The Red Hat Business Finance team is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join us in Sao Paulo, Brazil or any other country in Latin America (LATAM). In this role, you will help support the LATAM team, working closely with the regional managers. You’ll provide analytical inputs through reports and metrics within the territory, support and carry out operational aspects of the business, and navigate through different areas within the company to facilitate the entire process. You’ll be in charge of the planning, follow-up, and strategic decision making processes for the region. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will maintain close relationships throughout Red Hat. You’ll need to have excellent analytical and communication skills as you will be responsible for taking initiative and cross-functionally collaborating with our Regional Operations, Finance, and IT teams.
Demonstrate insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts to provide practical counsel to business partners and management in order to achieve desired business results
Understand and facilitate the integration of business processes, people, and relevant technology in order to identify, configure, and communicate useful information and to provide practical business leadership to support business decision making across various business functions
Develop and refine key business metrics and perform robust analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities while evaluating possible alternatives and recommending appropriate actions
Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions
Support fiscal year planning for various business functions and assist in the development of financial-based justification for expenditures, additional investments, and expansion of new or existing business activities
Analyze global financial performance and other operational key performance indicators (KPIs) in order to ensure optimal business decisions
Provide financial models and dashboards with analysis on investment, expenses, capital expenditure, balance sheet, and headcount trends, including variances of actual-versus-budget and year-over-year
Work with various business corporate functions in reviewing annual financial targets or goals, analysis, and measurement to meet expense management and ROI hurdles
Develop an understanding of Red Hat’s global business model in order to identify financial trends and provide value-added analysis and benchmarks across the industry for various business functions
Maintain knowledge and stay up-to-date on developments in technology, business, finance, and economic theory
Bachelor’s degree in finance or a business-related major; MBA is a plus
5+ years of experience working in a business financial analysis role in software and technology companies
Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, Tableau, Salesforce.com (SFDC), data analytics software, and Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel
Solid initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
Excellent communication skills
Solid analytical and data organization and interpretation skills
Financial modeling experience and understanding of financial statements
Result-oriented with excellent critical problem-solving skills
Comfortable presenting reports, insights, and plans for action to senior leadership
Fluent language skills in English; advanced language skills in Spanish
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