Finance Operations Specialist

  • Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Area of Interest
    Finance
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1355964

Cisco is seeking a Financial Operations Specialist to join the Cisco Experience Centers Team.

Who we are

Cisco Experience Centers (CXC) are where people come to experience the best of Cisco. We are a distributed team of customer experience professionals engaging with Cisco's customers and partners every day. We are part of Cisco's Sales Go-to-Market Strategy and Operations team, working in close collaboration with multiple teams to curate collaborative, interactive, immersive and personalized experiences built around our constituent's needs and goals.

What you'll do

As the Finance Operations Specialist based in India on the CXC Global Strategy & Operations Team, you will drive budget & actual reporting and analytics for the functional budget globally and purchasing operations including vendor record management and monthly accruals and oversight of contracted services spend. You will execute your work and in line with relevant internal policies and maintain good hygiene for finance operations processes.

Who you’ll work with

Reporting directly to the CXC Global Strategy & Operations Leader, you will interact with CXC senior leaders, Site Operations, CXC PMO and CXC Data & Analytics as well as the global CXC teams running the experience centers. You will have ongoing interactions with adjacent functions across Cisco, including Finance Controllers, Contingent Workers Team, Workplace Resources, Compliance Team, People & Communities, Assets Management Team, and externally with vendors.

Who you are

You are eager to achieve success through building and encouraging positive relationships, engaging stakeholders to collaborate. You also have an extraordinary passion for quality in your execution, you have untiring attention to detail, and you focus easily to drive tactical tasks to completion. You understand the needs of your partners and customers.

We are looking for someone who understands the finance systems and policies vital to fulfilling purchasing commitments with ease. Ideal candidates would have experience with Hyperion, Oracle and SAP-based internal systems, as well as proficiency in Microsoft 365 applications, primarily Excel and Powerpoint.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance + 5 years of related experience, or MBA + 3 years of related experience
  • Familiarity with quarterly and annual budgeting and planning process
  • High attention to detail and analytical
  • Ability to work optimally across varied time zones, diverse cultures, 3rd party relationships, and the varied functions and levels across Cisco

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