Senior Financial Analyst- Sales and Marketing

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/9/2023 1:35 PM)
Job ID
Finance & Accounting
# of Openings
Job Type
FTE Status


SPS Commerce is growing- We are searching for a Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) who is eager to use their financial expertise to drive strategic business decisions at a company who is on a journey to $1 billion. As a SFA you will perform key financial analysis on strategic business initiatives to help drive proactive, value-added analytics. In this role you will be the lead Finance business partner for our Sales and Marketing business units working closely with senior management and departmental owners in the development of operational metrics/KPI’s, initiatives, ad hoc analysis, forecasting, month-end and reporting. If you are looking for a role where you get to bring data to life while having direct impact on the company’s growth trajectory, then this is the role for you.


Does this sound like you?


  • Teamwork and collaboration. You excel at building relationships and coming to the table with fresh ideas and out-of-the box solutions- you are always looking for ways to succeed together.
  • Initiative empowers you. You successfully analyze complex problems and develop solutions. You don’t stop until the job is done.
  • You strive to Know More to Be More. You are inquisitive, detail-oriented, creative and analytical.
  • Fast-paced, dynamic work environments are where you thrive. You are highly organized and good at setting priorities.


Why SPS?


We solve retail supply chain problems by cutting through inefficiency with innovation and automation. At SPS we empower retailers, suppliers, distributors, grocers and logistics partners to collaborate better with our people, our process and our tech products.  We have the world’s largest retail network, and we don’t just lead the industry, we are the industry. 


At SPS, we believe every employee makes a difference. We ensure employees have the tools, resources and training to explore new ideas and execute them. Our success comes from playing as a team and always playing to win.


Careers don’t just grow here; they are made here. 


The Day-to-Day


The Senior Financial Analyst will need to successfully collaborate and partner with aligned business unit(s) to understand their business and provide various analytic support. In this role, your ability to perform financial analysis to make sense of data from various sources and provide key insights and recommendations, obtaining the necessary data and information to ensure complete, timely and accurate analysis of financial information, and processes in a proactive and effective manner will be key to your success.


  • Lead finance business partner on all strategic priority analyses
  • Responsible for monthly rolling forecast and aspects of month-end close- including variance and trend analysis
  • Effectively communicate/present results of analyses with recommended courses of actions
  • Collaborate across business units within SPS; be a proactive business partner
  • Support and work directly with the management team in the analysis and monitoring key financial statistics and analytics
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities and actions to improve financial performance through creation of financial reporting and analytic tools
  • Develop sound financial models and/or business cases in partnership with business managers
  • Represent Finance in data transformation and standardization efforts
  • Demonstrate ethical responsibility, personal accountability, and responsibility for the integrity and reliability of data, modeling, and reporting
  • Lead and/or provide expertise to ad hoc projects and analysis as required; ROI modeling, etc.


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience; a Master's degree and 3 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency with financial planning and reporting software for SaaS solutions 
  • Ability to rapidly develop a strong understanding of internal data sources- accessing, analyzing, and addressing specific questions with relevant data in an expedited manner
  • Experience with product pricing models and/or commissions planning preferred



EOE including disability/ veteran 

SPS Commerce offers a comprehensive package of benefits including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, paid time-off, 401(k), health and flexible spending accounts, stock purchase plan and more.


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