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Facebook Finance Analyst, Facebook Connectivity in Austin, Texas

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

In this role, you will join a team that manages the finances for Facebook’s connectivity initiatives which include Edge Network infrastructure and FB Connectivity. The Edge Network group is responsible for scaling our network for more than 2 billion monthly active users. Facebook’s rapid growth is driving an unprecedented increase in our global network footprint as we strive to reach more people with an expanding product portfolio while improving both performance and reliability. Facebook Connectivity's mission is bringing more people online to a faster Internet. Together, with hundreds of partners across dozens of countries, Facebook is working to help overcome the global Internet connectivity challenges of accessibility, affordability and awareness. Our products already serve hundreds of millions of people and drive substantial impact. You will gain invaluable experience in a position which offers significant responsibility and interaction with management as well as considerable opportunity to have a large impact within a growing Finance organization. Our ideal candidate is a well-rounded top performer who can be a key contributor in a high-energy growth environment. This role is a full-time opportunity based in the Menlo Park, CA office.

Required Skills:

  1. Key contributor to financial planning and reporting for key teams – including monthly close, quarterly reporting/forecast, and annual budget cycles

  2. Coordinate with Accounting and business partner teams to identify accruals and contractual commitments for Month End and Quarter End close process

  3. Build financial models for long-range planning and evaluation of Network & Connectivity investments

  4. Drive process improvements and analytical projects, including development of financial dashboards and metric scorecards

  5. Review purchase requisitions and contracts to ensure accuracy and compliance with financial plan

  6. Collaborate with cross-functional teams - Tax, Accounting, IT, Operations, and Business Development to provide end-to-end financial support

  7. Deep dive into data to find meaningful insights and trends

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years financial analysis experience from a technology company, investment bank, consulting firm, and/or Big 4 Accounting

  2. Experience using Excel and financial reporting software (e.g. Oracle/Essbase) to maintain reporting packages on an ongoing basis

  3. Experience building and managing relationships with business partners and other cross-functional stakeholders

  4. Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MBA or master’s degree

  2. Excellent analytical, financial modeling, and FP&A skills

  3. Network and/or Telecom experience

  4. Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and unstructured problems

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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