Finance Manager, Legal

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The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team oversees our investments in headcount, operating expenses and capital investment. We focus on using our unique view into the numbers to see trends and opportunities that are developing within the company as well as across the industry. You have a bias towards action, exceptional partnership and communication skills, and know-how to balance getting the details right while still moving fast. You will join the team that manages the finances for the Legal department at Meta. This is a great opportunity to join a growing Legal Finance team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment, as we build and scale our global community. In this role, you will own large components of Legal spend, partnering closely with leaders in Legal to manage the full P&L.
Finance Manager, Legal Responsibilities
  • Own & drive the Financial calendar for Legal Finance (Close, Forecast, Reporting, Annual Budget, 5-year Strategic Plan, & other deliverables).
  • Develop a detailed understanding of legal spend and identify key metrics to develop an analytical framework/model to predict drivers of Legal spend.
  • Gather, consolidate, and analyze operating and financial results, including preparing internal and external reporting deliverables, analyzing trends & drivers, and explaining forecast vs. actual variances.
  • Promote thought leadership in process improvement to scale forecasting and reporting tools, procedures, and methodologies.
  • Provide finance technical expertise as a true financial resource to business partners. Build trusted relationships with leaders to ensure the success of the organization.
  • Partner closely with the Legal Operations team to define and execute on cost control roadmaps, while driving fiscal accountability within the Legal organization.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience building cross-functional relationships and partnering with organizational leaders, while tailoring messaging as required for varying level of audiences
  • 7+ years of accounting or financial experience
  • Experience building high level and detailed financial models
  • Experience managing multiple work streams end-to-end along with experience working across multiple business units
  • BA/BS in Business, Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
Preferred Qualifications
  • Software experience in Excel, PowerPoint, Oracle Financials, Hyperion Planning and Essbase
  • Legal Finance experience at a leading technology company or high growth company
  • 3+ years of FP&A experience related to Corporate FP&A/G&A Finance (workforce planning, headcount planning, corporate finance)
  • MBA
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $140,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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