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Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

Atlanta, GA 30314

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It’s an exciting time to be at Infoblox. Named a Top 25 Cyber Security Company by The Software Report and one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2020, Infoblox is the leader in cloud-first networking and security services. Our solutions empower organizations to take full advantage of the cloud to deliver network experiences that are inherently simple, scalable, and reliable for everyone. Infoblox customers are among the largest enterprises in the world and include 70% of the Fortune 500, and our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for building the next generation of networking technologies and having fun along the way

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our FP&A team, reporting to the director of Corporate FP&A. In this remote role, you will drive full corporate P&L visibility along with strategic business and financial insights to G&A functions and become a change agent for enhanced financial forecasting systems and processes. You will provide enhanced headcount and spend tracking to drive critical business decisions, work closely with the leadership team to prepare budget-versus-actual analyses, and create forecasting consolidation reports. In addition to supporting annual planning, you will collaborate closely with others in FP&A to ensure smooth month and quarter-end closes, quarterly reporting, and forecasting cycle.

You’re the ideal candidate if you are highly driven, have a strategic mindset, and can drive and manage multiple initiatives within strict deadlines.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist in the corporate-level rollup and consolidation of functional budgets and forecasts
  • Drive the consolidation of full P&L results and comparison against budgets and forecasts, along with variance explanations
  • Lead or support projects to standardize, automate, and streamline financial forecasting and business performance reporting processes across the organization
  • Drive G&A budgeting and planning through enhanced OpEx / headcount planning and forecasting
  • Review PO requests against the approved budget and track purchase and headcount requests
  • Prepare management reports on OpEx and headcount
  • Assist in preparing financial analyses and management reporting for quarterly business reviews for G&A functions
  • Ensure meticulous communication with teams globally and be flexible with supporting multiple time zones as required
  • Assist with strategic initiatives and ad hoc projects/requests, including planning tool system enhancements and forecasting process acceleration initiatives

What you’ll bring:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, with prior exposure to financial analysis and consolidation of forecasts
  • Experience in optimizing and using financial planning systems and tools, along with related financial forecasting process engineering
  • Strong analytical skills, communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects while simultaneously meeting all goals and deadlines
  • A high level of independence, accountability, teamwork, good judgment, and attention to detail in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with Oracle, Adaptive Insights, or related financial planning tools is a plus
  • A high level of personal integrity, collaboration, and maturity
  • A self-starter attitude and ability to competently represent Corporate FP&A when working with G&A function leadership, including the CFO and CHRO
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or related analytical discipline

What success looks like:

After six months, you will…

  • Have a thorough understanding of monthly/quarterly close process and financial reporting analysis tools and processes
  • Be proficient in consolidating financial results and forecasts from various departments and summarizing key financial information to tell a bigger picture story to key corporate-level stakeholders
  • Be proficient in using existing planning tools for fast and accurate rollup of key financial performance and forecast data
  • Use your financial analytical skills to explain key trends in performance and/or variances from expectations
  • Develop a strong working relationship with G&A, Accounting, and Treasury leaders as well as other teams in the CFO organization

After about a year, you will…

  • Act as a change agent for improved systems and processes that enable faster and more accurate financial forecasting and analysis
  • Operate as the go-to system administrator for the company’s financial planning system and execute key tasks to ensure the financial planning system is operating effectively
  • Independently collaborate with key G&A business leaders to communicate business results and identify areas for forecasting improvement
  • Be a trusted strategic business partner to the various G&A organizations and drive strategic initiatives to improve spending management
  • Gain a holistic understanding of the full corporate P&L and identify activity drivers that impact various line items across the full P&L

We’ve got you covered:

Our holistic benefits package includes coverage of your health, wealth, and wellness as well as a great work environment, employee programs, and company culture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including industry best insurance benefits and generous paid time off to help you balance your life. We have a strong culture and live our values every day we believe in transparency, curiosity, respect, and above all, having fun while delighting our customers.

Speaking of a great work environment, here are just a few of the perks you may enjoy, depending on your location…

  • Delicious and healthy snacks and beverages
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Outdoor amenities (onsite gym, table tennis, pool table, play area, etc.), and courtyard
  • Newly remodeled offices with state-of-the-art amenities

Why Infoblox?

We’ve created a culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and rewards innovation, curiosity, and creativity. We achieve remarkable results by working together in a supportive environment that focuses on continuous learning and embraces change. So, whether you’re a software engineer, marketing manager, customer care pro, or product specialist, you belong here, where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career. Check out what it’s like to be a Bloxer. We think you’ll be excited to join our team.


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