Global Finance Manager
About Us 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 Splunk is looking for a high performance Manager to join its Global Finance team and have an immediate impact. Within this highly visible role across our product and strategy organizations, your responsibility will be to lead our long range planning process as well as analyze performance of our business by product and geography. This includes working with key stakeholders within Finance, across the organization including sales and product, and newly acquired companies to forecast, and integrate top-line metrics as well as expenses. Candidates should have outstanding partnership and communication skills, be able to handle multiple priorities, possess deep attention to detail, an unrelenting drive to get to the answer, and the ability to thrive in the ambiguity and open space that comes in a fast-growing organization. Candidates will also be required to have mastery of Excel and Powerpoint with excellent modeling, data manipulation, and presentation skills. This position will be based in McLean, VA. NYC-based candidates will be considered as remote employees. Responsibilities: I want to and can do that! Help create the long-range planning process at Splunk. Partner directly with the executive team, FP&A leads, and Corp Dev & Strategy to develop flexible long-term models that guide decision-making and accountability around the company. This will include partnering with the business to drive calendar, standardized templates, consolidation and more Develop understanding of new product offerings in context of Splunk's long range plan. Partner with pricing, product, product marketing, and enterprise systems to build the business case for new product categories and integrate them into our long-term strategy Partner with Data Science and Operations on requirements to identify and improve systems and tools needed to effectively track performance and automate the planning process Develop cost and usage analytics that create elevated understanding of product-level and geography-based unit economics Collaborate with newly acquired companies (M&A) to align key metrics and forecast their future performance Identify and drive enhancement, automation, and scale in reporting packages and systems related to our product and geographic performance Be a go-to partner for executive level leadership on budgeting, and forecasting Prepare ad-hoc analyses for senior leadership on critical business issues as they arise Requirements: I've already done that or have that! +6 years of progressive finance experience, with a strong preference for those with prior experience in investment banking, strategy consulting, or accounting transaction advisory This role is for doers with an extreme level of ownership; those able to get into the details and get the job done while seeing the forest for the trees Superior financial modeling, forecasting methods, and excel techniques. Advanced analytical and quantitative abilities Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Capable of communicating complex financial information in an easy to understand format Ability to think creatively; Builder who is ambitious. Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized Collaboratively-focused and able to work well with others in a fast-paced and ever changing business. Able to interact comfortably with the executive management team Comfortable completing projects requiring individual initiative and flexibility in tight time frames with minimal supervision Strong finance and strategy acumen (eg, understanding of financial statements, competitive analysis, etc.) Outstanding software and system skills (eg, master proficiency in MS Excel and Google Sheets, and Powerpoint a must. Experience with SQL/Snowflake and SFDC a plus) Education: Got it! Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Computer Science, Statistics or Finance; Master's degree is preferred 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.