FP&A Manager (COGS/R&D)

| Greater Boston Area

Job Description

 

We are looking for a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis to serve as the primary business partner to our R&D, Product Management and Cloud Operations organizations. In this highly visible role, you will be responsible for a broad range of financial activities and analyses and will work cross-functionally to inform, influence and build alignment to improve the business. The ideal candidate has directly managed COGS expenses and Gross Margins at a SaaS business.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Lead budgeting, forecasting and long-range planning for R&D, Product Management and Cloud Operations teams
  • Define and implement monthly and quarterly management reporting – analyzing financial results, synthesizing key trends, assessing current and future business risk, and communicating key messages to senior management
  • Develop a deep understanding of cloud costs and the cost structures behind our products. Create models that highlight how architectural changes and cost management will financially impact the business
  • Provide timely analysis and data-driven decision making to effectively manage to gross margin and OPEX targets while driving organizational accountability
  • Collaborate on product pricing analysis and decisions to support gross margin target achievement and individual product profitability goals
  • Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely

 

What You’ll Bring

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar field. MBA a plus
  • 8-10 years of progressive experience in finance-related roles including business partnering
  • Experience working in an enterprise software, SaaS, or other hi-tech company
  • Previous experiences managing COGS expenses required. Cloud infrastructure experience preferred
  • Core competencies in financial planning, financial modeling and analytics.  Able to clearly link financial results to operational and market drivers – tell the story behind the numbers
  • Comfortable working with senior management.  Builds constructive, effective relationships and able to influence across all levels of the organization 
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint capabilities 
  • Experience with Hyperion or similar enterprise planning and reporting tools

 

This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware.

 

 

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. ​

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Location

Waltham HQ - 1100 Winter Street, Waltham Boston Location - 201 South Street, Boston

An Insider's view of VMware Carbon Black

What does career growth look like on your team?

We consider the Sales Development Representative Program an important first step in building out the foundation of a future leader. Whatever your first steps are at Carbon Black won’t be your last. Our program isn’t just about getting SDRs to be a good quota carrying rep; it’s also about helping them develop the next best step in their careers.

Susan

Director, Corporate Sales

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My leadership style is all about empowering my teams. I work in a way that is transparent and honest and want to help people achieve personal and professional goals. I want to foster technical abilities and make sure our people are keeping up with the leading edge technologies.

Tarun

VP of Engineering & Operations

What are some social events your company does?

Our culture club, Life at CB, focuses on a range of events. From company parties, employee communities, and sports leagues to philanthropy and learning and development, there's a ton of ways we get together and grow.

Ashley

Sr. Talent Brand Ambassador

What are VMware Carbon Black Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
In our Waltham HQ location.
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
For our Waltham HQ
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
For some roles, we will offer relocation assistance.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
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