Automattic

Finance wrangler

We are looking for an outstanding finance professional to play a wide-ranging role helping build Automattic and WordPress.com. You will work directly with key leaders across our company, including our CFO and CEO, to help drive high-quality business and financial decisions. You’ll build and maintain the forecast for our multifaceted, multinational business. You’ll lead financing, M&A, and other transactions globally, and support our existing investors.

The ideal candidate:

  • Is detail-oriented and meticulous, able to build on that foundation to provide high-level insights and strategic advice.
  • Has a strong analytical foundation developed in consulting, investment banking, or similar roles.
  • Has exceptional analytical skills, including SQL and working with large data sets.
  • Has a passion for and experience in lean, fast-growing, fast-paced software or internet companies.
  • Has experience with financial planning and analysis (FP&A) in an online, software as a service, subscription, or freemium business.

This is a senior role reporting directly to the CFO, analogous to a Director-level position at other companies.

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.

If you’re reading this on a site other than automattic.com please make sure you visit automattic.com/work-with-us for the latest details on applying.

To increase your chances of standing out, please address some or all of following in your application:

  • In one sentence, how would you describe the Automattic business model to someone who isn’t familiar with the company?
  • What’s your favorite SaaS metric for a business like wordpress.com? Why?
  • Tell us about an interesting analysis problem you’ve worked on. What made it interesting to you?

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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.