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Autodesk Senior Finance Business Partner, Marketing in Albany, New York

Job Requisition ID #

22WD61496

Position Overview

We are looking for a seasoned finance business partner to join the Worldwide marketing (WWM) finance team and play a critical part in helping us continue to scale. This position reports to the Senior Finance Director of WWM and has frequent interaction with several members of the leadership team.

The WWM organization mission is to build preference and drive demand for Autodesk through personalized marketing experiences that engage and inspire innovators, in their school years and throughout their careers. This role will be a key member of the B&C, MOT leadership team, as well as the WWM Finance leadership team and will help drive success for these organizations.

This candidate must effectively partner with business leaders, yet still adhere to his/her fiduciary duties as a member of the finance organization. The right candidate will demonstrate outstanding critical thinking, excellent collaboration skills, strong financial aptitude and business intuition, and the capability to work at multiple levels, while focusing on the day-to-day financial details.

Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic and operational finance support to the B&C and MOT leadership team to aid in business decision-making and strategic planning, leveraging data and insights

  • Help marketing leadership to drive the efficient investment allocation and maximize ROI

  • Establish measurement framework for new growth initiatives

  • Manage close, forecast, reporting models, and planning models for all marketing activities

  • Provide performance insights to marketing and Finance leadership team

  • Use financial metrics to measure business goals and use data to tell compelling stories that will drive business decisions

  • Drive continuous process improvements to achieve better results

  • Follow standards and ensure compliance with policies as defined by the company and Corporate Accounting

  • Help to enforce controls to fulfill fiduciary responsibilities, including required approvals

  • Be key member of the WWM Finance leadership team to drive COO goals and success

  • Drive global finance initiatives involving broad cross functional teams. Be a part of the future of finance at Autodesk- help us realize our vision to be the best finance team in the industry

  • Partnering – You will act as trusted advisor and be embedded among B&C and MOT leadership teams, providing counsel on where to invest or allocate resources to achieve intended strategic outcomes

  • Analyzing business performance – You’ll be reviewing the actual results of the business KPIs; analyzing and articulating the financial impact of investment and drive maximized ROI

  • Problem Solving – You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to navigate through system and people, to drive process improvement and enhanced reporting capabilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in finance, accounting, or economics. MBA or ACCA/CPA a plus

  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience with finance or business analysis background

  • Prior experience in a technology/software/SaaS company

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Energetic, forward thinking as well as creativity with the highest ethical standards

  • Good communication skills with the ability to influence effectively

  • Strategic thinker with strong business acumen and yet great attention to details

  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to adapt to a start-up like high growth business environment

  • Strong execution with ability to work in a fast pace and manage tight deadlines

  • Growth mindset and ability to learn quickly

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