• Senior Consolidations Financial Analyst

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/3/2019 9:19 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 Finance Consolidation team is looking for a Senior Consolidations Financial Analyst to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will support senior management decision making via global financial consolidation and analysis, moving beyond compiling numbers to providing actionable insight and analysis of business trends, financial performance, and implementation of strategic initiatives. You’ll get an opportunity to assess the company from an integrated point of view, while driving better business partnering and insights. To be successful, you'll need to clearly communicate solutions to complex financial problems and collaborate with cross-functional teams in multiple geographies. As a Senior Consolidations Financial Analyst, you’ll need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to think strategically and analytically with limited direct guidance. You’ll also need to be motivated and have solid partnering, negotiation, and analytical skills with the ability to inspire or persuade multiple parties.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Partner with global business owners and finance support leads to provide operational analysis and reporting; guide improvements to operating expense efficiency and forecasting
    • Guide financial transparency and consistency across structurally and operationally differing financial support functions, including go-to-market, corporate, sales, and services, as well as geographic regions
    • Lead the consolidation of expense, headcount reporting, and capital expenditures forecast and actuals
    • Develop an understanding of Red Hat’s global business model to identify financial trends and provide value-added analysis
    • Support long and short-term enterprise-wide financial forecasting, including full financial statement modeling, including balance sheet (BS), income statement (IS), and cash flow (CF) modeling, as well as finance support integration into sales and go-to-market planning
    • Provide support to the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) consolidation manager for ad hoc requests and preparation of financial analysis for executives as requested
    • Assist with the development of financial models and dashboards
      Increase productivity by developing automated reporting and forecasting tools that will integrate with the financial and operational tools used by the company

    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance or a business-related major; MBA, CPA or CFA degree is a plus
    • 5+ years of financial analysis or accounting experience including modeling and forecasting at a public company or investment bank
    • Experience with software and technology companies a plus
    • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, Tableau, and data analytics software
    • Solid initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Solid analytical and data organization and interpretation skills
    • Results-oriented with excellent critical problem-solving skills
    • Comfortable presenting reports, insights, and plans for action to senior leadership

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