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Splunk Deal Manager, Americas in Plano, Texas

The Deal Manager sets the overall direction for his/her assigned managed deal(s) and is responsible for the successful execution of the contracting process, ensuring consistency and adherence with Splunk strategy, commitments and goals as well as compliance with Splunk policies and procedures.

Our ideal candidate is a well-versed business partner who thrives in a fast-paced and distributed environment. Working directly with Sales, Legal, Operations, and Finance teams in developing strategies for complex deals, you'll be focusing on financial and revenue compliance while establishing, managing, and maintaining our business across the Americas theater

Responsibilities

  • Provide sales training and enablement of quoting, pricing, and process requirements.

  • Balance efficiency, process, and internal revenue requirements to help create advantageous outcomes for sales

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in leading a deal governance discussion performing financial analysis of costs and prices, excellent modeling skills using Excel, and an understanding of negotiation strategy.

  • Act as a trusted advisor on deal review calls with go-to-market teams, deal structuring and support other internal stakeholders throughout the sales cycle to expedite deal execution.

  • Collaborate with Sales Operations and FP&A team to improve the pricing governance, deal structure, and deal operation process

  • Conduct process analysis to help improve deal operations and management

  • Deep understanding of the company's operations and cost drivers, and incorporate this knowledge into pricing practices to improve profitability.

  • Provide guidance on complex deal structures in a way that maximizes KPIs and customer satisfaction, while mitigating risk.

  • Collaborate with senior business stakeholders including Splunk sales teams and Splunk partners to track deal status and arrival patterns.

  • Build and scale processes and capabilities to enable future growth of strategic partnerships and new business models.

  • Understand and apply financial and regulatory controls that drive compliance and provide direction to enable stakeholders to design compliant deals.

  • Ensure policies and processes are enforced and communicated. Accountable for tracking, resolving, and determining root cause of escalations.

  • Leverage reporting and analytics to manage end-to-end contracts to cash functions.

  • Communicate across all levels, including senior management.

Requirements

  • High-energy, team-first attitude: motivated to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment to help our growing business

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or a related competency, MBA a plus

  • 10+ years experience in a Finance, Sales Ops, or Deal Desk role within a SaaS-based, high-tech environment

  • Proven track record of success in Deal Desk, Sales Finance, and/or Sales Operations

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Salesforce.com (CPQ a plus)

  • Strong presence and communication with Sales and Finance leadership in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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