Senior Financial Analyst, Business Unit Finance

Dell Inc Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job ID R1902720 Date posted Mar. 07, 2019

Business Summary

As the Senior Financial Analyst in the Business Unit Finance team, you will work alongside the business partners in VMware's Products Division. VMware is doing some exciting things within the Cloud Native Business Unit, which is a growing area. This is a great opportunity for someone to dive in, take control, and help guide where VMware goes next.

Job Role & Responsibility

You will provide financial advice, planning, and analysis to the Cloud Native Business Unit that helps the business meet or exceed goals. This role will focus on Cloud Native and container related products.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Revenue, gross margin, P&L forecasting and other analysis

  • Deliver key insights to business partners into top line performance, spend, and headcount through thoughtful analyses and reporting

  • Define scalable financial processes around month-end and quarter-end close reporting

  • Acquisition related financial due diligence and integration

  • Build resource / investment allocation analyses to drive better R&D investment decisions and tradeoffs

  • Short & long-range planning processes

  • Business planning, financial modeling

  • Inbound licensing/COGS FP&A

  • Drive process improvements for VMware's Cloud Native portfolio (billing, spend optimization, discounting, etc.)

  • Lead one or more of the critical financial planning & analysis processes for the Products Division. Examples include the inbound licensing framework and the investment/portfolio analysis process. Create, improve, or streamline the process as needed. Champion framework and drive adoption

  • Build strong business partnerships with Cloud Native leadership

  • Collaborate with the Products FP&A team and other parts of VMware Finance to enhance the function's contribution to the company. Share best practices, identify gaps, lead change and help determine priorities.

Required Skills

  • BA or BS in Business, Finance or Accounting

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in finance/accounting with a strong record of career progression

  • Experience working in an enterprise software, SaaS, or other high tech company

  • Bookings/Revenue actuals & plan models

  • Proven results providing finance business partnering to R&D/Product Management executives

  • Experience in accounting and compliance requirements

Preferred Skills

  • MBA preferred

  • Strong and independent thinker and influencer

  • Track record of showing finance leadership in a fast-paced, high-growth environment

  • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong initiative and collaborative work-style

  • Strength in succinctly explaining complex transactions and business impact

  • Ability to drive process-based improvement across functions and within Finance

VMware is not able to provide sponsorship for this role.


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