Senior External Reporting Analyst

Vmware, Inc. Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 2 months ago

Business Summary:

VMware Finance is a global organization that's dedicated to the short- and long-term growth and success of VMware and to using analytical tools and collaboration to build connections internally and externally. It's a fast-paced environment, with a lot to learn. We're looking for people with strong critical thinking skills, who want to work collaboratively, serve our customers and make good choices. Uncompromising ethics and integrity are hallmarks of our organization. We're a diverse group, covering the areas of corporate finance, FP&A, pricing, mergers and acquisition integration, revenue, investor relations, treasury, license compliance, tax, internal audit and the many corporate accounting functions.

Job Role and Responsibility:

VMware is looking for a Senior External Reporting Analyst who is a key contributor to a dynamic and growing organization. You will be primarily responsible for drafting VMware's Form 10-Q and 10-K filings and supporting the quarterly earnings release process. We are looking for someone who is organized and thorough, with a focus on continuous improvement.

This is an excellent opportunity for an accounting professional to contribute to a successful company with a dedicated and high-energy team.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Draft Form 10-Qs and 10-Ks, ensuring compliance with all GAAP and disclosure requirements

  • Resolve feedback received from various individuals both inside and outside the Company, including external auditors

  • Analyze new and proposed accounting standards issued by accounting standard setters and figure out disclosure implications specific to VMware

  • Assist with or review XBRL taxonomy

  • Prepare and review of quarterly earnings releases and related materials, including those sent to the Audit Committee

  • Collaborate with other teams during the preparation of other regulatory and SEC filings, such as the proxy, international filings, or Form 8-Ks

  • Partner with investor relations, legal, finance, the global accounting organization and others on deliverables and projects

  • Prepare various deliverables for VMware's internal management reporting

  • Assist with ad-hoc projects, technical accounting, and process improvements as needed

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent

  • 4+ years of relevant experience

  • CPA or equivalent qualification

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail and organized

  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements

  • Self-starter and independent thinker who has a proven ability to meet firm deadlines

  • Ability to deal effectively with all levels of a global organization and to be a great partner with external parties

Preferred Skills:

  • Mix of public accounting and high-tech industry experience highly preferred

  • Wdesk and XBRL experience is a plus but not required

VMware will not sponsor a visa for this role.

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