• Senior Financial Data Analyst

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 months ago(9/27/2019 6:42 AM)
    Job ID
    73399
    Category
    Finance
  • 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 Finance team is looking for a Senior Financial Data Analyst to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be responsible for close partnership with Red Hat's Product Business teams globally, streamlining and improving processes and preparing financial reports to improve operational performance. You’ll need to understand complex financial problems while clearly communicating sound explanations and solutions to promote long-term profitable growth.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work with various business functions in reviewing annual financial targets or goals, analysis, and measurement to meet top-line product attainment and Red Hat’s shared KPIs
    • Collaborate with the Products and Technologies Operations (PnT Ops), Analytics, and Business operations teams to bring unified executive-level dashboards with actionable insights
    • Analyze global performance, including financial and other operational KPIs, in alignment with finance
    • Support the Business Finance team for data discovery and visualization, sharing best practices and collaborating across teams
    • Develop understanding of Red Hat’s global business model in order to identify financial trends and provide value-added analysis
    • Perform monthly financial and operational analysis with commentary
    • Partner with the Business team leadership to create a long-term strategic, financial, and operational model
    • Analyze and evaluate short and long-term plans for financial implications to long-term profitable growth in partnership with the entire portfolio of our offerings
    • Support long-term and annual planning processes
    • Analyze and shape pricing and discounting models

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree; MBA is a plus
    • 5+ years of related work experience
    • Proven record of implementing streamline reporting and analysis
    • Outstanding financial skills with financial modeling and data visualization expertise
    • Analytical approach to work
    • Problem-solving skills and initiative
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to simplify and explain complex problems to stakeholders of all levels across multiple functions
    • Keen business judgment with deep understanding of business operations
    • Ability to work on your own and identify value in an unstructured situation


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