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Oracle Senior Director of Finance - Applications Development in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Serves as a financial advisor and business partner in managing the activities of the financial analyst staff. Ensures that global business processes and practices are followed in providing accurate financial analysis in support of Oracle's business to facilitate decision making and future business strategies. Manages a professional staff.

As a member of Oracle's finance organization, you will manage the finance team and drive key cross functional business practices such as management of the budget and forecasting processes. Your will prepare, administer, and direct the control of the budget. Review and approve recommendations for financial planning and control. Monitor divisions and subsidiaries adherence to budgets. Develop, implement, and integrate financial practices across multiple organizations and locations. Develop, recommend, and implement financial policies, practices, and process changes.

Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers. Interacts internally and externally with executive management negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Serves as process owner; ability to identify cross-functional issues. Demonstrated leadership skills. 12 years relevant experience and BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance preferred. CPA/MBA desired.

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Information about the role:

In this role, you’ll serve as a strategic business partner supporting key development executives who create Oracle’s cloud applications. You will lead a small, high performing finance team that proactively drives strategy and finance discussions within the business. You will also provide critical strategic financial support and advise that will help the development executives grow their business. This role works collaboratively with many different teams across the organization to bring together relevant data to aid in strategic decision making. You will be a key contributor to forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning activities.


  • Develop partnering relationships with development executives and their teams.

  • Build a small finance team to support partnering with the development organization.

  • Work with development executives and their teams to foster business growth.

  • Discover meaningful insight by combining multiple sources of information and use this insight to help drive data driven decisions.

  • Effectively communicate complex topics to executive leadership. Creating executive presentations to support business use cases, QBRs or other business reviews.

  • Develop relevant metrics to accurately track business performance and strategic initiatives, and then create the processes to report on these metrics.

  • Participate in the annual budget and long-range planning activities.

  • Develop models to show the return we get for our development investments.

  • Perform ad hoc analysis as needed to assist executive leadership.

  • Participate in corporate initiatives related to digital transformation and automation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of increasingly responsible finance experience to include leading global finance teams within a SW, Cloud or SaaS business.

  • Experience as key finance business partner and trusted advisor, supporting an Executive/Senior Vice President of a business unit of scale

  • Finance and operations leader that can be effective in a lean team environment with a large scope.

  • Extensive background in FP&A and a forward leaning approach to finance.

  • Ability to thrive in an environment with ambiguity and change.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a cross-functional team.

  • Self-directed, proactive with ability to multi-task.

  • Energetic and positive attitude in the face of stress.

  • Agile and influential leader.

  • Engineering degree with graduate degree in business or finance is preferred.

Life at Oracle

At Oracle, we don’t just value differences—we celebrate them! We’re committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people work together. We believe innovation starts with diversity and inclusion.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Us

Diversity and Inclusion:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.


Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer