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Senior Director of Finance, Product and Technology

Mountain View, CA, USA | Mozilla

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Mozilla Finance is responsible for strategic resource allocation and day-to-day financial operations as Mozilla scales its mission impact with new and existing products, technology and business models to better serve users and advance an agenda for a healthier internet.

We are seeking a talented Senior Director of FP&A, Product & Technology, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.In this role, you will translate concepts, develop strategy, implement change, create programs responsive to the external environment and participate in cross-functional business and cultural development.

Mozilla Finance is developing and implementing an organizational plan aligned to a 3-year transformation strategy. If you are looking to make an impact, this is a great opportunity to showcase your talents and skills to lead, contribute, and execute together with the team.

As a Senior Director of Finance, Technology & Investment you will…

Be the primary owner, working closely with the CFO, to establish and implement analytic framework (model) and business case template to evaluate, approve and monitor technology spend and product development projects

Create governance structure and process to ensure approval and timely progress of product and technology investment

Provide technical financial leadership in planning, directing, and integrating all aspects of budgeting, reporting, and analyzing activities for the Product, Technology, and R&D groups

Provide financial guidance and operational analysis to assigned functions

Support leadership team in the preparation of budgets, operating plans, investment strategies, and manpower planning

Establish and maintain systems for analyzing and reporting operating results to functional and corporate management teams

Lead & consolidate client’s Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process, including completing the necessary analysis, templates, and reports + drafting the presentation

Lead Strategic Plan (Strat Plan) financial scenario modeling and overall financial / key metric projections

Recommend performance targets for AOP, and ensure that plans are in place to deliver on agreed targets

Proactively identify performance to Client issues and provide options on how to mitigate

Provide finance leadership and expertise to high impact cross functional projects.Direct the resolution to complex or unusual business challenges

Identify opportunities and drive projects to improve business processes and business support

Lead, motivate and develop talent within the organization including, but not limited to, immediate direct reports by coaching, counselling, engaging, and evaluating team performance\

Maintain a leadership role in a variety of business initiatives supporting simplification, FP&A metric conformance, business growth or productivity.

Your Professional Profile

Finance leadership experience in a complex multinational organization

Minimum 5-year in technology industry with solid experience in product development cycle, new product introduction, and significant growth investment portfolio

Strong strategic business acumen, change management and continuous improvement champion

Subject matter expert in multiple verticals in the finance and accounting discipline

Experience in M&A or banking in due diligence, deal structuring, and ability to review complex financial models

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence through creating fellowship

Exceptional team leadership skills and ability to develop, engage, and evaluate team members

Bachelor degree in finance or business with 10+ years’ experience

MBA preferred

Success Factors

You will likely be super happy and productive in this role if you...

Bring positive influence on culture and value for Mozilla Finance

Have strong technical domain know-how to coach and grow the team

Have a strong builder mentality and can bring order to chaos

Are able to effectively challenge the status quo and plan insightful roadmaps

Mentor and coach team on career paths

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