Salesforce.com, Inc Analyst, Finance & Strategy - Budgetforce in Indianapolis, Indiana
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Finance and Operations
The Finance & Strategy team is the global champion for smart growth & operational alignment - delivering financial predictability & control, business accountability, insight to optimize decisions and resources, and shareholder success. We serve as a trusted advisor to the business to help inform and guide decision making through business partner support and innovative and insightful analyses. We are looking for bright, goal oriented individuals that will succeed in a fast-paced environment and thrive in building and improving process that will allow the company to scale with growth.
The Finance & Strategy team leverages Budgetforce, a Salesforce budgeting tool, to plan, forecast and execute spend within 1% of the department budget. This role will be responsible for developing a scalable financial and business partner support model of this tool across multiple departments in Salesforce. The primary goal of this role will be to leverage established best practices and scale them to additional departments within Salesforce. This role will also support the quarterly forecasting, spend management and reconciliation for various departments. This position will report to the Manager, Finance & Strategy through the AMER Center of Excellence.
Utilize Budgetforce capabilities to scale variable budget planning, forecasting and execution at scale.
Leverage Budgetforce reporting and dashboard capabilities to manage the support structure of monthly, quarterly and annual spend status and analyses for organizations utilitizing Budgetforce and the respective Finance & Strategy business partner.
Build and maintain a trusted relationship with business partners.
Support business partners to effectively plan and execute budgets within 1% of quarterly target.
Assist in monthly and quarterly reconciliations of budgets to 1%.
Work cross-functionally with Finance & Strategy, Accounting, Sourcing, and other business partners as necessary, to ensure alignment and expense accuracy.
Support teams in developing the annual business plan by providing required data trends, reports and insights for the various department’s functions and regions.
Bachelor's degree required, Business, Finance or Accounting concentration preferred
1+/3+ years of FP&A , or relevant work experience
Advanced Excel, required
Experience with the following systems - Google Suite, Hyperion, Oracle, Business Objects
Understanding of GAAP, SOX and expense recognition principles.
Experience building financial and decision support models, along with strong analytical, problem-solving skills
Passion for process improvement and challenging the status quo
Detail oriented to ensure accuracy in completion of tasks
Experience with managing and reconciling spend to budgets.
Ability to multitask effectively in a fast paced, quickly changing environment
Ability to work cross functionally and an ability to influence at all levels within the organization
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with an ability to explain complex issues in an understandable way
Intellectual curiosity, fueled by a proactive approach to continuously expand one’s skillset
Highly motivated, self-aware, collaborative, and responsive
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