Finance Manager

Finance San Jose, California Req.Num.: 26456

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The Opportunity
We are seeking a highly motivated professional with exceptional analytical skills to join us as a Finance Manager. 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. 
Finance at Nutanix
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.

Your Role
  • 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 for budget vs actuals on monthly basis for opex, headcount and capex. 
  • Coordinate regular business reviews, presenting financials overviews and communicating risks and opportunities to finance internally.
  • Review monthly opex/ capex accruals and prepare financial analysis to support capital investment decisions.
  • Partner with functional leaders / chief of staff to develop the annual plan and ongoing forecast for departmental expenses and headcount, flux analysis and financial planning.
  • Take ownership of R&D database and project allocations. Manage headcount tracking by projects for R&D team via Teams app and Adaptive forecasting tool.
  • Improve tracking of CapEx investments to forecast cash outflows more accurately at monthly/quarterly intervals.
What You Will Bring
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance or Accounting with at least 10+ 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.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and quickly with minimal direction and information.
  • Willing to adjust to work with other time zones as we have a world-wide R&D org
  • Intermediate Microsoft excel skills and Tableau/power BI is preferred
About the Team
About Your Manager:
What The Team Says:
  • The team at Nutanix is like a close-knit family. We work collaboratively, support each other, and celebrate each other's successes. There is a strong sense of camaraderie and teamwork that makes coming to work a truly enjoyable experience.
How We Work:
  • At Nutanix, we embrace a hybrid work environment that allows for flexibility and work-life balance. Whether you prefer working from home or in the office, we prioritize creating a positive and comfortable work environment for all employees. Our focus is on results rather than hours worked, allowing you to manage your time effectively and meet your goals.


The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between USD $ 106,240 and USD $ 212,880 per year.
However, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors. Our application deadline is 40 days from the date of posting. In good faith, the posting may be removed prior to this date if the position is filled or extended in good faith.


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.