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