Manager, Finance - Voice

Finance Los Angeles, California


Position at J2 Cloud Services

J2 Global

Manager, Finance Cloud Services – Voice Business Unit

Brief Description

J2 Cloud Services is seeking a Manager, Finance Cloud Services in the Voice Business Unit. As the Manager, Finance, you will report to the GM and Director, Finance Cloud Services – Voice and will play an integral role in helping provide divisional business leaders meaningful financial insights to assess and drive business performance. The right person for this role has proven experience, possesses excellent business acumen, strong analytical and communication skills, ability to partner and work cross-functionally in a multi-faceted organization, and sets a high bar for him/herself.

Are you a self-motivated, resourceful, adaptable, hands-on, cost conscious Finance Manager? How about passion in your work product, personally accountable, forward thinking and committed to excellence? At J2 Global®, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you please read on.


  • Improve and/or create financial planning Models, processes, policies, and reports across the Voice businesses for the assessment of business performance
  • Coordinate, facilitate, own and drive the preparation of all divisional finance internal and external weekly, monthly and quarterly financial reports, including required timely submissions of weekly flash reporting and metrics
  • Coordinate monthly close process and prepare the Consolidated Global financial review package to the Director, Finance, including commenting on variances to budget, forecast and prior year
  • Coordinate, facilitate and lead the annual budgeting/long-term planning processes and forecasts
  • Support Director, Finance in identifying pertinent financial highlights and provide meaningful and timely data insights that will enable business leaders to take actions against the company’s objectives and goals
  • Partner with the Director, Finance and business stakeholders (Engineering, Product, Net Ops, Customer Support, Sales, Marketing, Billing/Accounting) to ensure material proposals for new business activity, capital spending, or new project expense spending are appropriately analyzed and valued from a financial perspective
  • Support Director, Finance and Oracle Finance System team in all aspects of transitioning financial planning software system to Oracle Fusion/Cloud and planning tool PBCS, (including maintenance, building reports and models, system changes, and end-user training)
  • Create high-level business performance executive quality reports to the Director and senior leadership team
  • Support ad hoc analyses and special projects such as sensitivity, scenario, what-if analysis and long-range planning, as well as analysis of financial impact of changes in business and new business opportunities/acquisitions


  • 7+ years of professional experience with demonstrated success in key responsibilities in this role
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
  • Exceptional analytical abilities and proficiency in Microsoft suite, G-suite products, Excel expert, Access experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a presence and ability to influence all levels of the organization
  • Exceptional attention to detail and passion for accurate, high-quality work
  • Ability to project manage and drive progress forward
  • Highly competent with utilizing data to drive decision-making
  • A high sense of urgency, ability to multi-task and work under pressured timelines
  • Experience in building systems, processes and influencing teams

The successful Candidate will:

  • Have SaaS, recurring revenue modeling experience (including churn analyses/trends, customer LTV, Fixed v. Variable Usage based modeling, Marketing ROI analyses)
  • Be proactive, inquisitive and curious about how the business works, and never afraid to ask questions
  • Be open to a range of tasks and responsibilities not limited to his or her job description.
  • Be comfortable with change and adapting to new responsibilities in a fast-paced and ever changing job environment.
  • Self-starter with ability to manage one’s time
  • Be able to pivot and re-prioritize workload to best support the team.
  • Become a trusted partner to the BU Director, Finance and BU stakeholders to ensure that forecasts, weekly metrics / sales forecasts, and analyses most accurately reflect the business
  • Always know their numbers – where the business will come in for the month and quarter
  • Experience using enterprise financial software such as Oracle, Oracle Fusion, PBCS or similar tools
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (should be an advanced user with experience linking multiple worksheets, external databases, using pivot tables, writing nested if statements, multiple array, index lookups)
  • Be Familiar with relational databases
  • Experience with data mining and/or statistical analysis tools (Business Objects, BPC, etc.), Access database is a plus.