Business Summary :
VMware has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Senior Director to join our Corporate and Business Operations Finance Team in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
This role is responsible for partnering with WWBO (World Wide Business Operations) functions such as HR, Legal, Finance & Accounting, Data Team, Pricing Team on all financial aspects of the business from long-range / annual planning and investment decisions, all the way to operational expense management, metric tracking and support of cross-functional framework development.
This Senior Director acts as a steward of financial resources for VMware and balances the needs of the business with the financial resources available.
In addition, this Senior Director leads the WWBO consolidation, planning, forecasting, and close.
This Senior Finance Director is also the Costa Rica Finance site leader representing finance & accounting both in Costa Rica as well as in Palo Alto.
The finance site leader is deeply investing into developing the VMware finance team, community and culture to develop the team members for career growth and leadership.
The right individual also needs to embody the EPIC2 values of VMware, demonstrate passion to understand the business, and collaborate across many stakeholders in the VMware organization.
This role reports to the Vice President of VMware Corporate and Business Operations Finance.
Why join VMware Finance
VMware Finance is a global organization that is dedicated to the short- and long-term growth and success of VMware and to using analytical tools and collaboration to build connections internally and externally.
It’s a fast-paced environment, with lots to learn. We are looking for people with strong critical thinking skills, who want to work collaboratively, serve our customers and make good choices.
Uncompromising ethics and integrity are hallmarks of our organization. We are a diverse group, covering the areas of corporate finance, FP&A, pricing, revenue, investor relations, treasury, license compliance, tax, internal audit and the many corporate accounting functions.
Come, join our team of motivated professionals, and grow with VMware!
Key Responsibilities :
Implement a strong governance and operations model, ensuing business continuity, compliance with local laws, regulations & company policies .
Represent the company in front of government, industry, statutory & regulatory institutions, academia and media with focus on strong positioning of VMware as a leading IT Company, an Employer of Choice and a Force for Good.
Responsible for driving collaboration on a regional level across groups and functions, leading to higher business impact for the company .
Support implementation & communicates regional Policies, Tools and Rituals for working in distributed environment. Represent the Site & the Regional Community in front of internal and external stakeholders.
Track regional metrics & KPIs .
Ability to develop and coach the people manager community for career growth and leadership. Represent the finance & accounting function across the Costa Rica site, as well as towards the partners in Palo Alto.
Member of the Costa Rica leadership team. Lead and drive recruiting of high caliber talent for the finance function. Deeply engaged in the career development of the finance community.
Advise on capital and operating investment opportunities, trade-offs, resource prioritization, risks, all with a mind-set to optimize the company’s ROI and improvement of key financial metrics.
Drive accountability to financial commitments
Drive efficient and collaborative process for planning with business and corporate finance. Clearly frame to prioritize new investments, efficiency opportunities, and run-rate expenses
Lead the creation of frameworks to accelerate decision making as VMware rapidly grows
Orchestrate trainings for business related to processes and policies
Support development of frameworks that shape decision. Orchestrate the aggregation of data from many different sources to provide insights and dashboarding
Drive accountability for forecasting accuracy on opex, capex and headcount
Partner with business, IT and / or finance stakeholders to implement these improvements
Key Qualifications :
Effective presenterStrong and independent analytical thinker and influencer
ability to work with a diverse team and influence / drive change across geographic, functional and business boundariesSelf-starter and highly proactive in reaching out to business units and functional organizationsStrong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects / programs simultaneously in a fast-paced environmentAbility to take charge of complex projects with minimal direction and develop new strategies and new ways of approaching business challenges independentlyHigh energy and motivationUnquestionable integrity and demonstration of EPIC2 values