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FP&A Manager - Product & Cloud



Geneva, Switzerland
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Sonar solves the trillion-dollar challenge of bad code. Sonar equips organizations to achieve and sustain a Clean Code state by empowering developers to write consistent, intentional, adaptable, and responsible code. Clean Code produces software that is maintainable, reliable, and secure, allowing development teams to spend less time fixing issues and more time innovating. With Sonar, and by employing the company’s Clean as You Code methodology, organizations minimize risk, reduce technical debt, increase productivity, and derive more value from their software in a predictable and sustainable way.
Sonar’s open-source and commercial products – SonarLint, SonarCloud, and SonarQube – support over 30 programming languages, frameworks, and infrastructure technologies. Trusted by more than 500,000 organizations and used by more than 7 million developers globally to clean more than half a trillion lines of code, Sonar is integral to delivering better software.
The impact you will have
In this role, you will join a growing FP&A team that is building out new systems and processes to support the company’s strategic objectives. As a part of the FP&A team, you will play a critical role in forecasting, analytics, budgeting, and reporting for our Product, Support and Hosting organizations. This role will be highly visible, and will be crucial to enabling the company to quantify and prioritize product roadmap decisions, and how Support and Hosting strategies will impact overall profitability as the company continues to to grow its customer base.

On a daily basis, you will

  • Maintain and enhance forecast models for cloud hosting, customer support, services and product expenses
  • Generate monthly and quarterly reporting for the company’s monthly and quarterly business reviews and board meetings
  • Develop deep understanding of hosting costs in order to predict changes in the organization’s gross margin profile
  • Support the Product org in generating annual budgets and recurring forecasts
  • Translate product roadmap initiatives into the company’s financial models in the form of ROI analysis
  • Evaluate the performance and efficiency of cloud resources
  • Identify opportunities to optimize cloud spending
  • Develop financial models to simulate different scenarios and assess the financial impact of changes in cloud usage, pricing models, or infrastructure configurations
  • Analyze, report and forecast support and hosting KPI’s (cost per customer, cost as % of revenue, CSAT, ticket volume)
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis as required

The skills you will demonstrate

  • A minimum of 8 years of FP&A experience, ideally in a software company
  • Proficiency in Excel, Tableau, and Salesforce reporting
  • Experience in partnering with Product, Support and Cloud Operations organizations within a SaaS environment
  • Experience in utilizing and reporting from AWS, GCP, Azure marketplaces
  • Knowledge of support’s impact on other KPI’s such as gross and net retention
  • Experience in extracting and transforming datasets from CRM / ERP / BI platforms
  • Demonstrated experience in forecast modeling
  • Comfort working in a multinational environment and collaborating with global teams
  • Attention to detail, critical-thinking skills, and a proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Bonus: Experience with FP&A platforms such as Adaptive Insights, Pigment, Vena
  • MBA is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Ability to travel internationally 2-5 times per year
Why you will love it here
• We value a safe work culture - founded in respect, kindness, and the right to fail.
• We hire great people - we value communication skills as much as technical prowess and we strive to create a work environment that allows for everyone to succeed and feel empowered to do their best work. Our 500+ SonarSourcers from 35 different nationalities can relate!
• Work-life balance - a healthy work-life balance is very important at Sonar.
• Flexible hours - we schedule our days in order to be effective at work, while also being able to enjoy life’s important moments.
• We promote continuous learning - in an ever-changing industry, learning new skills is the key to growth and success! We're happy to support all employees in this journey if desired.
What we do
As Home of Clean Code, Sonar is the ultimate solution to achieving Clean Code for developers and organizations alike.
The company was formed to develop the open-source tool SonarQube, which has since become the go-to standard in code quality management. We strive every day to pave the way for developers, tackling the toughest issues head-on and pushing the limits of what’s possible.
Who we are
At Sonar we believe in people, dedication, and innovation. We’re a team of problem solvers who are passionate and relentless in their respective missions. We want to work with people who are ready and willing to fasten their seat belts and be part of an incredible ride!
Our Core Values are: Smarter Together, Excellence, Innovation, and Delivery. They reflect our unique culture and we expect them to help shape and positively strengthen our organization.
If you want to learn more about our culture, check out our blog post.
Join us; we’ll be smarter and stronger together!
Sonar is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to treating every employee with equal respect and fairness. We maintain a zero-tolerance policy toward any form of discrimination. All candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.