Financial Analyst II

Remote San Francisco, CA

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most.


Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward.


You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.


Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.


Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more. 


As a Financial Analyst on the Sales Team, you will support key sales verticals within our Global Sales Organization. You will support the sales finance manager on aspects related to goal-setting, revenue insights, forecasting and performance management. You will partner with sales leaders on ideas to improve their P&L.


This includes identifying underlying trends and consulting on strategic business decisions. Your role is to translate complex data into actionable insights, which means you can focus on the details and also solve big-picture challenges.


The Sales Finance team’s mandate is to optimize value creation for pinners, advertisers and Pinterest through disciplined business leadership and seamless financial execution.


We do this by developing financial forecasts, providing decision support through analysis, generating internal reports, monitoring key performance indicators and scaling financial processes.


We are looking for an expert in finance and strategy who uses an analytical, collaborative, results-oriented approach to drive progress. 


What you’ll do:

  • Support revenue and performance management of key sales verticals. 
  • Build sophisticated models that will deliver cutting-edge insights and improve revenue forecasting.
  • Own the delivery of all monthly / quarterly financial reporting to Pinterest executives (e.g., CFO, CRO, and their direct reports). 
  • Create dashboards and models to scale monitoring of key performance indicators and tools to drive strategic insight.
  • Support other strategic programs within Pinterest like agency, resellers and partnerships with advertisers. 
  • Leverage superior financial modeling skills in order to deliver bespoke analyses for margin expansion initiatives.


What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as Accounting or Finance, or 3+ years of experience in corporate finance, FP&A, investment banking or other quantitative fields.
  • Exceptional spreadsheet skills with experience creating financial dashboards and models.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation skills (Google Slides).
  • Proven business partner with experience working directly with the teams to influence strategic decision making and drive results.


Relocation Statement:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.


At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.


Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.


US based applicants only: $79,050—$163,000 USD


Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law.


We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify [email protected] for support.

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