Cisco 1232191 - Finance Manager, BTOF Service Provider Finance in San Jose, California

1232191 - Finance Manager, BTOF Service Provider Finance

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Finance

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1232191

What You'll Do

Our team is seeking an exceptional Finance Manager to partner with the Service Provider Routing business to help the business make strategic investment decisions while identifying and driving process improvements for the organization.

You will act as the primary business partner to an SVP and VPs across the organization.


  • You will provide leadership and mentorship for a team of financial analysts who provide direct support to the various businesses

  • You'll drive the investment portfolio process for a large part of the organization

  • You will present periodic updates to Engineering SVPs/VPs

  • You'll lead the annual planning and quarterly commit processes for the SP Software business and the month end/quarter end close activities, driving forecast accuracy and compliance

  • You will collaborate with business partners while providing data analytics, good judgment, and financial analysis to optimize expense investments

  • You'll manage budget reallocation process with the business to ensure budget opportunities are well understood and adequate lead time for execution is in place

Who You'll Work With

You'll partner with and influence VP level Engineering leadership and managers, as critical strategic decisions are made for the business. You will work with a fun-loving, hardworking and team-oriented group of finance colleagues who have your back. If you're up for a challenge and leave positive imprints with the teams you work with, you've found a good fit!

Connecting billions of people, devices, machines through ultra-high speed networks, Service Provider Routing portfolio features best in breed routers powered by IOS-XR operating systems. The multi-billion dollar business delivers innovation at silicon and software levels, building SDN enabled physical and virtual systems for next-generation networks.

Who You Are

You are able to successfully influence and partner with executives and their leadership teams. You are a leader who is dedicated to your team while driving results and deliverables. You will find success in this role by having business-partnering, financial modeling, communication, and time management skills.

Minimum requirements for this role:

  • You hold a Bachelors' Degree in Finance or Business related field with 7+ year’s related Finance experience, 2+ of those years involving senior-level business partnership.

  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills plus ability to steer difficult conversations to a solution

  • You bring a high energy and passion in areas of process/efficiency improvement and are unafraid to drive positive change.

  • You have the ability to assess and rank priorities for self and guide others in the team

Why Cisco

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  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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