Finance Manager

Reston, VA
Jan 22, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce.Verisign is currently in a remote work posture until July 5, 2022.This Finance Manager position will be responsible for the financial planning and analysis function supporting the Technology Groups within Verisign, which includes budgeting, forecasting, reporting, complex cost structure analysis, financial modeling, and accounting close support.ResponsibilitiesAssists in preparation of zero-based operating budgets and forecasts including operating expenses, capital expenditures and headcount.Provides analysis and commentary of actual versus budget amounts on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.Performs complex cost structure and pricing analysis and builds multiple scenario financial models.Understands broad array of technology products including network equipment, servers, storage gear, colocation, internet connectivity, security tools, and complex software enterprise agreements.Serves as a key business partner to the Technology Groups within Verisign by delivering timely and accurate financial information and helping the business unit managers understand the financial implications of their decisions.Assists in preparation of capital business cases by providing financial elements related to the projects.Analyzes financial performance and creates ad hoc financial reports and presentations.Establishes and maintains vendor level trending analysis.Supports the Accounting team with month end close activities, prepares monthly accrual journal entries, and assists with meeting SOX reporting requirements.Reviews and approves purchase requisitions for financial terms and accurate coding of actual expenses and approves in alignment to planned expenditures.Prioritizes and balances corporate, executive management and operational management informational needs.Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience and Skills4 Year / Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA or Master's degree is a plus.12+ years of related experience.Passion to build and improve financial models and provide highly accurate financial analysis.Excellent communication, critical thinking, problem solving and organization skills.Strong Microsoft Office skills - PowerPoint and Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables etc.)Strong ability to gather, organize, analyze, and summarize large amounts of financial data in a clear and concise manner with attention to details.Multi-task in a fast-paced environment, take ownership and prioritize duties to meet deadlines daily with limited direct supervision.Knowledge of IT and Internet industry and vendors.In depth knowledge of financial, accounting and/or audit principles, practices, and hands on experience.Experience with Oracle Financials, Smart View and Hyperion Planning is preferred.Experience with asset tracking tools, preferredVerisign is an equal opportunity employer. That means we recruit, hire, compensate, train, promote, transfer, and administer all terms and conditions of employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected categories under applicable law.Additionally, Verisign is committed to helping our diverse workforce manage a healthy work-life balance through all stages of their life and career. We offer a dynamic and flexible work environment with highly competitive benefits and robust learning programs. For more information, click on the links below.Helpful Resources:Our Careers PageOur Benefits SummaryVerisign in the CommunityOur EEO StatementOur Privacy Notice for European Job Applicants/CandidatesReasonable AccommodationsStaffing agency policy: No fees will be paid for unsolicited resumes submitted to Verisign or our employees by third parties.

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