FP&A Analyst (Marketing)



Marketing & Communications, IT
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Company Description

Nexthink is the leader in digital employee experience management software. The company provides IT leaders with unprecedented insight allowing them to see, diagnose and fix issues at scale impacting employees anywhere, with any application or network, before employees notice the issue. As the first solution to allow IT to progress from reactive problem solving to proactive optimization, Nexthink enables its more than 1,200 customers to provide better digital experiences to more than 15 million employees. Dual headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland and Boston, Massachusetts, Nexthink has 9 offices worldwide.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented FP&A Analyst to join our team. In this role you will grow our business by providing actionable insights that will help Nexthink expand globally.

This is a unique opportunity to join a booming Software Business environment under such a key role that will directly impact business agility and success by analyzing business performance to uncover trends, insights, and opportunities.


As a Marketing Controller, you are going to be the Finance Business Partner of our Marketing team, responsible for the monitoring, analysis, planning and control of the marketing activities. As a part of the FP&A team, you are going to support all the financial reporting related to this area, plus deal with some additional smaller departments related to HR & legal.

  • Financial Modelling: Ability to understand or build bottom-up financial models to plan, measure and forecast the business.
  • Planning and Financial Analysis: Participate in annual planning, long-term planning, rolling forecast, and variance process.
  • Marketing Operations: Understand marketing activities and challenge Cost per activity, ROI and marketing metrics
  • Data Analysis: Produce KPI reporting and root cause trends in KPIs. Prepare insights for variance and critical meetings.
  • Systems: Maintain and update Adaptive Planning
  • Communication: Prepare and review monthly financial decks to promote internal and external understanding of the company’s financial results.
  • Business Partnership: Support your department budgets, headcount planning, strategic initiatives, ad hoc financial analysis, and monthly, quarterly, and annual planning.
  • Work cross-functionally:
    • Accounting team on variance analysis and monthly reporting.
    • People Ops teams on headcount metrics and recruiting.
    • Department leaders on budgeting and forecast updates from prior months' results
  • Ad-hoc analysis as required



  • 5+ years of FP&A experience or Marketing Controller within a SaaS or Tech company in an international environment
  • Very outgoing personality with the ability to explain things in an easily understandable way to non-finance teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • A Bachelor’s degree in finance, statistics, economics, business, or other related fields
  • Experience with financial planning software (Adaptive Planning) and Netsuite
  • A passion for helping others make informed decisions driven by ROI and storytelling with numbers
  • Ability to present financial data concisely using detailed reports and charts and through written and oral communication.
  • Outstanding Excel skills with the ability to manipulate large data sets
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • An independent spirit who thrives in fast-paced environments & adapts to change easily

Additional Information

We are the pioneers and trailblazers of a global IT Market Category (DEX) that is shaping the future of how the world works, giving our customers’ IT Teams total digital visibility across their enterprise. Our innovative solutions integrate real-time analytics, automation, and employee feedback across all endpoints. This enables our IT teams to solve complex technical challenges, create ever more productive workplaces, and deliver happy, satisfied employees in the digital workplace.

With over 1000 employees across 5 continents, Nexthink operates as One Team, connecting, collaborating and innovating to continuously grow. We call our employees ‘Nexthinkers’ and our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity is second to none. We currently have over 75 nationalities working with us, from all cultures and backgrounds, speaking many different languages.