• Senior Manager, FP&A

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Job ID
    Accounting / Finance - Finance
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    Nuance is the pioneer and leader in conversational artificial intelligence (AI) innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. We deliver solutions that understand, analyze, and respond to people, amplifying human intelligence to increase productivity and improve security. With decades of both domain and AI expertise, we work with thousands of organizations across a wide range of industries.


    Join our team! At Nuance, we are constantly reinventing how people connect with technology and with each other. Our AI-powered solutions empower organizations to transform “business as usual.” For decades, the world’s leading financial, healthcare, telecommunications, retailers, and government organizations have trusted Nuance to bring them award-winning solutions that deliver more meaningful outcomes and empower a smarter, more connected world. From clinical speech recognition technologies that free physicians to spend more time caring for patients to real-time intelligence that powers billions of customer interactions, we’re deeply committed to helping organizations push the boundaries of what’s possible.

    Job Summary

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead FP&A team for Hosting COGs, R&D, IT and Facilities 
    • Partner with Business Unit Finance, Business Operations, CTO and CIO to develop multi-year plans, annual operating plans and quarterly forecasts for Hosting COGs, R&D, IT and Facilities
    • Design and execute on expense and hiring controls and engage with business leaders throughout the company to ensure forecast and plan achievement
    • Partner with accounting to manage the monthly and quarterly close
    • Partner with Hosting Opreations Team to develop variable COGs forecasting models and Facilities Management to develop Site Strategy and Expansion forecasting models
    • Develop and manage weekly, monthly and quarterly management reporting, analyze trends and variances, assess risks and communicate key messages to senior leadership


    Key Relationships

    • Report directly to the Head of FP&A
    • Work in partnership, on a daily basis, with Business Operations, Business Unit Finance, Corporate Finance, and executive management throughout R&D, Hosting Operations, IT and Facilities 
    • 1 Direct Report


    • Minimum 10 plus years’ work experience, with a strong focus in financial management and analysis, preferably in a high tech matrixed environment.
    • BS Business, Finance, Economics, or Accounting, MBA and/or CPA preferred
    • Initiative, intelligence, strong attention to detail, and integrity in striving for continuous improvement is absolutely essential to the success of this role
    • Advanced Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Smartview, Hyperion Essbase, Oracle, Salesforce.com or comparable CRM system, and Excel Modeling skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to listen and interpret the requirements of internal clients, plan accordingly and exceed expectations as well as deliver well-prepared, substantive, focused presentations to senior management
    • Ability to establish rapport, develop strong partnerships and maintain trust with senior level sales, finance and division leadership
    • Strong hands-on experience in complex financial modeling, problem solving, analysis and planning
    • Willingness to dig deep into details as well as the ability to assess the big picture
    • Ability to prioritize effectively in a dynamic environment


    Additional Information

    Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.  


    Nuance Communications, Inc. (“Nuance”) is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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