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Finance Business Intelligence Manager

Department: Finance

Location: Boston

Req#: 5326

Sonos is looking for an experienced finance business intelligence manager to support data, reporting and analysis needs in our dynamic and growing finance organization.  As the finance data expert, this person will support and lead data driven decision making and analysis needs across the organization through identification, creation and maintenance of key metrics, the underlying data elements that create those metrics and ownership of relevant analytics tools.  Additionally, this person will work closely with the ERP implementation team to support user testing and adoption.  This position will report to the Director, Core FP&A.
About You

More than a candidate that checks every box, we’re looking for people who are excited to work, learn, and grow at Sonos—no matter their background or how they identify. If that’s you, we hope you’ll apply for this role.

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of individuals. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do
  • Work with finance partners and data team to develop and enhance current analytical capabilities to drive deeper and more meaningful insights into growth drivers, business performance and trend analysis with a focus on data driven decision making
  • Collaborate with data and engineering teams to identify, develop and integrate key financial and non-financial metrics from the data warehouse to appropriate BI/reporting platform
  • Support all finance data and reporting needs for month/quarter close, external reporting, quarterly forecast, annual planning, long range planning and new business development/business case analysis
  • Partner with Core FP&A Anaplan developer to build a strategy for reporting best practices given our technology stack and the relevant audience; streamline current reporting, eliminate duplication and enhance our reporting capabilities
  • Be the finance data expert.  Own data validation, accuracy and completeness within our reporting tools, understand how changes in the business or accounting rules impact key metrics and actively communicate those impacts to affected parties
  • Maintain data dictionary, defining key metrics in a user-friendly way; co-lead data governance process development surrounding hierarchy management and controls as it relates to key Financial hierarchies
  • Lead adoption and transition to the new reporting/Analytics tool.  Create user manuals, lead information sessions and user training, both structured and ad hoc.  Encourage and support self-enablement and self-sufficiency across the finance organization
  • Participate as a finance representative for ERP implementation, supporting user testing, master data initiatives, and helping finance partners to transition from existing to new systems

Skills You’ll Need
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in quantitative coursework including Finance, 
  • Minimum of 5-8 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in data mining across multiple large data sets with solid understanding of relational database structure
  • Ability to write and understand SQL in one or more database technologies such as MS SQL and Snowflake; demonstrated knowledge of data visualization tools (Analytics BI, Tableau and/or MicroStrategy)
  • Working knowledge of finance and accounting concepts and demonstrated comfort with analyzing the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements and related KPIs

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate with all levels and disciplines across the organization
  • Curious self-starter who demonstrates high energy/creativity, a customer-focused approach and interest in developing a deep understanding of the business
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in quantitative coursework including Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems or a related field required
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel
  • High integrity, self-aware, humble
More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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