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Finance Manager


United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Data Analytics & Infrastructure
  • Post Date: 07/09/2024
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  • Company Address: 1740 Technology Dr. Suite 150, San Jose, CA, 95110

About Nutanix

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Job Description

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The Opportunity
We are seeking a highly motivated professional with exceptional analytical skills to join us as a Finance Manager. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, experienced, and highly analytical individual. This individual will be the primary business partner supporting the R&D function, developing the framework for project level budgeting, resource planning, portfolio planning/tracking, and rationalization of R&D investments. Considering the rapid growth of the R&D organization, we will need a candidate that has strong business systems and automation enhancements experience. 
Finance at Nutanix
The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team within Nutanix is a small high energy team providing finance partnership to business leaders across all functions. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a high impact team in a fast-growing organization. We provide analysis to support strategic decisions, conduct financial reviews of a wide range of business issues and manage financial processes such as planning, forecasting, reporting, and tracking performance.

Your Role
  • Provide day-to-day business partnering and financial support to the R&D organization.
  • Develop the processes, tools, and infrastructure for enabling project level budgeting, resource planning, portfolio planning, and driving the process for rationalizing the R&D investments within the framework of the annual operating plan and long-term planning targets (multi-year planning).
  • Prepare financial analysis for budget vs actuals on monthly basis for opex, headcount and capex. 
  • Coordinate regular business reviews, presenting financials overviews and communicating risks and opportunities to finance internally.
  • Review monthly opex/ capex accruals and prepare financial analysis to support capital investment decisions.
  • Partner with functional leaders / chief of staff to develop the annual plan and ongoing forecast for departmental expenses and headcount, flux analysis and financial planning.
  • Take ownership of R&D database and project allocations. Manage headcount tracking by projects for R&D team via Teams app and Adaptive forecasting tool.
  • Improve tracking of CapEx investments to forecast cash outflows more accurately at monthly/quarterly intervals.
What You Will Bring
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance or Accounting with at least 10+ years of FP&A related experience supporting R&D- Engineering.
  • Strong business and analytical skills; ability to multi-task, stay organized and prioritize deadlines in a continually evolving environment.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and quickly with minimal direction and information.
  • Willing to adjust to work with other time zones as we have a world-wide R&D org
  • Intermediate Microsoft excel skills and Tableau/power BI is preferred
About the Team
About Your Manager:
What The Team Says:
  • The team at Nutanix is like a close-knit family. We work collaboratively, support each other, and celebrate each other's successes. There is a strong sense of camaraderie and teamwork that makes coming to work a truly enjoyable experience.
The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between USD $ 106,240 and USD $ 212,880 per year.
However, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors. Our application deadline is 40 days from the date of posting. In good faith, the posting may be removed prior to this date if the position is filled or extended in good faith.

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