Senior Finance Manager - Claris

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Feb 2, 2021

Role Number:200219947

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experienc...Summary


Posted: Feb 2, 2021

Role Number:200219947

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. If you love thinking analytically and are passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate challenges, we'd love to hear from you!

Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. You and your team will support Apple's growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You'll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to drive informed decisions and execute strategies. Finance upholds our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company's future.

You will run Finance and Sales Operations for Claris, a wholly owned Subsidiary of Apple Inc., and pioneer in the low-code custom app industry. Claris offers a suite of services that empower problem solvers to drive digital transformation in businesses large and small, with over 1.3 million active users globally across SMBs and the Fortune 500. This is an exciting position in a constantly evolving space where the right individual can make a huge difference in the success of the business.

This role also forms an integral part of Claris' management team and offers a unique opportunity to partner closely and influence all parts of the business. A blend of commercial, operational, strategic, and traditional controllership finance duties makes this role not only broad in scope, but also a rare chance within Apple to apply end-to-end business acumen.

We are looking for a well-rounded finance leader with a robust executive presence, deep analytical capabilities, extensive interest in Apple's and Claris' business and strategy, polished communication skills, and a "player-coach" attitude with an ability to build high-performing teams.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of Finance / Business Experience in a fast paced, high pressure environment; forecasting and/or accounting experiences are desirable
  • Demonstrated experience creating accurate business projections, managing costs, and influencing business partners; prior experience with Agile highly desirable
  • Utmost ease performing quantitative and financial analyses in a product & service context; able to work comfortably with incomplete information while dealing with ambiguity
  • Strong intuition for business and high intellectual curiosity with solid interest in Apple's business and strategy
  • Detail oriented while able to keep sight of the "big picture"
  • Proven experience building and/or running high-performance teams; able to form positive relationships with several business partners and peers
  • Passion for automating and improving processes, and drive to adopt latest technology tools at our disposal
  • Outstanding verbal and written business communication skills

- Run Claris' Finance and Operations organization spread across the US, London, and Tokyo, and be part of Claris' management team
- Closely partner with Claris' business and functional leaders, provide them with a clear understanding of their financial performance, and instrument the necessary levers to increase it
- Oversee commercial finance activities including pricing and discounts, sales targets and quotas, creation and management of SKUs and part numbers, ad-hoc reporting and trend analysis
- Handle monthly, quarterly and annual budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting and disclosure processes, paying particular attention to maintain accurate bookkeeping
- Use Apple's financial and business infrastructure to improve Claris performance and simplify operations; be a champion of process simplification and help craft & deploy technology solutions aimed at streamlining financial tasks and operations
- Be an active participant of the Services & Infrastructure Finance leadership team and handle special projects and requests as required

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Finance, or other quantitative field. CPA and /or MBA with a concentration in Finance are desirable

Additional Requirements

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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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