What is Box

Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal. 

 

By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 100,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud.

 

Why Box Needs You

Our team of strategy and finance professionals - with backgrounds in finance, banking, consulting, and engineering - acts as critical partners to organizations across the business, helping to inform, drive, and support important decisions in all functions. We deeply involved in analysis in key areas ranging from sales capacity to data center strategy modeling, and everything in between. We are looking for an experienced finance leader, passionate about go-to-market strategy, data analysis, and operations to partner with our General Manager in Japan to drive our continued rapid growth.

 

What You'll Do

The position offers a steep learning curve, a platform to inform significant decisions, significant exposure and accountability to Box’s leadership team, and the benefit of driving strategic projects. You will be the lead finance partner to the GM of our Japan region, and will play a key role in contributing to our ability to grow and scale efficiently in the region. There will be a direct connection between your activities and the success of the business.  Are you up for the challenge?

 

  • Provide strategic, financial, and operational support to our Japan GM and facilitate connections between functions and geographies to ensure alignment

  • Be an authority on our go-to-market priorities, motions, and resources in Japan, and partner with senior executives to forecast, drive, and improve some of Box’s most critical and visible business metrics: Revenue, Annual Recurring Revenue (Bookings), Billings, Churn, Gross and Net Retention, Sales Pipeline, and GTM efficiency ratios

  • Lead, Coach and develop one direct report

  • Provide monthly and quarterly analysis of financial results, including top-line and expense variances to plan, to ensure key drivers, issues, and required actions are deeply understood, and partner closely with leaders in Japan and in our US-based headquarters to assess and balance resource allocations on a rolling basis in a data-driven, scalable manner  

  • Drive Japan's end-to-end annual strategic planning process (financial and business planning, including target setting for key metrics), partnering closely with our HQ-based Strategic Finance, Sales Strategy, GTM Operations, and Business Analytics teams.

  • Drive ad-hoc analyses and business cases to influence investment decisions and business strategy

  • Build complex models and scenario analysis to help us evaluate the impact of decisions on our long-range financial plans

  • Support the month-end-close process, collaborating closely with our Corporate Finance and Accounting teams

 

 

Who You Are

  • You have 5+ years of experience with time spent in finance, management / go-to-market consulting, or investment banking, or operational go-to-market experience within a top technology company

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in Japanese and English

  • Fast-paced, dynamic team environments are your jam

  • You are a poised communicator and know when to voice your point of view

  • You take pride in your analytical and financial modeling skills and enjoy applying them to tackle highly complex business problems - and you can tell the story behind the data through relevant insights and conclusions

  • You can navigate networks of systems and people to find the information you need and influence key strategic decisions

  • You’re a structured thinker and have a command of “the details,” but don’t get lost in them

  • You are comfortable driving complex projects with multiple constituents from end-to-end

  • You are super effective at prioritizing multiple work streams and stakeholders

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