Finance Analyst

  • Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Area of Interest
    Finance
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1358184

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Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant than ever before in our lives. Our employees' progressive ideas impact everything imaginable - from entertainment, retail, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, thoughtful cities, sensible cars, and everyday devices in our homes. Here, that means you'll take creative ideas from the drawing board to powerful solutions that have real world impact. You'll work with Cisco leaders, partner with experienced mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be inspired

It's an exciting time to be at Cisco! As we work together to lay the foundation for Cisco's future, the Global Partner Organization (GPO) is more important than ever in helping Cisco and our partners deliver continued growth and profitability. Our ecosystem of more than 65,000 partners all over the world delivers more than 85% of Cisco's revenue, and partners will play an increasingly vital role in helping us enable our customers as they strive to become digital businesses. Business facing finance team supporting Partner finance for APJ region.

The Business Entity The Cisco Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team has an exciting opportunity for Financial Analyst to support Cisco's Global FP&A Center of Excellence (CoE) at Bangalore. The Team In this role, the analyst would work as part of finance team supporting periodic performance reporting, decision analysis, business insights and forecasting/ planning for regional Sales and Services organization/Business Entities. Role & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • General reporting and business metric tracking; including generating reports, analyses and models as requested by the business to support the overall process regionally or globally
  • Prepare and disseminate timely and accurate financial information to allow the business to plan, forecast, and make decisions using controlled, consistent data
  • Takes full ownership of and accountability for ongoing reports providing validation and supporting documentation to business partners as required
  • Perform scenario analysis & planning to be used for decision making and approvals.
  • Organizational Expense & HC reporting, Bookings, Revenue and Margin Analysis, support opex management with PR approvals and accruals for regions / BE.
  • Identifies potential opportunities for operational improvement to CoE leadership
  • Acting as the primary contact to designated business finance partner(s) providing timely advice & appropriate reporting & analysis thereon
  • Participating as an extended member of the business finance partner team ensuring good of the underlying business in order to provide the appropriate analytical insights
  • Assisting in providing valuable management decision support, driving key business goals, identify major trends and corresponding business issues Minimum Qualifications Minimum Requirements:
  • BS degree in accounting/finance with CA/MBA with 4+ years of relevant experience
  • High degree of partnering skills: Personal integrity; work towards results; forward thinker; proactive and cross functional problem solver
  • General financial understanding a plus (periodic performance reporting, yearly and quarterly Opex budgeting and planning, and month-end accounting)
  • Must have excellent analytical and systems skills, including sound finance and accounting knowledge, advanced excel skills and a working knowledge of various systems tools (Business Objects, Essbase, etc.)
  • Strong and effective communications across multiple levels of the Company and across multiple functional organizations. Must have excellent partnering and influencing skills.
  • Ability to participate/and demonstrate cross-functional and regional teams.
  • Prior experience in large multi-national company preferred Desired Skills Some preferable but not mandatory skills are ability to work with Macros, Database knowledge so as to deal with large financial data, Ability to create automation/models in excel, Ability to connect to external databases in excel and high end data analytics skills that can be applied for FP&A analytical models. 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 groundbreaking 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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