Financial Analyst, G&A

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sport, GoPro has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.

GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed.

What You Will Do

GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the FP&A Analyst role. The FP&A Analyst is a key member of the GoPro financial planning & analysis team and has a visible role in supporting the company’s planning and analytic efforts. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Corporate FP&A. A successful candidate will be able to work closely with the business to implement the necessary processes and controls to ensure financial results are accurate and in line with company goals and targets. Additionally, this person will be responsible for surfacing and presenting key business insights and recommendations to the FP&A team and senior business leadership.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing timely, value-added insights into the business that allows us to thoughtfully manage and scale our organization. This person will need to be comfortable in a hands-on role in a fast growing, dynamic organization, pro-actively supporting financial decision making and providing recommendations.

Own the monthly and quarterly operating expense budget vs. actual variance analyses for Finance & Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, IT and Facilities.
Collaborate with Accounting on month end and quarter end close including reporting and providing key inputs for the close package, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial results.
Perform ad hoc financial analysis to support business decisions around key initiatives.
Provide guidance and develop annual operating expense targets partnering closely with executive leadership throughout the planning cycle.
Maintain ongoing rolling forecasts incorporating changes to the business strategy to be reflected in departmental headcount and spending expectations.
Monitor operating and capital expenses monthly and quarterly, and review the business to prepare reports comparing actual performance to financial plans and forecasts.
In concert with the broader FP&A and Accounting teams, consolidate the monthly CFO presentation, as well as Board of Directors, and Quarterly Business Review slides, providing financial schedules, and ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial results.
Provide analysis, commentary, and quality checks to support the preparation of quarterly and annual reporting by the External Reporting team.
Support the implementation and management of the capital and commitments review process, reviewing presentations, providing analysis, and organizing the record-keeping.
Skills We're Stoked About

Bachelor’s in Finance or related field; MBA preferred
2-4 years progressive FP&A experience
Possess a superior attention to detail and a commitment to timely but accurate work
Easily build relationships across the organization and optimize those connections
Ability to take an ambiguous concept/task and complete in an effective way with minimal direction
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to convey information concisely at an Executive level, written and verbally
Knowledge of financial tools and processes and understanding of accounting principles
Highly motivated and self-directed
Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast pace environment
Advanced proficiency with Excel
Experience with NetSuite and Host Analytics preferred


Your own GoPro Camera (Mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
LiveHealthy Program – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, farmers market and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!

GoPro is an equal opportunity employer.