Sr Finance Manager - Global Partner Organization 1206165

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    RTP, NC
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What You'll Do
You will have the opportunity to be the WW Finance lead for the $2B Product 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 WW Channels Product Partner Program Global and Regional Finance teams
-Support the global and local back end rebate programs
-Manage overall contra portfolio planning, forecasting and reporting processes
-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 forecasts and planning
-Align with Channel Compliance Manager and GRC on all channel compliance and SOX related items

Who You'll Work With
You will join the Global Partner Organization (GPO). 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 want to lead a team of finance managers and analysts to partner with Finance, Sales and Partner teams to create and maintain critical financial packages, such as forecasting, analysis and ROI reviews. This includes creating financial/data packages and understanding, analyzing and presenting key trends that impact the business, thus better equipping management to drive the business.

Our minimum requirements for this role:
-Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in finance, business administration, or related field
-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
-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
-Manage through complexity and ambiguity to build a complete story

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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