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Senior Manager of Finance

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.

This is a hands-on role managing company-wide FP&A responsibilities and deliverables. Reporting to the CFO, this position requires a person who will be a strategic advisor and partner providing forward-looking insights, critical analytical thinking, and finance leadership for the company.


  • Oversee and accountable for day-to-day operations of the FP&A team
  • Lead the planning process and forecasting processes in collaboration with executives
    • Produce full set of historical and projected financial statements including bookings, billings and revenue forecasting, P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash-flow and product line P&L’s
    • Monitor and communicate variances in actuals, budgets and forecasts to business leaders
    • Investment analysis (spend, headcount, capex) across all functions
    • Identify, recommend, and take actions as necessary to meet plans
  • Build and maintain short-term and long-term operating model.  Help develop strategic steps to attain long-term operating model.
  • Create, maintain and keep track of relevant corporate metrics and KPIs to help measure the business
  • Bookings/Billings/Revenue tracking, forecasting and actuals reporting
  • Help prepare board deliverables and quarterly external investor reporting
  • Collaborate with Sales team on deal structuring and approval
  • Partner with Sales and Management on sales compensation plan design, benchmarking and approving commission payment
  • Deliver analyses and support for major financial initiatives; equity raises, debt, ROI analysis
  • Collaborate with executives on ad-hoc initiatives



  • Track record of showing finance leadership in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Experience working at a fast growing SaaS a plus
  • Integrity, high energy and logical/structured thinking
  • Possess the ability to communicate complex issues across the organization with the ability to persuade action
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. Strong initiative and collaborative work-style
  • Ability to drive process-based improvement across functions  
  • Possess the highest standards of accuracy and precision
  • Capable of presenting complex financial information in an easy-to-understand format
  • Enthusiastic, take action doer; be able to get into the details and get the job done while at the same time being able to see the forest for the trees
  • Expertise in business analytics tools including advanced Excel, PowerPoint and financial planning systems