Sr Financial Analyst R&D FP&A

Finance San Jose, California Req.Num.: 4140


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Our values form the foundation of who we are and how we operate every day around the world. They show up in our ambition to achieve our dreams, our courage to do what matters, and our tenacity to keep customers happy. At Nutanix, we prize those unique individuals who demonstrate empathy, respect differences, and appreciate others. If you’re authentic, credible and transparent—someone who walks your talk and thrives on collaboration—we want you to join our team!

Be a part of building a company that is truly leading an IT revolution. We make infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. Led by Dheeraj Pandey, one of CRN’s “Top 25 Innovators of 2016,” Nutanix welcomes big thinkers and budding entrepreneurs, those who are unafraid to take on seemingly impossible challenges and interested in learning how to build a business along the way.

Nutanix employees enjoy some amazing benefits and perks: healthcare, plenty of snacks, employee (and family) events, world renowned speakers, training and development, and much more. See what life is like at Nutanix by following us on Twitter: @NutanixCareers and Instagram: @Nutanix

Nutanix delivers invisible infrastructure for next-generation enterprise computing, allowing IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. Our software-driven Xtreme Computing Platform natively converges compute, storage, and virtualization into a single solution to drive simplicity in the datacenter. Using Nutanix, customers benefit from predictable performance, linear scalability, and cloud-like infrastructure consumption. Learn more at www.nutanix.com and follow us on Twitter: @nutanix.

Founded in 2009, and having sold our first product in 2011, Nutanix has experienced tremendous growth. We have completed 5 rounds of funding, totaling $312 million. In just 6 years, we have sold our product in 45+ countries and have grown to more than 1,000 employees.

Job Summary

The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team within Nutanix is a small high-energy team providing finance partnership to business leaders across all functions. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a high impact team in a fast growing organization. We provide analysis to support strategic decisions, conduct financial reviews of a wide range of business issues and manage financial processes such as planning, forecasting, reporting and tracking performance. 

We are seeking a highly motivated professional with exceptional analytical skills to join us as a Senior Financial Analyst. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, experienced, and highly analytical individual. This individual will be the primary business partner supporting the R&D function, developing the framework for project level budgeting, resource planning, portfolio planning/tracking, and rationalization of R&D investments. Considering the rapid growth of the R&D organization, we will need a candidate that has strong business systems and automation enhancements experience.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day business partnering and financial support to the R&D organization.
  • Develop the processes, tools, and infrastructure for enabling project level budgeting, resource planning, portfolio planning, and driving the process for rationalizing the R&D investments within the framework of the annual operating plan and long term planning targets (multi-year planning).
  • Prepare financial analysis supporting new product introductions (NPI) and capital investment decisions, including building NPV models and presenting business cases.
  • Represent finance in the NPI process, and partnering with cross functional teams such as Product Management, Engineering, etc.
  • Evaluate the forecasting and reporting processes, and identify opportunities to optimize performance.
  • Partner with functional leaders to develop the annual plan and ongoing forecast for departmental expenses and headcount, flux analysis and financial planning.

  • Coordinate regular business reviews, presenting financials overviews and communicating risks and opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting with at least 5 years of FP&A related experiencE.
  • Strong business and analytical skills; ability to multi-task, stay organized and prioritize deadlines in a continually evolving environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability to think creatively and quickly with minimal direction and information

 

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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