Director of Finance - Instagram

Menlo Park, CA | San Francisco, CA

Facebook is seeking a leader for the Instagram Finance team within the Finance & Business Planning (FBP) organization. FBP’s mission is to enable Facebook to plan, prioritize, and execute as effectively as possible. FBP brings an independent and objective perspective to the data and decisions that we support and always advocates for intellectual honesty. This role will serve as a financial adviser (mini-CFO) to Instagram leadership, including the Head of Instagram, and will share in owning business goals and results where appropriate. This role will lead a lean, highly efficient team that prides itself on being quantitative and data-oriented.


  • Managing a budget that supports Instagram’s operating needs and sets clearly defined short-term goals and operational plans for the next year
  • Developing a Long Range Plan that supports the Instagram’s strategic vision as well as the Company’s long-term mission and financial future
  • Ensuring that we deliver on key financial goals
  • Provide accurate ongoing forecasts to ensure that we understand revenue trends and how resources are being deployed
  • Overseeing the quarterly close reporting that demonstrates a deep understanding of Instagram and provides clear explanations and accountability for variances
  • Supporting Instagram leadership (including the Head of Instagram), specifically on business decision making
  • Helping to communicate Instagram business performance to Finance and Instagram leadership
  • Helping to close the books accurately
  • Helping to safeguard company resources and assets
  • Helping to implement business/product initiatives appropriately

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 15+ years of experience in FP&A, consulting, investment banking, business strategy, business operations and/or analytics
  • Experience leading and developing teams and working cross functionally across global teams
  • Experience in a data-driven environment
  • Proven track record of collaborating with cross-functional teams including Product and Engineering, Analytics, and Finance and Accounting
  • Proven track record in evaluating business decisions, including identifying gaps or business needs, and proposing and implementing solutions
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment
  • Proven Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with data analytics tools including SQL and/or R is preferred
  • Experience with Oracle/Hyperion is preferred

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

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