Manager/Senior Manager, Finance & Strategy - Platform (a1k700000006ydvAAA) San Francisco, California

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This role will be responsible for partnering with the Executive Vice President of the Platform Cloud and his senior management team to build annual budgets, manage quarterly and rolling forecasts, and provide decision support through financial analyses to ensure optimal returns on strategic investments. This is a key position providing guidance on financial and operational matters focusing on our functional areas (i.e., Sales, Marketing, R&D). Additionally, this individual is expected to be an integral player in important cross-functional, organization wide initiatives and projects.


· Leading F&S support for Platform Cloud:, Heroku, and Developer Programs

· Managing multidimensional forecasting process including booking, attrition, NPI, and pricing actions impact on revenue f forecasting by customer segment, Geo,

· Partnering with Corporate Finance to support the Long-term Strategic Planning and Budget Process

· Building detailed financial models that track and analyze functional costs and their impact on the company’s overall performance

· Managing the Quarterly Rolling Forecast Process

· Driving a Rolling Investment Prioritization Process – building flexible and dynamic project-based reporting to allow for maximum visibility to both short and long term strategic investment decisions

· Conducting In-Quarter Puts & Takes Review sessions – ensuring that the organization can flex and react to short-term budget surpluses/deficits

· Preparing monthly and quarterly management reporting - analyzing financial results, distilling/synthesizing key trends, assessing current and future business risk, and communicating key messages to senior management

· Financial Analyses and Reporting – Use financial and business metrics to evaluate investment priorities and evaluate potential alternatives

· Building deep business partner relationships across the organization

Required Skills/Experience:

· 5-8 years of relevant public company work experience

· Strong modeling sills and innate ability to understand and predict trends

· Four-year university degree in accounting, finance, accounting or economics - MBA or CPA preferred

· Strong financial and operational planning skills

· Expertise in building financial and decision support models

· Analytical, problem-solving, advanced business acumen mindset

· Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

· Ability to influence at all levels of an organization

· Ability to multi-task effectively, working in team environments or independently

· Experience with financial systems- Hyperion, Oracle, Business Objects, application

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