IT Financial Management Analyst

The Select Group
Published
January 14, 2021
Location
Sunnyvale, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

IT Financial Management Analyst
The Select Group is seeking an IT Financial Management Analyst to help support on of our clients with cost management & financial planning across the IT function. This person will establish close working relationships with IT functional leadership to support decision making and provide budgetary reviews.

Project Details:

This role will be responsible for gaining an in-depth understanding of the Apptio IT Financial Management (ITFM) tool. By applying your strong technology and financial management expertise; you will play an important role in driving the continuous improvement of data modeling and allocation methodologies, within the tool. Using the tool to drive insight and provide key analytics on the IT cost portfolio.

IT Financial Management Analyst Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of experience in Finance or Accounting with direct experience in financial planning, analysis & reporting (open to seeing really sharp candidates with 4 years of experience)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Suite products (Word, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint).
  • Advanced MS Excel - must be very skilled in pivot tables and ad hoc reporting
  • Data Analysis skills - decision support analysis, understanding of financial data, modeling financial information (does not need to have experience with any specific Data Analytics technologies)
  • 3+ years of experience with either ERP financial system - SAP ERP or Oracle ERP
  • An understanding of IT spending and how it is captured in financial ledgers
  • Comfortable with presenting to high level executives as needed

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to teamwork and partnerships
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage ambiguity as needed and be a self-starter
  • Strong desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced organization and able to prioritize evolving, concurrent deliverables

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Experience with an ITFM tool (they use Apptio currently, but any tool is ok)
  • Experience with all types of IT spending such as SaaS, Cloud, hardware, software, maintenance, professional services)
  • Strong finance background with putting budgets together, forecast, long range plans, etc

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the monthly forecasting meetings with all the IT cost center owners.
  • Pulling from systems for records and analyzing findings.
  • Lead the month-end close process including submission of accruals to finance.
  • Support the monthly Risk & Opportunity review with all IT cost center owners and provide analysis.
  • Support the creation and maintenance of the IT Annual Operating Plan.
  • Support the IT organization to manage financial targets and KPIs while still achieving key business objectives.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports, metrics, and variance analyses for Technology leadership including budgeting, forecasting, and recommendations for remediation where needed.
  • Work closely with accounting partners to resolve questions & issues as part of the period close process.
  • Support forecasting methodologies that accurately project costs based on business conditions and key inputs.
  • Provide ad hoc IT budget decision support and analysis.

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