FP&A Analyst/Senior Analyst

 Published 7 days ago
 United States
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Datadog is the essential monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. We bring together end-to-end traces, metrics, and logs to make your applications, infrastructure, and third-party services entirely observable. These capabilities help businesses secure their systems, avoid downtime, and ensure customers are getting the best user experience.

Datadog's Finance team collaborates with teams across the organization, providing commercial, operational and analytical support to ensure that Datadog's business continues to scale rapidly and efficiently. 

This is an opportunity to help support our go-to-market (GTM) departments, including sales, customer success, and marketing, as a part of our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team. Supporting the Senior Manager of GTM FP&A, together you would be responsible for the budgeting and forecasting for some or all of these departments. You will partner closely with our strategy team to understand past sales and/or marketing performance, and influence the company’s go-forward strategy. You will help connect the business, strategy, and finance cohesively together. 

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be the Finance support to go-to-market (GTM) teams which could include Sales, Marketing, and/or Customer Success
  • Support annual planning for headcount, T&E, discretionary spending for GTM
  • Meet regularly with the departments to understand budget vs. actual tracking and calibration
  • Analyze sales performance (attainment / productivity, CAC payback) and/or marketing performance (funnel conversion and ROI)
  • Partner with the Strategy team to ensure alignment of metrics and reporting
  • Be a strategic contributor (in partnership with Strategy) for decisions around sales territory management, commissions planning (and resulting expenses), account segmentation, pricing/packaging decisions, and other strategic decisions
  • Work as a part of the broader FP&A team to understand the company’s financials, analytics, and help the organization to scale thoughtfully

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in investment banking, equity research, FP&A or other relevant field  
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or economics 
  • Mastery of Excel and PowerPoint with proven experience in building financial models and managing complex data  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to simplify complex concepts into easily digestible pieces
  • Skilled at building relationships and influencing at all levels of management and cross-functionally
  • Ability to provide recommendations to drive execution and decision-making; you are seen as a trusted and objective advisor

Bonus Points:

  • MBA or CFA is a plus but not required; 
  • Solid understanding of Workday Adaptive Planning is a plus, but not required
  • Experience in or understanding of a consumption-based software business model

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.

Benefits and Growth: 

  • New hire stock equity (RSU) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing 
  • Intra-departmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking 
  • An inclusive company culture, opportunity to join our Community Guilds
  • Generous and competitive benefits package
  • Continuous career development and pathing opportunities 

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.


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