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  • Ciena India Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 0 - 5 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Ciena may well be the most important technology company youve never heard of The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-stream your favorite show) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps VR, AI, IOT, 5G literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world

The Junior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis, Blue Planet Division, will be a dedicated business resource for the Blue Planet team This role will assist in the development and monitoring of revenue and bookings forecasts and metrics, creation and review of the annual Blue Planet divisional budget, quarterly forecasts, variance analyses for operating expenses vs budget, and provide ad-hoc reporting as needed This is an excellent opportunity to join a top-flight FP&A Team in an exciting and growing business

Monthly Planning, Forecasting & other activities

Measure monthly progress of actual revenue vs budget Join weekly meetings with the project management team to discuss the financial status of all active projects
Monitor weekly bookings and track progress to budget Join weekly meetings to discuss the current pipeline of deals, and assist in the development of a current quarter Bookings Forecast
Identify and investigate key variances in weekly current quarter revenue forecasts
Track and maintain the Blue Planet Forecast dashboard for current quarter Bookings forecast
Provide monthly Budget vs Actual variance analysis for the Blue Planet Cost of Goods Sold and Operating Expense Cost Centers and review with Management
Run and distribute Labor Utilization reports to Project Management team
Run and distribute Job Change Order reports to Project Management team
Maintain the Professional Services Key Performance Indicators Dashboard

Quarterly Financial Reviews and Forecasting

Assist in the development and submission of the bookings & revenue forecasts for outlooks, and Current Quarter Revenue Assurance (CQRA)
Participate in the revenue and bookings reviews with Director of FP&A and other stake holders as compared to budgets

Annual Operating Plan

Assist in the development and submission of the Bookings, Revenue and COGs Plans
Provides ad hoc analyses to support management decisions for annual plan
Assist in the collection of data for the Blue Planet Loaded Labor Rates

Required Skills

Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
Finance, planning and accounting skills
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of financial and ERP systems Salesforce, Hyperion and Oracle a plus
Strong MS Office skills Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
High attention to detail and analytical skills


Rewarding experience Meaningful outcomes

Making a difference in peoples lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies Thats what motivates us

A distinct way to work

Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional

Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age

Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially

What you can expect from us

You will receive notification of your successful application
Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Audit & Risk
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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