Finance Manager, FP&A - Global Sales Organization

Finance and Accounting  |  San Francisco, California

Position description

Position at LinkedIn

Manager, FP&A – Global Sales Organization

San Francisco, CA


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We are looking for an FP&A Manager to coordinate, roll-up, and balance initiatives across LinkedIn’s multiple LOBs and to provide its executives with data-driven decision support. Reporting to the Sr. Manager of FP&A, the FP&A Manager will work across departments to provide a wide range of financial and decision support information to top management, including evaluation of new initiatives, maintenance of long-range financial plans, and other ad hoc projects. The Manager will have significant exposure to Senior Management and must become a trusted thought partner to their teams. This role is based in San Francisco and is an individual contributor position. 



  • Collaborate with internal FP&A teams and cross-functional partners to lead and support strategic analyses to address the evolving business dynamics
  • Assist in developing and driving core planning processes and rolling forecasts in close coordination with FP&A LOB leads and Corporate FP&A
  • Lead on Planning operational excellence including but not limited to, coordinating with Talent Acquisitions, Sales Operations, and FP&A LOB leads on surge hiring, aligning with Sales Operations and Sales Commissions with quota relief policies, and developing Global SPIFF guidelines, etc.  
  • Collaborate with all key members of the finance and accounting team to understand the story behind numbers and synthesize results in a concise manner, while highlighting key trends
  • Create and manage operational reports and dashboards to monitor the financial performance of the company
  • Be the go-to for all things LOB monetization related
  • Undertake ad hoc projects


Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of financial analysis experience 
  • Experience working directly in an FP&A, Strategic Finance, Business Operations or related environment modeling bookings, revenue, costs and expenses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline
  • Advanced Excel modeling skills and competency in Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong systems skills with preference toward Hyperion (Essbase), Oracle Financials and/or Salesforce CRM
  • An understanding of accounting theory and practice (e.g. basic revenue recognition rules, company capitalization policies and proper expense timing) is preferred
  • Diligent, highly accurate with extreme attention to detail, and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to demonstrate thought-leadership, teamwork, anticipate business needs, and manage relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Demonstration of critical thinking—ability to question the output of a financial model or investment case and considers options for improvement or provides thoughtful alternatives
  • Proactive, results oriented, with a can-do attitude and strict attention to detail in meeting critical deadlines

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