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Title:  Business Systems Analyst - Finance


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  1453

Job Summary

The Business Relationship Manager (BRM), Finance will be responsible for account management and business partnership with NetApp’s Finance worldwide organization. As a valued business partner, he/she will work collaboratively with our Finance business partners on Business Process Transformation and Redesign. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of providing thought leadership to both the IT and business organizations, along with a history of delivering innovative solutions in the Finance domains covering Corporate Controllership, Record to Disclose, FP&A, Tax, Treasury and Internal Audit. He/she will partner with the delivery team to provide support to the entire software development lifecycle of major software projects that vary in scope and complexity. The position must work effectively with individuals at all levels of business partners, IT management, and third-party managed services providers. There is an expectation that the candidate will participate in management meetings, such as the weekly IT managers meeting; bi-weekly and/or monthly business function review meetings; IT Steering Committee meetings; project reviews; prioritization meetings, budget review meetings and driving some of the discussions and prioritizations during the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) meetings. A key success factor of the individual in this role will be to work collaboratively with numerous IT and business teams influencing outcomes.

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of Finance business processes supporting the High-Tech sector with a proven track record of leading the business in business transformation, process reengineering, robotics process automation and application rationalization.


Job Requirements


The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  • Provide Vision, Strategy and Leadership in creating, evolving and delivering NetApp’s 1-2 road map around Finance capabilities
  • Develop and maintain the IT Business Application Roadmap for Finance by working collaboratively with our functional business partners and Enterprise Architecture team
  • Provide Vision, Strategy and Leadership in creating, evolving and delivering NetApp’s 3 year roadmap
  • Collaborate throughout the SDLC with NetApp IT Architecture and Integration, other Business Application Delivery teams as required to ensure an effective and efficient E2E solution
  • Communicate across all levels of the organization to ensure identification of and response to business technology requirements
  • Facilitate communication within the Business Applications team to ensure strong teamwork and continuous awareness of priorities and individual accountability to projects
  •  Participate in the definition, champion and enforce the use of portfolio and project management, software development, change, QA, and release management processes, consistent with the standards established by the company
  • Drive quarterly business reviews with the business stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of Finance capabilities, business processes and operations
  • Should be familiar with the entire suite of ERP Modules that support Finance including Hyperion Planning and Budgeting and Sabrix Tax software

Excellent interpersonal, team leadership, and communication skills are required



  • A minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience in business partnership, consulting and relationship mgmt in the Finance domain
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Computer Science is required; or equivalent; a Graduate Degree is preferred

Demonstrated ability to influence and partner with multiple stakeholders on the business and IT side is required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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