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2023-47849 -

Principal Financial Analyst- Payments

Location(s): Mountain View, California
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Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide with TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

The Small Business & Self Employed Group (“SBSEG”) is Intuit’s largest business unit with $8B+ in revenue, serving 8M+ customers with the QuickBooks line of products including accounting, payments, payroll and financing solutions. The US SBSEG Finance team is critical in driving business growth and profitability through strategic, financial and operational leadership. Come join Intuit as part of the SBSEG Finance team as a Principal Financial Analyst partnering with the QuickBooks Online Payments business segment and reporting to the US SBSEG Senior Finance Manager.

Qualifications

You are a seasoned finance leader, with strong analytical and modeling skills and a deep understanding of Payments business. You also have demonstrable experience of acting as a business partner, supporting and challenging non-finance stakeholders. As this role involves constant interaction with senior non-finance stakeholders across the business, you need the confidence and emotional intelligence to effectively communicate at all levels. You need to be a highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, simultaneously manage several priorities, and challenge the status quo to lead change and operational improvements. The ideal candidate has worked in the hi-tech industry (preferably payments) and enjoys operating in an extremely fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. 

  • BS in Finance or Economics (MBA Preferred) or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years relevant experience in a highly dynamic finance role 
  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to both lead and drive analysis; advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Excel to analyze complex business scenarios by building/improving financial models
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with a knack for numbers, eye for detail, and ability to execute with an exceptionally high degree of accuracy
  • Trusted business partner who delivers operational excellence by understanding the needs of the business and identifying opportunities to improve financial results
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with experience in presenting to business partners with confidence, conviction, and credibility
  • Excellent collaboration skills, ability to work well within teams, and ability to coordinate across multiple organizations
  • Ability to influence all levels of leadership to drive actions, behaviors, decisions and business outcomes
  • Attention to details and ability to synthesize large volumes of data into insightful recommendations to the executive leadership team
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, creative and able to juggle multiple priorities
  • Superior organization, time management and task prioritization skills
  • A positive attitude with a “win together” mindset and "can do" attitude
  • Grace under pressure with a good sense of humor and dose of humility
  • Strong accounting knowledge especially in a software and payments environment

Responsibilities

  • Strategic planning: Be a trusted advisor to the QuickBooks Money Payments leadership team to develop and refine our 1- and 3-year strategic plans, proactively highlighting risks and opportunities related to business growth and drive optimal investment decisions through data-driven insights and business modeling expertise.
  • Operational excellence: Partner with the Product, Marketing and Analytics partners to develop and monitor key performance indicators to drive insights and decision making in order to achieve our strategic and financial plans.
  • Modeling: Work with business partners and finance colleagues to create financial models to analyze complex business scenarios that drive and inform our go-to-market strategy (e.g. promotion, pricing, new sales channel opportunities, product development priorities).
  • Financial reporting: Prepare financial reporting deliverables (month-end close package, variance explanations, etc) to enable transparency into the business’s performance and drivers. Liaise with the Corporate Accounting team and cross-functional business partners to ensure correct accounting treatment of business activities.
  • Process improvement: Drive efficiencies and continuous improvement by streamlining, standardizing and automating processes and reporting requirements.

Intuit provides a competitive compensation package with a strong pay for performance rewards approach. The expected base pay range for this position is Bay Area California $169,176-228,225. This position will be eligible for a cash bonus, equity rewards and benefits, in accordance with our applicable plans and programs (see more about our compensation and benefits at Intuit®: Careers | Benefits). Pay offered is based on factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and work location. To drive ongoing pay equity for employees, Intuit conducts regular comparisons across categories of ethnicity and gender.

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