Full Job Description
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or another quantitative field, or equivalent practical experience.
3 years of experience in financial planning and analysis (FP&A) or a related function.
Experience using SQL or another scripting language (R, Python).
Experience in core FP&A responsibilities: forecast, close, financial reporting.
Ability to self-start and self-direct work in an unstructured environment; comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
Excellent analytical skills, combined with impeccable business judgment and ability to communicate with management.
Structured critical thinking and problem solving.
Track record of influencing and persuading through disciplined use of data.
About the job
Financial Analysts ensure that Google makes sound financial decisions. As a Financial Analyst, your work, whether it's modeling business scenarios or tracking performance metrics, is used by our leaders to make strategic company decisions. While working on multiple projects at a time, you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to solve big picture challenges.
As a Financial Analyst supporting Technical Infrastructure (TI), you will work closely with the team that builds and operates the Google Technical Infrastructure around the world. This is the backbone of Google, the team that builds the infrastructure all of Google’s products rely upon to deliver the Google experience to users worldwide. It is a highly complex technical area with very large operating and capital budgets growing year over year. You will become a trusted partner to our Product Area finance and business teams, providing deep insights that have a real impact on their businesses.
In this role, you will be an integral finance systems analyst, ensuring complete and accurate allocation of TI costs to Product Area Profit and Loss' (P&L). You will develop an in-depth understanding of the infrastructure systems hierarchy, identifying opportunities for streamlined reporting, and financial control.
The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.
Design, implement, and carry out process changes to ensure complete and accurate allocation of TI costs to Product Areas.
Design and develop resilient processes and systems to support internal management reporting for TI costs.
Lead projects with cross-functional teams, including but not limited to TI business partners, accounting, corporate finance, product finance, internal audit, systems, and engineering teams.
Manage multiple projects with competing priorities simultaneously.
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