Tetrate is a leading enterprise service mesh company that enables a safe and fast application modernization journey for our customers.  We were recently named a 2022 Forbes America’s Best Startup Employer after being evaluated for employer reputation, employee satisfaction, and growth. Grow with us and complete our ‘mesh’!

Tetrate is seeking a Senior Manager – FP&A and Data Management to help build robust monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-term operational and financial planning processes along with building the foundation of the Company’s data strategy and associated organization. The role ensures alignment between functional departments, revenue operations, and the data organization. The role is also responsible for developing financial and data definitions, policies, processes, and new programs to support our growth strategy. 

Responsibilities:

  • Build tight closing, budgeting & forecasting cycle and assist with monthly financial reporting and insights to the leadership team and board of directors
  • Drive monthly departmental “Budget vs Actuals” meetings with departmental executives and provided recommendations to manage within budget
  • Coordinate with the Accounting department to aggregate accounting information for budget reports and financial modeling purposes
  • Generate financial frameworks and scenario analysis to guide internal resource allocation, evaluation of investment alternatives, and ROI measurement of the key programs
  • Help create a leading Data Program to support the company’s mission
  • Develop and lead a High-Performance Team, including day-to-day assignments, bi-weekly milestone planning, 1-1s, quarterly objectives, and annual reviews
  • Manage operational components of the Data Platform to ensure updated data are available per established SLOs
  • Work with all divisions to continually grow the value of our Data Platform by onboarding new data from our SaaS, Telemetry, Product, and Corporate systems
  • Understand the big picture and demonstrate how your team supports it through prioritization, planning, and solutions
  • Participate in monthly metrics meetings to represent Data and stay up-to-date on company developments
  • Implement the DataOps philosophy in everything you do
  • Continuously develop a Data Team Handbook to ensure it represents the current state of our strategy, processes, and operations
  • Envision and draft quarterly objectives, driven by requirements gathered from multiple business partners
  • Regularly meet with business partners, understanding and solving Data needs, short-term and medium-term
  • Monitor, Measure, and Improve key aspects of the Data Program and Data Platform, guided by established KPIs and SLOs
  • Coordinate with Security and Compliance to ensure Data is accessed, processed, and stored per standards
  • Propose and define strategies to continually improve the scale, performance, and capabilities of the Data Platform
  • Develop partnerships with external vendors and technology suppliers to ensure the delivery of high-quality services
  • Manage technology expenses per an established Fiscal Budget

Performance Metrics:

  • Days to close
  • Budget/Forecast vs Actual accuracy. Measured by the following quarter budget/forecast
  • BvsA Reports delivered to functional leaders
  • % of team who self-classify as diverse
  • Adoption of Data Team BI charts throughout the Company
  • Team location factor
  • SLO Achievement per Data Source
  • % of company data captured in Datawarehouse

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required, CPA preferred
  • Prior experience in owning the full P&L of a BU and serving as the financial partner to functional leadership and business operations.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of GAAP and SaaS/subscription revenue recognition. Financial modeling experience, including inter-company, balance sheet, working capital and cash projections
  • Extends the Manager, Data requirements
  • 4+ years managing a team of 6 or more data analysts/engineers/scientists
  • 2+ years managing a team consisting of principal/staff/lead level team members
  • 6+ experiences with team member career development including reviews, promotions, demotions, and performance improvement
  • Experience working with management to define and measure KPIs and other operating metrics
  • Experience creating and delivering multi-quarter roadmaps
  • Ability to clearly articulate vision, mission, and objectives, and change the narrative appropriate to the audience
  • Experience developing a team in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Familiarity with data management policies and regulations (GDPR, SOX, PCI)

30 Day Deliverables

  • Build Company financial model
  • Review the Company’s current data sources and build monthly metric reporting processes
  • Closeout and publish prior months’ ARR/NDR/GDR results

60 Day Deliverables

  • Update rolling 4 quarter forecast with actuals and updated projections based on current spending
  • Review with functional leaders and present any over budget forecasts to CFO/Chief of Staff for discussion and analysis
  • Publish data strategy

90 Day Deliverables

  • Prepare board slides
  • Drive engineering and product teams for cost reductions in monthly cloud spend

Location:

Worldwide – We are a 100% globally distributed company.