Title:  Finance Manager



Requisition ID:  104539

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Job Summary

NetApp is looking for a tenacious Finance Manager to join our Business Unit Finance team. This is a stellar opportunity to get involved in a highly visible, large scale SaaS cloud company. This role is an immediate full-time position. The primary role of Finance Manager – Keystone is to provide extensive business partnering and financial support to the Keystone business. Keystone is a fast-growing On-Prem Storage-as-a-Service business offering a seamless managed private cloud experience. You will oversee financial planning, forecasting, management reporting and decision support for the Keystone leadership team. The expectation is to provide senior level management with insightful recommendations, planning and reporting support. The Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to senior leadership at NetApp. This is a cross functional role, where you will partner with multiple functions including Product Management, Engineering, Customer Success, Sales, Finance, Accounting, to deliver accurate financial forecasting, actionable insights and meaningful updates. Analytical thinking, crisp communication, effective business partnering and ability to adapt to a dynamic environment are key to success in this role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as a finance partner and advisor for Keystone leadership
  • Define optimal finance strategy as Keystone scales to become a major player in the managed private cloud space. Provide financial insights into revenue and margin drivers.
  • Own monthly P&L forecasting and reporting on Revenue, Margin, Operating Expenses, and HC. Prepare, review and present monthly financial reports to the leadership team
  • Develop long-range plan reflecting our Storage-as-a-Service strategy in collaboration with Product Management, Sales Finance and Corporate FP&A 
  • Design Key performance Indicators (KPIs) and dashboards to measure and track business performance against targets. Evaluate relevance of industry standard metrics such as ARR as the business scales. Partner with the Enterprise Reporting and Data Management (ERDM) to build consistent and accurate reporting on subscriptions and billings.
  • Actively participate in New Product Introduction (NPI) process – provide Return on Investment (ROI) analysis and financial modeling to evaluate new products offerings
  • Provide financial modeling to support pricing analysis as products get sold as Storage-as-a-Service 
  • Develop and maintain an overlay “pro-forma” P&L that captures all products sold via Storage-as-a-Service
  • Lead and partner with other cross-functional teams to execute on Storage-as-a-Service strategy 

Job Requirements

  • Prior experience in Storage-as-a-Service desired.
  • Strong understanding of financial statements including B/S, P&L and drivers for revenue and margin.
  • Eagerness to learn along with having strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote locations.
  • Ability to solve problems and navigate complexity in a fast-paced, constantly evolving, and often ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively at executive level, with business judgment and strategic thinking.
  • Financial Planning and Analysis skills, including budgeting, forecasting, analysis, scenario planning, and modeling.
  • Work hard and play hard attitude
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Hyperion skills a plus


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in financial planning and analysis, corporate strategy, management consulting, or a similar environment.

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Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities. 
We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  
If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us. 

If the Company determines this role will be performed in Colorado, the starting salary for this position is 156,420 USD. This role could be eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Paid Time off (PTO), Company bonus, and Employee stock purchase plan *. Final compensation will be dependent on various factors such as location, qualifications, certifications, relevant work experience and other factors, consistent with applicable law.

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