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Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A

Sunnyvale, United States

Senior Financial Analyst – Global Sales Organization (LinkedIn Sales Solutions)

Sunnyvale, CA


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We are looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst to support the Sales Solutions business of our Global Sales Organization. In this role, you will be directly involved in the coordination of the various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks). You will provide variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. You will be responsible for managing headcount and other cost drivers while ensuring the accuracy and consistency with global FP&A.




        Partner with sales leaders to provide strategic financial insights

        Monitor key financial metrics and business drivers relevant to the field sales team

        Provide ongoing communication and collaboration with departmental staff and management.

        Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly management reporting

        Analyze budget/forecast variances to actual and review with management team

        Work with cross-functional partners to provide ad hoc business-related analysis

        Own and review financial models to ensure they are both accurate and updated

        Establish processes to ensure accurate and timely completion of financial planning consolidations

        Assist in the development and implementation of tools, systems and processes to support the successful completion of timely and accurate forecasts


Basic Qualifications:


        BA/BS degree in finance, accounting or related field

        3+ years of financial analysis experience

        Strong Microsoft Excel skills is required

        Analytical background working directly in an FP&A environment modeling bookings, revenue, costs and expenses

        Excellent communication, analytical, teamwork, organizational, interpersonal and systems skills

        Ability to question the output of a financial model and consider options for improvement

        Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision


Preferred Qualifications:


        Adaptable and able to react quickly to changing business needs

        Experience with Hyperion Essbase and/or Oracle Financials

        Knowledge of Salesforce is strongly preferred

        Experience with SaaS business models

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