Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

We’re looking for exceptional people to work in one of the most unique and interesting finance teams in the world navigating a wide range of issues involved in building Automattic’s global business. All while contributing to the success of Open Source software, making the internet a better place. And we’re completely distributed!

Here’s what we’re currently after:

Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
This new role works directly with key business leaders at Automattic. As a member of the finance team, you will be integral in building the reporting and analysis function to support a growing business. You will lead the development of the Company’s financial planning process, interim forecasts, and internal reporting. An ideal candidate will have the ability to understand the Company’s financial model and strategic goals, while being very detail oriented.

We’re also looking for the following things:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, specifically in a Corporate planning and leaderships role.
  • Experience with leading reporting tool sets.
  • Demonstrated track record of process improvements and implementation of best practices.
  • Ability to interact and partner with all levels throughout an organization.

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How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject. Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.

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All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.