VMware FP&A Manager (COGS/R&D) in Waltham, Massachusetts
We are looking for a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis to serve as the primary business partner to our R&D, Product Management and Cloud Operations organizations. In this highly visible role, you will be responsible for a broad range of financial activities and analyses and will work cross-functionally to inform, influence and build alignment to improve the business. The ideal candidate has directly managed COGS expenses and Gross Margins at a SaaS business.
What You’ll Do
Lead budgeting, forecasting and long-range planning for R&D, Product Management and Cloud Operations teams
Define and implement monthly and quarterly management reporting – analyzing financial results, synthesizing key trends, assessing current and future business risk, and communicating key messages to senior management
Develop a deep understanding of cloud costs and the cost structures behind our products. Create models that highlight how architectural changes and cost management will financially impact the business
Provide timely analysis and data-driven decision making to effectively manage to gross margin and OPEX targets while driving organizational accountability
Collaborate on product pricing analysis and decisions to support gross margin target achievement and individual product profitability goals
Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely
What You’ll Bring
BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar field. MBA a plus
8-10 years of progressive experience in finance-related roles including business partnering
Experience working in an enterprise software, SaaS, or other hi-tech company
Previous experiences managing COGS expenses required. Cloud infrastructure experience preferred
Core competencies in financial planning, financial modeling and analytics. Able to clearly link financial results to operational and market drivers – tell the story behind the numbers
Comfortable working with senior management. Builds constructive, effective relationships and able to influence across all levels of the organization
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint capabilities
Experience with Hyperion or similar enterprise planning and reporting tools
This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware.
Category : Finance
Subcategory: Other Finance
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Work From Home: No
Posted Date: 2019-11-12
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