Financial Analyst at Motorola Solutions (Chicago, IL)
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Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home.
We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.
Department OverviewThis is an exciting opportunity with high visibility in the Software Finance department. The mission of the Software finance department is to deliver value to the Software operations by providing financial support through timely, data-driven analysis, effective resource planning and management of business performance to help our business partners execute on their strategic and operational imperatives which contributes to a strong financial performance. As Motorola Solutions accelerates innovation through software, the finance organization has a unique opportunity to support the new Software Enterprise business unit.
This role supports Unified Communications, one of our fast-growing software divisions. In this role you will be a finance business partner supporting the division leadership in:
Developing business cases and long-range plans for expansion and new product introduction
Assisting in driving and projecting revenue and gross margin profitability through analytics, expense management, variance analysis and investigation, department ownership, and creating visibility for leaders to derive actionable insights
Support System transformation
Assist in preparation of quarterly and annual budget forecasting cycles and working with department managers to collect inputs and perform analytical reviews.
Understand the relationship of cost of sales to revenue and which levers to manage to drive up gross margin.
Ensure data accuracy and reconciliation to financial systems.
Assist with financial modelling as it relates to departmental expenses
Distributing financial dashboards and reporting of key performance metrics using accurate and quality data
Working closely with various finance team members around the world to properly capture forecast changes, allocations, and various transactions
Strong analytical skills, organization, and curiosity to develop new methods and processes.
Exercises good judgment, flexible, and comfortable working under time constraints and with multiple operating constituents.
Experience communicating with and influencing senior leaders.
Strong system skills including MS Office, Oracle, and Hyperion are a plus.
Minimum of a Bachelors degree and 2+ years of experience
Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.
Referral Payment PlanYes
Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.