VMware Sr Financial Analyst in Heredia, Costa Rica

The position will have responsibilities around financial planning and analysis work for the G&A Organization. The role will include analysis and review of the monthly forecast and actuals close and planning for several cost centers of the Finance organization.


  • Responsible for day-to-day financial support for the Finance organization.

  • Ensuring proper and timely execution of month-end close, forecast, and reporting activities for OPEX actuals including headcount.

  • Support ad-hoc management reporting and analysis, as needed.

  • Maintain and improve spending reporting trackers for better support and control of Actuals.

  • Track, process and validate accruals for several cost centers & accounts.

  • Prepare standard reporting packages each period for the business and finance management consumption.

  • Enhance budgeting and forecasting processes through continuous improvement efforts

  • Assist in projects owned by senior members of the team, share best practices, identify gaps, drive change and help determine priorities.

  • Drive the annual, quarterly financial planning process for the supported group.

  • Work with multiple business partners, develop an understanding of their business and translate that into operational and financial information.

  • Help develop various metrics to monitor health of the business on a regular basis

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values and standards of ethics and integrity

Skills and knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the MS office package. Advanced Excel skills are necessary.

  • Strong analytical skills and capability to communicate valuable insights from data.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish

  • Team player, able to work well in a very open team environment and under pressure

  • Strong planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

  • Initiative to solve problems.


  • Degree in Business, Finance or related fields.

  • 3-5 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis roles.

  • Ability and experience working in cross functional teams.

  • Motivated individual with a desire to learn and to grow in a fast-moving environment.

  • Confidence to ask for help to his or her peers and/or superiors.

  • Quick learner and interested in developing his or her career in a fast pace and challenging environment.

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