FP&A Manager (R5871)

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At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

Elastic is seeking a FP&A Manager to join our Corporate and Product Finance team in India. In this role, you will be part of the newly established FP&A shared services function that which will provide financial analysis and decision-making support to the rest of the finance team members and key business stakeholders.

The ideal candidate would have deep experience in corporate finance, proven strong analytical critical thinking skills, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work with excellent accuracy and provide proven advice/data to others while demonstrating strong team-building skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated candidate to thrive in a multifaceted environment. This is a critical and high-profile role that plays an integral part in the company’s growth and success. And as part of a multinational company, the individual will collaborate with team members in international offices and needs to be open to flexible hours to cover time zone differences.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Assist with planning and forecast process, including the timely and accurate development of monthly forecasts, flux analysis and annual budget. Develop deep understanding of systems and forecasting processes to drive efficiency and operational improvement.
  • Build a process framework to work closely with the FP&A teams to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Develop an understanding of application dependencies (NetSuite, Adaptive Planning, Workday), workflows, integrations, and processes and troubleshoot as the need arises.
  • Oversee management of the corporate cost centre and allocations distributed to the business organisations, e.g., fringe benefits, IT/Facilities allocations.
  • Report on budget vs. actuals in partnership with functional and corporate teams on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Assist with month-end and quarter-end reporting results, including management reporting packages and business scorecards.
  • Provide ad-hoc financial modelling and financial analysis support for various financial projects. Active participation in new tool implementation and process re-engineering activities.

What You Bring Along:

  • 10+ of years of experience in FP&A and/or other Finance Business Partner equivalent role, Preferably in a SaaS company Experience with using software tools such as RPA, Tableau, Workday, Adaptive, NetSuite, etc.
  • Leadership skills: highly motivated self-starter with a work ethic who is willing to work both autonomously in a growing team
  • Public company quarterly close and reporting cadence experience
  • Ability to operate at multiple altitudes, prioritize workload and lead multiple projects and tasks
  • Maintaining relationships and communicating with multiple partners across functions and countries
  • Proven track record to evaluate and tackle sophisticated problems and understand the strategic implications of different business approaches
  • Outstanding communication skills, able to establish strong rapport and partnerships at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in using SQL to query and analyze data from databases such as GCP BigQuery (nice to have)

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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