Senior Finance Manager


The Opportunity:

The role will work closely with Finance management to and be responsible for the planning, preparation and analysis of the USA annual budget, quarterly forecasts and monthly financial reports. The role will involve significant business partnering with leaders in the various functional areas in the US with an initial focus on operating expenses.  You will be responsible for managing the payroll, sales commission reporting and accounts payable function for the USA business.  Additionally, the Finance Manager is responsible for establishing strong process for expense approval including contract review to ensure that third party services and other non-inventory purchases are in line with the operating budget.

Reporting to: Vice President of Finance

Location: Framingham, MA

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Support the team for the annual budget and quarterly forecasts process
  • Prepare, review month-end variance analysis to plan and distribute to Vice President level
  • Monitoring and analysing monthly operating expenditure of the business
  • Preparation and review of detailed financial models, KPI development, measurement and analysis
  • Provision and review of detailed financial information and analysis to support business planning and decision-making processes within the business
    • Manage team of 3 employees performing payroll, sales commission, financial planning and accounts payable for USA business functions
    • Partner with Legal to design and execute an efficient and effective contract process for third party services and non-inventory purchases
  • Create effective benchmarks for vendor evaluation
    • Perform ongoing contract review to ensure that key dates are tracked and appropriate actions are taken well in advance of contract renewal dates; keeping consistent communication with functional leaders
  • Seek, support and implement cost reduction opportunities

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly motivated team player / leader with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Ability to perform cost analysis, internal and external benchmarking and market trend analysis to support vendor negotiations and measure operating efficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build close, trusting relationships with internal stakeholders; ensuring strong partnerships cross-functionally in the Company
  • 7+ years experience in a similar role essential
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting preferred

Who We Are:

Culture creators. Visionaries. Innovators. Game changers and changemakers. A Unicorn or two … That’s who we are at Workhuman®. We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work – and the world – through our people and global technology. We’re building cultures of gratitude and human connections for leading global brands – and that starts with our own. Here you can be yourself, learn, and grow with some of the best people you’ll ever meet. Be inspired to do your best work, celebrate life’s most meaningful moments, and truly experience the benefits of an award-winning workplace and caring culture rooted in respect and gratitude. This is the place where you can make a positive difference to colleagues, customers, and the world every day. You might just be the next human we’re looking for – because all the things that make you human and unique are the very reasons you belong here!

The Company:

Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman® (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.


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Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level
Job Function : Finance
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