(Senior) Finance Manager - FlashBlade (Remote Possible)
Company: Pure Storage
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 12, 2022
BE PART OF BUILDING THE FUTURE.
What do NASA and emerging space companies have in common with COVID
vaccine R&D teams or with Roblox and the Metaverse?
The answer is data, -- all fast moving, fast growing industries
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partnering with Pure Storage. Pure's vision is to redefine the
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Pure Is Blazing Trails And Setting Records
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- Industry analysts and press applaud Pure's leadership across
- And, our 4,000+ employees are emboldened to make Pure a faster,
stronger, smarter company as we go
If you, like us, say "bring it on" to exciting challenges that
change the world, we have endless opportunities where you can make
SHOULD YOU ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE...
The Pure Business Unit FP&A team plays a critical role in
supporting strategic decisions on all investments and business
aspects of our R&D teams across our entire product portfolio.
Our team works closely with leaders in our product and engineering
teams to help track operating costs, prioritize investments, and
evaluate returns on investments. The Business Unit FP&A team
works hard on helping our Business Units maintain our technological
leadership but also knows how to have fun! Pure is an exciting
place to work as we make progress on transforming how the world
manages and uses information. Come join us on our journey and be
part of the Pure revolution!
The BU FP&A Sr Finance Manager will be a key member of the
team, as a highly visible role focusing on driving short, and
medium term planning and forecasting, drive operational
efficiencies, and support business decision making. The role will
also involve driving process and system improvements to better
align our multiple financial processes. In addition to partnering
with our internal clients within the Business Units, the role
requires the ability to work across multiple finance teams
(accounting, treasury, tax, and other FP&A teams). This role
will provide a strong springboard to move into other finance roles
given the need to help drive decisions based on economics, as well
as financial needs.
- Main finance business partner to our FlashBlade
- Own reporting, forecasting, and management of operating
expenses, capital, and headcount in partnership with Finance teams,
Business Units and Talent Acquisition.
- Deliver regular (weekly, monthly, and quarterly) reporting and
insights into performance to date against budget along with
- Bridge and variance analysis (QoQ, YoY, Budget-to-Actual) in
spending. Using analysis to help Business Units understand drivers
and causes of change
- Ensure correct reporting in appropriate cost centers, manage
fund transfers, review and approve purchase orders to ensure
accurate budget tracking
- Identify and implement opportunities to improve internal
processes and systems/tools to automate and optimize planning and
What You Bring To The Team
- Advanced proficiency in financial analysis and modeling with
strong Excel skills
- BA degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent; MBA
- Highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work
independently in a fast pace and ambiguous environment, can
simultaneously manage multiple priorities.
- Ability to partner cross-functionally, through strong
relationship building, influencing, negotiating and communication
skills, with all levels of management.
- 8-10 Years of progressively complex roles in a financial
function with financial planning and analysis
experience/understanding, particularly in an FP&A role.
- Former experience in Corporate FP&A, Corporate Development,
Investment Banking, or Management Consulting a plus
- Advanced Excel modeling and PowerPoint skills. Experience
developing finance dashboards on Tableau a plus
This role is available remotely, with a preference for candidates
sitting in the Pacific Time Zone .
BE YOU-CORPORATE CLONES NEED NOT APPLY.
Pure is where you ask big questions, think differently, and make an
impact. This is not just a job, but a place where you have a voice
and can accelerate your career. We value unique thoughts and
celebrate individuality, and with ample opportunity to learn,
develop yourself, and expand into different roles, joining Pure is
an investment in your career journey.
Through our Pure Equality program, which supports a flourishing
field of employee resource groups, we nourish the personal and
professional lives of our team members. And our Pure Good
Foundation gives back to local and global communities through
volunteering and grants.
And because we understand the value of bringing your full and best
self to work, we offer a variety of perks to manage a healthy
balance, including flexible time off, wellness resources, and
company-sponsored team events.
PURE IS COMMITTED TO EQUALITY.
Research shows that in order to apply for a job, women feel they
need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after
meeting about 60%. Regardless of how you identify, if you believe
you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to
Pure is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color,
national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related
medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age,
status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a
disability, or any other characteristic legally protected by the
laws of the jurisdiction in which you are being considered for
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you
may contact us at TA-Ops@purestorage.com .
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PURE'S COMPLIANCE WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT COVID-19 MANDATE
In accordance with Pure's policies, current and anticipated federal
regulations, and our ongoing commitment to prioritizing the health
and well-being of our employees, partners, and customers, and the
community at large, where permitted by law, all Pure employees and
contractors working in the United States are expected to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022. Should
you require an exemption for medical or religious reasons, you must
initiate Pure's exemption request process which will determine if
an exemption can be granted in accordance with applicable local,
state, and/or federal law.
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