socure India (Remote) Full-time 2022-07-28

Who We Are:

Socure is redefining identity verification with groundbreaking technology, supporting myriad organizations with the most accurate authentication tools in the industry.

What we build helps businesses scale faster, stop fraud, and ultimately allows millions of people who are excluded from the digital economy (due to outdated fraud detection models) to take part in it like everyone else. 

Our culture is about innovation, winning, and customer obsession. We are full of top performers that prioritize excellence and results, as well as support for one another, on the path to achieving our mission: to verify 100% of good identities in real time and completely eliminate identity fraud for every applicant on the internet.

To learn more about working at Socure visit our career page here:

What the Role Is

The Principal Analyst, FP&A will be responsible for working with leaders to forecast and analyze top line metrics, influence resource allocation, and support strategic investment decisions across the business. This person will play a key role in the company-wide forecasting and planning processes with product specific focus covering all aspects of the P&L, cash flows and other key metrics. This role will report to the Director of FP&A and will sit in India (Chennai, or remote in India). We are looking for a highly motivated individual who seeks a collaborative, iterative and fast-paced environment, while being able to work efficiently with the time difference.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Use predictive modeling techniques to solve challenges, impact business decisions, contract pricing, customer/vendor account analysis, forecasts and profitability improvement
  • Assist in the automation of repetitive data aggregation and manipulation tasks to enable greater focus on value-add analysis
  • Provide data driven support to enable smarter and more profitable business decisions
  • Assist the VP FP&A, CFO, and leadership team in the streamlining of:
    • Annual/quarterly/monthly FP&A process
    • Board Materials
    • KPI reporting and analysis  
    • Cash Flow Forecasting
    • Sales Operations
  • Responsible for creating financial models, incorporating guidance received on validated assumptions; as well as challenging data and information integrity
  • Collaborate and assist in budgeting/forecasting cycles including gaining input and consensus from business stakeholders, and then prepare outputs for review and approval
  • Manage, compile and analyze monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports
  • Uses insights to identify and implement improvements that increase the business value and efficiency of the work performed
  • Consults with management to coordinate the reporting process, assess financial statement risk, understand business drivers of financial trends, highlight opportunities for improvement and create relevant management exhibits
  • Initiates and/or leads increasingly complex projects and continuous improvement activities that may span beyond the scope of own team's responsibilities
  • Identify risks and opportunities to management and recommend strategies to achieve financial goals and targets
  • Manage frequent ad-hoc projects to support leadership in influencing sound business decisions through financial insights
  • Partner with the accounting teams to ensure timely monthly financial closes

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or Engineering
  • MS or MBA in Finance, Chartered Financial Analyst, or Chartered Accountant 
  • 7-9 years of relevant experience 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to multitask and be adaptable in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience creating financial models, leveraging large data sets, BI/Analytics, or relevant engineering experience in coding
  • Exposure to working with senior leadership on financial planning and/or reporting a plus
  • Experience in a startup environment is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills; while you’re an excellent listener, you can be assertive, persistent and persuasive where appropriate
  • Highly organized, coachable, and a self-starter