Sr. Manager, Corporate Finance FP&A

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Finance
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1371083

What you'll do:

Cisco's Corporate FP&A team is looking for a Finance Manager to lead the Consolidation of Cisco’s Long Range Strategic and Annual Plan (LRSAP) process and Quarterly Business Outlook (QBO) inputs. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who has strong analytical skills as well as excellent finance and accounting knowledge. You will also be responsible for translating the LRSAP views into key inputs for Investor Day (Cisco’s Financial Analyst external event). You will get the opportunity to work with the different FP&A leads for each function as well as partner cross functionally with teams like, Strategy and Planning Team, Office of the COO and Office of the CEO.


Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Own long range strategy and annual plan (LRSAP) process, partner with Strategy and Planning team on total Cisco consolidation
  • Actively work to improve the annual plan process
  • Owner of Investor Day data consolidation for input into long range forecast and CFOs presentation
  • Manage the collection of Quarterly Business Outlook (QBO) inputs for meetings held by the Executive Leadership Team (ELT)
  • Mentor and develop team member(s) reporting directly to this role
  • As part of the Corporate FP&A team, participate in Board of Directors slide preparation as well as earnings preparation


Who you'll work with:

In this role, you will have the opportunity to partner with a wide range of teams, including Sales Finance, BE Finance, Strategy and Planning team, Office of the COO/CEO and many more! The ultimate output of your work supports the Corporate Finance leadership team and the CFO.


Who you are:

  • You have experience working and supporting executive level business partners
  • You enjoy performing financial analysis and want to learn more about the financial planning and performance of the business
  • You have strong communication skills and can level up presentation for executives
  • You have experience consolidating data and modeling
  • You have a track record for process improvements
  • You are able to coach, motivate and lead a team
  • You can successfully navigate tight timelines and prioritize tasks effectively, particularly during annual plan and QBO cycles
  • You bring a strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy


Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance with 8+ years of proven experience
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and interact at all levels of the organization
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with quarterly and annual budgeting and planning process
  • Advanced excel skills required
  • At least 2 years experience in managing a team


Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.


We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box!


But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)


Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.


So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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