Manager, Media Strategy & Planning
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Job CategoryMarketing & Communications
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Overview of the Role
Are you ready to help us scale the business? We are building Salesforce's Media Lab, a global centralized media operation across strategy, AdTech, operations, intelligence, and of course, media! We're looking for experienced Finance professionals who are detail oriented, analytical, and have a passion for digital marketing to manage the budget and spend of this world-class organization.
Lead all aspects of Purchase Order (PO) spend across vendors to ensure sufficient funds available and facilitate PO adjustments with vendors & internal partners (i.e., Marketing, Finance, Procurement, Staffing) as necessary
Collaborate with vendors, internal Accounts Payable and Procurement teams to align on billing, validate and approve invoices
Partner closely with the Analytics, Digital Demand and Data Science teams to build predicative and accountable financial models on marketing expenses
Drives strategy and execution of fiscal year planning, coordination, and ongoing monitoring of performance against budget (financial plan/forecasts, dashboards, strategic planning documents, etc).
Leads all aspects of financial reporting activities; monitors and anticipates performance against budget
Drive quarter-end financial reconciliation, including review of expenses, targets to actuals and deliver accurate supporting documentation
Partner with key Media Lab team members and Finance to deliver the following:
Support the preparation for key business updates including Quarterly Business Reviews
Return on Investment (ROI)/Return on Ad Spend (ROAS) Reporting by tactic, region and business unit, providing a historical view of marketing-generated pipe generation by a dollar spent; used also as an indication for future performance projections
Data-driven scorecard for strategic prioritization & insights used for fiscal and quarterly planning Media Lab Books of Business (key business & marketing performance reports, within the context of team budgets to drive conversations/decision making)
5+ years of relevant experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), controllership or Financial Operations.
Degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Experience will be evaluated based on the core competencies for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)
Extensive financial modeling experience, including advanced spreadsheet skills
Proven track record of achievement, process improvement and professional growth
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to partner with cross-functional team members to achieve alignment, drive results and present outcomes
High level of confidence and comfort in working autonomously without constant supervision (self-starter, strong initiative, fast learner)
Detail Oriented; Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and diving into complex issues
Strong sense of ownership and accountability and take pride in what you do!
Experience with marketing expenses/ad spend is a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint, Google Sheets & Slides; Tableau is a plus *LI-Y
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