• Senior Financial Analyst - Global Workplace Solutions

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/14/2019 9:37 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

    Work as a consultative and strategic financial partner to the Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) team’s stakeholders and the leaders of our Corporate functional teams. The Red Hat Corporate Finance team is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, your primary responsibilities will include monthly financial and operational insight, reporting (both short and long-term forecasting), review of strategic business investments, and analysis of global performance. You’ll need to have a proven ability to understand complex financial problems while providing explanations and solutions which are sound and clearly communicated. Your work will require a global focus as the core set of your responsibilities will be global by nature.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Demonstrate insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts to provide practical counsel to business partners and management in order to achieve desired business results
    • Understand and facilitate the integration of business processes, people, and relevant technology in order to identify, configure, and communicate useful information that supports decision making across functions
    • Develop and refine key business metrics and perform robust analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities while evaluating possible alternatives and recommending appropriate actions
    • Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions
    • Be responsible for fiscal year planning for the GWS function and assist in the development of finance-based justification for expenditures, additional investments, and expansion of new or existing business activities
    • Analyze global performance including financial and other operational KPIs in order to ensure optimal business decisions
    • Provide financial models and dashboards with analysis on investment, expenses, and capital expenditures, including variances of actual vs. budget
    • Monitor real estate business case ROI against investment case criteria
    • Institute an enterprise financial accountability model for consuming GWS services

    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting; MBA or the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) certificate are a plus
    • 10+ years of experience working in finance or accounting, preferably in the real estate industry
    • Experience with Oracle EBS, Hyperion, Microsoft Office, and G Suite
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Solid analytical and interpretation skills
    • Result-oriented with excellent critical problem-solving skills
    • Comfortable presenting reports, insights, and plans for action to executive leadership

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