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Title:  Finance Manager


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  26253


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

This position plays a central role in the Company's Bookings, Revenue and Gross Margins financial planning and analysis process

-    Maintain the Total Company model for Bookings, Revenue and Gross Margin.  Maintain model for use in Forecasts, Close, Annual Planning, Adhoc analyses, etc.  
o    Deferred and Non-Deferred Bookings to Revenue 
o    Product and Services Gross Margins

-    Partner with and drive process with various teams to enable real-time forecasting, scenario analysis, reconciliations, etc. to support executive decision making:
o    Geo, Business Units and Sales Operations teams for Bookings details
o    Revenue Accounting for compliance and technical revenue treatments
o    Services FP&A for Support and Professional Services COGS, Warranty, etc.
o    MFG FP&A for Mfg OH, Cost Reductions, E&O, etc.
o    Revenue Operations for Forecasts and Quarter-end Revenue Close
o    Corp FP&A to coordinate deliverables and calendars for Forecast, Close, Annual Planning, Adhoc requests

-    Manage BCOGS update process each quarter between various X-Functional teams, Pricing, IT, PM, QE, etc.

-    Support NetApp University organization.  Business partner with leadership team to:
o    Forecast Bookings, Revenue, GM 
o    Reconcile Training Units purchased vs used and book accruals
o    Reconcile Training Units used for Customer Conference, comply with accounting policies for
-    Ability to handle complex subject matter and models, accuracy, attention to detail, adherence to process and calendars, driving deliverables from all different teams are critical requirements for this role

Job Requirements

-Good written and verbal communication skills.

-Good interpersonal communication skills as needed to work successfully with staff and managers within and outside of function.

-Strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams.

-Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas.

-Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities.

-Ability to work in a project based environment.

-Ability to follow standard accounting and finance practices, and departmental procedures and processes.

-Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Responsibility and Interaction:


-The tasks this individual is responsible for are often unstructured, have wide implications and there are multiple outcomes.

-This individual will apply broad expertise or unique technical/industry knowledge in solving problems that are unique and extremely complex given time, budget and resource constraints.

-Demonstrate leadership and vision in determining and driving strategy decisions.


-This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.

-Limited supervision is provided, as this individual can operate, drive results, and set priorities independently.

-The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.

-To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through leadership and influencing multiple individuals and groups.

-Often acts as mentor or facilitator.


Typically requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years experience; or equivalent experience.


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time 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 and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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