Finance Manager, Professional Services


  • Full Time

We are open to remote candidates in other ocations.

Databricks is looking for an excellent Finance Manager to join our FP&A team in our mission to help data teams solve the world's toughest problems. Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Strategic Finance & FP&A and working closely with the Professional Services team, you will help your partners be successful and achieve both top and bottom-line financial goals, grounded in financial reality through modeling and analysis. You will improve forecast reliability, enhance our reporting, improve processes, and plan the future of the business. You will be a strategic finance partner to the Professional Services organization, working directly with interrelated go-to-market teams (e.g. Field Engineering, Customer Success) and operational counterparts, becoming a trusted partner within finance and across the rest of Databricks.

The impact you will have:

  • Manage our global Services P&L, a unique opportunity to build integrated financial models that predict both revenue and expenses while developing an expertise in using model inputs including bookings, attach rates, and other levers
  • Partner with Professional Services' regional leaders to manage the revenue capacity model, updating model drivers including bookings and hiring assumptions to report on projected delivery capacity
  • Forecast financial results within 2% accuracy, developing an understanding of Databricks' business model to explain levers to any variances from expectations
  • Build the single source of truth for all Professional Services metrics, ensuring the evolution of strategic planning processes to help the business scale
  • Coordinate with Accounting & the Services Operations team to manage the month-end close process for Professional Services
  • Improve financial processes and implement system improvements & dashboards to support hyper-growth at scale, working with business partners to facilitate key initiatives
  • Prepare content for monthly & quarterly presentations to provide executive leadership with insights that promote top-line growth balanced with profitability, including updates on metrics
  • Work and build relationships with important partners across Professional Services operations, senior leaders, finance and accounting teams to improve important insights

What we look for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or comparable quantitative field
  • 7+ years of FP&A, Finance, or related experience (e.g. Investment Banking, Management Consulting), with a focus on technology; familiarity with the software industry and SaaS business-models
  • Experience working with Sales, Professional Services, or other Go-To-Market organizations, managing complex budgets and building processes for scale
  • Experience with both top-line planning and managing margin businesses
  • Financial modeling skills and quantitative analysis experience
  • Expert in Excel and Google Sheets; can maintain complex spreadsheets, comfortable with different modeling techniques and shortcuts
  • Experience with GAAP (e.g. revenue recognition and carve-outs) and non-GAAP financial metrics; experience with SQL is a major plus
  • High competency with key systems including Anaplan, Netsuite, Salesforce, Coupa, or Workday
  • High financial acumen with the ability to apply professional skepticism in a collaborative way
  • Ability to partner cross-functionally and find solutions


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

About Databricks

Databricks is the lakehouse company. More than 7,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.