Financial Analyst

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
About NetApp

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Job Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) department. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will play a key role in driving the financial performance and strategic decision-making of our organization. Your primary responsibility will be to analyze financial data, provide valuable insights, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business objectives. This position requires a strong foundation in financial analysis, excellent communication skills, and a deep understanding of business acumen and analytics.

Essential Functions:
1. Financial Analysis: Conduct thorough financial analysis, including but not limited to budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and financial modeling. Identify trends, risks, and opportunities to support strategic decision-making.

2. Business Partnering: Collaborate with various departments and business units to understand their financial needs and provide actionable recommendations. Build strong relationships to serve as a trusted financial advisor and effectively communicate financial information to non-financial stakeholders.

3. Story Behind the Numbers: Dive beyond the surface-level financial data and uncover the underlying story behind the numbers. Develop insightful narratives that explain the financial performance, key drivers, and potential impacts on the business.

4. Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts. Work closely with department heads to ensure alignment with business objectives and provide accurate and timely financial projections.

5. Analytics and Reporting: Develop and maintain financial reports, dashboards, and key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor business performance. Provide meaningful insights through data analysis and visualization tools to facilitate data-driven decision-making.

6. Financial Planning: Support the development and execution of long-term financial plans, including strategic initiatives, capital expenditure analysis, and ROI evaluations. Assess the financial feasibility of new projects and investments.

7. Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline financial processes, enhance efficiency, and optimize reporting capabilities. Implement best practices and tools to enhance the overall effectiveness of the FP&A function.

Job Requirements

Preferred Skillsets:
1. Business Acumen: Strong understanding of business operations, industry dynamics, and financial implications. Ability to translate financial analysis into actionable insights and recommendations.
2. Business Partnering: Proven ability to build relationships and collaborate with cross-functional teams. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
3. The Story Behind the Numbers: Ability to analyze financial data in-depth and present findings in a clear and concise manner. Strong storytelling skills to communicate complex financial information to a non-financial audience.
4. Analytics: Proficient in financial modeling, data analysis, and statistical techniques. Experience working with advanced Excel functions, financial planning software, and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).


. The types of tasks this individual is responsible for are well defined and utilized and build an understanding of standard principles and practices within a team environment.
. This individual interacts primarily with their Hiring manager, Finance Partners, and the direct Finance team members on assigned projects and may communicate with employees in other functions as required.
. The regular and detailed direction is provided, as well as an ongoing review of activities and priorities.
. The ideal candidate will be an important contributor to team projects.
. Ideally, 5-10 years of working experience.
. CA, CMA, CPA, CFA, MBA Finance (Reputed University), Finance Analytics from reputed institution

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Why NetApp

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world's biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities.

We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations. We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family. We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.

If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us.

Skills: Financial Analysis, Business Acumen, Business Partnering, Budgeting, Variance Analysis, Data Analysis, Statistical Techniques, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Analytics, Financial Modeling, Forecasting

Experience: 5.00-10.00 Years