Senior Financial Analyst (US Remote)

Okta, San Francisco, CA

Okta is an integrated identity and mobility management service

Okta is in hyper growth mode.  We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated Senior Financial Analyst who will be a key player in supporting Okta’s financial planning processes and is truly excited about driving and effectively scaling Okta’s rapid growth.  This person will report to the Sr. Finance Manager, G&A and will be partnering with executive level business partners and their teams for the Legal, Okta for Good, and Workplace Operations organizations on all planning, forecasting, close, and analysis activities.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that wants to be part of a dynamic FP&A organization that is operating at an accelerated pace and scaling for the future.  

This person is a highly motivated team player / self-starter, has excellent attention to detail, capable of working cross-functionally, analytical, and outstanding at FP&A. This person is comfortable operating at all levels, with an eye on the strategic big picture, while skillfully managing the financial details.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be a strategic finance partner to the General Counsel, VP of Social Impact, Director of Global Workplace Operations, and their respective organizations
  • Own the budgeting and forecasting processes for these functions, including: 
    • Partnering with business partners to ensure accuracy for spend, headcount and other key metrics based on operational performance
    • Maintain and improve detailed financial models that track and analyze functional costs and their impact cross-functionally and on the company’s overall performance
    • Preparing budget vs. actual variance analysis and other relevant reporting
    • Leading thoughtful analysis, evaluating key drivers and metrics, and partnering on driving operational efficiencies
    • Collaborating with the controllership organization on accruals and other elements of the close process
    • Evolving these processes as needed
  • Partner with the Okta For Good team to model, forecast, and analyze Okta’s charitable employee matching fund & donor advised fund (DAF)
  • Participate in the company’s long-range strategic planning as applicable
  • Assist with and manage frequent ad hoc / strategic projects to support senior management and business decisions
  • Lead process and systems improvement and scaling projects for your area and partner on cross-functional teams, to drive the company’s continued growth and scaling.  

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years of FP&A experience or in related fields
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • Proficiency with FP&A systems required, Anaplan & Tableau experience is a HUGE plus
  • Excellent financial modeling and analysis skills
  • Advanced Excel and strong PowerPoint skills are required
  • Manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision
  • Strong executive presence, including excellent communication and influencing skills, both written and verbal
  • Prior experience in a high-growth high tech/software/SaaS organization is a plus
  • Very comfortable with change and challenging the status quo


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

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About Okta

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees of many of the world's largest enterprises. It also securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. With deep integrations to over 5,000 applications, the Okta Identity Cloud enables simple and secure access for any user from any device. Thousands of customers, including 20th Century Fox, Adobe, Dish Networks, Experian, Flex, LinkedIn, and News Corp, trust Okta to help them work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. Okta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work.

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