Palo Alto Networks Sr. Deal Management Analyst, PANFS in Plano, Texas
Reporting to the Sr. Director of Customer Finance, the Deal Management Analyst will play a critical role in supporting both presales and post sales deal activity for Palo Alto Networks Financial Services (or PANFS) the Company’s captive financing program. As part of the PANFS team you will have a unique opportunity to be part of a newly formed and growing team within Palo Alto Networks. You will have direct responsibility for helping to establish the credit and risk management functions and processes for PANFS. It is a role that requires collaboration with multiple teams including operations, revenue, technical accounting, tax, legal, IT, and sales.
Support the Company’s product sales teams on all incoming financing requests including pricing, deal structuring, and documentation.
Work closely with the Company’s deals desk and sales finance teams to ensure PANFS deals are structured in accordance with the Company’s and PANFS’s economic expectations.
Work closely with PANFS’s Credit and Operations Manager to ensure all PANFS transactions meet the minimum required risk profiles.
Ensure that all PANFS transactions are processed accurately in accordance with PANFS documented policies and procedures.
Coordinate with the Company’s legal team on all non-standard terms and conditions.
Administer and support PANFS financing transactions over the entire deal life cycle
Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance or equivalent area
Minimum 5 years of leasing/financing experience
Strong working knowledge of global leasing and finance industry (including accounting and revenue implications)
Strong working knowledge of transaction structures for equipment and software financing including relevant experience with contract administration.
Experience with IDS Rapport and InfoLease lease/loan system is a plus
Experience managing and working with banks and third party finance companies
Positive attitude and highly professional demeanor, sense of humor helps!
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Exceptional organization, prioritization, multi-tasking and time management skills
A proactive and assertive approach to managing tasks and responsibilities
Proficiency in Google Suite applications as well as certain Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to solve problems and think quickly under pressure
Work effectively as a team player in a collaborative environment as well with peers and members of the greater organization
Be comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Palo Alto Networks Financial Services was formed to provide financing arrangements to Palo Alto Networks, Inc.’s Enterprise customers. The program was established in April 2020 in the US and will be expanding internationally over the next 12 months.
Palo Alto Networks Financial Services reports into Treasury which is part of the very talented finance organization within Palo Alto Networks, Inc. Within finance, we seek people who are looking to try new things, while solving business critical equations. If you’re seeking a financial challenge but with a world-wide impact – this is it.
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