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Financial Analyst

Location: Redwood City, California US


Job Number: 30717

Position Title: Financial Analyst

External Description:

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Financial Analyst in our Redwood City, CA headquarters, who will report into the Sr. Finance Manager. This high-visibility role will own our company-wide Software Sales Bookings Reporting and Analysis. In this role, you will partner with colleagues in FP&A, Sales Operations and Strategy, Revenue Accounting, Deal Strategy, Pricing, R&D, Product Management, Product Marketing, IT, and Corporate Strategy. As Informatica undergoes its business model transformation to focus on SaaS, this role will provide critical insights to the executive team to make our transition a success.

Your Responsibilities

1.) Prepare Monthly Software Bookings Reporting – You will own the preparation of time-sensitive monthly software bookings reporting, upon which we rely to understand company-wide software sales results. The bookings report is used for Board-level reporting and sales commissions crediting for our global sales force. This duty involves working with data from our CRM and Oracle ERP systems. Collaborating with colleagues across functions, you will research complex orders to ensure proper crediting of new SaaS sales and renewals of expiring SaaS orders. Following the preparation of this data, you will perform follow-up research as needed.

2.) Analyze Historical Bookings Reporting – You will support executives in Finance, Sales, and Corporate Strategy through analyzing historical sales trends by product, region, and customer. This analysis provides executive-level insights that shape strategic decision-making on topics such as global sales investments, R&D product investment, and product pricing.

3.) Contribute to Improving End-to-End Sales Order Processing and Reporting Automation – You will be an active participant to improve and automate the reporting process. You will partner with IT, Revenue Accounting and Sales Operations to understand the end-to-end processes and IT system flows to provide key requirements.

4.) Ad Hoc Analysis and Special Projects – You will be asked to take on new responsibilities and assignments as they are identified and to assist with various ad hoc projects as needed.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for candidates with the following education, experience and skills:

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or another quantitative field

- 2+ years of relevant experience, including in corporate finance, accounting, or management consulting

- Advanced Excel financial modeling and data analytics skills

- Excellent communication (written and verbal), organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills 

- Experience working with high level management and multiple cross-functional groups

- Ability to multi-task and manage dynamic work load of changing priorities

- Collaborative team player who can work independently, proactively and effectively under pressure

- Develop useful and specific recommendations and communicate results effectively to all levels of management

- Experience with financial systems Oracle Planning, MicroStrategy, and Tableau is a plus

City: Redwood City

State: California

Seniority Level: Associate

Alternative Location(s) :

Community / Marketing Title: Financial Analyst

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Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Informatica is the enterprise cloud data management leader, helping enterprises overcome critical business challenges by leading with the power of data. Processing over 15 trillion cloud transactions a month, Informatica enables the world’s most innovative companies to take a cloud-first, cloud-native approach to modernize their data infrastructure, gain a 360-degree view of their business, and drive data governance and privacy. Informatica is the market leader in all five key categories of enterprise data management and has been the trusted partner to more than 9,500 customers.  Connect with Informatica at, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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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.


Travel Requirement: Limited

Location_formattedLocationLong: Redwood City, California US

The Hiring Process

Apply for an open role via our Career Page or through an Internal Referral. While you're waiting to hear back from our Talent Acquisition Team, visit, our Informatica social channels, and Glassdoor. Doing so will give you insight into who we are, what we do, and why you should join our team.

If you're a great fit, one of our Recruiter's will reach out to you to schedule an initial screen via a video call. Use this time to share your experience with the Recruiter, and why you're the best person for the job.

After speaking to the Recruiter, you'll have a chance to meet with the Hiring Manager and team via a video call. Use this step as a chance to learn more about the team, and as a chance to sell yourself and impress the team.

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