Oracle Principal Financial Analyst, Global Customer Support, HQ/Automation in Redwood City, California

Principal Financial Analyst, Global Customer Support, HQ/Automation

Preferred Qualifications

SeniorFinancial Analyst – Customer Support Services (CSS) Finance

Business Area Customer

Support Services (CSS)

Country United

States

Location

Redwood City, CA

Job Reference XXXXXXX

Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) We are the world’s largest provider of

enterprise software and a leading provider of computer hardware products and

services that are engineered to work together in the cloud and in the data

center. We are a leader in the core technologies of cloud computing, including

database and middleware as well as web-based applications, virtualization,

clustering and large-scale systems management. We provide cloud services as

well as software and hardware products to other cloud service providers, both

public and private. Oracle database and middleware software, applications

software and hardware systems—including computer server, storage and networking

products—are the building blocks of our own cloud services, our partners’ cloud

services and our customers’ private cloud environments. Our customers can

subscribe to use select Oracle software and hardware products through our cloud

offerings, or purchase our software and hardware products and related services

to build their own private cloud or on-premise information technology (IT)

environments. Our strategy is to deliver reliable and scalable products and

services that are built upon industry standards and are engineered to work

together or independently. We also pursue new or emerging growth opportunities

in order to maintain technology leadership. Offering customers a choice in how

they use our products and services—while maintaining enterprise-grade

reliability, security and interoperability—is important to our corporate

strategy.

OVERVIEW:

The Senior Financial Analyst, CSS HQ is responsible for providing

financial support to CSS Finance VP through proactive financial analysis,

budgeting, planning, and forecasting; to facilitate decision making and future

business strategies. The role will also act as a key contact for functional

peer groups within CSS, Corporate FP&A, and operation teams. This position

will contribute individually and work closely with other finance team members, across

all regions. Responsibilities will include

both routine and ad hoc analysis and reporting. The candidate must have strong organization

skills and must be comfortable working in a dynamic environment where he/she

often operate independently and under tight timelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead automation projects, and responsiblefor various CSS automated dashboards including enhancements, ongoingmaintenance and standardization efforts across all lines of businesswithin CSS

  • Assist with roll out of new CSS HyperionApplication including testing, redesign of HQ processes and revampingexisting reports to leverage the new model

  • Responsible for maintaining CSS internalreporting hierarchy

  • Collaborate across CSS finance to identifyand implement any opportunities for to centralize, standardize andautomate

  • DriveCSS annual budget process and liaison with multiple finance teamsincluding corporate to have a holistic view of the process and driveefficiencies

  • ProactivelyPartner with finance teams within CSS to understand forecast variancedrivers and provide insights to the VP of CSS finance

  • Develop an understanding of all CSSbusinesses and use the knowledge to perform adhoc analysis on all items ofthe P&L and explore opportunities for standardization of Key Analyses

  • Support all CSS finance processes includingweekly forecast, quarter end close and reporting

  • Assist with financial presentations forquarterly reviews with senior management

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • BA/BS in Business, Accounting and/or Finance.

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Accounting and/or

Finance preferred

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience, prior

FP&A experience required

  • Ability to excel in a deadline driven,

fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to get results with little guidance

  • The Candidate should demonstrate strong

Executive presence and communication skills

  • Ability to work with peers and counterparts in

a global / multi location setup.

  • Expertise in Office Tools – MS Excel, Power

Point Skills.

  • Terrific team player and ability to take

ownership of tasks/projects.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of

a sophisticated Fortune 100 Corporate Finance Team!

AllQualifications are preferred*

LOCATION:

Redwood City, CA

PROCESS:

Interested candidates may e-mail resumes

directly to Oracle Corporation Recruiting for immediate consideration, michelle.g.smith@oracle.com . Prior to any consideration for this

opportunity, Oracle requires that you complete the following 3-step process:

  • Logon to https://oracle.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&alt=1 .

  • Keyword search: XXXXXXXX

  • Apply for the role by submitting resume

As part of Oracle's standard employment process, candidates will undergo a

complete background check prior to an offer being extended. These background

checks are conducted by a professional third party firm at no charge to the

applicant and include: prior employment verification, education verification,

social security trace, criminal background check and motor vehicles records

(where required for position).

Oracleis an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability andprotected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Financial support to business areas through financial analysis, budgeting, planning and forecasting; to facilitate decision making and future business strategies.

As a member of Oracle

  • s finance organization, you will be responsible for providing all aspects of financial support for planning and control. Assist in consolidation and reporting of financial results; preparation of annual budget. Gather, model, analyze, prepare, and summarize information for financial plans, operating forecasts, trended future specifications, etc.; on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis. Prepares recommendations based on analyzes. May perform revenue and expense analysis, headcount and headcount driven expense analysis at cost center level, tracking of product and product line revenue, reconciliation of accounts receivable, variance analysis and ad-hoc analysis as needed. You may participate in cross functional programs and projects.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Strong Microsoft Office skills and proficiency in Oracle Financials. Strong analysis and research skills. Ability to partner across functions. 8 years relevant work experience. BS/BA in Accounting/Finance preferred. CPA/MBA desired.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Finance

Location: US-CA,California-Redwood City

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle