recommendations and improvements;
  • Challenges business partner assumptions to meet plan and explore opportunities to exceed plan;
  • 3+ years of experience in FP&A and/or Strategic Finance equivalent functions;
  • High proficiency in understanding and communicating financial concepts.