Cengage Learning Financial Business Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


At Cengage, we see a world where every student is a confident learner. Where all learners are propelled by the power of education. A world where they get further with every question, sharper with every lesson and stronger with every challenge. A world of acceleration, advancement and ambition. We see a world where students have the audacity to know their potential and the tenacity to make it real, so that no matter where they go or what they strive for, they will be unstoppable.

Finance Manager - Go To Market

The Finance Manager reports to the VP of Finance and will be responsible for a combination of operational and financial planning and analysis (FP&A) deliverables to support the Career and Institution Sales Forces.



  • Work with sales management in reviewing sales proposals to customers.

  • Work with Sales Operations team in analyzing future sales performance.

  • Ensure proper recording of 3 rd party revenue.

  • Design bonus plans and track performance of sales teams.

  • Review contracts for alignment with sales proposals.

  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis projects as assigned.

Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

  • Assist in the development of the annual budget plans.

  • Monitor the financial performance of the sales teams in comparison to plan/forecast and previous years’ performance.

  • Ensure that the operational and financial needs and concerns of the sales teams are represented.

  • Provide ad hoc analyses to support both current and potential future strategic scenarios and related financial impact to the business. (metrics, financial modeling, etc.).

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting. MBA preferred.

  • 7-10 Years progressively responsible experience with both operational and FP&A responsibilities.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook. Hyperion and Salesforce.com a plus

  • Previous work within a sales organization a plus.

  • High comfort level with projects dealing with metrics and other data driven analysis for management.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Experience in matrix organized work environment working with all levels of management.

  • Ability to train/mentor.

  • Some travel required.


Job Locations US-MA-Boston

Posted Date 6 days ago

Requisition ID 2017-3892

Job Function Accounting