Director - Corporate Finance Planning and Analysis

Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
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At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in. As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact. With our recent M&A’s, Rambus is a diverse company specializing in Products and IP for the Semiconductor industry, BUT adding Products to each business group and forging forward in the Security Market with products spanning Memory, Software Security, Mobile Security, Mobile Payments/Ticketing, IoT, and Lighting.


Keys to Success: Candidate must have previous success implementing new processes and developing systems. (We use Oracle, Hyperion, Essbase, Excel, Salesforce). Success with M&A's is preferred. (As Rambus continues to grow, this candidate will be involved in M&A). Rambus is currently undergoing a positive change from only IP to adding Product and we need someone to champion the changes within finance and across the service groups they will support. Absolute MUST HAVE: Ability to build relationships and form rapport with cross functional teams, build systems, build data analytics, dashboards, advanced excel reporting as well as strong skills in standard FP&A responsibilities.



  • Manage companywide financial planning and analysis.
  • Support CFO, external reporting, earnings call, Board meetings and investor presentations.
  • Partner with the Vice President of Business Finance and executive staff to drive companywide financial performance initiatives and optimize financial performance.
  • Create an environment to enable informed decisions. Develop and maintain a financial framework which drives business insight. Effectively communicate financial information.
  • Drive processes for long term strategic plans, annual operating plan, quarterly business reviews, and monthly forecasts.
  • Business partner for all SG&A organizations. Including supporting the Sales organization and variable compensations plans. Budget management for all SG&A organizations.
  • Drive continuous improvement in processes, systems, business analytics, and budgeting tools to meet the company’s financial reporting and analysis requirements.
  • Manage staff of 2 people. 1 in Sunnyvale and 1 in India.
  • Develop and track key metrics.
  • M&A, ROI and short and long-term business planning and analysis.
  • Ad hoc projects and financial analysis to support key business decisions.



  • Bachelor degree in business (or equivalent). MBA preferred.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in Corporate FP&A, supporting business units and R&D groups
  • Strong process and systems improvement experience. Experience with Oracle and Hyperion preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Advanced financial modeling skills. Expert Excel and PowerPoint user. Ability to manage and analyze large amounts of data.
  • Positive attitude and team spirit. Detail oriented with excellent communications skills. Willing to go the extra mile to get things done. 


Rambus offers an extremely competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership. Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information about Rambus, visit For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out




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