Sr. Financial Analyst, FP&A


United States - NY, New York

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Your Mission:

As a Financial Analyst of the FP&A team, you will be a finance business partner to several functions. You will partner with the functions to ensure operational plans are aligned with financial goals, and provide insights and suggestions to help Medidata make the right decisions to propel the business forward. You are expected to perform analyses, provide insights, own opex budgeting, forecasting and monthly plan vs. actual performance analysis for your functions while supporting long range planning.  

You will work with a talented FP&A and Strategic Finance team, and receive mentorship and hands-on support to develop your career. This role is based in NYC, requiring you to be in the office at least 1-2x weekly to benefit from team engagement and partnering with senior leaders and drive cross functional initiatives.  You will report to a FP&A Manager.

Your Commitments:

Be a trusted advisor to leaders of assigned functions and support their budgeting and forecasting activities

Support Medidata’s consolidated monthly and quarterly reporting process, including performing trend and variance analyses in tandem with the accounting team to facilitate accurate financial close

Provide transparency into actual results and forward-looking analyses, including foresight into investment needs, margin trends and competitive benchmarking.

Analyze historical performance to understand trends and key drivers. Make recommendations to improve performance and processes based on findings. 

Identify opportunities to and work with analytics team to develop enhanced financial and operational KPI dashboards  within Tableau and Adaptive

Collaborate with teams across Medidata and our parent Company, Dassault Systemes,  including Accounting, Tax, HR, Pricing, Commercial and Operations

Support ad hoc projects and strategic initiatives

Your Competencies:

Experience building relationships across the organization, communicating and presenting ideas to management and influencing decision-making

Data analysis and financial modeling experience required

Experience turning financial data into relevant insights that support sound decisions

Experience identifying and implementing process improvements

Advanced Microsoft excel (can perform complex functions) modeling skills

Your Education & Experience:

Undergraduate or graduate degree in Finance or Accounting

Minimum 2+ years of relevant experience in FP&A, Big Four public accounting, investment banking, or consulting

The salary range posted below refers only to positions that will be physically based in New York City. As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location. Pay ranges for candidates in locations other than New York City, may differ based on the local market data in that region. The base salary pay range for this position is $79,500 to $106,000.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission on the terms of applicable plan documents, and many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Medidata believes that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and provides best-in-class benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance; 401(k) matching; unlimited paid time off; and 10 paid holidays per year.


Equal Employment Opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Medidata are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Medidata is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Medidata will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.