Financial Analyst, Corporate Fp&A

Sumo Logic Redwood City , CA 94063

Posted 2 months ago

In June 2017, Sumo Logic announced another $75M funding round led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from new and existing investors including DFJ Growth, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, and others ( This brings our total funding to $235.5M to date. Sumo Logic's business has scaled significantly, tripling both our annual recurring revenue and customer count to over 1,500 customers, reflecting every major vertical and company size.

Who Are We?

We are a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service, delivering real-time, continuous intelligence from structured, semistructured and unstructured data across the entire application lifecycle and stack. Our mission is to democratize analytics, making it accessible, simple and powerful for businesses of all sizes to build, run and secure their organizations. With Sumo Logic, customers can harness the power of machine data to gain operational business and customer insights that lead to competitive advantage and differentiated customer experience.

What Do We Do?

Sumo Logic was founded in 2010 by experts in log management, scalable systems, big data, and security. We imagined a world of Yottabyte-scale machine data, where machine learning algorithms and advanced analytics could make sense of it all. Today, our purpose-built, cloud-native service analyzes more than 100 petabytes of data, more than 16 million searches, and delivers 10s of millions of insights daily positioning Sumo among the most powerful machine data analytics services in the world. Our customers around the globe rely on Sumo Logic for the analytics and insights to build, run and secure their modern applications and cloud infrastructures. With Sumo Logic, customers gain a service-model advantage to accelerate their shift to continuous innovation, increasing competitive advantage, business value and growth.

Job Description:

Sumo Logic is continuing to build an innovative finance team that is helping the business scale on the IPO journey. We are looking for a Financial Analyst to join the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Team. As a key member on a lean team, you will be responsible for creating the structure, process, and reporting for the team to expand our partnership with various business functions. You will play a critical role in providing valuable business insights to drive decision-making. In addition, you will own P&L forecasting for the entire company and the monthly close partnership with accounting.

You must have exceptional financial, analytical and organizational skills and be comfortable juggling multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines. At the same time, you are a top performer in a fast-paced environment and possess the creativity to constantly improve your area of responsibility.


  • Build strong business partnerships and enable leaders to make data-driven decisions

  • Own, create, and document the rolling company forecast process

  • Create and consolidate monthly reporting package with key metrics for the executive team

  • Prepare key analysis for quarterly board of directors meetings

  • Prepare data for uploads and build new dashboards in the financial reporting system (Anaplan)

  • Become an Anaplan model builder!

  • Enhance short-term and long-term modeling capabilities

  • Improve and automate processes amongst various departments

  • Perform ad hoc analysis

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years in FP&A/Corporate Finance, SaaS experience strongly preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, or equivalent

  • Demonstrated ability to manipulate, analyze, and summarize large data sets

  • Superior analytical and modeling skills, including advanced proficiency in Excel

  • Working knowledge of enterprise-level financial planning systems

  • Excellent communication and people skills

  • Able to prioritize multiple projects and still be detail-oriented

  • Experience working with a team and collaborating with various functions

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Financial Analyst, Corporate Fp&A

Sumo Logic