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Cisco 1293902 Sr Finance Analyst, Global Architecture Sales in RTP, North Carolina

What You Will Do

You will be a Sr. Finance Analyst supporting the Global Sales Specialist organization, specifically the MultiCloud (Compute/Cloud) and Mass Scale Infrastructure teams. The role will provide finance support to multiple senior members of the Sales Specialist team, focused on supporting day to day operations. Key activities include: * Driving weekly WW Data Center bookings forecasting, reporting and analysis, including partnering with regional finance controllers and regional sales leaders in providing forward looking business insights around attainment, forecast accuracy, risks/opportunities and recommendations. * Serve as consolidation point for total MultiCloud Infrastructure bookings forecast and results including elements from the IOT, Compute, Cloud, and SP verticals. * Lead all interlocks, fiscal year planning, and goaling to provide strategic business support across WW Data Center, Cloud and SP. * Analyze monthly overachievers and fine-tune sales compensation expertise specifically related to architecture goaling. * Support WW MultiCloud Infrastructure leadership with ad hoc reporting requests and analysis * Lead quarterly opex budgeting for Mass Scale Architecture and drive monthly close (accruals) of expense, opex & headcount flashes, quarterly commits

Who You'll Work With

You’ll be working with a group of senior finance leaders, finance analysts and Sales VPs / Directors who are passionate about making a lasting impact to Cisco’s business. We constantly look for ways to align, improve and simplify in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.

Who You Are

You are a strong communicator and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with deadlines. Attention to detail is a strong quality. You have experience in sales forecasting, bookings analysis, and business partnering. * You have a BA or BS degree with 4-6 years of relatable Finance experience * You have Financial/Accounting and Operational reporting and analysis knowledge * Strong collaboration, presentation, and communications skills and ability to work with multiple cross-functional and remote teams simultaneously * Proven Excel, Essbase, Business Objects, and PowerPoint skills * You’re a self-starter who is structured and organized in your approach with ability to plan work and prioritize effectively in an independent manner * You are an excellent communicator and open to sharing ideas and suggestions for process optimization and improvements

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