LinkedIn Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis in Sunnyvale, California

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We are looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to join our team supporting our LinkedIn Sales Solutions business line. You will be responsible for managing commissions forecasting and leading key cross-functional projects that drive significant impact to the business. You will be the primary point person interfacing with cross-functional leadership, leading annual planning and assisting with expense management. You will be an expert in understanding key business drivers and developing actionable insights.

Responsibilities :

  • Serve as a primary business partner to LinkedIn Sales Solutions cross-functional leads, coordinating planning cycles and providing these leaders with insights to manage headcount and expenses

  • Forecast LinkedIn Sales Solutions commissions expense

  • Maintain LinkedIn Sales Solutions long range forecast

  • Lead special projects, such as segment profitability analysis, that create significant business impact

  • Analyze budget and forecast variances to actual and review with management team

  • Provide management with insights into drivers of bookings, revenue and expenses, as well as risks and opportunities

  • Maintain and update global performance metrics and reporting packages

  • Audit and review financial models to ensure they are both accurate and updated

  • Ensure that the various reporting systems and source data are accurate and reconciled

Basic Qualifications :

  • BA/BS degree in finance, accounting or related field

  • 8+ years of financial analysis experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Master’s in finance or an MBA degree

  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase and Oracle Financials

  • Experience working directly in an FP&A environment modeling bookings, revenue and expenses

  • Understanding of accounting theory and practices (e.g., basic revenue recognition rules and proper expense timing)

  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Excellent communication, analytical and system skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain complex financial models

  • Ability to demonstrate thought leadership and managing relationships with senior stakeholders

  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision