Senior Financial Analyst (Marketing FP&A)

Finance and Accounting San Francisco, California San Jose, California


Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Role:

Do you love using your finance skills to lead change and efficiency? Are you highly analytical and have a high attention to detail? Do you want to work in a dynamic, high-energy environment in partnering with our Marketing organization to reach our goal of hitting $5 billion and beyond? Then, this is the role for you.

Splunk is looking for a high-caliber professional to join its finance team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, collaborative team and have a direct impact on Splunk’s fast growing business. This highly visible position will be an integral part of the Marketing Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance, you will be a key member of the FP&A team in creating and maintaining an effective financial planning, reporting, and analysis process. You will support the senior leadership in both Marketing and Finance, owning end-to-end budgeting and planning and will have a deep focus on monthly / quarterly expense forecasts, month-end close, annual planning process, flux analyses, business partnership and supporting ad-hoc requests. Further, you will utilize your superior modeling skills and ability to help drive insight and foresight into the business, helping to guide management in their decision-making, providing financial insights, and helping to analyze competing investments.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with our team and business partners on critical business objectives and improve operational performance throughout the organization
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators, highlighting trends, and analyzing root causes of variances
  • Drive and maintain annual operating plans, monthly financial forecasts (expenses, headcount, etc.), and performing ongoing variance analyses
  • Lead the financial close process, working closely with the business and Accounting to accurately reflect the finances
  • You will streamline procedures and interactions with business applications to improve overall effectiveness and visibility
  • Be the trusted advisor and finance owner for your respective business partners and teams
  • Create, develop, and maintain detailed financial and operating models to help predict future performance, perform scenario analyses, and guide the business on strategic decisions
  • Exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assignments as they are identified and to assist with various ad hoc projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with strong academic performance in a relevant focus such as Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of relevant Marketing FP&A experience in a fast-growing organization; SaaS business models 
  • Proven business partnership in owning budgeting and planning, and providing forecast accuracy; Able to clearly communicate results and explain variances
  • You have superior modeling skills and can distill large amounts of complex data into actionable insights
  • You are a dedicated and self-motivated individual; highly collaborative with the ability to influence
  • You have the highest integrity and have extreme attention to detail; you take pride in having high standards of accuracy and precision
  • Possess strong financial acumen. You have in depth knowledge of GAAP accounting standards (understand financial documents and statements, chart of accounts, expense accruals, FP&A processes, etc.)
  • You have excellent decision-making to help influence leadership
  • You are comfortable completing projects in tight time frames with minimal direct supervision

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

 

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