IT Portfolio Analyst
At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.
Department OverviewThe Information Technology (IT) organization isn’t just here to support our business. We’re here to reinvent it – by changing the way our customers, partners and employees interact with our company. To do that, we’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisers (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
The Business Operations team is a shared resource that supports all functions within IT. This role is within the the sub-team of Technology Business Management team (TBM) whose specific objectives are as follows:
- Drive accountability to financial commitments by providing the right information to enable decision making and visibility to results
- Implement and maintain a financial structure that enables ownership of budget for IT leaders
- Simplify financial processes and tools to reduce effort and enable faster execution of external spend
- Produce & maintain a financial showback model that provides transparency for business partners to the financial effect of IT decisions.
- Maintain a portfolio financial management framework that enables re-prioritization and the most effective utilization of IT investment dollars.
The primary purpose of this role is to enable decision making related to the IT Investment Portfolio (project work) by driving business case development, providing timely and accurate information related to planned, forecasted, and actual spend by project and measuring business value realization. It requires close coordination with project leads/managers.
Primary responsibilities include:
Drive sound business case development by working closely with program lead to ensure business benefits are clearly and accurately articulated. Ensure that financial and resource requirements are appropriately captured in the business case.
Maintain a portfolio (inventory) of all projects with status and provide tracking and version control of all business case documents.
Maintain a Portfolio financial management framework for all IT Investment spend (to ensure costs are reported accurately and to drive project team accountability to budget)
Perform financial approval for all project related external spend.
Provide reporting of project budget, forecast (demand), commitments (expenditures), and actuals by project/program, and by fiscal quarter/ year (3 year view).
Coordinate approval of changes in project budget.
Provide all necessary financial information to enable IT leadership decision making related to Investment projects.
Build the IT Investment budget in support of the annual financial planning process.
Simplify financial processes and tools to reduce effort and enable faster execution of external investment spend
Support and understand the showback model that provides transparency for business partners to the financial effect of IT investment decisions.
Measure and report the value that is realized from each project in close coordination with the project owner/sponsor.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets (Google Sheets preferred)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Superior financial reporting communication skills
Experience with Oracle financial systems preferred
Experience with business case development and measuring value preferred
3+ years Financial Management experience
Referral Payment PlanYes
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.
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