Financial Analysts ensure that Google makes sound financial decisions. As a Financial Analyst, your work, whether it's modeling business scenarios or tracking performance metrics, is used by our leaders to make strategic company decisions. While working on multiple projects at a time, you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to solve big picture challenges.
In this role, you will provide full finance support to business partners as well as offering scope for leadership of analytical projects. You will work in close partnership with finance colleagues from across the region and consult on planning, reporting, and decision support for the wide range of activities that acquire, delight, and retain our users, advertisers and employees (e.g., investment strategies for products, key market drivers or business profitability and resource allocation). By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) areas based on role availability: Ads, Google Cloud, YouTube, and Technical Infrastructure Finance.
The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.
Use Google’s big data (and knack for the creative) to architect metrics, solve problems, and influence executive decision-making.
Develop new tools in order to drive scalable analysis and insight.
Lead decision making on investment strategies for products, identification of key market drivers for business generation and business profitability, and resource allocation.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
2 years of relevant work experience in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Sales Finance, data modeling, corporate strategy or consulting.
Experience using SQL to extract and manipulate data, or with other programming or scripting languages such as R, Python, C++.
Excellent ability to turn data into actionable insights.
Ability to work across functions and divisions and deliver measurable results
Excellent business judgment, with the ability to motivate colleagues and collaborate effectively to help influence senior leadership.
Excellent quantitative, written, and presentation skills, with the ability to be innovative, organized, and thorough.
Additional InstructionsNote: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location for this position from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; Redwood City, CA, USA; San Bruno, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA; Kirkland, WA, USAGoogle is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.