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Senior FP&A Finance Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Feltham, England TW13 4
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What Youll Do

Is business partnership at the core of your finance profession? Are you seeking the opportunity to exploit the full potential of your analytical, finance and business acumen? Are you ready to impact profitability of one of the most admired technology leaders? Are you ready to play a key role in the consolidation, presentation and interpretation of EMEAR Regions financial performance for multiple stakeholders? If so, this opportunity is for you.

You will be an integral part of the Sales & Services Finance team who are key business partners to Ciscos sales organization covering the whole of EMEAR. The broader team is responsible for driving and shaping deals, budgeting, forecasting, analysing and reporting activities across the P&L including Bookings, Revenue, Gross Margin and Operating Expenses.  You will be a key member of the Financial Planning & Analysis team in EMEAR, reporting to the Director of FP&A & Finance Operations, and will be front and centre of all elements of FP&A, analysing the risks and opportunities we see in the business as we deliver our product and services plans, and how this links to the overall P&L, whilst also managing the OpEx budgets for the EMEAR Transformation Office. You will work with and influence sales leadership team in all areas of financial performance, including product promotions, and drive innovation within the organisation to enable the maximization of growth and profitability and will also be responsible for ensuring the operating environment adheres to defined corporate compliance and controls as well as Cisco wide company policies. You will be the bridge between WW and EMEAR finance teams, performing key roles around WD+7 preparation and will be the driving force behind our New Year Readiness activities, representing the FP&A Director as needed. You will help identify opportunities for the company to expand or grow, mapping out growth plans, including capital expenditures and investments, consolidated with LRSP each year.

Who You'll Work With

We are a diverse team who want to know the answer - constantly trying to make sense of the complexity of the day to day business, simplify for the rest of the organisation, and add insight and value to our partners. We partner across the whole Sales and Finance organization to help understand and drive our business forward. We work with our WW teams to ensure that the business understands the opportunities ahead of our organisation. We partner the Sales SVP for EMEAR, supporting the SVP of Finance across a wide array of topics from forecast accuracy to how we align our organisation with our operating expenditure. You will not be bored - we operate in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

Who You are

You are a motivated and enthusiastic Finance Manager who is driven to learn and grow within the Cisco organization. You are a dynamic, qualified finance professional with over 7 years experience, willing to use your strong influencing skills in a large, complex organisation. You have a proven business partnership record in your finance profession and are seeking the opportunity to exploit the full potential of your analytical, finance and business acumen, ideally with an FP&A mindset. You will have good communication skills (both written and verbal), a strong analytical mindset with exemplary attention to detail and the ability to work effectively under time pressure.

You are ready to impact the profitability of one of the most admired technology leaders. You have excellent interpersonal skills with confidence and strength to push back and challenge where needed and have experience, or an interest, in working in the Technology / Telecoms / IT industry. 

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with strong commercial awareness
  • Proven track record in a business partner environment
  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills, with a strong ability to deal with large volumes of data and financial modelling skills

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 arent 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.


We Are Cisco.

Posted: 2019-07-17 Expires: 2020-03-16

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