Red Hat Financial Analyst in Cork, Ireland

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 Financial Analyst for the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In this role, you will focus on the training side of the Services business which is a complex and integral part of our business. You’ll prepare, review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports in addition to performing technical analysis to determine present and future operational performance. You’ll also gather, analyze, prepare, and summarize recommendations for business plans while reporting activity, trended future requirements, and operating forecasts. As a Financial Analyst, you’ll need to have financial and analytical expertise in turning data into impactful information focusing specifically on the Services business. You’ll work as part of the EMEA Sales and Services Business Finance team and be managed by the EMEA Services Financial Planning and Analysis Manager.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Apply your expense budgeting experience to streamline and improve processes within the organization

  • Build EMEA country-level detailed budgets

  • Monitor operating expenses

  • Understand and track key metrics that describe revenue, cost of revenue, and operating expenses

  • Provide reports at the strategic, operational, and organizational level

  • Work closely with headquarter finance teams for budgeting quarterly; build detailed budgets for all cost centers in EMEA and reconcile any differences before closing out the budgeting cycle

  • Analyze fluctuations of operational performance (budget to actual, period over period, and forecast to actual) on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis

  • Work effectively with line managers and the executive team of EMEA Services to ensure that all financial reporting and analytical requirements are met in a timely and effective manner

  • Engage in ad hoc projects as required to ensure that financial requirements are met

Required skills

  • Qualified accountant and business Analyst with a business degree

  • 5+ years of finance experience in multinational companies

  • Knowledge of and experience with Oracle or other enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, as well as budgeting and reporting software like Hyperion, SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ), etc.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to make written and verbal presentations to management

  • Experience working with large systems and datasets

  • Good understanding of the U.S. GAAP

  • Extensive experience with planning, reporting, and analytics is a plus

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Job ID 64282

Category Finance