Senior Application Engineer, Finance

| Mountain View, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 185,000-203,000 Annually
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At GFiber, we believe in the power of great internet that lets people do more, helps communities get stronger and makes amazing things possible. We’re not just growing to build better internet experiences, we’re also building a welcoming place where people who want to make a difference can grow their careers.

GFiber is an Alphabet company that brings Google Fiber and Google Fiber Webpass internet services to homes and businesses across the United States. Our growing, inclusive team is expanding as we connect more cities and people.

The application window will be open until at least June 3, 2024. This opportunity will remain online based on business needs which may be before or after the specified date.

GFiber’s mission is to deliver abundant internet on networks that are always fast and always open with products that are easy to understand and clearly priced. We believe that customers deserve a better internet experience and everything we do is focused on providing just that. At GFiber, you’ll work in an environment that’s redefining the status quo in the Internet industry.

Role Description

As our Senior Application Engineer, Finance, you will use your experience in SAP and tax solution tools to ensure our finance and tax operations are efficient, compliant, and aligned with our strategic goals. In this role, you’ll use your expert-level knowledge of SAP, for finance operations, and tax management solution/tool for tax compliance and management, to implement and test new processes that enable the finance and tax departments to move more efficiently. Additionally, you’ll provide training and support to the teams highlighting your ability as an effective communicator and collaborator.

In this role, you'll:

  • Engage closely with the finance and tax departments to gain a deep understanding of their processes, challenges, and objectives. Conduct detailed analysis to identify improvement and optimization opportunities.
  • Design and recommend solutions using SAP for finance operations and a tax management solution (e.g., Vertex) that addresses identified business needs. Ensure these solutions are scalable, reliable, and efficient.
  • Lead the implementation of SAP finance modules and tax management/solution systems, including system configuration, customization, and integration with existing business systems, ensuring alignment with business requirements.
  • Manage testing activities to ensure the implemented solutions meet business needs without defects. Oversee user acceptance testing with the finance and tax teams.
  • Develop and deliver training materials for the finance and tax teams on new systems and features. Provide ongoing support and expert advice to ensure effective utilization of SAP and a tax management solution.
  • Continuously monitor the performance of finance and tax systems, identifying and resolving any issues to improve system efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide oversight on all financial and tax systems and processes ensuring adherence to relevant laws, regulations, and industry best practices. Maintain comprehensive documentation of system configurations, processes, and compliance records.

At a minimum we'd like you to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of experience working with SAP and/or a tax management/solution tool.
  • Experience in financial principles, tax laws, and regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in the configuration, customization and integration of SAP finance modules.
  • Experience using tax management/solution too, both in setup and maintenance, for tax compliance and management practices.
  • Experience with the end-to-end implementation of SAP and tax management/solution too.
  • 3 years in a leadership or team lead role.

It's preferred if you have:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in roles with a focus on finance and tax processes and tax management tools (e.g.,  Vertex).
  • Experience identifying inefficiencies, gaps, and areas for improvement with ability to enhance overall process efficiency and user satisfaction.
  • Experience as the primary liaison and management between the organization and service vendors, ensuring alignment on projects, and effectively communicating progress and challenges to internal stakeholders.
  • Exposure to Supply Chain, Procure to Pay, Siemens Teamcenter, Coupa, HR Systems (Workday, Concur), Nuvolo, Simple Legal, P6, Blackline, and Asignet.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is between $185,000 -$203,000 + bonus + cash award + benefits. Your recruiter will share more about the specific salary range for your targeted location during the hiring process.

GFiber is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. Disclosure is voluntary, and this information will be kept confidential in compliance with Google's Candidate Privacy Policy. For more information please refer to our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and the EEOC's "Know your rights: workplace discrimination is illegal" (PDF). 

It's important to us to create an accessible, inclusive workplace for everyone. If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our accommodations for applicants form. Our candidate accommodations team will then connect with you to confidentially discuss your options.

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Google Fiber operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Mountain View, California. Google Fiber was founded in 2011. It has 1211 total employees. To see all 14 open jobs at Google Fiber, click here.
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