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Facebook Regional Lead - Business Strategy and Planning in Denver, Colorado

Intro:

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.

Summary:

In this role, your primary responsibility will be to develop and facilitate sound business processes in Operational finance/budget and contracting/vendor management programs to support and enable the Facilities Operations (FacOps) teams to be successful. This will include helping them to manage their project portfolio, operations and maintenance budget needs and aid in the improved predictability of long-range budget planning. You will be responsible for organizing budget inputs, providing summary reporting and surfacing insights with key stakeholders, tracking procurement actions, and improving various process efficiency. You will be expected to use data to provide trend analysis and make meaningful recommendations to drive action towards more predictable financial performance based on known business changes. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in tactical execution of finance and business processes, predictive analysis of large data sets and a good understanding of processes related to operations and maintenance and project management in critical environments. This position is part of the Facility Operations and Data Center Infrastructure team.

Required Skills:

  1. Provide budgetary, finance, and business operations support to Data Center Facility Operations teams who manage the various infrastructure improvement projects and day-to-day operating needs.

  2. Be the primary lead in your region in supporting the sites on Project planning, controls, scheduling, as well as other business processes such as contracting, etc. The processes are developed by other team members but this role will help implement them.

  3. Seek feedback from the field and help the program leads improve processes to create efficiency and facilitate decision-making.

  4. Lead development of the long range (5+ years) budget forecast based on long range plans. Actively facilitate this budget preparation process across multiple stakeholders in variable time zones.

  5. Lead quarterly budget refreshes based on changes in short term plan assumptions with key stakeholders and lead the end of quarter/year closeout processes - accruals, financial data consolidation and reporting for fixed and variable purchase orders, services, and site operations.

  6. Work with cross-functional partners to provide financial reporting, project budgeting, and future planning.

  7. Provide for presentation of data in a comprehensible manner to support business decisions.

  8. Produce dashboards, tracking mechanisms, analyze data to allow assessment of financial health and to support key business decisions.

  9. Review purchase requisitions and contracts to ensure accuracy and compliance with financial plan.

  10. Facilitate quarterly project planning review sessions to assess quality of inputs and synchronize team's project priorities and budget needs.

  11. Serve as primary liaison with Sourcing and AP for the cradle to grave management of purchase orders and requisitions.

  12. Work with vendor on boarding, accounts payable, financial planning and analysis and supply chain teams to manage the end-to-end process of vendor payments per net terms.

  13. Create presentations for program managers that effectively communicate their budget versus spend results, variations and recommended changes to reconcile the differences.

  14. Through collaboration with partner organizations, assess and improve business processes to include contracting process and business reviews.

  15. Ability to travel - estimated 35%.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in construction management, accounting, finance, or similar discipline.

  2. 5+ years of experience performing financial modeling, sensitivity analysis, and financial risk assessment.

  3. Experience in project management workstreams and capital expenditure planning.

  4. Analytical skills with affinity for data, analytics and attention to detail.

  5. Experience with Excel, Tableau and SQL.

  6. Experience with cost control tools such as eBuilder, Oracle.

  7. Experience communicating on the financial status across multiple stakeholders.

  8. Experience with data center OpEx and CapEx management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience designing, setting up and implementing a cost and financial control system, financial software applications, as well as business intelligence tools.

  2. Experience with change management and implementing global programs.

  3. Background and interest in process improvement and gap analysis.

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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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