FP&A Manager

Accounting & Finance Santa Clara, California


Gigamon FP&A is looking for an energetic and collaborative FP&A Manager to join us on our growth journey. The ideal candidate is financial-ERP and SaaS applications savvy, flexible, organized, and a problem solver who thrives working in a fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to quickly understand business needs and issues, be comfortable interpreting meaning and relevance from raw data, and drive to resolve issues and complete the deliverables. The successful candidate will be a self-starter possessing developed analytic, modeling and presentation skills.

This role will report to the Sr. FP&A Manager and will be responsible for managing the Adaptive financial planning tool, support the Sr. FP&A Manager on various tasks and planning projects involving other SaaS applications, support the FP&A function on reporting requirements, participate in the monthly close process,  and serve as the finance business partner to the G&A function.

Required Skills and Expertise:

  • Own and maintain the FP&A Adaptive Insights planning systems, including but not limited to, ensuring frequent transfer of financial and headcount data from ERP and other SaaS systems into Adaptive and accuracy of all integrated data in a timely manner
  • Maintain structure of accounts, manage and update formulas and versions, configure application settings, load data and conversion tables, administer and monitor ETL data files and user access level
  • Drive the investigation and resolution of all Adaptive and ETL issues
  • Lead all Adaptive upgrades and/or new feature enhancements
  • Assist in the monthly and quarterly close and forecast related activities, especially those related to data transfer from Microsoft D365, Workday and SFDC to Adaptive Planning
  • Create, modify and maintain standard reports in Adaptive Insights for use across the FP&A team
  • Prepare monthly expense and functional metrics reporting packages for internal management
  • Provide user technical and business support, including ideas and recommendations regarding the use of systems as well as their further development
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts and initiate enhancements, both process and system related
  • Provide proactive financial budgeting, reporting and business partner support to several G&A organizations
  • Maintain strong working relationships with internal customers in various organizations and work proactively to identify and solve problems
  • Assist with corporate reporting, business analytics and other ad hoc projects

Desired Qualifications and Enablement Tools Experience:

  • BS in Finance or Accounting, MBA a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in financial analysis and planning for a technology company, including experience in corporate FP&A
  • Advanced financial modeling skills and an expert or administrative user of Adaptive Insights. User of other SaaS applications such as Microsoft D365, Workday and SFDC a big plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, including fluency with Excel (Pivot Tables, function formulas, data manipulation) and Power Point presentation
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to manage and analyze large amounts of data
  • Solid overall understanding of the P&L and relationship between revenue and costs
  • Self-starter with a positive, outgoing attitude that can transition easily from working independently to collaborating with a larger team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills (both verbal and written)
  • Personal integrity, drive for results, forward thinker
  • Eagerness to further develop these skills