Red Hat Director, Financial Planning and Analysis in Raleigh, North Carolina

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

The Red Hat Global Business Finance team is looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis Director to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will support the Vice President of Global Strategic Programs area, in all matters related to financial planning and analytics. You’ll work closely with the business leadership, providing business insights through analytical data and experience. As a Director, you will help plan, perform, and implement process improvement initiatives while organizing and facilitating cross-functional and geographically distributed teams. Your key role will be developing the global and regional support teams to become even better business advisors throughout the organization. You’ll need to have great communication and leadership skills for this role, as collaboration across the organization is key for this position.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Actively manage, organize, and focus on achieving timely results

  • Become a true business partner to the Global Strategic Programs team by providing actionable insights around the business through reliable and accurate analytics

  • Grow and develop the global team as well as the regional teams in order to improve insights and analytics to the business

  • Work with managers and executives across Red Hat’s teams like Operations, IT, Finance, Products and Technologies (PnT), etc., to lead solid planning and forecast models

  • Assess financial ROI for key initiatives within the organization to provide guidance to the business

  • Anticipate short and long-term business needs and create achievable action plans to meet the desired outcomes

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics, engineering, computer science, or finance

  • 10+ years of management or leadership experience in a financial, operational, or analytical environment; working closely with sales and services organizations, managing teams supporting these areas preferably within the IT industry

  • Demonstrated experience working and managing cross-functional and cross-regional teams

  • Experience building and guiding sales investment plans, ROI, and productivity measurements

  • Experience managing sales forecasts and strategic initiatives

  • Excellent people management skills, including mapping career paths and practicing motivational behaviors

  • Ability to understand complex business logic (financial and strategic) and translating it into consumable terms to support strategic decisions

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Availability to work extended hours during periods of high demand

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Job ID 66465

Category Finance