Red Hat Marketing Budget Management Specialist - APAC in Singapore, Singapore

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

Play an important part in managing the budget process and tools for our Marketing team. The Red Hat Marketing team in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is looking for an experienced Budget Management Specialist to join us Singapore. In this role, you will ensure the alignment of the budget with the APAC Finance team and serve as a conduit to the global team to coordinate our requirements for the region. You’ll need to be highly motivated with positive attitude, results-oriented, and have great communication skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Be responsible for APAC Marketing budgets and forecast accuracy

  • Support monthly, quarterly, and fiscal year closing by ensuring all expenses and provisions are booked to appropriate accounts

  • Work closely with the field team to monitor and maintain the budget and expenses via checkpoint calls

  • Work closely with the Finance team to help the field team resolve the day-to-day accounting and purchase requisition-related issues

  • Ensure compliance with the current procurement and accounting processes and policies, guidance for budget and spending, and tax and legal requirements

  • Be responsible for budget-related projects and system enhancement as well as ad hoc projects which management deems fit

  • Provide reporting requirements as needed from time to time

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or related fields

  • 4+ years of experience in marketing budget management in a multi-country environment

  • Solid sense of urgency and accountability

  • Meticulous, organized, and with good analytical skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Experience in budgeting and budget planning, including development of annual budgets, forecasting, and variance analysis

  • Knowledge of forecasting and identifying variances between actuals and forecast results

  • Direct experience with budget systems and tools like Allocadia and Oracle

  • Solid analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to activate business requirements

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Deep understanding of and proficiency in marketing budget management and accounting tools and marketing processes

  • Good working knowledge across multiple countries and local environments

  • Solid mastery of Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets and experience with reporting and data analysis

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Job ID 63039

Category Corporate Marketing