Facebook Financial Analyst, Backbone Analytics in Menlo Park, California


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.


The FP&A team manages Facebook’s entire budget of revenue and expense. We focus on using our unique view into ‘the numbers’ to see trends and opportunities that are developing within Facebook and within related industries. Successful candidates for this team have a bias toward action, have exceptional partnership and communication skills, and know how to balance getting the details right while still moving fast.In this role, you will join a team that manages the finances for Facebook’s network infrastructure. This 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. You will be responsible for evaluating network business models and producing insightful financial metrics to support our network backbone business. 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 self-starter and well-rounded top performer who can be a key contributor in a high-energy growth environment.

Required Skills:

  1. Build financial models to support in depth analysis needed for network build decisions and to provide clear insight on Facebook’s network investment strategies

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

  3. Own monthly and quarterly business metrics reporting

  4. Play integral part in process improvements by partnering with up-stream process owners and enhance current tools/systems related to infrastructure financial management

  5. Collaborate with cross-functional teams - Tax, Accounting, IT, Operations, and Network Investments to provide end-to-end financial support

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree

  2. 3+ years of experience in financial analysis related roles

  3. Experience building financial models

  4. Experience using PowerPoint

  5. Experience delivering analytical presentations to a set of audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years financial analysis experience from an investment bank, strategy consulting, or Fortune 500 company

  2. Experience in scripting (SQL, R)

  3. Understanding of telecommunications infrastructure network industry concepts

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. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.