Finance Manager, Center of Excellence


Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

Do you love solving problems with numbers? Do you want to play a meaningful role in influencing the company strategy and resource allocations? Are you looking to make a big impact, partner with extraordinary talent and take your career to the next level?

Our Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A) is looking for a Finance Manager to act as the local leader of our brand new Ops FP&A Center of Excellence (CoE) team. You’ll work closely with the Head of Ops FP&A CoE to consolidate, prepare and analyze all areas of the Operations Finance reporting and forecasting across all functions. Working in a dynamic environment, we’re looking for teammates who are innovative, proactive, and willing to challenge the status quo!


In this role, you’ll get to:


  • Act as the local leader of the Ops FP&A CoE team to prepare financial analysis, decision support analysis, financial modelling and provide ad-hoc analytical support
  • Close co-operation with Head of Ops FP&A CoE on implementing the finance projects roadmap
  • Support the FP&A Operations team on their reporting and forecasting needs for each planning cycle e.g. preparing P&L targets, baselining expenses etc.
  • Partner with other teams within Finance to drive execution of forecasting, planning and actuals reporting
  • Facilitate finance optimization efforts and help us build a world-class FP&A organization by developing, standardizing, maintaining and driving continuous improvement of all planning and forecast process

    On your first day, we’ll expect you to have:


  • A minimum of 5 years in finance and experience managing a finance team is a requirement
  • Prior Center of Excellence experience is highly preferred
  • Prior software sector experience is highly preferred
  • Possess a strong work ethic and are high energy
  • Are innovative, decisive, and willing to challenge the status quo
  • Are able to encourage a team to deliver outstanding results
  • Are able to stay organized while prioritizing objectives in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to explain financial data to non-finance leaders
  • Are a strategic problem solver, hands-on and inventive
  • Have a proven track record to motivate change while still being collaborative and inclusive in nature
  • Are adaptable and manage competing responsibilities and deadlines in a timely manner
  • Solid experience with planning and budgeting processes, financial forecasting, P&L management, interpreting and reporting business performance results
  • Advanced Proficiency in financial modelling
  • Strong technical fundamentals – excel, but also exposure to planning tools (Anaplan), database / data warehousing concepts and finance systems (CRM & ERP)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (Finance, Accounting, Economics), MBA and/or CPA is a plus



    More about the team
    Atlassian has a business model, with a focus on growth and profitability, that is rare among its growth technology peers. We also have an analytics DNA that runs deep through the company’s core. FP&A is a highly visible team in the organisation at the intersection of both these focus areas. The FP&A team is a hardworking and collaborative team with an outstanding mix of technology industry, consulting and financial services background. Our responsibilities include facilitating planning, providing insight into business performance, supporting strategic decision making and helping predict the future of the business. We encourage decision-making at every level and highly value a forward-thinking approach and organisational transparency. We work closely with business leaders across all areas of the business to support the Company’s continued growth. You’ll join an outstanding team that is passionate about Atlassian, its products, and its customers
    Our perks & benefits
    To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.
    About Atlassian
    The world’s best teams work better together with Atlassian. From medicine and space travel, to disaster response and pizza deliveries, Atlassian software products help teams all over the planet. At Atlassian, we’re motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team.
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