Akamai Technologies, Inc. Sr. FP&A Business Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sr. FP&A Business Analyst
Cambridge, United States
General & Administrative
Oct 06, 2017 Post Date
010790 Requisition #
About the Job
The Senior FP&A Business Analyst will be tasked with the ongoing analysis and strategy of all aspects associated with Human Resource programs and investments. This job will be responsible for understanding Akamai HR programs to determine their impact on the organization and achievement of programmatic goals. This will require proactive and on-demand analysis that enables business leaders to make data-driven decisions about resource investments (people, budget, and time). You will be a trusted partner of HR leadership enabling both quantitative and qualitative insights that are actionable and results driven.
About the Team
The Senior FP&A Business Analyst will be a member of the FP&A team and will partner very closely with Human Resources.
Consult and advise program and/or budget owners on opportunities to enhance and improve program results including changes to program design, operations, and investments
Work closely with HR’s Finance Business Partner and our People Analytics team to build and manage fiscal management reporting including, but not limited to, budget-to-actuals, spend forecasts, operating plans, etc.
Measure and report on program effectiveness based on analysis of various inputs including investments of people, money, perceived value/utilization, and business outcomes/impact.
Collaborate with HR leadership to understand their program strategy
Consult with HR leadership and the business to define concerns, gather data, draw conclusions and make recommendations
Measure and report on program effectiveness based on various inputs including investments of people, money, perceived value/utilization, and business outcomes/impact
Collaborate with cross-functional departments to develop and implement improved reporting and data workflows and processes
Work with HR Leaders to support their adherence to budget up to and including the shift or elimination of planned spend; taking into consideration corresponding implications and minimizing overall risk
Educate HR stakeholders on fiscal management and cost/investment efficacy
8 years of experience and a BS/BA degree or 6 years’ experience with advanced degree. Experience should include financial and strategic analysis and business partnering
Strong understanding of financial reporting and fiscal management principles
Thorough software knowledge of MS Access, Excel, and enterprise system reporting
Experience working and communicating with senior leaders (Director level and above)
Excellent communication (verbal & written) and influencing skills
Ability to quickly gauge (real-time) your audience and adjust your approach and message
Master’s Degree in a Finance Discipline
Direct experience with financial reporting
Budget ownership experience
Thorough knowledge of Oracle R12, Taleo, and Smartsheets
Change management and program (continuous) improvement success
Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.
About Akamai Technologies
Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.
Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.
Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.