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Proofpoint Project Manager – Core Financial in Draper, Utah

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Corporate Overview

In today’s cyber threat landscape, protection starts with people. At Proofpoint, that simple truth fuels our passion for protecting users, the data they create, and the systems they rely on from a uniquely people-centric perspective. And we’re just as passionate about finding the right people to help us in that mission. When you join Proofpoint, you’re helping to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud environment

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role and the Team

This is a great opportunity for a Project Manager to join Proofpoint and help with our Core Financial initiatives. You will have the opportunity to enhance procedures and make new ones to improve over-all processes. You will regularly communicate with cross-functional team members to understand business needs and triage requirements to meet milestones. The Project Manager will have the ability to "think big", be creative and have fun while ensuring change is adopted over the long term.

Your day-to-day:

  • Drive alignment and coordination of Core Financial (Accounts Receivable, Cash Applications & Reporting, Accounts Payable, T&E, Tax, Financial Close Management & Reporting) initiatives

  • The PM will help to optimize the Core Financial project prioritization process to ensure team bandwidth is focused on the key business deliverables

  • Work with functional leaders to ensure the appropriate Core Team resources are committed to the projects and contribute to required performance levels

  • Leads program planning process ensuring requirements are clear and driven by customer need and experience

  • Leads cross-functional teams through problem resolution including root cause analysis and corrective action

  • Defines, delegates, and evaluates the roles, responsibilities, goals and deliverables for assigned projects

  • Communicates program updates to functional management and leadership

  • Drive the Change Management effort, including the change impact analysis and communications

  • Think big! Be creative. Find unconventional ways to ensure change is adopted over the long term.

What you bring to the team:

  • 5+ years of project management experience with a proven ability to lead and deliver on strategic and tactical business objectives

  • Experience working in a SaaS company preferred

  • Working experience in the Core Financial process area

  • Knowledge of ERP’s, PowerBI/Business Intelligence experience

  • Self-starter who thrives in fast-paced, high-growth environments

  • Demonstrates excellence in both oral and written communication, in cross functional, and cross-cultural environment

  • Ability to interact with executive leadership, highlight issues and provide options and solutions for resolution

  • Fosters collaboration among team members

  • Experience in business process improvement

  • Ability to build trusting relationships, credibility, and strong communications skills to influence stakeholder, connect partners to improve project decision-making, which drives business value

  • Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate meetings where you will articulate complex concepts

  • Change Oriented – works effectively in the face of ambiguity, shifting priorities, and rapid change. Maintains a positive outlook in difficult situations

Why Proofpoint

At Proofpoint we pride ourselves on our people-centric approach to success and innovation, which extends to how we design roles within our organization and hire talent around the world. The cybersecurity landscape is ever-evolving, and we recognize that the skills needed tomorrow may be different than the skills needed today. Therefore, we seek individuals from a variety of backgrounds with a range of work histories who can leverage their relevant experience as well as transferrable skills to help our company grow. Critical thinkers, problem solvers, collaborators, communicators, and future-oriented creatives need apply. It’s not about where you started, or where you’re coming from, it’s about where you can go with Proofpoint

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If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Consistent with Proofpoint values and applicable law, we provide the following information to promote pay transparency and equity. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets as set out below. Pay within these ranges varies and depends on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The actual offer will be based on the individual candidate. The range provided may represent a candidate range and may not reflect the full range for an individual tenured employee. This role may be eligible for variable pay and/or equity. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes flexible time off, a robust well-being program that provides for 4 global wellbeing days per year, and a 3-week work from anywhere option.

Base Pay Ranges:

SF Bay Area, New York City Metro Area:

Base Pay Range: 93,730.00 - 147,290.00 USD

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Washington DC Metro, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, Washington, Virginia, and Alaska:

Base Pay Range: 74,550.00 - 117,150.00 USD

All other cities and states excluding those listed above:

Base Pay Range: 66,640.00 - 104,720.00 USD

Proofpoint has been honored with six Best Places to Work Awards in 2024 by workplace culture leader Comparably, including Best Company Career Growth, Best Company Outlook, Best Global Culture, Best Engineering Teams, Best Sales Teams, and Best HR Teams.

To view additional awards, please visit www.proofpoint.com/us/news#awards

Proofpoint thrives on the invaluable contributions of our diverse workforce, which encompasses a kaleidoscope of lived experiences, thoughts, perspectives, and professional expertise. We attribute much of our success to our people, who are at the core of our organization and embody our people-centric ethos.

We hire the most innovative minds globally to safeguard our customers’ sensitive data and intellectual property. Our talented workforce develops and leverages our advanced technology, combining their expertise to provide comprehensive protection against threat actors and mitigate the risks posed by both malicious and negligent employees.

Cyberattacks have the potential to disrupt access to vital resources such as energy, water, transportation, healthcare, and financial services. At Proofpoint, our dedicated team works tirelessly to ensure world-class cyber resilience, protecting approximately 8,000 enterprise customers worldwide.

We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We work every day to ensure that our employees feel that they are in a community that celebrates their unique identity, cultivates their sense of belonging, and invests in their professional growth. We have 9 employee-led employee inclusion groups which help support both employees and our organization by providing opportunities to network, discuss career and cultural development and uplift the corporate culture to create a more inclusive workplace.

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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