1028511 - Strategic Financial Analyst - Open DNS

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    San Francisco, California, US
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    Open to Relocation
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What You'll Do
You will work cross functionally with our Org leaders to come up with projections based on analyses and compilations of different data sources, ensure financial transparency and accountability for department spend and ROI and drive the analysis of the financial impact of product packages, new market opportunities, marketing offers and distribution channels.  You will assist with weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual forecasting, analyze variances between actuals / forecast / plan, lead and contribute to business case development of new strategic initiatives and provide strategic advice and direction to facilitate fast decision making.  You will evaluate sales trends and to improve forecasting analyses and conduct ad-hoc analyses and build financial models to inform teams on operating strategies, investment recommendations, and new business opportunities.

Who You'll Work With
As part of Cisco's OpenDNS, you'll be joining a world-class finance team that has hands-on impact on the growth of the business. This close-knit team interacts with all aspects of the company and is at the forefront of the integration of OpenDNS and Cisco Systems.  This cross functional role partners with leaders throughout the business to analyze the financial impact of new products, product packages, marketing offers and distribution channels. Present to top execs on your findings to help shape company strategy.

Cisco's OpenDNS Umbrella enables the world to connect with confidence on any device, anywhere, at any time. We do this by creating powerful security solutions that are easy to deploy and simple to manage. We are a company of engineers and technologists passionate about delivering a better Internet. At OpenDNS, we seek bright, committed team members who are excited about contributing to a company that has a vibrant and unique culture. Working within OpenDNS means being surrounded by passionate, intelligent and creative people who are determined to disrupt the Internet security industry with endless innovation, world-class research and unrivaled products and services.

Who You Are
You are a driven self-starter who is able to work comfortably with stakeholders across the organization, takes tasks from start to finish and someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, challenging environment.  You will be a team player,as this is a highly collaborative and supportive team environment!!  You will also be a whiz at Excel Macros, Modeling and Accruals) and can pull information from our internal database via SQL. 

Our minimum requirements for this role: 
* BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar, with 2+ years related work experience, preferably with at least 1+ of those years working in a Consultancy firm.
* Understanding of the financial statements and how they are inter-related and proficient with numerical analysis.

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco.

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