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Senior Manager FP&A



Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Every day we tackle new and exciting challenges to empower developers to build modern cloud, mobile, and edge applications that deliver a premium user experience. Couchbase delivers unmatched performance, scalability, flexibility and financial value across cloud, on premises, hybrid, mobile and edge deployments. The database market is undergoing a generational shift and is one of the largest market opportunities in enterprise software due to big trends like the need for digital transformation, acceleration to the cloud and innovation at the edge. Join Couchbase to be a part of a greater change. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the most innovative, passionate and humble individuals in the database industry.

We are looking for an experienced Finance professional to lead our Corporate Finance (FP&A) team. As a Senior Manager, you will spearhead advanced financial planning, budgeting, and reporting initiatives that significantly impact our executive decision-making. This role is ideal for someone with a strong analytical background and expert proficiency in financial modeling.


  • FP&A Governance: Establish and maintain governance over all FP&A activities, including detailed workback calendars for earnings reports, Board reporting, and fiscal planning/forecasts. Create and maintain processes, methodologies for FP&A team data structure and location.
  • Tool Ownership: Act as the primary owner and expert of the Pigment FP&A tool, overseeing the structure and integrity of financial data within the system.
  • Investor Relations partnership: Manage the preparation and delivery of financial outcomes for investor relations, including earnings numbers and consensus comparisons, ensuring transparency and accuracy.
  • Corporate financial modeling: Stock based compensation, collaborate on Long Term model assumptions, drivers and KPIs
  • Oversee the continuous improvement of financial processes to ensure they align with corporate objectives and maximize efficiency and accuracy.
  • Collaborate with FP&A to develop robust financial forecasts and budgets that reflect the company’s strategic direction.
  • Lead the creation of financial reports and presentations that provide insightful analysis to senior executives and the Board of Directors.sure
  • Reporting design: Enhance the visibility and accessibility of financial reports and dashboards, with an emphasis on visual design for supporting enhanced decision-making at all levels.


  • 10+ years of experience in Finance, preferably within the SaaS industry, with a solid track record in Corporate FP&A in a Public Company.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial processes, data structures, and systems.
  • Advanced skills in financial modeling and data manipulation using Microsoft Excel and financial reporting tools like NetSuite and Pigment.
  • Proficiency in handling large datasets with SQL and Python.
  • Exceptional analytical and communication skills, capable of conveying complex financial information clearly and persuasively. Visual design of dashboards and reporting experience.
  • Strong initiative and the ability to function independently as a strategic contributor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to build relationships and influence decisions across various management levels.
  • Recognized as a trusted advisor with a robust ability to guide strategic decision-making and execution.

The anticipated starting base pay range for this role is listed below. Base salary is not the only component of our competitive total rewards package - you may also be eligible for bonus, commissions, equity, and other benefits as described below. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location.
Base Pay Range
$152,800$191,000 USD
Why Couchbase?
Modern customer experiences need a flexible cloud database platform that can power applications spanning from cloud to edge and everything in between. Couchbase’s mission is to simplify how developers and architects develop, deploy and consume modern applications wherever they are. We have reimagined the database with our fast, flexible and affordable cloud database platform Capella, allowing organizations to quickly build applications that deliver premium experiences to their customers– all with best-in-class price performance. More than 30% of the Fortune 100 trust Couchbase to power their modern applications and build innovative new ones. See our recent awards to learn why Couchbase is a great place to work.We are honored to be a part of the Best Places to Work Award for the Bay Area and the UK. Couchbase offers a total rewards approach to benefits that recognizes the value you create here, so that you in turn may best serve yourself and your family. Some benefits include:
  • Generous Time Off Program - Flexibility to care for you and your family
  • Wellness Benefits - A variety of world class medical plans to choose from, along with dental, vision, life insurance, and employee assistance programs*
  • Financial Planning - RSU equity program*, ESPP program*, Retirement program* and Business Travel Insurance
  • Career Growth - Be valued, Create value approach
  • Fun Perks - A Monthly Lifestyle Spending Account credit, an ergonomic and comfortable in-office / WFH setup. Food & Snacks for in-office employees.
  • And much more!
*Note: some programs are not applicable to all countries. Please discuss with a Couchbase recruiter to learn more.
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