ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Corporate FP&A Manager in San Jose, California

Corporate FP&A Manager

San Jose, California


What We Are Doing:

ForeScout is at the forefront of IoT Security. As the world becomes more and more connected so does the need for ForeScout's products. We are looking for individuals that want to be at the ground floor of building a product that addresses the world’s most challenging security problems. Innovation starts here, visionaries welcomed!

This position will be part of our growing Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. The FP&A Manager, Corporate will work with the rest of the Corporate Finance team to help build a world-class Corporate FP&A team in a high growth international company.

What you will do:

  • Manage the development of long-range financial plans

  • Preparation of annual plan

  • Revised quarterly forecasts

  • Long-range 5 year plan

  • Maintain and enhance corporate planning models

  • Lead the gathering, consolidation, and analysis of operating and financial results, including analysis of quarterly trends and drivers, budget vs. actual

  • Partner with VPs, Directors and other senior leaders to provide financial recommendations. The ideal candidate has the ability to identify issues, perform analysis, and present to senior executives.

  • Lead the preparation of monthly/quarterly management and BoD reports regarding the underlying performance of the business, leading indicators and key metrics

  • Manage the development and preparation of analytics and financial summaries to support corporate strategic planning

  • Ad-hoc reporting

  • Special projects – Strategic

  • Trend and variance analysis

  • Profitability analysis

  • Develop and maintain financial models for use in M&A activity

  • Maintain and expand on current benchmark analytics for tracking ForeScout against its peers

  • Work closely with SEC Reporting team and accounting group to ensure appropriate reporting on US GAAP basis

    Skills / Attributes Required:

  • Expert financial modeling and data analysis: Strong financial modeling skillset, ability to use drivers and assumptions to build forecasts, and a strong command of accounting and financial statement analysis

  • Demonstrated aptitude to think strategically and advise senior business managers on a broad set of decisions

  • Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results

  • Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions

  • Relationship Management: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team

  • Intellectual curiosity & adaptability: Keen interest in learning about the business & industry, and willingness / ability to adjust to new technology & look for ways to implement new technologies / approaches.

  • Presentation Skills: Effective in a variety of presentation settings including one-on-one, small and large groups.

  • Influencing and Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action

  • Planning and Priority Setting: Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and effectively manage a team to meet and exceed goals. Possess strong organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with an MBA, CFA, CPA, or CMA is required

  • 8+ years of experience with growing level of responsibility in a finance position with a focus on Corporate FP&A

  • 3+ years in a corporate FP&A role in a publicly traded company

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Experience working with advanced financial modeling tools (experience working with Anaplan, Netsuite, Tableau or a plus)

What ForeScout Offers You:

Strong product, good leadership, great culture, good people, diverse, great benefits, and great compensation. If you have good work ethic, are visible, and lean in, you will be recognized. We are in growth mode and there is an abundance of opportunities. A positive attitude and being flexible to change goes a long way here at ForeScout!

  • Competitive compensation and Benefits

  • Collaborative and innovative environment – make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology.