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Salesforce.com, Inc Global Operations Lead - Shared Services (Finance Operations) in Toronto, Canada

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 improvement, 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 Finance Operations within Global Business Delivery (GBD) and will be managing a team of shared services employees globally. 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.

*This position is a Manager level role, reporting to the Director of Global Operations

Responsibilities

  • Manage operational performance/objectives focused on 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 Finance Operations functions including Accounts Payable, Expense Management, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Accounting, Tax, 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.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelors' degree preferably in Finance or Business Administration

  • 7+ years of professional Global Operations experience with a focus on Finance & Accounting and/or Purchase To Pay.

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

  • Good knowledge of Shared Services Model

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

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Able to think independently and consider cross-functional and downstream impacts.

  • Ability to travel internationally 15-25%

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

  • Good working knowledge of Salesforce products and services

Desired Skills/Experience

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

  • Experience in Sales Operations, O2C (Order to Cash), and 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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