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What you will do:
You are responsible for supporting programs focusing on critical initiatives for the Finance organization. You will need to be very detail oriented and passionate about going deep, as well as going wide. You must have the ability to connect the dots to ensure conflicting interests are addressed while complimentary opportunities are enhanced. Your solution must be comprehensive, scalable, and agile. You'll demonstrate the ability to perform data analysis in assigned projects while keeping in sight the overarching, larger business capability.
You will be expected to support sophisticated, cross functional programs aligning people, processes, and systems to achieve a successful outcome. You should be a creative, smart problem solver scaling steep learning curves quickly. Working on highly sophisticated problems, you are asked to gain insight into the strategic issues which are forefront in the minds of the executive leadership team.
You will demonstrate the ability to be successful in an unstructured, team-focused environment and you'll have the opportunity to demonstrate strong leadership skills, with a proven ability to influence and lead cross functionally.
You are required to possess finance, system implementation, process mapping, project management and communications skills, demonstrate the ability to influence and effectively lead key relationships and challenging situations in a fast-paced business organization.
You will drive and support programs with cross functional partners in the organization to gather requirements, provide advice of inter dependencies and impacts, facilitate process design and re-design, develop solution, execute approved plans, and promote capability adoption.
Other expectation includes:
Support the Program Manager in the development of the company's strategy on high visibility initiatives, and long-term strategic priorities in key ecosystem areas
Develop recommendations and preparing written and oral presentations to senior management
Develop, maintain, and publish project plan, project timelines and performance
Create comprehensive project test plans. Coordinate, supervise, and report testing activities.
Analyze data from various sources to compile a comprehensive picture of the overall business requirement documents, process mapping, and process narratives.
Balance urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, and taking initiative to resolve problems, holding internal partners accountable where appropriate
Coordinate, support, and provide guidance on initiatives to cross-functional partners
Develop and implement standard methodologies across finance functions
Support day to day operations and deliver on strategy and operational plans against the strategic vision for the company
Lead the Finance organization portfolio process. Partner with PMO to provide program updates and communication to partners.
What you bring to the role:
Proven experience in accounting, finance, project management, business analysis, and business operations support.
B.A. or B.S. in Business Administration or Information Technology with a focus on Business applications
Proficient understanding in the order to cash transaction flow, bookings reporting, sales reporting, accounting, procure to pay, and data reconciliation.
Prior experience with data mapping, process mapping, system flows, process narrative, business case documentation, and data integration is highly desirable
Strong interpersonal and team building skills; ability to work with a complementary team and influence/inspire change across functional and business boundaries
Validated ability to take charge of sophisticated tasks with minimal guidance and develop new strategies and new ways of approaching business challenges independently
Continuous improvement mentality; ability to suggest and implement new and better ways to work
Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
Self-starter with unquestionable integrity.
Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People
As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you're looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn't matter if you're just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.
We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.
Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
Generous number of vacation days each year
Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave
Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our .
Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.