Intellectual Ventures (“IV”) is a privately-held, invention investment company based in Bellevue, Washington. Intellectual Ventures is the leader in the business of invention. Driven by the belief that invention sparks progress, Intellectual Ventures is committed to creating and sustaining a market for invention. The company creates new inventions, invest in existing invention and partner with universities and research labs worldwide to develop inventions. Intellectual Ventures provides companies access with these inventions through a variety of licensing and partnering programs.
The Finance Manager works in a team environment specifically for Global Good & Research to provide modeling, reporting, and analysis to support financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and the evaluation of performance against such plans.
-Build and maintain financial models and provides analytical support for business initiatives.
-Responsible for partnering with business leaders, finance team members and program management to develop annual budget and multi-year project forecasts.
-Analyze and communicate actual project variances between budget, forecast, and historical performance.
-Develop and maintain monthly projects reporting package and review with internal stakeholders.
-Oversee and participate in preparation of quarterly business review presentations to external parties.
-Identify, analyze, and communicate trends and issues affecting the business.
-Develop positive and collaborative working relationship with business partners and finance team members by exhibiting a customer service attitude.
-Manage finance team member(s)
-Ad hoc analysis and special projects as assigned.
Key Qualifications and Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
-8 – 10 years progressive experience in financial planning, reporting, and analysis with advanced financial modeling skills
-Strong leadership and decision making skills
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
-Knowledge of SQL and Tableau a plus
-Ability to design and prepare detailed (but concise), clearly written financial reports, analysis and business results
-Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
We are an equal opportunity employer