Finance Manager - Global Partner Organization 1206320

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    San Jose, California, US
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What You'll Do 
You will have the opportunity to be a WW Finance Manager supporting a $3B Contra Revenue Portfolio. In this highly visible and impactful role, you will influence many Cisco stakeholder groups including the Global Partner Organization (GPO) and Sales and Services Finance (SSF).

  • Manage overall contra portfolio planning, reporting, and forecasting process
  • Present contra revenue forecast drivers by GEO and BE on a monthly basis   to Corporate and BU Finance; 
  • Own the quarterly portfolio scorecard and working with business on low preforming programs
  • Lead engagement with the corporate revenue team on balance sheet accruals, revenue forecast and process improvements
  • Lead engagement with GEO and cross functional Finance Teams for Channel Program forecast and planning
  • Drive process improvements for contra governance and drive standardization in KPI methodologies
  • Prepare and present executive level presentations on quarter end results for contra portfolio, and business performance (bookings, discounts, ROI, Contra, etc.) for the global and hybrid programs
  • Drive Contra governance through clear RACIs across Finance & Business

Who You'll Work With
You will join the Global Partner Organization (GPO). As you work together to lay the foundation for Cisco’s future, the Global Partner Organization (GPO) is more important than ever in helping Cisco and our partners deliver continued growth and profitability. Our ecosystem of more than 65,000 partners all over the world delivers more than 85% of Cisco’s revenue, and partners will play an increasingly vital role in helping us enable our customers as they strive to become digital businesses.

Who You Are
You are a finance manager with strong drive, cross functional collaboration, and the ability to see the big picture but still be able to have a thorough understanding of the details

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in finance, business administration, or related field
  • Strong accounting and compliance background
  • Interest in increasing productivity and driving process improvements
  • Be an agent for improvement and change, balancing the business opportunity and financial governance needs
  • Strong analytical skills; able to provide a message and meaning along with the data being presented
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in finance; is actively involved in directing other functional areas in financial matters and is viewed as being a technical resource by the group
  • Acts as a mentor/role model 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong excel and powerpoint skills
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining results
  • Can think holistically and works autonomously and checks-in as decisions are made
  • Have demonstrated a strong track record of delivering results through influencing
  • Be comfortable presenting to groups of people

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.

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