Senior Financial Analyst, Investor Relations

| Greater Boston Area

Company Overview

Nuance Communications, Inc. is the pioneer and leader in conversational AI innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. The company delivers solutions that understand, analyze and respond to human language, amplifying human intelligence. With decades of domain and artificial intelligence expertise, Nuance works with thousands of organizations – in healthcare, telecommunications, automotive, financial services, retail, and more – to create stronger relationships and better experiences for their customers.

Job Summary

The Corporate Finance team at Nuance is seeking a highly motivated, proactive, and experienced Senior Financial Analyst to support critical company-wide financial reporting and forecasting activities. This role requires a strong financial acumen, attention to detail, accountability, and team-oriented approach.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide thoughtful and comprehensive financial analysis to stakeholders, leveraging our various data sources, to drive informed decisions within the company
  • Partner with corporate teams (Investor Relations, Accounting, Tax, Treasury, FP&A) in support of all earnings deliverables and preparation of public earnings documents
  • Provide high quality commentary for internal and external purposes that demonstrates understanding of the key drivers and communicates all key messages required for decision making
  • Leverage previous experience with planning and forecasting to accurately report and forecast company-wide financials
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand the drivers of the company financials across the three financial statements
  • Engage with the business organization when appropriate to understand operational models, assumptions, drivers, and leverage your finance skills to provide insight on a regular basis
  • Partner and collaborate with the functional and divisional finance teams to understand revenue and cost mechanics
  • Support the monthly close process as needed

 

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 3-5

 

Required Skills:

• BA/BS in Finance, Accounting or Business; CPA or MBA highly desirable
• 4+ years of related Finance experience
• Expert level in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, vlookups, complex ‘IF’ statements, and dashboard creation)
• Comfortable wearing multiple hats, ranging from leading finance discussions to working with data to provide thoughtful analysis
• Self-directed, self-motivated and demonstrated experience providing ideas and solutions to further business understanding
• Must be able to listen and interpret the requirements of internal clients, plan accordingly and exceed expectations
• Exemplifies initiative, intelligence, strong attention to detail, and integrity in striving for continuous process improvement – a “right first time” approach
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as, strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• Demonstrated financial modeling knowledge and skills. Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills.

 

Preferred Skills:

•Ability to navigate SFDC or a comparable CRM system
•Experience either creating, or maintaining Excel macros (VBA)
•Familiarity with the component parts of the P&L, able to assess changes in bookings/revenue and their corresponding impacts to margins and profits

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting. Advanced degree and/or certification (MBA, MSF, MSA, CFA, CPA) preferred 

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.  

 

Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Our headquarters is in Burlington, 30 minutes from downtown Boston, right off 128 and across the street from Wayside Commons (hello, shopping!).

An Insider's view of Nuance Communications

What does your typical day look like?

I’m responsible for overseeing my team’s progress on various Corporate BI initiatives. Every morning I check in our global team to address questions they may have while developing code for designs I have created. I keep in touch with our customers, give them updates on our progress and ensure that we deliver what’s important to them.

Shivani

Principal Business Systems Analyst

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We unlock the creative potential in everyone by creating an environment where people can trust each other and express their views freely. We follow three principles: focus on the customer and empathize to understand their needs, encourage risk taking, and create a platform to share the stories outlining creative ways teams solved problems.

Raghu

Vice President, Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

I am excited to be part of a company-wide purpose and business culture focus. I have been with the company less than a year, and I can really see and feel the positive energy in the air. This project has and will open up avenues for employees to become further engaged in other aspects of the company such as community service opportunities.

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What are Nuance Communications Perks + Benefits

Nuance Communications Benefits Overview

Join Nuance and you will be immersed in our culture of health. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision and financial health plans that provide peace of mind now and in the future. Your family and friends will enjoy spending time with you thanks to our generous paid time off and flexible work benefits. And you will feel empowered to be your best self by utilizing our fitness and wellness offerings.

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Volunteer in local community
The Nuance Cares program offers employees up to 16 volunteer hours of paid volunteer time off each year supporting a qualified non-profit organization of their choice.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
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Documented equal pay policy
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Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
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