Director, Finance

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This role can be based remotely in United States

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“At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!"

We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diversefun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud! We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation!    

Join us as a Director of Finance for our SaaS Operations Team!

BMC’s dynamic corporate teams are strategic and trusted advisors to the global organization supporting, enhancing, and driving BMC’s vision, culture, growth, and so much more. Each individual within the corporate teams is a valued partner to the overarching success of BMC’s employees and customers. 

As the Finance Director of SaaS Operations at BMC, you will serve as trusted finance advisor to the SaaS Operations team and have responsibility for budget, expense, forecasting, data center capacity planning, cost analysis, investment business cases and more. BMC is investing heavily in transforming our operations through CFM (Cloud Financial Management) tools and deployment of end-to-end FinOps practices, making this a very exciting time to join the team and be part of the transformation.

Here is how, through this exciting role, YOU will contribute to BMC's and your own success:

  • Business partnering with SaaS Operations VP and directs, add value through insights and decision support
  • Maintain SaaS P&L and KPIs
  • Closely partner with Business Unit finance teams to understand how BU priorities will impact SaaS Operation spending plans/forecasts (e.g. topline plans, product roadmaps, R&D initiatives, sales plays)
  • Provide guidance to sales and business leaders on sales pricing and related gross margin expectations from sales proposals/quotes
  • Drive the creation of new methodologies for consistently and accurately reporting gross margins trends by Customer, Product, Geography, Cloud provider (e.g. AWS vs. Azure)
  • Annual and long-range planning, forecasts, zero-base budgeting, strategic planning, M&A activity support, maintain a quarterly reporting package of core performance metrics

To ensure you are set up for success, you will bring the following skillset & experience:

  • You hold a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • You have 10+ years of experience in a Finance related role with 5+ years previous management experience
  • Your background includes experience in financially supporting business functions such as data center operations, SaaS operations or cloud provider infrastructures
  • Expertise in SaaS (business model, topline and operational acumen)
  • AWS cost optimization including the use of AWS cost management tools
  • Experience and/or certifications in FinOps and CFM tools (e.g. Cloudability) preferred

Our commitment to you!

BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! If after reading the above, you are unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas!

It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

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