• Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

    Job Locations US-San Francisco
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  • Company Overview


    Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


    Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.


    We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst with the ability to see and link the pieces of the big picture together across all functions to make our business grow and flourish.  Join us on this journey, and help us create the world of the future.   We offer competitive salary and an attractive benefits package. 

    This is a key role supporting the Marketing and Business Services organizations.  The Riverbed business units are global organizations with management primarily based in the Riverbed corporate office in San Francisco, CA.   The position will have high visibility and interaction with senior staff members within the Marketing and Business Services groups, including the CMO and CFO.  


    Job Requirements:


    • Act as a trusted financial and business partner for Riverbed’s senior management including budgeting, forecasting, management reporting, and the daily execution of financial controls
    • Provide financial analysis, business modeling, and decision support to senior executives and operating managers that enables management of the business and influences business performance
    • Perform actual vs. budget variance analysis and identify any risks or opportunities associated with reported financial data; provide monthly expense, capital, and headcount forecasts
    • Collaborate with the rest of the Corporate FP&A organization on executive presentations
    • Ad hoc projects and analysis


    Education & Work Experience:


    • Bachelor degree Finance, Accounting, or related field, MBA preferred
    • A minimum of 3-5 years of FP&A experience
    • Attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to meet firm deadlines is a must
    • Experience desired with business unit and/or marketing organizations
    • Working knowledge of GAAP (including accruals, account reconciliations, and capitalization versus expense)
    • Must have great problem solving skills, be a self-starter, understand business issues and be able to clearly and concisely put together recommendations and implementation plans
    • Strong proficiency with Excel (advanced functions),  prior experience working with hostanalytics, Essbase, Hyperion Planning, Oracle Financials, OBI or other financial ERP and analytics tools


    Why Riverbed Technology?

    If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


    Learn more at www.riverbed.com


    Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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