Anaplan Manager


Location: United States

Job Type: Full time


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Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

Strategy & Operations is the brain and the spine of our go-to-market teams at Okta. As part of the Business Operations group, we protect the investment in Okta’s rapidly growing sales and GTM organization by ensuring everyone has the insight, tools, and processes it needs to run effectively and efficiently.

The Anaplan Manager, Sales Planning & Analytics will build the foundation of reporting and systems. You’ll be close to the company’s most critical performance data, and develop a keen understanding of how Okta acquires revenue. You’ll be the driving vision of how sales operations builds the infrastructure needed to scale the team and grow our GTM teams.

You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse cast in our high-performing Ops organization (Go-to-market leaders, Business Systems, Data & Analytics).

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Build the right infrastructure

  • Provide architectural expertise and establish best Anaplan best practices across the GTM strategy organization.
  • Design and improve on how we report on performance, track metrics, and set key targets.
  • Understand the end-to-end structure of running a GTM team (e.g. headcount & capacity planning, territory assignment, pipeline performance, and attainment reporting).
  • Create the structure to run GTM operations and personnel processes (target changes, headcount planning, partnering with Finance and recruiting).
  • Optimize the user experience and value of our models.
  • Build and execute a vision of integrated planning.

Data and analytics

  • Help automate and expand our go-to-market reporting. This includes (but is not limited to): weekly/monthly/quarterly reports, headcount and capacity tracking, pipeline reviews, territory management, and forecasting.
  • Improve our data foundations to increase visibility and insight into critical business metrics.
  • Define our data and metric dictionary.
  • Enable Ops leadership on how to interpret and drive action against key metrics.
  • Partner with our IT, Data and Finance teams to augment and align our shared data.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5-7+ years of Anaplan model building experience or 2-4 years of Anaplan, Hyperion or other BI architecture experience.
  • Business analysis and modeling experience for a sales org (fast growing enterprise SaaS preferred)
  • Certified Anaplanner required (Master Anaplanner preferred).
  • Working knowledge of end-to-end headcount planning process, territory management, and sales or business operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Deep experience modeling complex problems, both conceptually and tactically (spreadsheets, analysis tools, visualization).
  • Endless curiosity and a need to dive deeper for understanding.
  • Self-motivation, with the desire and capacity to work both independently and collaboratively.

Additional things we value:

  • Experience with integrating enterprise tools.
  • Experience with Tableau or other analysis/BI tools.
  • Perspectives and backgrounds we don’t already have on board: we value new viewpoints and ideas.

You might fit one of these profiles, or might not:

  • An Anaplan consultant looking to move client-side.
  • A systems architect with strong background in Anaplan or other BI tool.
  • A general analyst (finance, marketing, product) with strong experience in Anaplan.


Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit:

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:$122,000$165,000 USD The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between: $135,000$182,000 USD

What you can look forward to as an Okta employee!

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