Business Finance Analyst

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    Tokyo, Kanto, Japan
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Cisco designs and sells broad lines of products, provides services, and delivers integrated solutions to develop and connect networks around the world. For over 30 years, we have helped our customers build networks and automate, orchestrate, integrate, and digitize IT-based products and services. 

Why Cisco?   
Cisco brings integrated solutions that span network, data center, cloud, security, collaboration, analytics, and IoT for faster business transformation with reduced risk.

Japan Business Finance
Our finance team influences and supports in growing the business by leveraging data / tools to analyze and provides commercial inputs into decision making. We are being challenged by the business shifts to the cloud, and adoption of new technologies (digital / collaborative / security / IoT / etc). 

Role & Responsibilities
* Coordinate and collaborate with business leaders as a financial business partner to drive business
* Forecast  / Budget / Analyze profit and loss trends (revenue / gross margin / expenses) 
* Prepare weekly forecast deck / coordinate and facilitate weekly forecast call
* Prepare & analyze monthly & quarterly financial results & metrics (bookings / expenses / head count) including business reviews + actions to be taken
* Develop annual budget and support in execution of business plans
* Propose and implement solutions related to deal closing and strategic initiatives

Minimum Qualifications
* Min of 5 years experience in Financial Planning & Analysis in IT (Hardware / Software / Consulting) experience preferred
* Good communicator (verbal / written) English & Japanese / Able to coordinator across multiple stake holders including Country VP
* Proactive individual who is comfortable analyzing and explaining P/L trends
* Strong team player working with multiple levels of company and collaborating with Asia Pacific and Head Quarter colleagues
* Creative / adaptable and good problem solving skills

Desired Skills
* Advanced Excel 
* Power Point (creation & presenting)

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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