Sr. Financial Planning Analyst – San Diego, CA

Finance · San Diego, California
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time Active
Minimum Experience Experienced

Sr. Financial Planning Analyst – San Diego, CA


PeopleConnect is HIRING and our business is GROWING!!! We are looking for a Senior Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis to join our award-winning team to support both our People Search and Classmates divisions This newly created strategic position reports to the Director Financial Planning & Analysis and is responsible for leading company-wide financial planning and analysis. Does the prospect of being in a business partner role helping to shape the future of the business result sound exciting? If so, then this may be the opportunity for you!

We are an award-winning web development company with over 2 million combined customers nationwide. Our product and service is aimed at helping people stay safe — both online and off, and find and connect with family members and friends. Our websites are consistently ranked in the top 500 top traffic sites in the US. Our products have been featured on the Discovery Channel, Mashable, Vice, Entrepreneur, Business Insider — and even made a cameo in a Disney animated comedy! A pioneer of new ideas, we’re constantly looking to develop and deploy innovative strategies and solutions. Our people and culture are second to none: we’re innovative, creative, collaborative and talented. We work hard, play hard, and together!


Join our amazing team in downtown San Diego, CA. Our dog-friendly office is packed with snacks and crazy-good perks (like free massages, kombucha on tap, free catered lunches, ping pong, video games, offsite team events and more)! We offer a highly competitive salary + bonus package, 100% company paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision), UNLIMITED vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Student Loan Repayment Program, 529 Education Savings Plan, Training/Education Reimbursement, free Gym Membership, Paid Parking and 401k Plan with Company Match. Check us out at

You are a driven Senior Financial Planning Analyst professional who has demonstrated success as a highly valued business partner, preferably in a SaaS subscription-based e-commerce business. You have a proven track record of achieving strategic outcomes. You use your blend of business knowledge, financial analysis, communication and collaboration to create high business value. You are a highly skilled, forward thinking, passionate and innovative leader.


Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

  • Lead company-wide financial planning and analysis to drive business performance.
  • Provide financial context and insights to decision makers and functional leaders across the company.
  • Work closely with executive leadership to provide key financial results and forward-looking guidance.
  • Create and deliver performance reporting to executives to drive key business decisions.
  • Develop annual budgets, manage monthly forecasting and supporting analysis focusing on underlying business drivers, key financial and operating metrics and sensitivity analysis.
  • Identify, challenge and capture efficiencies and financial process improvement opportunities.
  • Review monthly financial results and provides clear and concise commentary of variances.
  • Complete complex financial analysis for 3 company brands (revenue streams).
  • Prepare separate financial statements, projections and forecasting for 3 company brands.
  • Develop and deploys financial planning and analysis processes and tools.
  • Actively collaborate on simplifying, standardizing, and automating financial reporting.
  • Other duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Accounting. MBA a plus.
  • 5-7 years’ full P&L financial analysis experience, preferably in a software tech company.
  • Extremely helpful and highly preferred to have experience in a Software as a Service (SaaS) company with subscription model.
  • Strong experience working with diverse sets of data.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to quickly develop detailed understanding of TCG’s business drivers and how FP&A can be a value-added business partner to functional leaders.
  • Ability to create/foster relationships as a trusted advisor with key cross functional business leaders and internal stakeholders to shape business decisions.
  • Exceptional ability to use advanced Excel functions to analyze datasets and synthesize complex financial information to present to business leaders for key decision-making.
  • Deep understanding of 3 statement modeling and business drivers.
  • Understanding revenue streams from SaaS highly desirable.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP.
  • Experience implementing/using technology to deliver a world-class financial planning and analysis function.
  • Confident and comfortable challenging and being challenged by senior leaders.
  • Ability to impact change and influence others.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, evolving environment.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, self-starter with ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, adapt, remain flexible while managing multiple projects.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.


Note for Principal Agencies - Principal agents should not forward resumes to The Control Group (TCG). TCG will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes submitted from agencies without a prior written and signed agreement and authorized job order for this position in place.

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  • Location
    San Diego, California
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time Active
  • Minimum Experience