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Req IDJR101890

Director, Finance R&D and Cloud

About HashiCorp


HashiCorp is a fast-growing technology company that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so that organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products to give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds as well as self-managed environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.


About the role...

We are looking for a Director or Senior Director depending on experience,  to be the finance business partner of HashiCorp’s Research & Engineering Department which includes Engineering, Product Management and Cloud Platforms teams. This role reports to the Vice President of FP&A.


This opportunity is ideal for someone who is looking for a broad range of both strategic and operational experience in financial planning and analysis and exposure to Senior leadership in a hyper growth technology company. This role would be a great fit, if you thrive in a dynamic, fast-growing, and high energy environment and you are energized by the opportunity to develop a best in class R&D finance business partnership function (e.g people, tools and processes).


In this role you can expect to...

  • Own the strategy and execution roadmap to develop the best in class R&D finance business partnership framework. 
  • Be a key strategic and operational partner to R&D and Finance senior leaders. 
  • Lead a talented team of three financial analysts.
  • Develop escalable, repeatable and usable processes and tools in partnership with FP&A’s Corporate and Digitization teams.
  • Create and own the FP&A framework for effectively managing New Product Introduction by proactively partnering with Engineering, Product Marketing and Corporate FP&A teams. 
  • Own key R&D financial processes, models and analysis based on unit economics focused on maximizing R&D resources and influencing wihtout authority decision making. 
  • Provide executive level predictive and prescriptive insights on how the different Product groups are performing against Plan and forecasts based on unit economic targets and produce  recommendations for optimization.
  • Partner closely with the Cloud Platforms and FP&A Digitization teams to lead and develop an effective Cloud cost analytics practice.
  • Work closely with a broader Finance and accounting team, Business leads and Senior leadership to align on key business drivers providing timing and accurate decision-making analysis and actionable insights.
  • Partner closely with our Digitization and Corporate FP&A teams to drive value added efficiencies and accuracy in R&D  key financial processes and tools.
  • Lead R&D key strategic or operational projects on behalf of the Vice President of FP&A.


You may be a good fit for our team if you have...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, MBA, or CFA preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in Finance business partnership in fast growing publicly traded technology companies supporting R&D, Products and/or Cloud Platforms/operations teams. 
  • 8+ years of experience developing high performing finance teams. 
  • Experience in Cloud Finance with deep knowledge spanning from data center infrastructure up through SaaS offerings. 
  • Proven track record of collaborating with engineering, product management, product marketing on topics ranging from cloud cost optimization efforts to new product introduction.
  • Experience partnering with Corporate FP&A and Digitization teams to implement processes and tools that free team members to focus on strategic partnership and prescriptive and predictive analysis.
  • Strong principles of accountability,  self-reflection and execution. You approach challenges with a growth mindset.
  • Effective pririotization skills and comfortable leading and influencing others towards firm deadlines. 
  • Highly effective communication skills verbal and written.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in clear, concise and simple yet effective ways. 
  • Experience leading to completion of cross-functional financial projects.

HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.


Life at Hashicorp

Life at HashiCorp

HashiCorp is driven by our people and our principles which have been the foundation of everything we do since the company was founded in 2012. Join us on our journey as we work to support the world's most innovative companies as they transition to cloud and multi-cloud infrastructure through simple yet powerful workflows and automation.

About HashiCorp

At HashiCorp, we build the infrastructure that enables innovation.  Our suite of multi-cloud infrastructure automation products are the underpinnings of the largest enterprises in the world, who rely on our solutions to provision, secure, connect, and run their critical applications to deliver crucial services, communications tools, and entertainment platforms to the world. We're building a once-in-a-generation infrastructure company with a unique approach rather than focusing on specific technologies, and we build products and solutions that support real-world workflows spanning the multiple cloud environments that nearly every organization worldwide is using today. 

HashiCorp is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and other applicable state or local laws.

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