Real Estate & Workplace Finance Manager

Competitive salary
07 May 2021
11 May 2021
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Our FP&A team is seeking a talented Finance Manager to lead the overall expense side of VMware's Real Estate & Workplace (REW), including financial planning, ongoing reporting, forecasting, and long-range outlook. The Finance Manager is a high visibility role that will collaborate closely with several VPs on the FP&A executive leadership team to provide effective decision support. This is a phenomenal opportunity for someone who is hungry to learn how Real Estate and Facilities really works within VMware.

We are looking for people with strong critical thinking skills, who want to work collaboratively, serve our customers and make good choices. Uncompromising ethics and integrity are hallmarks of our organization. Strong focus on continual enhancement of the quality, efficiency, and scale of financial information produced, through process improvements, financial tools and automation.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with the full Finance team to lead/facilitate the Close/Forecast/Plan consolidation process for REW
  • Monthly spend and HC reports, including variance analysis, and forecast revisions
  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders on capex and opex spend
    • FP&A business partnering - advising on investment and spending decisions as they relate to REW deals and operations, engage in thorough analysis to be able to speak to these investment decisions
    • Business partnering - understand the business ask and be able to advise on financial impact, ability to influence the business on making the right decisions
  • Support Global Site Strategy VP on Future of Work rollout within REW
  • Manage and mentor financial analyst(s) to help drive business results
  • Lead EMEA on monthly finance cadence - close, forecasting and adhoc analysis on both Capex and Opex as well as planning
  • Manage EMEA real estate projects: working with stakeholders (operations, business, vendors, sourcing, etc) to track capex spend, accruals, reporting to exec team
  • Develop, implement and revise quantitative models that enable you to
    • Produce accurate forecasts,
    • Help prioritize projects and other investments
    • Assess and minimize risk exposure while discovering or enhancing opportunities
    • Deliver meaningful insights and yet simplify complex problems
    • Provide effective decision support to business partners
  • Create presentations to effectively deliver your results, recommendations and ideas
  • Communicate Finance's policies, procedures, requirements and targets to business partners
  • Improve existing business processes and create new ones as needed; seek out and implement best practices
  • Perform ad hoc requests for financial data and analysis

Experience & Education:
  • 8 years+ experience in financial planning and analysis with emphasis on bottom-line
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Business
  • Top Tier University MBA preferred
  • Background in FP&A partnering in India for a multinational company; ideally in IT or facilities functions, but R&D also good
  • Preferable experience in technology industry
  • Solid Knowledge on accounting principles
  • Expert in complex financial modelling using Excel
  • Ability to do to analyses "on-the-spot" with team and finance executives
  • Ability to instantly flag issues, and propose ways to address them
  • Strong and independent analytical thinker and influencer
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to dive into the details in order to make improvements or understand results
  • Systems: Experience with Hyperion Planning, SAP or other planning tools a plus; Ability to handle large data sets in Excel through use of Pivot Tables
  • Unquestionable integrity
  • Excellent business partnership and Influencing skills

Communication & Other Soft Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to simply explain even complex solutions and issues
  • Executive presence
  • Takes charge of complex tasks with minimal direction and develop new ways of approaching business challenges independently and pro-actively
  • Owns the delivery and output of the analyses end-to-end and can explain the rationale for all inputs
  • High energy and motivation
  • Continuous improvement attitude; ability to suggest and implement best practices
  • Ability to work well and influence other teams, in particular accounting & operations, business unit and field finance
  • Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

VMware offers:
  • Opportunity to be part of the top management and decision making team of the subsidiary and improve skills and knowledge by working in an enterprise multinational, multicultural environment of overseas and distributed teams
  • Attractive compensation package - competitive salary, flexible bonus scheme, company sponsored mobile phone plan and additional long term incentives
  • Individual career path and personal growth, enhanced by learning and development program, regular performance assessment, teams of world-wide professionals

All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

As part of the VMware global standards for integrity, you will be required to go through a pre-employment screening process before you join

Category : Finance
Subcategory: Finance
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-03-16

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