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Finance Consultant

Date:  Feb 23, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  39781


Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) has been unlocking electronic measurement insights for 75 years. We are the world's leading electronic measurement company, transforming today's measurement experience through innovation in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our 9,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries, delivering solutions in wireless communications, aerospace, defense and semiconductor markets with world-class solutions. No other company offers our depth and breadth of measurement tools and expertise. Our singular focus helps scientists and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With our help, they are better able to deliver the breakthroughs that make a measurable difference in the world. www.keysight.com.


The Keysight Finance and Business Intelligence Initiatives and Solutions Team (FBIS) is chartered to provide finance system solution design and development expertise, consulting, and project management in support of the numerous Finance and Business enterprise initiatives.  FBIS is a very global and diverse team involved in critical project work that impacts the achievement of Keysight goals. 

Job Description

This Finance Consultant role will primarily focus on managing Finance integration activities for Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures (MA&D) and new Business Initiatives or Product Offerings executed by Keysight in support of the company’s growth initiatives.  The Financial Consultant, will have the below Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Collaborate with Keysight Finance and target company to define overall Integration plan and Interim state model for Finance.
  • Enable cross functional coordination to align Finance plan & activities with cross functional tracks.
  • Lead the Finance project team in defining & executing strategies for process integration, data migration and systems changeover / deployment.
  • Develop & execute the financial systems deployment plan which includes enabling ERP setups, boundary applications & reporting systems to achieve systems integration of target company’s financial transactions and reporting within Keysight ecosystem.
  • Establish Interim State transactional and reporting processes to enable linkages between Keysight and target company during the transition & integration phase.
  • Define and execute carve-out strategy for Divestitures.
  • Seek external benchmarks and analyze trends in evolving product offerings and delivery methods to support solutions in areas such as eCommerce, Digital Delivery (ie SaaS), Annual Re-occurring Revenue, etc.  
  • Provide insightful, effective consulting to Business, various Functions, and Information Technology teams to establish priorities and deliver on strategies to meet business objectives through a collaborative decision-making model.
  • Demonstrate capability through project management/team skills in thinking strategically and tactically; leading cross functional, global teams; delivering results; taking appropriate risks; and a strong knowledge of Finance/ERP applications and processes.


The Finance Consultant will be responsible to partner closely with various Finance Operations, Information Technology and Business functions throughout the project lifecycle. 

Job Qualifications

This position requires an experienced finance professional with a deep understanding of Finance ERP systems & operational processes, financial & tax reporting needs; an awareness on external benchmarks of integration processes; ability to provide insightful, effective consulting and advice to business partners. Prior experience in M&A integrations will be an added advantage.


Ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


  • A Bachelors or Master Degree or equivalent University degree preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in finance core accounting and / or systems domain.
  • Very strong project management skills with demonstrated experience in leading complex projects involving global project teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to communicate effectively across different levels & geographies
  • Strong Solution Engineering Skills with demonstrated ability in analyzing complex business problems, identifying and implementing solutions that fit into the overall finance system architecture
  • Ability to work in a collaborative decision making model with stakeholders across the company.
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically
  • Independent, results oriented, with a hands-on attitude
  • Proficiency in using standard desktop computer applications
  • Track record of achieving results through influence, and collaboration with others

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Job ID : 39781 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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