QualificationsProduct managementCommunication skillsSQLBachelor’s degreeMaster of Business AdministrationMaster’s degree
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
4 years of experience working within finance, strategy consulting, sales insights, or analytics teams
MBA or Master’s degree in a management, technical, or engineering field
Knowledge of financial systems and business applications including accounting (e.g. SQL/reporting tools)
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, modeling, and presentation skills
Exceptional communication skills, business acumen, and work ethic
About the job
Financial Analysts ensure that Google makes sound financial decisions. As a Financial Analyst, your work, whether it’s modeling business scenarios or tracking performance metrics, is used by our leaders to make strategic company decisions. While working on multiple projects at a time, you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to solve big picture challenges.
The Geo Expansion Financial Planning and Analysis team is responsible for planning Google Cloud Platform’s data center footprint globally to support our customers’ needs and accelerate business growth. This includes all elements of planning from early stage market assessment, to developing comprehensive business plans for new region/market entries, to programmatically scaling the business. We own and update multi-year growth plans for managing and growing Google Cloud regions.
In this role, you will influence seamlessly across multiple stakeholders from different functions and levels within Google Cloud. You will collaborate and work closely with Sales, Product, Engineering and Infrastructure teams.
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.
Own multi-year business forecasting and planning for Google Cloud Data Centers
Improve process and financial governance by minimizing process exceptions and enforcing cost guardrails
Partner with Sales, Sales Finance, Product Management, and Capacity Planning on periodic updates to Google Cloud’s multi-year data center power demand plans
Partner with Data Center Location Strategy, Infrastructure Operations, and Technical Infrastructure Finance to project long-term profit and loss impact of data center supply expansion plans at the regional and global level
Partner with Cloud Finance and Corporate Finance teams to feed accurate long-term financial projections for Alphabet-level financial reporting
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