Solarwinds Inc. Financial Analyst in Burlington, Massachusetts

Opportunity Details:


SolarWinds is a world leader in the development of Enterprise Information Technology Infrastructure Management Software. Our continued growth has created a need for a Financial Analyst to assist with thereporting and analysis of revenue, billings, expenses and monthly results on a consistent basis in addition to supporting ad-hoc finance projects. This position is located in our Global Accounting and Finance office in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Position Description:

The FP&A Analyst primary responsibilities is to coordinate, analyze and report financial information across the SolarWinds MSP business unit. This role provides management with reporting and analysis of revenue, billings, expenses and monthly results on a consistent basis in addition to supporting ad-hoc finance projects. The role will provide support & analysis to many of the key FP&A processes and deliverables to the business.

The Financial Analyst will report to Senior Manager of FP&A and be a key part of SolarWinds MSPs Finance team.



  • Develop department-level financial forecasts for operating expenses and capital expenditures utilizing inputs from department managers across the business. Over time, grow into a deep understanding of key drivers of each supported function.

  • Provide support and become expert with SolarWinds planning tool Anaplan.

  • Provide meaningful and informative analysis to explain why the business results varied from the approved financial plan.

  • Effectively collaborate with the Accounting team on completion of monthly and quarterly financial closes and incorporation of actual results into the rolling forecast.

  • Partner with stakeholders outside of the Finance and Accounting team as necessary for forecast inputs and process improvements.

  • Ad hoc support to management team for any on-going projects.

Key Challenges /Success Factors

  • Build relationships across the organization to effectively gather and disseminate business information.

  • Gather, validate, and integrate the information needed to paint an accurate picture of SolarWinds MSP business.

  • Strive in a fast-paced, challenging environment.



  • 2 years’ experience in a Financial Analysis role (preferably with a global tech company) where process improvement/automation was critical.

  • Excellent financial modeling skills.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking.

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications. Experience with Financial Planning and Reporting systems, preferred.

  • Ability to work independently, detail-oriented, and execution focused.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, accounting or statistics is preferred. Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong quantitative analysis skills.

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2016-8431

# Positions 1

Location US - MA - Burlington

Category Finance

Position Type Permanent