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FP&A Analyst



Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

About Karbon

Karbon is the global leader in practice management software for growth-minded accounting firms. We provide an award-winning, highly collaborative cloud platform that streamlines work and communication, enabling the average accounting firm using Karbon to save 16 hours per week, per employee.

We have customers in 34 countries and have grown into a globally distributed team, with our people based throughout the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom. We are well-funded, ranked #1 on G2, have a fantastic team culture, are growing rapidly, and making a global impact.

Position Overview

The FP&A Analyst will play a pivotal role in supporting Karbon's finance function by providing insightful analysis, forecasting, and reporting to facilitate effective decision-making across the organization. Reporting to the FP&A Leader, the successful candidate will collaborate closely with various stakeholders to assess financial performance, identify trends, and drive actionable insights that contribute to the achievement of our business objectives.

The Role

  • Assist in the development of annual budgets, forecasts, and long-term financial plans, working closely with department heads and senior management.
  • Conduct variance analysis to track performance against budget and forecast, identifying key drivers and recommending corrective actions as necessary.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and ad-hoc financial reports for management, highlighting key trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Partner with business units to develop financial models and business cases for new initiatives, capital investments, and strategic projects.
  • Perform scenario analysis and sensitivity testing to assess the potential impact of various business decisions on financial outcomes.
  • Support the FP&A Leader in conducting financial reviews, presentations, and discussions with senior leadership, providing insights into financial performance and outlook.
  • Continuously improve financial processes and reporting methodologies to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and relevance.
  • Manage budget and forecast data loads to the ERP and EPM systems
  • Maintain within the ERP EPM systems the reports, reporting structures, calculated account roll ups
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and regulatory changes that may impact the business, incorporating relevant insights into financial analysis and planning activities.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and projects, as assigned by management.

About You

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Data Science, Information Systems, or a related field. Will consider professionals without a college degree who have great financial systems background with strong business acumen.
  • 3 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, preferably in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting techniques, and scenario analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and draw actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets, and financial planning software; experience with ERP systems Planful and NetSuite are preferred.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and a commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Proactive mindset with a willingness to take ownership of tasks and drive results independently.
  • Ability to thrive in a remote work environment and collaborate effectively with colleagues across different locations and time zones.

Why work at Karbon?

  • Gain global experience across Australia, New Zealand, UK, and Canada
  • Strong benefits package including:
    • Flexible Time Off with an encouraged 4 weeks use per year
    • Company paid medical for you and eligible spouse/partner and dependents
    • Paid dental and vision and eligible spouse/partner and dependents
    • 401(k) with company matching
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Up to 8 weeks paid parental leave
    • Work-from-home stipend
  • Work with (and learn from) an experienced, high-performing team
  • A collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity, invests in development and provides consistent feedback
  • Be part of a fast-growing company that firmly believes in promoting high performers from within

Karbon embraces diversity and inclusion, aligning with our values as a business. Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. If you've made it this far in the job description but your past experience doesn't perfectly align, we do encourage you to still apply. You could still be the right person for the role!

When we look for talent to join our team, we want unique, creative, and amazing people that align with values, and help us build a world-class product and company.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to who we are, and what has always made us tick.

We recruit and reward people based on capability and performance. We don’t discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, physical or cognitive ability, and other diversity dimensions, that may hinder inclusion in the organization.

Generally, if you are a good person, we want to talk to you. 😛

If there are any adjustments or accommodations that we can make to assist you during the recruitment process, and your journey at Karbon, contact us at for a confidential discussion.

At this time, we request that agency referrals are not submitted for this position. We appreciate your understanding and encourage direct applications from interested candidates. Thank you!