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Location: Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA Seattle, King County, Washington, USA United States Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California, USA Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA Cary, Wake County, North Carolina, USA Posted: Feb 07, 2024

Job Description

It's an exciting time to be at Infoblox. Named a Top 25 Cyber Security Company by The Software Report and one of Inc. magazine's Best Workplaces for 2020, Infoblox is the leader in cloud-first networking and security services. Our solutions empower organizations to take full advantage of the cloud to deliver network experiences that are inherently simple, scalable, and reliable for everyone. Infoblox customers are among the largest enterprises in the world and include 70% of the Fortune 500, and our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for building the next generation of networking technologies—and having fun along the way. We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Sales FP&A team, reporting to the director of Americas Sales Finance. In this role you will partner with the Americas Sales team to achieve the company's growth and transformation goals. You will provide detailed financial analysis and insights to drive strategic decisions in our networking and security business, and your expertise will directly contribute to optimizing sales performance, profitability, and financial planning. This role has a flexible hybrid work schedule. This role can be located in the Seattle metro area(hybrid) or the Raliegh-Durham metro (remote). You are the ideal candidate if you have experience partnering with a sales organization. You have a strong background in financial analysis, reporting, ad hoc analysis, and interpreting results to recommend financially sound business actions. You are a highly analytical, strategic problem solver, demonstrate excellent business partnership skills, and have a proven track record of accomplishing complex goals and managing multiple initiatives within strict deadlines. What you’ll do:
  • Conduct detailed financial analysis to support Sales forecasting, budgeting, and strategic planning
  • Collaborate with Sales and Finance teams to develop financial models for bookings forecasting and analysis
  • Provide analytical support for pricing strategies and Sales incentive plans
  • Monitor Sales performance metrics and analyze trends to identify risks and opportunities
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for senior management, highlighting key business drivers and variances
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to optimize operational processes and systems
  • Support the implementation of financial best practices across the Americas Sales organization
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment of financial objectives with broader business goals
What you’ll bring:
  • Minimum 8 years of experience with 5 years in FP&A, preferably in the technology sector, ideally networking, security, or SaaS ideal
  • Minimum 1 year of experience partnering with a sales organization
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling and experience with financial systems and tools, such as Excel, Power Query, SAP, Oracle, Adaptive Insights, and Salesforce
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills with a high level of personal integrity and collaboration
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate financial concepts to non-finance stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Proven track record of driving results and improving financial performance
  • Must live in the Seattle/Tacoma or Raliegh-Durham metro areas
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, or a related field
What success looks like: After six months, you will...
  • Develop a thorough understanding of our company's financial processes, sales operations, and key business drivers
  • Enhance and manage robust weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial reporting that accurately captures Sales performance and variances
  • Actively participate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement improvements in financial processes or systems
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the Sales and Finance teams, demonstrating an ability to understand and support their financial needs
After about a year, you will...
  • Play a key role in the annual financial planning process, aligning Sales strategies with financial goals and forecasts
  • Provide actionable insights that have directly contributed to optimizing Sales performance and profitability
  • Implement at least one major improvement in financial processes or systems, demonstrating innovation and efficiency
  • Begin to take on a leadership role within the team, mentoring junior analysts and contributing to their professional development
We’ve got you covered: In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share our compensation philosophy. At Infoblox, we believe in paying for performance. You can expect our employment offers to take many factors into consideration, including but not limited to the location of the role, internal equity, applicable past experience, individual skill set, education, and professional certifications. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned is the base salary range for the role. The typical base salary range for this position in Washington is $97,700 - $130,400, plus corporate bonus potential. Our holistic benefits package includes coverage of your health, wealth, and wellness as well as a great work environment, employee programs, and company culture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including industry best insurance benefits and generous paid time off to help you balance your life. We have a strong culture and live our values every day we believe in transparency, curiosity, respect, and above all, having fun while delighting our customers. Speaking of a great work environment, here are just a few of the perks you may enjoy, depending on your location...
  • Delicious and healthy snacks and beverages
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Outdoor amenities (onsite gym, table tennis, pool table, play area, etc.), and courtyard
  • Newly remodeled offices with state-of-the-art amenities
Why Infoblox? We’ve created a culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and rewards innovation, curiosity, and creativity. We achieve remarkable results by working together in a supportive environment that focuses on continuous learning and embraces change. So, whether you’re a software engineer, marketing manager, customer care pro, or product specialist, you belong here, where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career. Check out what it’s like to be a Bloxer. We think you’ll be excited to join our team.

About Infoblox

Infoblox develops network identity solutions enabling businesses to automate network control functions to reduce costs and boost security.

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