Splunk Senior Business Systems Analyst in San Jose, California


Description: That’s a cool job! I want it!

Ready to shake things up? Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and strive to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun, and most meaningfully to each other’s success. We continue to be on a tear while enjoying incredible growth year over year.

With growth comes scaling opportunities and the need to strengthen our team by adding a Senior Business Systems Analyst for Financial Applications to drive performance, efficiency, and effectiveness. With a consistent track record automating core finance & accounting processes with low friction, high value business systems, you'll help Splunk prepare internally for growth as we scale into a multibillion dollar company. This role is for you if possess a blend of engagement skills, revenue process and system knowledge, attention to detail, critical thinking, and a passion for frictionless systems.

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that.

In this role you will define and own key IT Finance projects ensuring their successful execution and continued alignment to the overall business flow, system architecture and data management direction at Splunk. Additionally you will work with the end-users and their management to determine and enhance business processes and workflow, and be responsible for maintaining all assigned business systems documentation. This role within Splunk is a strategic advisor to our internal clients and thus requires a high level of expertise in Finance IT systems, as well as superior communication, prioritization and influencing skills.

You will:

  • Lead project delivery by defining, maintaining and communicating Finance Systems requirements, solution approach & design, standards and standardized methodologies across the Enterprise.

  • Develop and assist business partners with creating requirements, identifying gaps and translating business requirements into technical solutions.

  • Collaborate closely with solution architects to define and implement effective and efficient solutions to business challenges and opportunities.

  • Guide and mentor delivery teams in all aspects of delivery, process optimization regarding the Financial Systems.

  • Perform project design reviews and audits to ensure all team members meet design objectives and follow standards.

    You'll join a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for accelerating and simplifying the Accounting, Tax, FP&A, A P, A R and reporting functions and platforms. You will be challenged with identifying creative ideas and proofs of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers.

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that.

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience implementing large scale business systems with at least three large scale implementations.

  • Experience in finance operations and deep understanding of various processes including but not limited to GL Accounting, Tax, P2P and Order to Cash.

  • Experience with Cloud ERP solutions is a requirement, e.g. NetSuite, WorkDay, or SAP Cloud, Oracle Cloud, as is a good knowledge of integration of Finance system with other applications.

  • Progressively larger degrees of responsibility, specifically focused on business analysis and project management.

  • Ability to explain complex systems and technical topics in a clear, concise manner to others who may have minimal technical knowledge using oral, written and visual presentations.

  • Excellent planning and execution skills with a demonstrable history of establishing and meeting impactful goals and objectives with regards to data integration.

  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, providing consistent record of all activities, while handling confidential work with discretion.

  • Experience leading complex initiatives in a SOX compliant environment.

  • Proficiency with all the components of the MS-Office Suite, including Visio.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or other technical discipline or Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience is preferred.

  • Travel up to 25%

Splunk has been named one of San Francisco Bay Area's "Best Places to Work" by The San Francisco Business Times, ten years in a row. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and a plethora of benefits.

Splunk 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, veteran or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. We also consider applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

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