1+ months

AppD Senior Financial Analyst, Sales Finance

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102

About Us

AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. Our integrated suite of products is built on our innovative, enterprise-grade App iQ Platform that enables our customers to make faster decisions that enhance customer engagement and improve operational and business performance. AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing complex application environments at scale which has led to proven success and trust with the Global 2000.


About You

You are a dedicated analyst who wants to make impactful contributions to the fast-growing software business by providing actionable financial insights to business stakeholders. You are an excellent communicator with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and drive business transformation. You possess strong analytical skills with the ability to challenge the status quo and constantly look for process improvement opportunities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in statistics/engineering/ finance or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 + years of relevant work experience.
  • Expert knowledge in Anaplan, SFDC, Hyperion Essbase, SQL and Tableau.
  • Ability to build/tweak complex data models in excel. Macro expertise must.
  • Strong data mining skills with the ability to convert financial data into actionable insights.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with others.
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance on key data & analytics initiatives and provide thought leadership.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

About The Role

As a Senior Financial Analyst, your work involves building financial / data models, rolling up bookings & Opex forecasts, performing financial and business analysis to support senior leadership teams across AppDynamics sales & finance organizations.


We are looking for someone with SaaS software experience and finance expertise to help drive scalable and sustainable business growth. This role provides financial support to AppDynamics sales finance team and liaises with Cisco GS finance teams on all matters concerning planning, forecasting and business performance reporting.


You will partner with highly talented professionals from Finance, Sales and Sales Operations organization and support the operational planning, forecasting, reporting and decision support activities for AppDynamics sales finance team.


Your Responsibilities will include

  • Transform SFDC bookings information and prepare TCV, ACV and Cisco bookings statements by applying bookings policy.
  • Provide visibility into key pipeline metrics such as coverage ratios, conversion ratios and linearity.
  • Enhance system reporting capabilities and automate key bookings, pipeline and headcount reports.
  • Liaise with Cisco & AppDynamics finance teams to support key finance activities.
  • Prepare and publish weekly headcount reports to provide visibility into in-seat headcount, open requisitions, future hires and future attrition.
  • Support the quarter end activities around bookings, OpEx and Headcount.
  • Support the Cisco finance cross-functional projects including financial modelling, systems integrations, etc.
  • Support the weekly Cisco bookings forecast process by translating TCV bookings into Cisco bookings and alert the leadership teams on any potential risks to key business goals.
  • Collaborate with the Sales Operations team and administer the quota assignment activities. Identify key business drivers impacting over / under assignment of quotas; Collaborate cross-functionally to drive alignment on quota assignments on time.
  • Perform quota attainment analysis to provide insight into the performance distribution of sales teams.
  • Prepare, review and submit the OpEx Commissions JEs and partner with the corporate accounting and corporate finance teams to drive issues to resolution.

Just a note

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AppDynamics is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other unlawful factor. AppDynamics complies with all applicable laws, including those regarding consideration of qualified applicants with criminal histories (such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance). If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact talent@appdynamics.com. AppDynamics participates in E-Verify.

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Posted: 2019-06-19 Expires: 2019-11-17

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