Senior Financial Analyst, Google Cloud Customers

Google - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.3

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. A master juggler working of multiple projects at a time, you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to manage the big picture challenges.

As someone who knows the workings of the core Finance team inside and out, you'll lead individual projects to transform planning, tracking and control processes. You'll provide senior level management with insightful recommendations, planning and reporting support.

We are developing groundbreaking cloud solutions for businesses - including Google Cloud Platform (GCP), G Suite (SaaS Apps including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Drive), Maps APIs, Google for Education and devices for businesses (Chromebooks). The Google Cloud Customers team helps clients transform their business through the use of these products in a fast-paced, evolving environment.

In this role, you will be the Finance FP&A lead for the Americas East Region, based in NYC. You will drive financial insights to guide the Cloud Customers leadership on strategy, investment and execution. You will be part of the Cloud Finance team that focuses on maximizing the Google Cloud growth while controlling risks.

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.

Own finance deals review and approval for the Americas East region, focusing on large/complex deals, particularly for GCP and G Suite products. Deliver within service level agreements (speed and quality). Build P&L summarizing financial outlook for the deal/client, reflecting key components of the deal; consequently recommend to approve or reject the deal.
Work with Deal Desk and Sales teams to structure business agreements financially. Partner with Sales, Sales Ops and Legal teams for the subregion.
Escalate deals when relevant (preparing briefs for VP of Sales and VP of Finance). Recommend process improvements, in partnership with compliance teams. Improve/automate tracking of prioritized deal pipeline.
Analyze drivers of business performance, as part of business reviews and ad-hoc projects. Provide insights on key business dimensions: products, verticals, regions, customers segments, acquisition cohorts, customers volume/value.
Automate back-end pipelines and front-end reports. Define and track meaningful metrics to support decision-making. Forecast short-term and long-term business growth. Contribute to sales goals, setting and monthly forecasting process.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics or related field or equivalent practical experience.
7 years of relevant experience in management consulting, investment banking, finance or corporate strategy.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience working with large datasets. Strong analytical and modeling skills.
Comfort and experience using SQL to extract and manipulate data, or with other programming or scripting languages such as R, Python, C++.
Knowledge of the tech industry.
Ability to self-direct work in an unstructured, fast paced environment. Comfortable with ambiguity.
Ability to communicate and influence effectively at executive level.
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