Finance Operations Manager at Atlassian

Finance & Accounting, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney finance full-time
Posted a month ago

Atlassian is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new and existing Atlassians will continue to work from home until it’s safe to return to our offices. When our offices re-open, we will provide the choice to work from home or return to work in an office unless a job requirement makes it necessary for a particular role to be performed at an Atlassian office.

Do you love solving problems with numbers? Do you want to play a meaningful role in influencing the company strategy and resource allocations? Are you looking to make a big impact, partner with extraordinary talent and take your career to the next level?

Our Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A) is looking for a Finance Manager who to act as the “glue” across our Finance Operations team. You'll work closely with the Head of FP&A Operations to consolidate, prepare and analyse all areas of the Operations Finance Plan across all functions. You will partner directly with the highest levels of Finance leadership and drive value with a particular focus on leading the company’s agile planning and forecasting processes for the Operations team. Working in a dynamic environment, we're looking for teammates who are innovative, proactive, and willing to challenge the status quo!

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Lead and align team members across the FP&A Operations organisation, to prepare financial analysis, decision support analysis, financial modelling and provide ad-hoc analytical support
  • Support the FP&A Operations team on their reporting and forecasting needs for each planning cycle e.g. preparing P&L targets, baselining expenses etc.
  • Own the communications strategy for all planning changes on behalf of the FP&A Operations team which includes executive level and detailed project briefs and status updates
  • Partner with other teams within Finance to drive execution of forecasting, planning and actuals reporting
  • Facilitate finance optimisation efforts and help us build a world-class FP&A organisation by developing, standardising, maintaining and driving continuous improvement of all planning and forecast process
  • On your first day, we'll expect you to:

  • Possess a strong work ethic and are high energy
  • Are innovative, decisive, and willing to challenge the status quo
  • Are able to encourage a team to deliver outstanding results
  • Are able to stay organised while prioritising objectives in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to explain financial data to non-finance leaders
  • Are a strategic problem solver, hands-on and inventive
  • Have a proven track record to motivate change while still being collaborative and inclusive in nature
  • Are adaptable and manage competing responsibilities and deadlines in a timely manner
  • Solid experience with planning and budgeting processes, financial forecasting, P&L management, interpreting and reporting business performance results
  • Prior software sector experience is highly preferred, Cloud/SaaS is a strong plus
  • Advanced Proficiency in financial modelling and Keynote presentation development
  • Strong technical fundamentals - excel, but also exposure to planning tools (Anaplan), database / data warehousing concepts and finance systems (CRM & ERP)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (Finance, Accounting, Economics), MBA and/or CPA is a plus
  • More about the team

    Atlassian has a business model, with a focus on growth and profitability, that is rare among its growth technology peers. We also have an analytics DNA that runs deep through the company's core. FP&A is a highly visible team in the organisation at the intersection of both these focus areas. The FP&A team is a hardworking and collaborative team with an outstanding mix of technology industry, consulting and financial services background. Our responsibilities include facilitating planning, providing insight into business performance, supporting strategic decision making and helping predict the future of the business. We encourage decision-making at every level and highly value a forward-thinking approach and organisational transparency. We work closely with business leaders across all areas of the business to support the Company’s continued growth. You'll join an outstanding team that is passionate about Atlassian, its products, and its customers

    More about our benefits

    Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

    More about Atlassian

    Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why we’re here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

    Additional Information

    We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

    Atlassian is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals participating in the application and interview process, and while performing job functions. Please note that you will have the opportunity to request accommodations at each stage of the assessment process. To request accommodations before scheduling an interview, please reach out to [email protected] and someone will follow up shortly.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can rock the role, we’d love to learn more about you.

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