Palo Alto Networks Inc. Santa Clara , CA 95051
Palo Alto Networks is the fastest-growing security company in history. We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!
We are looking for an experienced financial professional to join the team as a Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Finance. We're looking for someone with strong business analysis experience, who is a self-starter, a great communicator and passionate about driving change in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
This role will report to a Finance Business Manager and is responsible for driving key finance deliverables, which include providing key topline and profitability insights that will drive decision-making at the corporate level and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to automate elements of reporting, forecasting and analysis on the company's topline metrics. This is an individual contributor role.
Become well versed in the company's business model and go-to-market strategy
Provide a Corporate Finance viewpoint on the short-term and long-term bookings outlook factoring in geo-level pipeline analytics, internal initiatives, external market factors, and key business model drivers
Provide insights around go-to-market profitability
Develop and maintain reports using visualization tools through the integration of data from multiple sources
Manage, automate, and produce reporting packages, ensuring quality and accessibility of data, reports, and dashboards
Collaborate cross-functionally (e.g. finance, accounting, IT, sales operations) to continually improve alignment, consistency, processes, and procedures
Drive and provide support for ad-hoc strategic financial analyses.
Bachelor degree in Economics/Finance, MBA from top tier institution or equivalent-experience preferred
3-6 years of related business analysis experience with record of strong achievement, SaaS experience preferred
Advanced proficiency in Excel and previous experience with financial systems and data visualization tools (e.g. SFDC, SAP BPC, Tableau)
Experience partnering with multiple stakeholders with exceptional results
Ability to link big picture to details with ease
Independent with enthusiasm for solving unstructured questions and providing thought leadership
Team player, self-motivated, proactive, and positive attitude
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