* Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
* Experience in management consulting, corporate strategy or strategy and operations.
* MBA, Master’s degree or other advanced degree in Operations, Finance or Economics.
* Experience in project management or with leading one or more finance lifecycles (e.g., R2R, P2P, A2R, H2R, O2C).
* Experience in developing organizational objectives and priorities and leading initiatives to meet them.
* Developed business acumen, ability to facilitate discussions with senior stakeholders to obtain key decisions.
* Effective team management, communication and problem solving skills.
The Finance Operations team manages Google’s cash transactions on a global basis and ensures that Google’s incoming and outgoing cash processes are controlled, effective and efficient. As a member of this team, you’ll find innovative ways to manage our complex set of transactions. You thrive on making processes more efficient and scalable, you work to ensure the highest level of quality of our operations and you proactively minimize operational risk. Externally, you collaborate with our outsourcing partners and internally, you collaborate across the five areas of the Financial Operations team: Global Revenue Operations, Procure to Pay, Electronic Payment Services, Business Process Outsourcing, and Payroll.
As a Program Manager, you’ll focus and manage the delivery output from our strategic Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Vendors. You’ll work to deliver greater efficiencies, higher quality and lower risk for Google’s Accounting and Finance teams. You’ll lead complex, multidisciplinary initiatives that span offices, time-zones and hemispheres and engage with senior leadership.
You have a deep understanding of Finance processes, and you are a strategic thinker that can provide insights, set objectives and drive automation and transformation initiatives that will ensure that Finance processes continue to scale as Google grows and ventures into new industries.
The name Google came from “googol,” a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.
* Lead and manage global transformational and cross-functional initiatives that impact multiple teams across Google’s Finance organization.
* Research, analyze and assess opportunities, trends and operating metrics to develop objectives and priorities.
* Establish and lead working groups/workshops and provide executive reporting.
* Manage project dependencies and the impact on downstream initiatives.