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Senior Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

The Finance Team includes Finance Business Partnership, Accounting, Finance Operations, Financial Systems, Internal Audit, Tax, Treasury, and Investor Relations teams. Together, the team partners with leadership to provide insights, information, and guidance to make strategic and operational decisions, inform investors about our business model and progress, and ensure the company is financially healthy and consistently meeting our reporting obligations.

We’re looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Finance team! Working within the Business Partner Finance team, you’ll be a key business partner to Business teams driving actionable insights/analytics and decision-making that results in achieving financial objectives of the business.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with our Engineering, Product, Content, Partnerships and Workplace Experiences teams to support decision-making processes and provide insights that translate into recommendations.

  • Collaborate with other Finance and Accounting teams to help develop insightful forecasting and reporting and drive actionable insights for key leaders.

  • Partner with Business teams to enhance visibility into business operations, improve reporting fidelity, recommend investment decisions, provide insights and deliver value.

  • Build financial models to optimize investments, as well as to support the forecasts for the business areas that you directly support.

  • Develop and streamline FP&A processes to mitigate risk and find value within the business

  • Develop analysis/tools to track business results for Engineering, Product, Content,, Partnerships and Workplace Experiences. Lead and develop analysts on the team to support business partners.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience partnering with senior executives on their business operations, financial planning, and forecasting preferably in the Technology industry

  • Proven track record of thriving in a fast-paced environment and juggling competing priorities under short timelines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work cross-functionally and establish strong relationships

  • Expert-level financial modeling skills, building input driven models that translate business problems into financial analysis. Experience in operating financial tools (Hyperion, Anaplan, etc)

  • Solid understanding of GAAP accounting, enabling an ability to understand and forecast intricacies within the income statement

  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel/Powerpoint and Google Docs/Sheets

  • SQL experience preferred

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, engineering or or a related quantitative filed

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience or 3 years with an MBA or equivalent degree

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in tech or digital media industries

  • Very strong analytical skills. Experience with Looker, SQL, and Tableau is highly valued.

  • MBA or other Master’s degree in a quantitative field

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and provide us some information.

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets.

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

Zone A (CA, WA, NYC):

The base salary range for this position is $126,000-$189,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $120,000-$179,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $107,000-$161,000 annually.

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.