VP, Finance Planning & Analysis
San Jose, CA, USA | Harmonic Inc.
Industry:Telecommunications & Wireless
Functions:Accounting / Control
Job Description:116 people have viewed this job
The VP, Finance Planning & Analysis position reports to the CFO and is a key member of the finance organization. This incumbent will have oversight of all FP&A functions. With responsibility for developing the company’s budget, forecasts, and management reporting, the position interacts regularly with the company’s business units, sales geographies, and other functional groups. It requires excellent analytical and influencing skills as well as an ability to quickly understand the financial implications of business decisions, and drive an open, inclusive, value-based and high performing culture. Our global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team drives strategic decision making by providing functions with financial and operational context. Our team partners across the organization to provide insightful and accurate analysis that helps the organization understand the financial impact of business decisions.
Lead the Financial Planning & Analysis function. Be a thought leader and partner with executive management.
Lead the segmental and full company planning cycle including the annual operating plan and monthly/quarterly P&L forecasting processes
Partner closely with key stakeholders to help translate business strategies and objectives into financial outcomes
Drive the continuous improvement and standardization of SaaS metrics working collaboratively across many functions
Collaborate with functional teams and provide fact-based recommendations that support financial targets, improve profitability, operational efficiency and effectiveness
Analyze trends and benchmark results: support business functions with such analysis and also challenge business functions when results are different
Develop and continuously improve key financial metrics and analysis to support the unique and changing needs of the functions supported
Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting packages for presentation to executive management and the Board of Directors
Contribute to the growth and culture of a high-performing team
15+ years of relevant experience in finance, analytics or planning as a member of or a leader of a world-class FP&A team. Experience leading a global team within the high-tech industry is preferred.
A mix of experience in hardware / manufacturing company and SaaS company required
Strong leadership history in complex and changing environments with demonstrated ability to gain trust and support from cross-functional peers and teams
Strong management and coaching skills for remote and international team members. Ability to manage the team in France, and other remote locations.
Ability to synthesize complex issues
Extraordinary Excel / PowerPoint / financial modeling skills
Proven ability to develop and manage a team
Team player with a "no task is too small" attitude
Enjoys working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
BA or BS in Finance or Accounting; MBA desired but not required
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