Facebook Finance Manager, Communications & Public Policy in Menlo Park, California


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.


Facebook's FP&A team partners closely with business leaders and managers across the company to drive strategic initiatives, optimize expense and headcount investments, track & report financials and analyze underlying business drivers & trends. We focus on using our unique view into the numbers to surface opportunities and to guide the efficient use of our resources. Successful candidates for this team have a bias toward action, exceptional partnership and communication skills, and an ability to engage in both detailed analytical & reporting work and strategic, high-level discussions. In this role, you will be the lead finance partner responsible for supporting the planning, strategic decision making, and forecasting & reporting activities for the Communications and Policy teams. You will act as part internal strategic consultant and part financial business partner to a team of executives. You will gain invaluable experience in a position that offers significant responsibility as well as considerable opportunity to have a large impact within a lean, but rapidly growing Finance organization. Our ideal candidate is a well-rounded top performer who excels in an unstructured environment, can juggle multiple business units and projects at a time, finds creative ways to tackle ambiguous problems, and has an interest in managerial responsibilities. The position is full-time and located in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Build strong business partnerships with leaders of all levels and functions

  2. Influence business partner decisions through developing frameworks and analysis of quantitative and qualitative measures

  3. Provide financial leadership for headcount planning, budgeting, forecasting, and long-range planning

  4. Manage processes related to month-end and quarter-end close, including accruals and management reporting

  5. Collaborate cross-functionally with other FP&A groups, as well as operations including strategic sourcing, purchasing, accounting, and corporate finance to provide seamless support

  6. Build thoughtful analyses to drive better investment decisions and measure the efficacy of various programs

  7. Optimize existing monthly, quarterly, & annual forecasting processes and reporting

  8. Promote thought leadership in process improvement to scale forecasting and reporting tools, procedures, and methodologies

  9. Lead and develop a small team of high performing FP&A professionals

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS in Business, Economics, or equivalent

  2. 8+ years of finance-related experience in a technology, investment banking, consulting, or public accounting firm

  3. Experience building cross-functional relationships and partnering with organizational leaders

  4. Analytical experience and experience with building business cases

  5. Experience with communication and tailoring messaging for audiences of varying level of seniority

  6. Experience in Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. People management experience

  2. Experience in engaging with and challenge business partners as both an advocate and an objective assessor of their initiatives, programs and objectives

  3. Experience with self-starting and direct work in an unstructured environment

  4. Detail-oriented, and able to multi-task and prioritize to deliver impact in fast-paced environment

  5. Experience with Hyperion Essbase and Oracle Financials

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. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.