Finance Manager at | Powderkeg

Location: Minneapolis or Remote US

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Finance, Accounting, & Tax

About The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our highly visible and respected finance and accounting team. We are action driven and always make data informed decisions. This role will provide financial and strategic decision support to executives, leadership and the Board. You will report directly to the CFO, and be a business partner to operational leaders (sales, customer ops, product, IR etc), and own full financial forecasting, plus strategic finance support. Together with our accounting director and controller, you will partner to deliver accurate and timely financial reporting and KPIs.


We’re highly responsive to customer needs and constantly strive to make a positive contribution to the biomedical and life sciences communities we serve. Team members are recognized and rewarded when advocating for customer success and satisfaction over other concerns. We value self-motivated, creative individuals who work well in a collaborative environment – constantly generating and sharing new ideas and solutions with the team.

Flywheel has a comprehensive benefits package and encourages a balanced work life and home life.


  • Support and own full financial forecasting for annual operating plans, monthly/quarterly forecasts, and ongoing performance analysis
  • Review monthly KPI and variance analysis on actual results versus plan/forecast and communicate to business and finance partners; support appropriate month-end close processes and facilitate financial review summaries and meetings
  • Develop and monitor financial and operating KPIs in collaboration with your business partners to drive continuous improvements that unlock growth while improving margins
  • Evaluate our business KPIs and performance against best in class SaaS benchmarks
  • Operate with "no surprises" approach to communications: inform leadership of financial risks and opportunities early
  • Constantly curious, looking at data and ways to improve models and processes; always look for drivers of trends, constantly learning and sharing
  • Provide data-backed recommendations to influence business decisions, which include presentations to senior management
  • Balance critical finance deliverables with operational requests to meet all finance deadlines while supporting business partners, investors and bankers

What Would Make You A Great Fit

  • 4 years financial analysis experience in a tech / high growth environment (SaaS a plus)
  • Ability to partner with cross-functional teams and communicate with all levels of management
  • Advanced modeling skills in Microsoft ExcelSuperb attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast paced, dynamic environmentStrong communication and interpersonal skills
  • FP&A or corp finance experience preferred
  • BA/BS Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or similar discipline with analytical bias

Do you feel like you don't have everything that's listed above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

About Us

Flywheel is the leading research data platform that's transforming the way biomedical and imaging data are managed at leading life sciences, clinical, and academic institutions globally.

Flywheel provides a comprehensive research data solution with all the tools needed for curation, imaging processing, machine learning workflows, and secure collaboration. By leveraging cloud scalability and automating research workflows, Flywheel helps organizations scale research data and analysis, improve scientific collaboration, and accelerate discoveries.

Company Values


The alchemy of effective teamwork happens when we each take ownership of both the menial and the magical every day. We’re serious, but never stuffy. We keep our cool under pressure because we assume best intentions and maintain perspective. This allows for true teamwork, with a dash of irreverence.


We are tenacious and united in our pursuit of solving our customers’ biggest challenges, and no challenge is too big. Diverse backgrounds across our team make us more effective as we listen, absorb, collaborate, and iterate to innovate.


We’re obsessed with uncovering the why of any given. Having an open mind allows us to be quick to fail and quick to adapt. We relentlessly pursue continual improvement through learning and imagining new possibilities.


We’re fueled by grit, boundless energy, and a deep belief that we are doing cool shit. We don’t hesitate to stand up and speak out because we trust that through tough, honest discourse we can drive change and make a real difference for our customers and our mission.

Job Summary
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    Finance Manager
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  • Employment Type
    Full time
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