Red Hat Business Finance Analyst - 1 Year Contract in North Sydney, Australia

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

Red Hat’s Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Finance team is looking for an experienced Business Finance Analyst with excellent communication and analytical skills to join us in Sydney, Australia. In this role, you will have the opportunity collaborate closely with the Operations and Marketing teams while providing data and business insights to the Sales Management team. You’ll also have the opportunity to partner closely with sales, channel, and product teams across the business. As a Business Finance Analyst, you’ll get to be part of a high-performance, innovative culture.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Prepare weekly forecast reports for individual sales teams and the region

  • Follow statistical trends to support the forecast, including close rates, linearity, and early renewal trends

  • Track performance of our sales representatives, including linearity, product mix, pipeline analysis, and coverage

  • Provide planning and support for managers based on historical performance data for segments and representatives

  • Provide quota setting support, change tracking, and communication for representative managers and global business development

  • Prepare and compile quarterly key performance indicators

  • Perform financial modelling and planning and dashboard maintenance

  • Provide support on reporting and sales-related issues in a timely manner

  • Provide leadership to visual and dynamic reporting and analytics dashboard solutions for executive consumption

  • Ensure continuous innovation through identification of enhancement opportunities in reporting and analytics processes

  • Streamline current reporting process using existing tools like SQL databases, Python, etc.

Required skills

  • 3+ years of experience in an enterprise high-tech or software environment; experience working in a sales, finance, or support role for sales or related teams

  • Proven commercial insight

  • Solid spreadsheet skills with proven experience managing large datasets, conducting time series analysis, and building financial models with sensitivity analysis

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and relationship-building skills.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent; MBA or finance or IT qualification is a plus

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel; Google Sheets is a plus

  • Experience with Tableau and Salesforce.com (SFDC) reporting is a plus

  • Technical skills in SQL, R, or Python are a plus

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, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job ID 67103

Category Finance