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Salesforce.com, Inc Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance & Strategy in San Francisco, California

Job CategoryFinance and Operations

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About salesforce.com:Salesforce.com is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software. We pioneered the shift to cloud computing, and today we’re delivering the next generation of social, mobile and cloud technologies that help companies revolutionize the way they sell, service, market and innovate and become customer companies. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World’s Most Innovative Company according to Forbes and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our more human, less corporate culture is built around doing work that matters, winning as a team and celebrating success Aloha-style. Ready to find your #dreamjob?Description:The Finance & Strategy team is the global champion for smart growth & operational alignment - delivering financial predictability & control, business accountability, insight to optimize decisions and resources, and shareholder success.The Senior Analyst, Corporate Planning role will support executive decision making related to the financials of the company, focusing on annual planning and quarterly outlooks, as well as execution to our internal goals and external guidance, working closely with functional finance business partners and the broader Corporate team. This is an individual contributor role, reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Finance and Strategy.Responsibilities:

  • Assist the annual planning and quarterly outlook processes for the company; partner with functional F&S teams to ensure integrity of our financial plans

  • Prepare recurring deliverables that inform the CFO and executive committee regarding key financial drivers including business performance, FX exposure, economic trends, etc.

  • Conduct regular ad-hoc analyses to inform key business decisions on behalf of the company’s CFO and EVP of Finance; distill insights for exec-level messaging

  • Become an expert on how foreign exchange rate fluctuations impact the Company, and report findings to management on a recurring basis

  • Provide analytical insights to support recommendations to the CFO for financial metric guidance to Wall Street

  • Partner with Investor Relations on quarter- and year-end activities

  • Develop strong understanding of Salesforce business model and be able to translate into financial impact

  • Be a subject matter expert for Hyperion/Essbase to maximize F&S efficiency and streamline management reporting

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Economics or related relevant areas

  • 3+ years of work experience in analytically demanding financial or strategic services role such as Investment Banking, Management Consulting or Corporate Finance / FP&A at a top tier firm or Fortune 500

  • Very strong Excel modeling skills for developing complex financial analyses and decision support models using logical reasoning

  • Intellectually curious, fueled by a proactive approach to continuously expand one’s skillset

  • Extensive experience in creating PowerPoint presentations for management and executive teams

  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple work streams simultaneously with limited guidance, while keeping management informed by providing proactive status updates

  • Proven and effective cross-functional communication skills (both written and verbal) in a high-paced, dynamic environment

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • High tech or software industry experience preferred. SaaS industry experience a plus

  • Experience with multi-dimensional databases, e.g. Hyperion or other financial systems

  • Proven process-improvement track record

  • Highly motivated, proactive, self-aware, collaborative, flexible, responsive and positive

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