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Financial Analyst
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Autodesk | Portland, OR
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Job Description

Financial Analyst

Location: Portland, OR -United States

Job ID: 19WD31515

Position Overview

Autodesk Finance offers a challenging and exciting environment for finance professionals. This is a Financial Analyst role that works directly with Digital Business Platform (DBP) and Data Analytics & Automation (DAA) business units to manage variable operating expense. There are tight deadlines and a need for accuracy, sensitivity, and flexibility. Effective communication, thorough self-review of your work product, proactive inquiry, and the ability to collaborate well with a team are required attributes to be successful in this role. This position will report directly to the Senior Finance Manger - Digital Platform and Experience (DPE) and will partner closely with finance business partners.


* Joint ownership of quarterly forecast to land the quarter within 1% forecast accuracy within global guidelines
* Collaborate with the Corporate FP&A team and finance business partners to support overall division spend processes
* Primary finance contact for Digital Business Platform (DBP) and Data Analytics & Automation business unit Managers and Directors
* Drive quarter-end reporting and processes for your business units
* First line of approval for all expenditures
* Provide recurring reporting on forecasting and forecast versus actuals
* Follow-up with external parties to ensure spend envelope is maximized in adherence with global standards
* Collaborate as a team member toward goals, process improvements, and ad hoc projects as needed
* Prepare quarter-end accruals and reclasses
* Frequent meetings with internal stakeholders to resolve their needs and support decision making

Minimum Qualifications

* 4-year degree in Finance/Accounting; and minimum 2 years of experience
* Intermediate Excel skills
* Strong customer service orientation skills
* Ability to communicate with a non-technical audience, understand business needs, and translate them into technical finance requirements
* Able to travel once per quarter to San Francisco, CA

Preferred Qualifications

* Knowledge of SAP GL, Ariba Purchasing, Business Objects Reporting
* Experience working on detailed reporting with the bottoms-up approach
* Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial statements
* Proven record working with a team towards continuous improvement

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.


About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. is a design software and services company. The Company offers products and solutions to customers in the architectural, engineering and construction, manufacturing, geospatial mapping, and digital media and entertainment markets. The Company's two-dimension (2D) horizontal design solutions include AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. In addition, it offers a range of 2D and 3D discipline-specific design and documentation tools. The Company is organized into four reportable operating segments: Platform Solutions and Emerging Business and Other (PSEB), which accounted for 44% of its net revenue during the year ended January 31, 2009 (fiscal 2009), Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), which accounted for 23% of its net revenue in fiscal 2009, Manufacturing Solutions (MSD), which accounted for 21% of its net revenue in fiscal 2009, and Media and Entertainment (M&E), which accounted for 11% of its net revenue in fiscal 2009.