Senior Financial Analyst, Geo @ Google - New York, NY

Job Overview

2 months ago

Senior Financial Analyst, Geo

Google - New York, NY

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or Statistics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in financial planning and analysis (FP&A), consulting, or a related function.
  • Experience extracting insights from data and presenting it to an audience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in project management with excellent modeling skills.
  • Ability to convey complex messages clearly and concisely to different audiences.
  • Ability to take initiative, grow in an unstructured environment, navigate ambiguity, and bring clarity and structure.
  • Ability to communicate with management team with exceptional problem-solving skills combined with impeccable business judgment.
  • Ability to create and foster cross-functional networks and manage without authority with excellent leadership, influencing, and communication skills.

About the job

Financial Analysts ensure that Google makes sound financial decisions. As a Financial Analyst, your work, whether it's modeling business scenarios or tracking performance metrics, is used by our leaders to make strategic company decisions. Working on multiple projects at a time, you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to take on big picture challenges.

As someone who knows the workings of the core Finance team inside and out, you'll lead individual projects to transform planning, tracking and control processes. You'll provide senior level management with insightful recommendations, planning and reporting support.

Geo Product Area Finance is part of Google’s Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) function and provides analytical and business planning support to the leadership. Our team partners with executives across Product, Engineering, Sales, and Marketing teams, playing an instrumental role in analyzing the strategies, initiatives and success of Geo’s products for businesses, users, and merchants.

In this role, you will shape SideWalk Labs business strategies. You will help executives understand the financial implications of SideWalks Lab's strategies, understand tradeoffs between investments, define financial success and milestones, and manage the planning and reporting cycles for SideWalk Labs.

The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.


  • Collaborate with leadership to develop strategic frameworks for understanding the financial implications of SideWalks Lab's business strategies.
  • Partner with business leads to define and track financial metrics and milestones, and to evaluate, structure, and execute business plans and growth initiatives.
  • Drive the monthly planning and reporting cycles for SideWalk Labs. Lead collaboration and alignment with corporate and cross-functional finance teams.
  • Lead reviews with business leaders to provide insights into financial performance, business drivers, opportunities, and risks.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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