22515P-Financial Analyst 5

4 days left

Employer
Juniper Networks
Location
India
Posted
Apr 10, 2024
Closes
May 31, 2024
Ref
4643162625
Level
Staff
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
The GTM Business Finance Partner - FP & A - will be the face of finance from the GTM Sales Org to the Finance and Business / Sales leadership for the concerned GTM Business segment. The spectrum of responsibilities would range from ownership for the financials (for both Sales and opex) to providing the day-to-day support and guidance to sales and business leaders for Global verticals (Cloud, SP and Enterprise), being their primary point of contact for their operational as well as high end analytical requirements. The right candidate must be technically savvy in terms of data analysis, manipulation and synthesis as well as project-oriented to craft and create rhythm of the business KPIs, end-to-end process improvements, etc. Specific responsibilities include the following:
  • Forecasting and Budgeting: Building and Owning up (a): quarterly forecasts and (b): annual budgets in close collaboration with onshore finance and business partners / leaders - indepth analysis of revenue drivers (revenue base + pipeline + risk factors) and driving the forecast / budget review calls to finalize the numbers - preparation of forecast / budget packs - submission to WW / Corporate Finance leaders.
  • Month Close: Close Supervision of the MEC process - Driving MEC review calls with finance partners, ensuring indepth understanding and analysis of actuals, passing of Journal Entries and preparation of MEC reporting packs including variance explanations on a high ownership level.
  • Business reviews and Presentations: Supporting senior leadership team during monthly / quarterly business reviews
  • Business Understanding: Excellent level of understanding of the business scenarios and experience of handling complex 'what-if' situations on a speedy basis.
  • Reporting: Preparation of the reporting packages on a monthly basis for various parameters such as Headcount, Cost trends etc.
  • BI Tools: Knowledge and hand-on experience on business intelligence applications.
  • Balance Sheet: Monitoring of B/S items relating to Segments and understanding their impact on the P/L for accruals, forecasting and budgeting.
  • Supporting ad-hoc requests of customers.
  • Master Data base management related activities.
  • Adhocs: Handling all adhocs from the finance and business being the "Go to" person for them for all accounting queries.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 12 years of dedicated FP&A experience for Graduates / Post-Graduates OR 6 - 8 years of post-qualification experience for candidates with professional qualification (CMA / CA). Prior experience with Sales organizations preferred
  • Expertise in MS Excel and financial modeling skills.
  • Highly competent in data crunching / manipulating & analyzing large data and drawing key insights.
  • An ability to excel with limited direction/supervision and under ambiguous circumstances.
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively across multiple functions and with varied levels of management.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communicator across multiple functions and levels of the organization.
  • Solid fundamental accounting knowledge.
  • Education: Finance Graduates & Post Graduates (B.Com, BBM, BBA, MBA, M.Com); CMAs & CAs will have preference.

(People from BSc, BE ad other non-finance backgrounds not preferred since the job has high core accounting conceptual requirement calling for accounting interpretations with Statutory Auditors and GL teams on a regular basis)

Strong candidates will demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can work independently or collaborate as part of team.
  • Superior quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Passion for financial management and supporting business regions in a multi-national, multi-billion dollar market leading technology company.
  • Flexible and adaptable with strong business acumen.
  • Detail oriented, accurate and thorough.
  • Deadline and results driven.
  • Comfortable handling multiple and sometimes competing priorities