Chief of Staff to CFO at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Jose, California

Job Description:

Position is ideal for a motivated finance, strategy or business planning professional interested in gaining broad experience and exposure across the function and company.

Location: San Jose, Roseville, Houston preferred, relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate


  • Serves as the Chief-of-Staff to HPE’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • In partnership with the CFO, sets the strategy and priorities for the finance and corporate strategy organization with corresponding metrics, evaluating actual performance and providing timely reporting to leadership team on target achievement

  • Develops clear, succinct and compelling content for executive-level financial and analytical presentations and communications external and internal: townhalls, EC, ATM…

  • Coordinates with leadership team and the CFO-CEO all materials and preparation sessions (memos and presentations) for board meetings

  • Defines agenda and drives structure to meetings and interactions. Operationalizes decisions ensuring follow-up on unresolved discussions and actions. Creates and manages dashboard with priorities and tracking actions.

  • Prioritizes commitments for the CFO maximizing overall impact to drive company and finance goals

  • Handles complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, mixes long term projects with the urgency of immediate demands

  • Acts as a liaison between the CFO and other constituencies, both internal and external

  • Acts on behalf of the CFO to manage the customer relationships particularly the executive customer sponsorships

  • Trusted advisor to the finance leadership team, works closely with the CEO office, finance and strategy people programs, HR, legal, Transformation office and other functions

  • Is part of the CMT (Crisis Management Team) representing finance and strategy

Skills and Behaviors:

  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, passion, and a positive, can-do attitude

  • Balances strategic thinking with tactical action to drive results; organized, structured approach to execution

  • Attention to detail

  • Executive presence and ability to interact on a daily basis with C-level executives

  • Demonstrates a vocal and confident style; readily voices thoughts and opinions and presents ideas with conviction and courage

  • Has strong business acumen and analytic / financial capability

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Resilient with a high level of personal integrity and energy

  • Ability to quickly build trust with others. While the Chief of Staff will not have direct reports he/she must exhibit the skills to collaborate with and achieve actionable results through others and the capability to interact with senior leaders of the company.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Typically 12+ years total experience in finance, corp dev, strategy, planning, operations, or related functional area.

  • MBA or advanced university degree highly desired. Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Management consulting experience highly desired.


Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities. HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.