Red Hat Senior Business Planning Analyst in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job description

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 Business Planning Analyst to join the Global Sales and Services Finance team in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will perform financial planning and analysis in support of the Global Partners and Alliances (GPA) team. Your primary focus will be planning, reporting, analysis, forecasting, and internal investing, all in support of global decision-making around strategic and emerging routes to market like independent software vendors (ISVs), internet of things (IoT), cloud service providers, system integrators (SIs), or OEMs. As a Business Planning Analyst, you will interact with key leadership groups in the sales, finance, marketing, operations, product, and IT teams from across the globe. You’ll provide these team members with the opportunity to sharpen quantitative analysis and presentation skills and to develop well-rounded business judgment through working with seasoned senior leadership on impactful projects.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Provide global leadership across the Partner and Alliances organization on the fiscal year planning process, working closely with regional Business Finance counterparts, Sales, and other organizations throughout Red Hat

  • Use data analysis and modeling skills to guide and develop investment plans, identify new opportunities, and create and manage key performance metrics

  • Design and manage sales and finance reports, analyses, forecasts, and dashboards

  • Provide operational coordination, support, and consultation for key sales and partner leadership teams

  • Work closely with operations and business finance teams regionally and globally to guide and enable data-driven decision-making

  • Facilitate engagement and communication among internal stakeholders for GPA team’s initiatives and operations

  • Work with global, regional, and shared services operations teams to identify areas where we need tools and processes reevaluated

  • Refine and process monthly and quarterly analysis for stakeholders (QBRs, KPIs, etc.)

  • Develop relationships with operational counterparts at our partners’ headquarters, with internal regional counterparts, and with shared services team overseas

Required skills

  • 5+ years of related professional experience; MBA preferred

  • Good understanding of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a quantitative science field

  • Solid relationship management skills

  • Solid spreadsheet skills with proven experience managing large data sets and performing analysis

  • Coachable, energetic, detail oriented team player who is results-oriented

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Demonstrated good customer service, interpersonal, and time management skills in a changing environment

  • Experience with using at least one data mining tool like BusinessObjects (BO), Hyperion, SAS

  • Willingness to work extended hours during periods of high demand like quarter or year end; this may include weekends

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Job ID 59345

Department Field Sales, Finance, Operations

Location US-NC-Raleigh

Posting date 9/22/2017

Remote base ..