Finance Manager WCB

Last updated 13 days ago
Location:Atlanta, Georgia, Redmond, Washington, Reston, Virginia
Job Type:Full Time

SMC Finance and Learning Finance manages $30B+ in Commercial and Learning revenue while managing a full P&L and operations across 8 Sales Centers supporting customers from Corporate to Small businesses.

  • Land the Digital Sales vision around the transformation of our business and customer engagement.
  • Drive resource allocation and investments through programs and sales motion insights, ensuring optimal returns aligned with business priorities.
  • Build trust with our customers and business partners in a compliant way.
  • Empower and care for our people to be a top performing while driving an inclusive culture.

Purpose

  • The SMB Finance Manager focuses on three important pillars around investments:
  • Developing standardize approach on assessing ROI with financial data
  • Developing business cases and models to support investments and resource requests
  • Look for productivity and analytics to existing motions and programs to make quick decision to refine, continue, or eliminate

Culture & Behavior

  • A growth mindset, with a startup approach that drives business impact, and continuously learn
  • Actively contribute and build strong collaboration within diverse and virtual teams with EG Finance, GSMO, and WCB business partners
  • Leverage technology and others to be more efficient to deliver insights and recommendations to our customers and business partners

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Build investment frameworks to align investments to outcomes
  • Accountable for data driven decision making with a ROI culture and discipline across SMB and Corporate
  • Deliver focused insights to drive efficiencies on the use of opex (HC, external resources, marketing)
  • Share learnings of prior investments analysis while also maintain a history to assess progress
  • Develop business cases or investible models so leadership can quickly add $ if resources are available
  • Partner with planning and analytics teams to drive standardize approach
  • Share best practices with regional controllers and GSMO partners to make better decision making on both WCB and GSMO investments and resources
  • Identify investments & disinvestment opportunities across SMC
  • Focused areas will be LTV, CAC, financial modeling, business case documentation, and monitoring success metrics on decisions and investments

Key indicators of success

  • Strong analytical skills to build robust financial models to provide scenarios and to help inform decision
  • Deliver ROI analytics to SMC leadership and success metrics
  • Thought leader on ROI analysis and building business cases for new investment ideas
  • Monitor and provide updates of the performance of investment decisions

Qualifications

Qualifications

5+ years of active experience in similar role

Experience in Multinationals with multi-product/multi-segment finance roles is recommended

Strong understanding of financial modeling and statistics

BA/BS or MBA degree in Finance, Economics, CPA

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