Financial Analyst – R&D

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Location: Flexible (San Mateo, CA) – This role requires proximity to the San Mateo office location with flexibility to work remotely with manager approval.

The Role

GoPro is seeking a skilled Finance professional to join the Financial Planning & Analysis team supporting the Research & Development (R&D) business unit. This valued team member will own the financial forecasts and analysis for the R&D business unit and partner with leaders to meet targets. Additionally, this proactive analyst has sound financial judgement that provides great visibility to the team and helps drive results to the bottom line.

What You Will Do

  • Partner with the R&D leadership team to drive results and meet business targets
  • Lead FP&A activities for the R&D team, including monthly close, annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and resource tracking by working with the operational teams
  • Analyze business results including monthly and quarterly budget vs actuals reports for management and proactively apply those learnings to forecasts
  • Support analysis for the subscription business, including financial results, monitoring platform costs, and driving cost efficiencies with business partners.
  • Prepare product and business case analysis to help drive decisions, including financial models and return on investment analysis, by working with multiple stakeholders across the company
  • Support the R&D team on day to day Finance tasks including spend approvals against budget
  • Drive continuous improvement of financial processes, reporting, and cost saving initiatives
  • Support the FP&A team on ad hoc financial analysis

Skills We’re Excited About

  • 2+ years FP&A experience in a highly dynamic environment
  • Proven track-record of solid finance business partnership
  • Strong business acumen, with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated and self-directed with positive mentality assisting to reach the team and company’s goals
  • Knowledge of financial tools and processes and understanding of accounting principles
  • Organized with attention to detail and a commitment to timely and accurate work
  • Excellent communicator and able to convey complicated information in a concise and meaningful way at all levels
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

Bonus Points For

  • Experience with NetSuite and Planful preferred
  • Advanced and proficient Excel user


Why Work With Us?

Create your own destiny. GoPro enables you and trusts you to get your own job done, because we believe that autonomy in role brings out the best in our employees.

Live your best life. We’ve adopted remote and flexible work arrangements to support work at GoPro alongside our commitment to supporting employee wellbeing, belonging and connection with one another.

Work with leading edge technologies. We encourage employees to cultivate and use the latest and greatest technology, to provide the best solutions to serve our customers. We celebrate creative solutions that bring innovation to GoPro technology.

GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 90% paid for dependents
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Generous time off policy
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for new parents
  • Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) options
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • LiveHealthy monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Innovative remote-friendly wellness classes and events
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning, technology trainings, certifications, Peer-to-Peer learning, conferences and more
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)

We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just, and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The pay range for this role is between $68,850 – $98,000. Actual pay within the range is dependent on multiple factors, including your residence location and prior work experience. Equity, benefits, and a discretionary bonus may be additional forms of compensation for this role and are not included in the provided pay range.