Senior Manager, Finance Operations at CircleCI

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CircleCI is looking for an operational leader to build our Finance Operations team. The Sr. Manager of Finance Operations will combine business process, system knowledge and technical expertise to create an ecosystem where tools such as Netsuite can scale to support our growing business. This will include a digital transformation of our existing Accounting universe, and building+overseeing a system administration team.

The Sr. Manager, Finance Operations is a high visibility, high impact role where you’ll work closely with the leaders across the company and executives. You will not only have the technical skills to support their recommendations, but also strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with various partners. You’ll have the chance to build strategic and scalable systems that will help make CircleCI an extraordinary organization and an excellent place to work

You must be a collaborative leader, have a strong process architecture mentality and system implementation experience in the areas of Finance/Accounting/Quote-to-Cash. In this role, you will work with project owners and sponsors to deliver systems, process and platform solutions to meet CircleCI’s business needs. Experience in a fast-growing SAAS/consumption-based environment is highly valued. The role resides in the CircleCI Central Operations organization and reports directly to the Head of Operations.

What you'll do
  • Oversee the overall system architecture that results in financial reporting, including proprietary systems, Netsuite and other financial software packages
  • Define a roadmap to enhance SaaS Financial ecosystems (Quoting, billing, payment, Revenue, Accounting, etc.)
  • Drive initiatives to improve performance and efficiency of Netsuite and other financial systems
  • Be responsible for the consumption of financial data from CircleCI’s proprietary systems for financial reporting; champion data accuracy, integrity, transferability, and ease of use from system to system (e.g. disbursements system, front office ledger, back office ledger, Netsuite)
  • Play a key role procurement process and integration architecture decisions
  • Lead key initiatives and delivery of a wide range of projects that drives business growth in support of the broader organization's vision
  • Represent the accounting team in collaboration with Sales, Legal, Product, and Engineering, Customer Success, Sales Operations, FP&A, IT and other functions to carry out key deliverables and achieve business objectives
  • Participate in the development of product areas touching finance by authoring spec documents, reviewing specs, attending regular development syncs, and reviewing stages of software development output (e.g. ledger entries, reports, integrations results)
  • Develop robust system documentation; support financial and internal control audits
  • Work closely other accounting sub-teams on application of reporting policies and procedures
  • Exercise advance planning and judgment to prioritize and advocate for any system builds or fixes required for financial reporting in the short term to long term
  • Participate in any day-to-day system troubleshooting exercises causing reconciliation breaks or other reporting failures
  • Support comprehensive finance & accounting transformations. Lead efforts in requirements gathering, testing and workflow developments
  • Analyze existing and future state business processes, systems and flows of data to find opportunities for improvement; implementation partners, architects, developers and business units to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
  • Design and run program standards that can be widely adopted, including recognized standards, work procedures, application, quality objectives, lessons learned, change management methods, and critical metrics for assessing progress
What we're looking for
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in implementing one or more SaaS/Cloud financial systems (eg, Oracle/Netsuite, Workday, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Track record in handling Netsuite Administration team and a strong understand of the system administration needs yourself
  • Experience in program management, business architecture, end to end workflow design and implementation
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with confidence, clarity, and focus. Able to convey concepts and considerations to non-experts and experts alike
  • Direct engagement with Engineering teams on product development with a thorough understanding of software development processes including SDLC, Agile, and waterfall. Project planning/execution skills that include reviewing technical design documents, estimating, and scheduling
  • Excellent attention to detail and understanding of impact when changes occur to scope or timeline
  • Experience with Financial & Accounting systems transformations desired
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Finance/Business, Data science or equivalent preferred
  • Experience in Finance system architecting for E-commerce platform is strongly preferred
About CircleCI

CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that processes more than 1 million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster.

Founded in 2011 and headquartered in downtown San Francisco with a global, remote workforce, CircleCI is venture-backed by IVP, Sapphire Ventures, Owl Rock, NextEquity Partners, Scale Venture Partners, Threshold Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, Industry Ventures, Heavybit, and Harrison Metal Capital. Learn more at https://circleci.com.

CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

Downtown Denver, North Capitol Hill area. Your favorite coffee shops and restaurants are all steps from the office, as well as transportation lines.

An Insider's view of CircleCI

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Denver office is collaborative, ambitious and exciting. We are located downtown near a bunch of fun bars and restaurants. Everyone comes into the office everyday looking forward to the challenge at hand, which is refreshing to start your day with!

Nick

Commercial Account Executive

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Building a business in which collaboration is a cultural norm is a team sport! Slack and video chats with team leaders and team members alike, I find the frequent sharing of our best ideas and insights really encourages team players, gains support for critical initiatives, and provides a level of trust to converse openly about difficult issues.

Jessica

Senior Manager of Account Based Marketing

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team and office culture is so engaging. It’s awesome to be in a place where we’re actively curious about what other roles in the company do and what their challenges are. That reinforces two core attributes of successful sales executives that are curiosity and passion for both our customers and our peers.

Brandon

Sales Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Through cultivating open and honest communication. I encourage my team to voice their ideas, think outside of the box, and to take ownership to find creative solutions to resolve customer issues.

Becky

Senior Manager, Customer Success

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Everyone on the team and the company can and will reach out to me. I also attend weekly stand-ups in our Denver office, regularly ask for feedback in our team slack channels, and stay in touch with managers and ICs when it comes to deals, problems, etc.

Chris

VP of Sales

What are CircleCI Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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