Red Hat Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis in Raleigh, North Carolina

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 Business Finance team is looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis (FP+A) Manager to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you’ll lead FP+A processes in support of the Global Partners and Alliances (GPA) team. You will manage an international team of financial analysts and work across functions to provide robust strategy, planning, and analytical support to the Senior Vice President of GPA.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Actively manage, organize, and focus on guiding timely results

  • Assess the allocation of market development funds, optimize sales coverage models, and headcount planning

  • Provide actionable analytical coverage across Red Hat’s partner types, including distributors and resellers, certified cloud providers, original equipment manufacturers, system integrators, and independent software vendors, to assess financial performance, investment, and buying and selling behavior

  • Work with managers and executives across Red Hat, particularly with Operations and IT, Finance, and Marketing and Product teams to enable strategic GPA business plans

  • Perform persevering and collaborative management approach with special attention to actionable analytics, the enablement of international partner financial analysts, and using data science expertise to support strategic plans and implementation

  • Assess financial recognition of partner contracts and their impact on Red Hat

  • Anticipate short and long-term business needs and create an achievable action plans to meet the desired outcomes

Required skills

  • 2+ years of management or leadership experience, preferably in a financial, operational, or analytical environment; progressive individual contributor experience in lieu of previous management experience will also be considered

  • Experience working with and aligning to channel and partnership sales organizations

  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in statistics, math, economics, finance, or information sciences

  • Demonstrated experience working with and leading international teams

  • Specific expertise in the areas of financial analysis, investment planning, and return-on-investment and productivity measurement

  • Solid spreadsheet skills with proven experience managing large data sets and building models with sensitivity analysis; prior experience with Salesforce.com is a plus

  • Excellent people management skills, including mapping career paths and practicing motivational behaviors

  • Experience with sales teams, building sales investment plans, and forecasting

  • Ability to communicate with confidence with solid shaping and motivating abilities

  • Ability to bridge competing functional interests to lead successful outcomes

  • Strategic capabilities, with particular attention to scaling and strategic business partnership

  • Ability to focus on cross-functional consensus-building to pitch and carry out new ideas and projects

  • Attention to detail, including accuracy, formatting, and presentation of team deliverables

  • Ready to consistently work extended hours during periods of high demand – quarter/year end

  • Willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done in a customer-friendly and quality-first manner

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and relationship-building skills

  • Ability to communicate complex plans, systems, and process issues in simple and understandable terms, and to use this knowledge to support strategic decisions

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Job ID 63051

Category Finance