Marketing Operations & Finance Specialist

Redwood City
Marketing – Marketing
Full-time
Working at the intersection of hardware, software and molecular science, we are delivering on the promise of 3D digital manufacturing, enabling commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping to full scale manufacturing.  Our company is built on the idea that diverse fields of study must come together to solve intractable problems. We have grand ambitions to create technology that will influence industry around the world. You will be joining a diverse team with a vibrant culture, where team success is as important as celebrating individual contributions Carbon is a high-profile start-up that is shaping its brand to support an unprecedented growth trajectory.  We are looking for a Marketing Operations & Finance Specialist to support the marketing team with financial transactions, detailed record keeping, and strategic analysis & proposals. By coming to Carbon, you will gain practical and inspirational experience in finance management, operations and strategy. 

Responsibilities:

    • Assist with expense payable functions including invoicing and vendor negotiations ranging from pricing, payment terms, and legal terms
    • Partner and collaborate with marketing teams to create investment prioritization as well as develop ROI analysis on marketing and brand investments
    • Support all supplier relationships on behalf of Marketing, holding regular quality / suitability reviews; implement supplier management models and work with Procurement to maintain cost effective pricing structures
    • Lead planning, forecasting and reporting cycles (annual, quarterly and monthly)
    • Partner with marketing and communications teams to determine quarterly budget requirements and provide monthly budget updates
    • Summarize and present complex financial information to senior management
    • Research and prepare evaluations on a variety of projects/problems (financial, operational, and cost/benefit analyses)
    • Identify business process improvement opportunities, develops solution options, engages management and stakeholders to align on decisions, and implement approved plans

Requirements:

    • BS/BA required in accounting, business, economics, finance, or related quantitative discipline
    • 2+ years in marketing, operations, finance, or accounting
    • Strong understanding of budgeting, corporate finance and accounting, contracts, and vendor management
    • Prior experience working with FP&A, accounting, and procurement teams will be very helpful
    • Experience in research, analysis and proposal presentations
    • Exceptional communication skills and proven ability to coordinate and manage deliverables across a diverse range of cross-functional partners
    • Strong organizational skills, self-starter, and ability to quickly identify and resolve inefficiencies
    • High-energy, a positive attitude, and accountability are critical for success in this role

Bonus Points

    • Oracle experience is a plus
    • Demonstrable experience working with marketing or sales teams in a campaigns or go-to-market support role
Carbon is committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. Even if you do not think you meet 100% of the job requirements, we encourage you to apply.