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Internal Application: Senior Financial Analyst

G&A | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Instart Logic - A radical new approach to application delivery

Instart Logic makes application delivery fast, secure and easy. Instart Logic’s end-to-end platform combines machine learning for performance and security with a content delivery network (CDN) for application delivery, and is designed for DevOps and mobile-first applications. Using Instart Logic, organizations can provide ultra-fast, visually immersive and secure experiences on any device to maximize revenue, deliver superior customer experiences and gain competitive advantage. Instart Logic is funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Four Rivers Group, Geodesic Capital, Greylock Partners, Hermes Growth Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sutter Hill Ventures, Telstra Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Wing Venture Capital and several notable Silicon Valley angel investors.



The Sr. Finance Analyst will provide financial advice, planning, and analysis to the business partner and his/her staff that helps the business meet or exceed goals. Among the areas of most active engagement:

  • Create, maintain and keep track of Corporate metrics and KPIs
  • Build and maintain short-term and long-term operating model
  • Bookings/Billings/Revenue actuals reporting and plan/forecast modeling
  • Support Sales and Go-To-Market team on key metrics
  • Partner with Sales and Management on Sales compensation plan design, tracking and calculation
  • General FP&A works such as spend & HC analysis across company functions, marketing program analysis and budgets vs. actuals
  • Help drive planning processes
  • Capex, Deferred revenue and other analysis
  • Collaborate with the Accounting team and other parts of Finance to enhance the function’s contribution to the company. Share best practices, identify gaps, drive change and help determine priorities.



  • BA or BS in Business, Finance or Accounting; MBA preferred
  • Ability to build analytical models that can be driven into standard planning tools
  • Advanced user of MS Excel. Advance proficiency in working with data


Desired Skills

  • Strong and independent thinker and influencer
  • Track record of showing finance leadership in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong initiative and collaborative work-style
  • Strength in succinctly explaining complex transactions and business impact
  • Ability to drive process-based improvement across functions and within Finance
  • Integrity, high energy, and logical/structured thinking