Senior Finance Manager - Sales
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Join us!The 'F' team (Finance & Strategy) is the global promoter for smart growth, delivering financial, business accountability, insight to optimize decisions, and shareholder success. The primary responsibility of this role is to partner with the rapidly expanding Public Sector Sales team to build and manage annual budgets and quarterly rolling forecast processes, deliver enhanced management reporting and provide financial decision-support through robust financial analyses and detailed business understanding. The role will partner with multiple functions including the GTM organization, Sales Strategy, Corporate Finance and Accounting. This role will also lead the annual Long Range Planning cycle for the Americas region; in addition to working on key metrics for the team.Successful candidates for this team have strong financial and analytical skills, excel at extracting insights from data and converting ideas into action. They have exceptional partnership and communication skills, are able to manage multiple priorities and deal with ambiguity effectively.Initial role level and specific responsibilities will depend on candidate experience, education and skill set.Responsibilities:+ Guide Finance and Strategy support for business leaders within Global Public Sector Go-to-Market;+ Build trusted relationships with key business partners by leveraging business aptitude to draw insightful recommendations+ Manage forecasting processes (monthly and quarterly forecasts, scenario modeling);+ Drive improved management reporting - work with Operations and Accounting to more discreetly and accurately track financial results;+ Drive existing management reporting - examine financial results, distill and synthesize issues, communicate key messages to senior management;+ Identify and execute financial analysis to optimize business performance;+ Work closely with the Functional leads to provide management reporting, accounting and compliance guidance plus ensure alignment of global as well as local operational initiatives;+ Assist in analysis and presentation of strategic materials for key management meetings;+ Develop repeatable business, operational and financial processes widely understood by all key stakeholders;+ Build detailed financial, scenario based models to evaluate investment priorities and evaluate potential alternativesRequired Experience / Skills:+ Bachelor's degree required, Advanced degree preferred;+ 7+ years of FP or business finance experience, including experience at a global, publicly-traded company;+ Business partnering and ability to draw conclusions from data+ Ability to work in a fast paced, quickly changing environment;+ Ability to work cross functionally and influence appropriately;+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills;+ Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);+ Ability to think strategically and operate effectively with management;+ Ability to inspire and coach team members for career development;+ Experience with Hyperion, Oracle, Business Objects, SQL, Python, R, Tableau, or other BI tools.+ Development of dashboards utilizing data visualization platforms (ie Tableau, PowerBi, etc.)**Accommodations**If you require assistance due to a disability applying for open positions please submit a request via this Accommodations Request Form (https://careers.mail.salesforce.com/accommodations-request-form) .**Posting Statement**At Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. 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