Title:  Financial Analyst



Requisition ID:  108921

About NetApp

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"At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, customers, partners, and communities to foster a higher performing organization." -George Kurian, CEO

Job Summary

The position is responsible for maximizing NetApp’s ability to recognize revenue and achieve margin targets while limiting economic and business risks to the Company; by establishing compliance measures and implementing corporate policies. 

This role will engage with cross functional teams to identify revenue impacting issues and provide guidance and education to enable customer facing teams to identify and resolve non-standard revenue and business impacting terms.Essential Functions: 
As a key member of the Strategic Deals Office, you will act as a business partner to the EMEA Business Desk, Field Finance, Sales, Sales Operations, Corporate Revenue Accounting and Legal. You will provide deal and economic structure guidance and analysis for large and complex deals.  

Job Requirements

Key functions include:

•    Provide deal support including analysis of revenue, economic and structural elements of non-standard deals. Review of historical trends at a customer and product level, compliance with existing agreements, impact of financing and partner arrangements, discount trends, special promotions, and growth opportunities.
•    Calculate economic impacts of large complex deals such as Enterprise License Agreements, Enterprise Support Agreements, as well as Subscription and Consumption Agreements.
•    Be a subject matter expert providing technical advice to business partners on revenue recognition in order to influence deal structures to optimize revenue and margin outcomes for the company. 
•    Review non-standard sales contracts for compliance with revenue recognition policies in accordance with US GAAP and ASC 606. Identify and propose alternatives to terms that conflict with NetApp’s revenue policies.
•    Provide value to field Controllers and Sales in developing and documenting tools and business processes to streamline the deal review cycle for large non-standard deals. Design operational procedures and processes that meet compliance and audit standards while improving efficiency
•    Monitor deal status as it evolves and moves through the review and approval process.  Ensure deals are well understood and documented.  Review quote details for conflicts with deal structure. Ensure open items are addressed and brought to closure prior to submission for approval.  



Education & Experience:
-    Undergraduate degree in Business or Accounting
-    MBA/CPA with Big 4 audit experience a plus
-    7 years plus experience in Accounting / Finance
-    Revenue accounting experience required 
-    Ability to converse in German a plus


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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. 


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