1219259 - Financial Analyst- BTOF Common Hardware

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    San Jose, California, US
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Our team seeks an uncommon Financial Analyst to partner with the Common Hardware Group (CHG) to help the business make strategic investment decisions while identifying and driving process improvements for the organization. In this role, you will act as business partner to members of the CHG organization and work across many members of the finance organization, including presentations to SVP/VP levels. Hands-on organization skills, financial modeling, time management skills and an eagerness to learn will help you find success in this role.


  • Work with a Senior Manager to provide direct support to the various businesses within the organization
  • Manage portfolio analytics for a large part of the organization
  • Present periodic updates to both Finance and Engineering SVPs/VPs
  • Own portions of the annual planning and quarterly commit processes
  • Lead month end and quarter end close activities, driving compliance
  • Collaborate with business partners while providing data analytics and financial analysis to optimize costs, giving guidance on finance-related issues
  • Participate in budget reallocation process with the business to ensure budget opportunities are well understood and adequate lead time for execution is in place
  • Provide fresh perspectives on process improvements to increase organization efficiency


You'll team up with a Senior Manager to provide direct support to the various businesses within the organization. You will work with a fun-loving, hardworking and team-oriented group of finance colleagues who have your back. You’ll work across multiple finance teams in addition to working with different levels of the CHG organization. The Common Hardware Group (CHG) delivers the hardware platforms for Cisco’s core Switching, Routing and Wireless products which account for over half of Cisco’s total revenue and almost three-quarters of Cisco’s total gross margins.


You are a strong teammate who strives to learn and find solutions to issues with active listening and communication skills. You are passionate about learning how critical hardware is to Cisco’s short and long-term success. You’re efficient with Excel and enjoy improving cyclical processes.


  • A Bachelors' Degree in Finance or Business related field with at least 2+ years related Finance experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High energy to find areas of process/efficiency improvement and be unafraid to drive positive change even with more senior team members
  • Bring fun to the work environment


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