VP of Solutions, Multi-Entity Reporting

| Greater Denver Area | Remote

The VP of Solutions, Multi-Entity Reporting is an experienced business leader and influencer and is responsible for the solution’s commercial success. This person will develop the solution strategy, and define and execute on an operational plan through matrixed leadership of dedicated functional groups supporting the solution.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee the execution of quarterly, annual, and multi-year strategic plans designed to grow and scale the solution’s business while remaining aligned with the company’s strategic, financial, and operational objectives.
  • Provide matrix-based management of functional, core team leads, and associated resources that are dedicated to the solution and plan objectives.
  • Work with product marketing, product, sales, and commercial operations to develop and ensure overall product and GTM strategies are aligned with customer/market requirements and competitive positioning, supporting customer growth and retention objectives.
  • Create, along with R&D (Product & Engineering), an executable solution roadmap that aligns to the solution strategy and broader platform growth strategy.
  • Evaluate and influence key investments in product, marketing, sales, services, partners, and customer success that support the success and growth of the solution.
  • Collaborate with supporting functional teams to analyze, monitor, forecast and prioritize initiatives in alignment with the solution and overall organizational priorities and strategic plan.
  • Develop KPIs, goals, and targets for functions supporting solution business
  • Develop tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives for the business
  • Maintain a deep understanding of customer needs, user requirements, the market, the industry, competition, data (wins, losses, churn, blockers/gaps, success metrics, pricing elasticity, etc.)
  • Meet with prospective/existing clients and provide support to the solution sales and success teams.
  • Collaborate with product marketing, pricing, R&D, sales, and commercial operations to develop and ensure overall product and GTM strategies are aligned with customer/market requirements and competitive positioning, supporting customer growth and retention objectives.
  • Influence & align with the services to define an executable service strategy to ensure quality and timely delivery of implementation services and to meet commercial objectives.
  • Influence & align with the customer success team to ensure quality customer support and enablement, and a focus on customer value/experience, retention, and growth.
  • Influence & align with the Partner team to define a partner strategy, delivery model, and execution.
  • Be an expert on your solution. Represent and promote the solution through networking with existing and prospective clients and partners, attending conferences and industry groups, and developing and/or presenting on your solution.
  • Engage with senior/executive management in broader organizational strategic planning and budgeting.

What You'll Need

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field
  • MBA preferred 

Experience

  • 15+ years of progressive business experience

    Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional product teams and delivering SaaS solutions

    Scaling product portfolio / business units throughout the entire product lifecycle 

    Expanding and innovating existing product offerings

Skills

  • Strong financial and operational expertise 
  • Excellent business acumen and strategic thinking
  • Executive level communication and relationship building skills 
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead, motivate, and drive results
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and resolve conflicts 

Multi-Entity Reporting Specific Skills

  • Understanding of multinational legal entity and statutory accounting including the preparation of required financial statements and financial and non-financial disclosures to meet regulatory compliance bridging Group GAAP and local GAAP.
  • Familiarity with digital transformation of finance and the technology landscape within multinational companies from record to report
  • Understanding of multinational regulations in tax and accounting and their impact on reporting requirements and business processes
  • Knowledge of trends in global regulatory registrars, authorities, submission processes and technologies and formats (machine readable data like XBRL, iXBRL etc)
  • Aware of trends in departmental and business organization to support accounting and finance functions including shared service centers, co-sourcing and outsourcing operations
  • Knowledge of Governance and Controls needed to support internal and external audits
  • Certified/Chartered Accounting credentials preferred 

Travel Requirement

  • Flexible up to 30%

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.

How You'll Be Rewarded

  • Base Pay Range in Colorado: $200,000 - $250,000
  • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
  • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire

The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
  • Trust: Rely on each other. 
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time. 
  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together. 
  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways. 
  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong. 
  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At Workiva, you’ll enjoy: 

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

     

Learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/workiva-life-and-careers/

Learn more: https://www.workiva.com/careers/benefits

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email [email protected].

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Location

Workiva is in an ideal location on the banks of the South Platte River surrounded by restaurants and retail shops!

An Insider's view of Workiva

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Workiva is a close-knit workplace where teamwork is highly valued—people encourage and truly appreciate the hard work of their fellow team members and treat each other as family.

Molly Nitka

Corporate Programs Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our platform is incredibly fun to build! It empowers our customers to produce complex documents involving hundreds of contributors, on extremely tight deadlines, leveraging their company’s most sensitive data, and where every single word and number must be exactly right.

Gray Sandridge

VP of Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

One of my favorite aspects of Workiva is how all of us collaborate. With collaboration comes new relationships and opportunities to learn about other departments and roles. I've always felt encouraged to pursue opportunities, collaborate with others and find what makes me the most satisfied in my career.

Maddelyn Stephens

Product Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission at Workiva—to build trust in the global economy—is supported by our company values: customer success, innovation, trust, integrity, inclusion, collaboration, and accountability. We are successful because we put our employees first, listen to their voices, and respond to their needs.

Marty Vanderploeg

CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I value that our culture is built around outcomes over output. We have the autonomy to get our work done on our own time. We're encouraged to take time to fully recharge and be our best selves.

Ryan Gilsdorf

Senior User Experience Designer

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely as needed, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have seven employee resource groups that are formed around a shared interest or common goal. These groups are designed to support their members and cultivate a more diverse & inclusive workspace.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Workiva offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

When you join Workiva, you get a world-class benefits package for you and your family. On day one, every full-time employee starts with stock options, vacation, and the opportunity to enroll in our discounted stock purchase plan. We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision care plans; life and disability insurance; and 12 weeks of paid parental leave. With a casual dress code, support for health and wellness, and flexible work hours, we’ve got you covered for whatever life brings.

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