Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Date: May 3, 2024

Location: IN

Company: Responsive

About Responsive

Responsive (formerly RFPIO) is the global leader in strategic response management software, transforming how organizations share and exchange critical information. The AI-powered Responsive Platform is purpose-built to manage responses at scale, empowering companies across the world to accelerate growth, mitigate risk and improve employee experiences. Nearly 2,000 customers have standardized on Responsive to respond to RFPs, RFIs, DDQs, ESGs, security questionnaires, ad hoc information requests and more. Responsive is headquartered in Portland, OR, with additional offices in Kansas City, MO and Coimbatore, India. Learn more at

About the Role

Responsive, the leading response management software solution on the market, is seeking a collaborative, detail-oriented, and highly organized Sr. FP&A Analyst. This individual will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and ad-hoc analysis to support decision-making across the organization. This will be an extremely visible role with frequent exposure to senior leadership and founders. A successful candidate will be highly analytical, detail oriented, and driven to make an impact on the company’s operations. Reporting to the Director FP&A, the Senior FP&A Analyst should be comfortable adapting to changing circumstances, be entrepreneurial in spirit, and be capable of influencing and affecting change at the highest levels of the organization. The ideal candidate will want to move beyond everyday budget vs. actual responsibilities and into a role as a strategic advisor to the business.

As a requirement for this position, the candidate should be willing to work in US Shift hours. We are specifically looking for interested candidates who are located near Coimbatore, Chennai, and Bangalore.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide business analysis and financial support that aligns with company objectives to department heads
  • Conduct monthly budget vs. actual analysis and present findings to department heads to drive action on key items

  • Develop, produce, and track key SaaS metrics and other financial indicators through automated processes and KPI dashboards

  • Support the evaluation, implementation, and adoption of new systems within the organization (ERP, Planning, BI/reporting) to drive greater efficiency and visibility

  • Provide insights to all areas of the business using analytics and benchmarking

  • Produce ad-hoc analysis and reporting as necessary for the CFO, CEO and other stakeholders

  • Support the annual budgeting and quarterly reforecast process, ensuring key dates and deliverables are met


  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance/Business/Economics


  • 3-5+ years in FP&A (SaaS company preferred)

  • Additional experience working in technology, management consulting, investment banking, venture capital, and/or private equity

  • Experience with financial forecasting, planning and analysis and operational budget management

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting and SaaS metrics

  • Extremely strong financial modeling skills

  • Highly proficient with MS Office Suite

  • Experience with planning software (e.g. Adaptive Insights, NetSuite Planning & Budgeting, etc.)

  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy

  • The ability to “dive deep” into the details, coupled with the ability to “come up for air” and present summarized findings to company leadership

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – you tell the story, you don’t just report the numbers

  • Natural curiosity with and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing and executing multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Must be capable of building strong relationships with colleagues and presenting to business leaders