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Financial Analyst, Supply Chain Finance, Devices & Services Finance

Company: Google Inc.
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in financial planning and analysis (FP&A) or a related function
  • Analytical and modeling experience; experience working with datasets.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Hardware or consumer electronics industry experience.
  • Experience in management, reporting and analysis on device cost and capital expenditures.
  • Working knowledge of SAP, tableau, SQL, analytical tools/systems (e.g. statistics / data visualization software), and spreadsheets.
  • Excellent collaboration, influencing and relationship-building skills; ability to build strong relationships with cross-functional partners and influence senior leaders.
  • Strong business judgment, efficient problem solving track record, and ability to clearly clear articulation of data driven recommendations
  • Organized, strategically focused, self-starter and comfortable with ambiguity in a constantly evolving environment

About the job

Financial Analysts ensure that Google makes sound financial decisions. As a Financial Analyst, your work, whether it's modeling business scenarios or tracking performance metrics, is used by our leaders to make strategic company decisions. Working on multiple projects at a time, you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to take on big picture challenges.

As someone who knows the workings of the core Finance team inside and out, you'll lead individual projects to transform planning, tracking and control processes. You'll provide senior level management with insightful recommendations, planning and reporting support.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on one of Google's most exciting product areas -- Devices and Services! This area includes Pixel phones, Pixel Buds, Nest thermostats, Nest WiFi, Google TV, and many more. Your responsibilities will include optimizing our device cost structure, designing and implementing critical financial processes, and driving improved investment ROI across the business. The role will focus on device costs and capital investment.

The mission for the team is designing/building critical financial infrastructure to support the business and working closely with the Supply Chain team to track performance and ensure optimal cost structures as well as overall sound decision making. You will partner with the functional teams to understand industry, product, and business related trends that could result in additional financial risk to Google.

The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Supply Chain organization to build transparency into, evaluate, and make recommendations on all areas impacting the device cost, and manufacturing equipment for all devices that are part of the Pixel portfolio
  • Support Supply Chain teams in contract negotiations and 3rd-party partner management
  • Support monthly, quarterly and annual financial processes, including annual planning, forecast, close variance analysis, compliance, and management reporting and drive visibility into business performance
  • Drive actionable analysis and provide recommendations for cost reduction opportunities and investment prioritization and efficiency improvements
  • Partner closely with other Finance teams including Accounting and Financial Operations to ensure Google's accounting, compliance and other financial requirements are supported

Keywords: Google Inc., Mountain View , Financial Analyst, Supply Chain Finance, Devices & Services Finance, Other , Mountain View, California

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