1210945 - Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Finance
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1210945
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What You'll Do

You will oversee our investment portfolio and track initiative utilization of funds. This is a great chance to develop your skills as part of an organization that has impact across the enterprise in a highly visible, fast-paced environment.

 

You are able to apply business concepts (forecasting, actual, commit, and modeling etc.,) to provide management with analysis and commentary to make informed business decisions. You would also be able to provide objective alternatives to improve overall CTP business processes, and are comfortable with large amounts information.

 

Portfolio related:

  • Oversee the Portfolio’s quarterly investments, driving ownership and accountability of operating expense management with business partners
  • Provide monthly portfolio expense forecasts to corporate and portfolio management by initiative and function
  • As a business case management tool expert (BCMT), answer and resolve all questions and issues for teams using the tool. Support initiative teams with their monthly submission into project management tool. Prepare and execute training for new BCMT users.
  • Support ad hoc analyses of CTP investments and benefits.
  • Prepare Portfolio-level management financial reporting packages
  • Guide initiative finance and business teams on Portfolio processes, deliverables and requirements as the finance liaison to certain initiatives

 

Department budget related:

  • Manage Operations budget including forecasting/planning, variance analysis, month-end close and annual planning.

 

Who You'll Work With

Transformation is critical to sustaining Cisco's competitive advantage. We are making changes to be more simplified, empowered and accountable. The changes we've made, and those we'll continue to make on this journey, will help us to be a more agile company with profitable growth. Cisco’s Transformation Portfolio (CTP) is a multi-year program that will speed up Cisco's transformation by identifying opportunities to increase revenue, fund innovation, reduce costs and improve operational efficiency.

 

Who You Are

You are a Senior Finance Analyst who is highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, adept at managing expectations, and able to set and adjust priorities as needed while working across functional finance organizations across Cisco. You have extensive knowledge and experience in financial modeling, understands how to synthesize materials into executive-ready format, and is a technical resource for the group.

 

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting/Business with 3 - 5+ years of related experience
  • Strong excel user with ability to develop financial models and reporting
  • Strong business acumen coupled with financial prudence

 

Also highly desired:

  • Ability to solve data reporting complexities and provide recommendations to improve current processes and system tools
  • Strong team player with a can-do, positive attitude
  • Knowledge of current financial and reporting systems (Oracle GL, Systems Integrator, Essbase, Business Objects)
  • Exhibits excellent communication, teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Able to cultivate strong relationships and be seen as a valued business partner
  • Self-starter and ability to work under pressure and drive work streams independently, at times with limited guidance
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment, and provide timely deliverables

 

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

 

We Are Cisco.

 

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