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Business Analyst
Location IN-PunePosting date 1 week ago(5/13/2019 9:14 AM)
Job ID 69849 Category Finance
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 Accounting and Finance team is looking for a Business Analyst to join us in Pune, India. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying opportunities and new automation ideas, as well as processing improvement initiatives in the accounting processes in alignment with the global accounting strategy. In addition, you’ll work with the operations, accounting, finance, and information technology (IT) teams to guide projects and compile required information. As a Business Finance Analyst, you will also participate in various ad hoc analyses. You should be highly motivated with creative problem-solving and analytical skills, solid knowledge of accounting processes, and the ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, and challenging environment.
Primary job responsibilities

Identify automation ideas and opportunities and process improvement initiatives in the accounting processes, including procurement-to-pay (P2P), order-to-cash (OTC), and record-to-report (R2R) processes
Conduct team meetings with the Global Bid Desk leadership team regarding the P2P, R2R, and O2C processes and brainstorm sessions to come up with new automation ideas in alignment with the global accounting strategy
Work with various teams towards the completion of automation ideas and process improvements
Collaborate with the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) IT Finance team to implement the Oracle EBS enhancements
Take initiative in working with the operations, accounting, finance, and IT teams to guide projects that develop repeatable and scalable processes and system logic for the key performance indicator (KPI) and performance reporting
Team up with the executives, managers, and senior leaders to compile required information
Participate in various structured and ad hoc analyses as needed
Required skills

Graduate of the Chartered Accountancy (CA) course, or a graduate of the CA Intermediate, ICWAI, or ICWAI Intermediate courses
Good understanding of the accounting processes including P2P, R2R, and OTC processes
Excellent communication, presentation, and relationship building skills
Highly organized and data-oriented with solid analytical skills and attention to detail
Proven ability to aggregate complex data in a clear and consistent manner
Experience defining and implementing various automation initiatives in the accounting processes
Ability to translate the goals and objectives into performance metrics
Ability to cooperate with senior leaders at a global level across all regions
12+ years of experience working with accounting processes
Experience with Microsoft Excel-based and PowerPoint modeling
Experience with the enterprise resource planning (ERP)
Ability to translate complex business logic into functional systems logic
Ability to communicate complex system and process issues in simple and understandable terms, and to use this knowledge to deliver analyses to support strategic decisions

The following are considered a plus:
Enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and focused on results
Solid analytical skills and structured thinking
Ability to communicate persuasively
Ready to consistently work extended hours during periods of high demand
Willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done in a business-friendly and quality-first manner

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About the company

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. And as the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat enables the creation of relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Red Hat is an S&P company with more than 70 offices spanning the globe, empowering our customers' businesses and mission critical IT demands.

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