• Financial Analyst

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/3/2019 7:09 AM)
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  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Global Business Finance team is looking for a passionate and analytically-minded Financial Analyst to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will perform sales and financial analysis in support of the Global Sales Field Reporting Analytics team, with the opportunity to serve as a global business finance leader. Your primary focus will be to guide impactful projects to proliferate topline sales performance analytics, enhance forecast accuracy, and innovate global standardized sales productivity metrics. As a Financial Analyst, you will interact frequently with key leadership groups in the regional business Finance, Operations, Sales, People (HR), and IT teams across the globe. You’ll need to learn and grasp the Red Hat corporate and sales strategy. You’ll have the opportunity to sharpen your quantitative analysis skills and develop well-rounded business insight through working with senior leadership.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Proliferate topline sales performance analytics and streamline reporting process, e.g., establishing a cadence and serving as the go-to associate for revenue, bookings, billings, discounting, linearity, pipeline, and more
    • Guide cross-functional initiatives with global and regional HR, Finance, and Operations teams to increase predictability of established and new sales success metrics
    • Establish globally standardized sales productivity metrics by pioneering best practice methodologies to compute key measures and promote adoption of these metrics across regional Sales, Finance, and Operations teams
    • Provide global thought and operational leadership across diverse functional areas
    • Partner with shared services analysis team in India to guide net-new analysis requirements and facilitate development of reporting and insights
    • Make use of a robust internal data science function and bring brand new insight to sales metrics
    • Develop into a leader in the technology industry by acquiring fluency in the relevant financial management concepts

    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a quantitative field; MBA is a plus
    • Solid relationship management skills
    • Solid mathematical and analytical skills
    • 3-5 years of related professional experience
    • Good spreadsheet skills with proven experience managing large datasets and performing analysis
    • Previous experience in programming, scripting, or writing database SQL code
    • Good understanding of the Hyperion system
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Experience with analytical tools, e.g., Tableau, QlikView, R, SAS Visual Analytics, etc.
    • Experience using data mining tools like SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ) or SAS
    • Ability to consistently work extended hours during periods of high demand during quarter and year end; this may include weekends)
    • Coachable, energetic, ambitious, focused, and detail-oriented focused; ability to work as part of a team and diligence in achieving and delivering results

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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