Senior Business Analyst - Strategic Sourcing
FreshWorks Studio
Chennai, INDIA
2d ago
source : TimesJobs

Freshworks provides innovative customer engagement software for businesses of all sizes, making it easy for teams to acquire, close, and keep their customers for life.

Freshworks Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products provide a 360-degree view of the customer, are ready to go, easy to use, and offer a quick return on investment.

Headquartered in San Mateo, USA, Freshworks 2,000 team members work in offices throughout the world. Freshworks has global offices in India, Singapore, Australia, UK, Netherlands, France and Germany.

The company counts over 220,000 businesses in its customer-for-life community around the world including Honda, Bridgestone, Hugo Boss, University of Pennsylvania, Toshiba, Sling TV and Cisco.

Freshworks suite of products that transform the way world-class organizations collaborate with customers and co-workers, include Freshdesk (Omni-channel customer support), Freshservice (IT Service Desk), Freshsales (Intuitive fully-integrated CRM), Freshmarketer (Marketing Automation Suite), Freshteam (HR Management System for growing teams), Freshchat (Modern messaging software) and Freshcaller (Cloud PBX system).

Freshworks has received numerous accolades from analysts and media including making it to Forbes Cloud 100 list, Economic Times Startup of the Year, 2019 LinkedIn Top 25 Companies to work for in India and a listing on the Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement & IT Service Management.

While Freshworks has had incredible organic growth over the last few years, the company also has made targeted acquisitions that add critical capabilities to the portfolio including Natural Language Processing, Chatbots, Machine Learning, Social and Messaging Transformation.

Freshworks has raised over $400 million in capital and is funded by Accel, CapitalG, Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global Management.

More information is available at Freshworks is seeking an Analyst to join our finance team. This is a challenging role responsible for driving the assessment, preparation and presentation of key strategic financial, forecasting models and driving public cloud governance.

The Business Analyst (BA) will report to the Manager of Strategic sourcing. Responsibilities Manage public cloud cost, usage and governance Drive data analysis and reporting, highlighting key insights and recommended actions (levers for improvement) Partner across the organization in developing and refining best practices and governance for public cloud adoption, usage and performance Partner with organizational leaders in understanding use cases, implementing and controlling expenditures Build and refine a driver based public cloud model for the organization Build partnerships internally to both support and influence strategic decisions Build partnerships with public cloud providers Perform periodic peer and competitive benchmarking analysis Responsible for public cloud forecasting, annual planning, long range planning and actuals reporting Qualifications, Professional Skills Graduate or post graduate preferably in finance, with 1-5 years of experience in a project management / forecasting / public cloud governance role Familiarity with spreadsheets and powerpoint required Experience in public cloud management - AWS / GCP / Azure Experience in an IT software / product company preferred Demonstrated ability to derive analytical insights from trended data Ability to independently drive projects based on analysis, across multiple teams Strong Team Player, excellent business partnering skills, positive attitude and good work ethic Excellent verbal and written communication skills Experience with P&L analysis and an understanding of GAAP accounting and finance concepts Ability to manage competing priorities and work independently while meeting deliverables under tight time constraints

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