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Finance Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Poland, NY 14747
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The Business Entity You will work as part of the Sales & Services Finance team, who are key business partners to Cisco's sales organization covering the whole of EMEAR. The team is responsible for driving and shaping deals, budgeting, forecasting, analyzing and reporting activities across the P&L including Bookings, Revenue, Discount, Gross Margin and Operating Expenses.   The Team As a member of the SOUTH SSF team you will be focusing on Italy which represents an operations with more than 400-450m$ annual bookings. You are making an impact on forecast accuracy, discounting and profitability, shaping and reviewing non-standard opportunities for both product and services. You are responsible to keep operations within OPEX budget and ensuring compliance. Italy is one of the type-5 entities in EMEAR and holistic compliance will require engagement in close partnership with other Seles operations and support functions.  Role & Responsibilities * Be trusted advisor to the GM and the sales leadership team, supporting business segments and providing quality financial and business support to: * Deliver forecast accuracy for product and services * Influence Discount and  Profitability * Shape, Review, Approve non-standard opportunities, * Ensure OPEX spend is within budget * Lead compliance for the operation * Work in a cross-functional environment, collaborates with other finance teams, and orchestrates cross-functional projects and initiatives to drive financial an operational improvements  Minimum Qualifications * Experience in Business Partnering with Sales Teams  as single point for all finance related matters * Outstanding Commercials skills in influencing business opportunities and driving financial metrics in overall P&L  * Experience in ensuring Compliance within Operation * Understanding of Italy Legal Business Environment and the IT Industry Landscape * Excellent English and Italian Language Capabilities * 5-7 years Accounting professional experience in Financial Analysis / /Controllership.  Desired Skills  * Highly motivated proactive team player with ability to both leverage off other functions and drive towards wider Cisco objectives * Good communicator, able to discuss issues with teams and management with clarity and diplomacy - able to present to sales teams where necessary * Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, attention to detail *  Strong business acumen and partnering skills, with ability to effectively challenge and influence business stakeholders * Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, attention to detail * Strong sense of autonomy and creativity with strong customer service skills  About Cisco The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.  Watch Video To Learn More About Cisco  

Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-20
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