Sr Manager of Sales Finance - East

Sales Operations Washington, District Of Columbia Req.Num.: 3735

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Brief Description

Nutanix is looking for a Sr. Manager of Sales Finance to join our team to provide mission critical financing, deal structuring, and software licensing support to our East and Latin America Sales team. As part of this role, you will leverage your stellar sales acumen, financial modeling skills, process rigor, and people skills to drive demand and maximize revenue. The Sales Finance team acts as a trusted financial advisor for the theater which they support.

The core responsibility of Sales Finance Manager is to accelerate theater revenue through implementation of current and future financial programs offered by Nutanix. These include enterprise licensing agreements (ELAs), Cloud Consumption models, and other forms of financing.

Job Summary

This leader will play a pivotal role as a senior member of the Global Sales Operations team. In this role, the Sr. Manager of Sales Finance will be directly involved in customer negotiations and selling the financial benefits of the Nutanix proposal to customers.

This individual must be a thought leader and be able to work cross-functionally with internal executives, product management, and other key areas of the business to develop and implement business processes aimed at delivering world-class selling solutions for our sales team.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong analytic and finance background that enables them to engage with our sales organization and help to optimize deals using our portfolio of deal structuring options. In order to be successful in this role, you will have an established history of outperforming your sales objectives and quotas

Role Responsibilities:

  • This is a quota carrying role, your primary responsibility is to accelerate your theater’s revenue through increasing adoption of the company’s financial offerings
  • Become an expert in the company’s go-to-market model and highlight opportunities to improve growth and profitability
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, internal sales persons, and external partners
  • Review deal financials, pricing and business risk
  • Ability to motivate, train, and conduct educational webinars to our internal sales org.
  • Ensure compliance with published sales and business approval policies and serve as an escalation point within your theater
  • Develop and monitor Sales performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances. Use appropriate metrics to help sales team enhance their financial and operational performance trends.
  • Work closely and interact with Finance, Legal and Sales Operations departments to optimize contract terms, close deals and create business policies and guidelines
  • Ability to execute quickly and adapt to a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Evaluate current processes and offer recommendations for areas of improvement

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience working in a sales finance, deal management, sales or related field
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Prior experience supporting a Sales/Services organization
  • Deep understanding of Sales processes, Enterprise Software Licensing Agreements (ELAs), and Cloud Consumption economics
  • Advanced Proficiency with Excel
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business or related field
  • Location - Open -Anywhere in the Eastern Time Zone


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We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.