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Financial Analyst - OPEX & Cisco

APN Software Services Inc. Milpitas, CA
  • Posted: September 04, 2009
  • Contractor
Here is a brief job description:
Must Have:
1. Background working as an OPEX(Operational Expenditure) analyst at an enterprise level company (understanding budget, importance of accuracy, and level of spend)
a. understanding of headcount/contracted services (POs), SOW renewals, checking to see if POs are compliant
b. Experience with budget management
c. Strong understanding of accruals-amount of quarter end activity
2. Experience with CAPEX (Capital expenditure)
a. Experience building relationships with Business partners to make sure they get required accurate information on time for budgeting purposes-also will be providing data presentations to ensure business partners are aware of current opex/capex spend for the quarter
b. Experience conducting monthly forecasts; tracking against quarterly forecast and providing monthly updates
c. Experience modeling and forecasting depreciation
3. Experience with advanced Excel formulas; experience generating and presenting reports based on findings (pivot tables etc.)
4. Experience using Essbase Hyperion/Smart View/Oracle Hyperion Smart View as an Accounting tool Expense platform
Plusses:
1. SaaS background
2. Background working at Cisco; understanding of tools/system
Day-to-day:
This person will be joining the team that supports the OPEX financial spending for the Collaboration BU. He/she will be supporting the OPEX spending and forecasting in the Collaboration BU and managing their yearly/quarterly budgets. He/ she will be handling operational budget management, and working directly with business partners. Specifically, they will be managing 4-5 business partners' (engineering managers etc.) and advising them on Opex spend on a weekly/biweekly/monthly basis. This person will be managing around $40 million worth of spend. They will be running through data (data mining), organizing the data, generating reports and presenting findings to their management. The candidates will not only present their findings, but also make recommendations in regards to market research and bench-marking of their competition. Additionally, they will work with business partners to understand capex depreciation modeling/vendors/software amortization, software renew budgets, data center spend, track vendor spend against the forecast. They will also work with business partners to understand the funding requirements and quarterly forecasts.

If you also know of anyone who might be interested in this role please feel free to forward my details across to them as we have multiple openings for this position

Cordially,
Mohammed Abdul
APN Software Services, Inc .
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560 .
Direct: 510.623.5049
Ph.: 510-623-5050 Ext. 107 | Fax: 510.623.5055 | Email: abdul@apninc.com
Employment Type: Contract

APN Software Services Inc.

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Milpitas, CA
95035 USA

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