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Join our team of motivated professionals in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. You’ll take your critical thinking skills to the next level as you use analytical tools, build connections, and contribute to the growth of our company.

Finance Manager, Worldwide Customer Operations

Palo Alto, California

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Job ID R1810650

Business Summary

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 350,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace. At VMware, we are committed to helping our people grow and deliver to the best of their abilities. Our talented employees exemplify our shared values and continue to drive our company to new heights.

Job Role and Responsibility

VMware has an exciting opportunity for an established Finance Manager to join our Sales Finance team. His/Her overarching responsibilities are to business partner with the WWCO (Worldwide Customer Operations) team and build trusted relationships with key business partners, Sales Finance, and cross-functionally.

Core Responsibilities

  • Business Partner to WWCO Team; develop a keen understanding of the business drivers to drive scale and efficiency, analyze, and report financial information and make recommendations to drive Return on Investments
  • Partner cross-functionally to provide a breadth of insight and financial decision support; perform analysis, make recommendations, provide insightful commentary and prepare presentation materials
  • Responsible for supporting leadership to measure and explain business results. This includes establishing, measuring and reporting on key performance and financial metrics
  • Lead business planning initiatives in collaboration with Geo and BU finance teams
  • Keep management appraised of financial results, risks, and emerging trends

Required Skills

  • 5-8 years of related experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and to produce results amidst dynamic assumptions and rapidly evolving circumstances
  • Ability to provide sound business judgement, strategic thinking, and broad financial and business perspective across the organization
  • Ability to work cross functionally, influence appropriately and partner across various functions and at all levels of seniority with focus towards executive staff
  • Ability to sort through complex issues, translate and communicate them in a clear, concise manner and develop appropriate solutions in a timely and responsive manner
  • Ability to credibly achieve results through influence and persuasion
  • Demonstrated track record of attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to challenge the norms and processes and relentlessly looks for ways to contribute and to position the organization for success
  • Strong and independent analytical thinker
  • Passionate, high-energy, impactful team-player
  • Proven ability to see the big picture and manage the details
  • B.A. or B.S. in Business, Finance, or Accounting
  • Hands-on ability with analytical tools & systems

Desired Skills

  • MBA, CPA, or equivalent experience a plus
  • 2+ years supporting Sales Finance
  • Passionate, high-energy, impactful team-player

VMware will not sponsor a visa for this role. 

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