What You'll Do
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 on-going 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 process 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 value-added management decision support, driving key business goals, identify major trends and corresponding business issues
Who You'll Work With
The Cisco Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) CoE 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.
Who You Are
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; drive for results; forward thinker; proactive and cross functional thinker
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 leverage 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.