Oracle Principal Financial Analyst, NetSuite Marketing in Sacramento, California

Principal Financial Analyst, NetSuite Marketing

Preferred Qualifications


  • As a member of the NetSuite Finance team, this role will be responsible for providing finance support for the NetSuite Marketing organization which has the responsibility to drive growth of our >$1B NetSuite business. This includes being a trusted business financial adviser and partner to the Senior Vice President of the group and other key leaders in the function.

  • Will be a part of the NetSuite Marketing SVP’s key leadership team as the finance leader, providing strategic financial support and advice

  • Will support all regions and provide strategic direction on standards including financial processes and reporting for all aspects of the business

  • Lead the forecasting, budgeting, and long range planning process for the marketing function

  • Performance variance analysis of actuals and forecasts compared to prior periods, forecasts, and budgets

  • Financial presentations to the business and the preparation of quarterly reporting schedules

  • Build and maintain high-level knowledge across business area by staying current on initiatives, challenges and opportunities across the business. Understand associated risks and opportunities. Develop an understanding of critical business performance drivers

  • Must be capable of leveraging the larger Oracle Financial community effectively, and gather and analyse information and resolve business issues across the organization

  • Will be responsible for driving finance initiatives, key cross functional business practices, the management of both the budgeting and forecasting processes

  • Assist in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives and regularly interacts with senior management to ensure objectives are met

  • Influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in business situations. Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Work closely and collaboratively with business team on a daily basis

  • Ensure data quality and accuracy of management reporting

  • Participate in various Global Business Finance change initiatives to drive improvements in efficiency effectiveness of financial reporting and business partnership

  • Participate in quarter end activities and contribute in close process

  • Proactively drive analysis on key trends and understand business drivers behind the trends we are seeing in the results

  • Ad hoc financial modeling and analysis as needed


  • Mastery of NetSuite Marketing business plans, finance and operational processes

  • Develop solid relationships with business leaders

  • Be a key member of the NetSuite finance team


  • Finance support of Sales and/or Marketing functions a nice to have

  • Proven ability to support an executive leader of a business unit of scale

  • Be perceptive and must have strong interpersonal skills (written and verbal)

  • Able to build trust and credibility between finance and the management team

  • Excellent analytic skills, attention to detail

  • Extensive background in FP&A and a forward leaning approach to finance

  • Outstanding project management and organizational skills

  • Ability to thrive in an environment with ambiguity and change

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a cross-functional team

  • Self-directed, proactive with ability to multi-task

  • Energetic and positive attitude in the face of stress

  • Agile and influential leader

  • Sense of urgency and a bias for action

  • Strong analytical & evaluation skills

  • Proven ability to maintain integrity in a fast paced and challenging environment

  • Ability to analyze and process high volumes of information and prepare meaningful management reporting

  • Ability to span spectrum of strategy discussions to tactical process development and management


  • A strong balance of strategic and tactical skills, with a high level of intellectual agility and capacity for original thought.

  • Understands the business and functional skills required to be successful.

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with other departments and resources in large, complex business environments.

  • An enthusiastic, high-energy and motivating team member who is visibly passionate and is capable of inspiring and galvanizing an organization.

  • Focuses on actions and outcomes; driven to over-achieve.

  • An exceptional communicator who can write, present and effectively adjust messages to meet individual audiences and organizations.


  • BS in Finance or Accounting preferred, MBA or CPA a plus

  • Minimum 8 years finance/accounting experience (MBA is equivalent to two years’ experience)

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are a must

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience with NetSuite, Adaptive Planning, and Oracle a plus

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Financial support to business areas through financial analysis, budgeting, planning & 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

Other Locations: US-CA,California-San Mateo

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle