• Senior Financial Analyst

    Location BR-Sao Paulo
    Posting date 1 month ago(1/15/2019 4:55 AM)
    Job ID
    67232
    Category
    Finance
  • 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 Finance team is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join us in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In this role, you will perform monthly financial and operational reporting, including both short-term and long-term forecasting, review strategic business investments, and analyze global performance. You'll develop an understanding of the global business model in order to identify financial trends and provide value-added analysis. You’ll be expected to have great communication skills, as you'll need to clearly explain complex financial issues and provide sound solutions for these issues.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Assist in monthly financial and operational reporting, including analysis of global performance and alignment
    • Coordinate with other global finance team members to review consolidated short and long-term global financial forecasts
    • Help provide financial models and dashboards with analyses on investment, expenses, capital expenditure, balance sheet, and headcount trends, including variances of actual to budget and year-over-year
    • Review annual financial targets and goals, analyses, and measurements in order to meet expense management and return on investment obstacles
    • Look at business functions' financial results following each month and quarter-end financial close
    • Support operating teams, including Sales, R&D, Marketing, and Product teams; assist in the development of financial-based justification for capital expenditures, additional investments in new product launches, product continuation or retirement, and expansion of new and existing business activities for sales and technology projects
    • Ensure that the off-line reporting matches with the existing system-based management reporting
    • Participate in the monthly close process, including journal entry preparation and analysis for expense reporting
    • Perform profit and loss (P&L) variance and trend analysis between actual, budget, and forecast targets
    • Contribute to the annual budgeting process
    • Assist in the preparation of the monthly close package

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of progressive financial experience in Latin America (LATAM) region, including taking responsibilities for financial planning and analysis
    • Demonstrated business knowledge, as well as strategic and analytical thinking skills
    • Results-oriented with the ability to take initiative and become accountable
    • Good communication and presentation skills and the ability to interact with senior management
    • Good problem-solving and financial modeling skills and the ability to navigate financial ERP systems
    • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting with a solid understanding of applied accounting and finance concepts; experience working in an international company and experience with technology are a plus
    • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced, metric-oriented environment
    • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain a high level of accuracy
    • Fluent in both English and Spanish

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


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