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Salesforce.com, Inc Global Operations Lead - Shared Services in Hyderabad, India

Job CategoryFinance and Operations

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Position Description:

The Global Business Delivery (GBD) team is responsible for Salesforce's Global Shared Services organization including strategy, performance management, reporting, escalation management, data analytics, process/project management, systems and policies servicing several Salesforce.com business units including but not limited to finance, procurement, HR, IT, customer success, legal, compliance, sales and marketing.

The Global Operations Lead in Global Business Delivery (GBD) team will have diverse responsibilities focusing on operations management, process innovation and automation, transition management, technology and system implementations, as well as operational/executive reporting, SLA/KPI metrics, supporting key business and operational initiatives, among other critical activities.

The role will report to the Head of Corporate Services Operations within Global Business Delivery (GBD) and will be managing a team of shared services employees globally. This role will be working very closely with the Operational Excellence and Automation team as a key player on enabling the Shared Services automation journey.

Salesforce.com is a fast-paced environment and we are looking for someone who can hit the ground running to manage multiple responsibilities and projects while producing high-quality work.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage operational performance/objectives focused on existing Corporate Services and Finance Operations support with potential expansion to other functions

  • Act as day-to-day escalation point for all supported business units

  • Own and ensure execution of SLAs, customer satisfaction and metrics for supported processes

  • Help prepare operational/executive weekly/monthly/ad-hoc reports

  • Identify and prioritize continuous improvement and "innovations" suggestions brought forward

  • Coordinate and communicate day-to-day Service delivery issues

  • Manage capacity, utilization, financial forecast and actuals

  • Lead & Deliver QBRs , weekly and monthly operational review to discuss functional health on a continuous basis

  • Work in partnership with enablement teams to maintain a library of policy and process documents

  • Managed a team of global Shared Services employees across Corporate Services Operations functions like Security & Compliance, Legal, Payroll, AR Cash & Collections, etc.

  • Maintain salesforce Dashboards and reports for real time operational metrics and monitor of day to day operations

  • Document, train and initiate changes to existing processes

  • Audit processes and reporting to ensure compliance, and identify process and performance defects.

  • Conduct occasional site visits for several onshore/offshore locations

  • Advise the business on best practices and available tools to manage business processes and other strategic initiatives

  • Prepare presentations for the team and senior management highlighting performance in an easy-to-understand, executive-ready manner.

  • Partner with process automation teams from across Salesforce to deliver efficiencies through the elimination of repetitive manual processes across Global Business Delivery.

  • Develop collaborative business partnerships with various technology partners to support the implementation of automated solutions.

  • Create and manage an automation roadmap, working closely with transformation leads at our supplier sites.

  • Gather business requirements and coordinate process design.

  • Identify measures of success and ROI for all initiatives.

  • Ensure training and process documentation is updated to reflect the new or changed procedures.

  • Implement governance model and communication plans.

  • Help implement Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions and maintain the Bots post-deployment in collaboration with IT and functional business owners

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelors' degree preferably in Finance or Business Administration

  • 7+ years of professional Global Operations experience with focus on Quoting and Ordering and/or AR Cash and Collections and/or Finance and/or Legal and/or Payroll and/or Security and Compliance Operations processes

  • Excellent spoken and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with the ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Understanding of Salesforce application specific, how to create reports & dashboards

  • Solid understanding of various automation tools and approach to automation

  • Prior experience with implementing robotic process automation (RPA) technologies including Blue Prism and Automation Anywhere

  • Understanding of one or more following functions is a PLUS - P2P , Payroll Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Strategic Sourcing, Travel and Expense, Vendor Master, Lead Generation/Qualification, Campaign management, Data Quality and Analytics, ACV/AOV analysis

  • Able to engage and inspire employees and project team members

  • Able to analyze information, make connections and demonstrates deep level thinking

  • Ability to work with all levels of management

  • Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment

  • Excellent team player who is able to work with virtual and global cross-functional teams

  • Organized with high attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and work with a sense of urgency in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Continuously expands technical knowledge in own and related disciplines and functional area. Keeps abreast of new techniques and procedures and applies them, when applicable, to problem solutions

  • Understanding of business and system analysis, including root cause analysis and other process modeling and systems design methodologies

  • Lean Six Sigma a plus

  • Good knowledge of Shared Services Model

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Google products (Gdoc, sheet, hangout, etc)

  • Analytical with excellent problem solving skills

  • Flexible working schedule with late night/early morning support hours if needed

  • Ability to travel internationally 15-25%

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Prior Shared Services/GBS experience, working for major outsourced providers or management consulting firms is preferred.

  • Experience in O2C (Order to Cash), R2R (Record to Report) is a plus

  • Advanced Knowledge of Business Systems including: Oracle R12, Coupa and other P2P platforms such as eProcurement, contract management, RFx tools, supplier relationship management (SRM), accounts payable, payment automation, Salesforce.com (certification a plus)

  • Prior experience managing outsourced relationship

  • Salesforce Admin Trained or Certified

  • Marketing Operations experience is a plus

  • MBA in finance or international business is preferred

  • Project management skills

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