Oracle Finance Business Partner CIS&Regional in Moscow, Russia
Finance Business Partner CIS&Regional
This position provides Business Partnering to CIS Hardware Country Leader and EE&CIS finance (regional) support.
A Finance Business Partner (FBP) is a finance function professional who works alongside other business areas, supporting and advising their strategic and operational decision making through insights that drive better business performance. The Business partnering element that FBP carries out includes:
Interpreting, explaining and driving performance within the business.
Understanding the industry, competitors and economic context.
Supporting and influencing key operational and strategic decisions.
Advising on key business planning assumptions, trade-offs and opportunities
Provide ad-hoc analysis and insights on specific issues.
The person will report to EE&CIS Finance Director based in Greece
CIS HW Cluster Leader and CIS management team
CIS Sales managers
EECIS Business Operations
EECIS and EMEA Field Finance
Shared Services Centers
Provide financial support, advice and insight to CIS management team on all aspects of P&L management, supporting and influencing strategic decision making and risk performance management.
Participation in the quarter-end closing processes and procedures
Regional responsibility for OPEX, HC control and Bookings.
Co-ordination and involvement in distribution of compensation plans to CIS sales team. Review & advise re. effectiveness of sales compensation plans to support the business
Participation in forecasting process ( CIS) and regional, maximizing accuracy and understanding of potential risk/upside , early warning analysis;
Preparation for and involvement in regular Regional business reviews
Managing and completion of the budget process within agreed timetable ( CIS P&L and EECIS OPEX/ HC).
Support in interpretation and implementation of corporate policies and best practices
Ensure, via coordination with shared services centers, the provision of regular, consistent and reliable management reporting including, but not limited to: revenue, costs, headcount, trends and exception analysis
Ad hoc Regional Finance requirements and be able to act together with the rest of regional finance in the team as a regional hub supporting the region’s financial requirements.
Alliance and Channel finance contact for the region including but not limited to rebates program.
Proactive, using initiative to suggest improvements
Personal drive and determination
Ability to work with people in remote locations as well as with local team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
Straight talking, honest and a good team player
Adaptability and flexibility.
Enthusiastic, persistent and persuasive
Able to build effective relationships
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Finance or Finance related Bachelor degree.
Master degree or relevant Professional qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ ICAEW etc).
Strong financial analytical skills and user of financial analysis systems
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Good commercial understanding of the business coupled with a customer-centric approach
Willing to work flexible hours during Q and Year end
Fluent English – both oral and written
Knowing of Oracle ERP is a plus
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Financial support to business areas through financial analysis, budgeting, planning and forecasting; to facilitate decision making and future business strategies.
As a member of Oracle
- s finance organization, you will be responsible for providing all aspects of financial support for planning and control. Assist in consolidation and reporting of financial results; preparation of annual budget. Gather, model, analyze, prepare, and summarize information for financial plans, operating forecasts, trended future specifications, etc.; on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis. Prepares recommendations based on analyzes. May perform revenue and expense analysis, headcount and headcount driven expense analysis at cost center level, tracking of product and product line revenue, reconciliation of accounts receivable, variance analysis and ad-hoc analysis as needed. You may participate in cross functional programs and projects.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Strong Microsoft Office skills and proficiency in Oracle Financials. Strong analysis and research skills. Ability to partner across functions. 8 years relevant work experience. BS/BA in Accounting/Finance preferred. CPA/MBA desired.
Job Type: Contractor Hire