1+ months

Finance Manager, Worldwide Sales

Cisco Systems Inc.
Carolina Shores, NC 28467
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What You'll Do

You will have the opportunity to be a key Finance advisor for Ciscos Software business which continues to be a key growth driver and opportunity for the business. You will build relationships with and engage with a variety of internal organizations and partners to help drive & enable the Software strategy, annual planning process, forecasting, reporting, and governance.

You will:

  • Help drive governance on new product and services offerings aligned to Software.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on Software reporting, offers, and business models
  • Help lead annual planning interlocks and develop sales targets for Software.
  • Engage and advise on Software transformation initiatives.
  • Be a strategic business partner to help drive new Software go to market strategies..
  • Own the monthly consolidation and roll up of the WW Software forecast.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and ad hoc reporting packages.
  • Support the companies continued transition to SaaS, Recurring Offers and Annual performance measurements.
  • Support all ad-hoc requests related to planning, program changes or program performance.
  • Work and lead effectively and proactively in a fast-paced environment

Who Youll Work With

You will report to the Worldwide Sales & Service Finance, FP&A organization. You will also operate as a strategic business partner with WW and regional Sales, Finance, Operations, IT, BUs, Strategy & Planning, among other teams.

Who You Are

You are a motivated and hardworking Finance Manager who is driven to learn and grow within the Cisco organization. You are a dynamic and qualified finance professional willing to use your strong influencing skills in a large, sophisticated organization to drive business outcomes. You have a proven track record to build business partnerships, collaborate and lead across functions. You have experience in Software business models and are looking for the opportunity to exploit the full potential of your analytical, finance and discernment for business. You will have good communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization. You have a strong analytical attitude with high attention to detail and the ability to work effectively under time pressure. You have excellent interpersonal skills with the confidence and strength to push back and challenge when needed.

Minimum requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, or related field
  • MBA or CPA preferred
  • 7+ years relevant experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills
  • Strong analytical skills and proven ability to deal with large volumes of complex data and build financial models to provide insights & drive business decisions.

Desired skills

  • Cisco Sales Finance experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of Software business models preferred

Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 

Posted: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-07-01
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