Financial Analyst - II at Rackspace

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Financial Analyst - II Rackspace.  . JOB TITLE:  Financial Analyst II.  . JOB LOCATION: Gurgaon.  . FUNCTION:  Finance.      .                                                                                    .                                    . JOB DESCRIPTION:.  . The Rackspace Commercial Finance Team has a pivotal role in developing Global Go to Market Strategy, supporting Sales and Service Delivery functions in bringing revenue in the business and maintaining it. With a wide scope of accountability/ownership, you will perform analysis of the relevant financial metrics and work closely with the wider business to understand market trends as well as internal needs. You will take a proactive approach, working with Senior Stakeholders across the business, allowing you to drive change..  . Within this team, a Financial Analyst will primarily support Sales across EMEA & APAC. You will be a major contributor to developing the tools and resources to define and implement the Global Commercial Strategy for the INTL region (defined as EMEA and APAC)..  . Daily tasks include working closely with various commercial and product teams, analyzing and identifying key financial information and trends to advise, drive and influence key commercial decisions..  . We are looking for someone who can work under pressure, maintain high standards of deliverables and attention to detail, who thinks in a structured way and is highly analytical. A successful candidate should be able to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks, be curious about technology, willing to learn and should have a very strong understanding of financial concepts..  .  . JOB REQUIREMENTS:.  . Key Accountabilities.  . ·        Provide guidance to sales and support organizations with regards to the best commercial approach to a specific customer deal / renewal. ·        Owning full life cycle of small projects. ·        Build financial models for new product unit economics as well as custom client-specific commercials. ·        Work with US and APAC Finance teams to ensure a global pricing strategy is defined and implemented consistently throughout geographies. ·        Help drive profitability through the provision of quality management information and commercial advice. ·        Constantly improve pricing tools & processes and train sales and support organisations on these.  . Key Performance Indicators.  . ·        Maintain and develop pricing tools and product unit economics. ·        Ensure that business leaders are taking healthy financial decisions and that the company’s overall financial targets are achieved. ·        Evaluate profitability and margins for customers through objective and data-driven analysis. ·        Improve tools enhancing the understanding of financial performance by the business.  . MAIN CONTACTS (external/internal):.  . ·        Sales & Service Delivery Teams. ·        Accounting, wider Finance and Procurement  . ·        Marketing and Product business units. ·        Executive Leadership. ·        Third Party Vendors.  . PERSON SPECIFICATION: .  .  . ·        Bachelors in Business Administration/Finance/Economics. ·        Masters degree or 1-2 years of relevant working experience highly desirable. ·        Self-starter that takes ownership of issues and drives them toward a conclusion. ·        Able to succeed in a fast, high-growth and fairly unstructured work environment. ·        Ability to dig into details as well as analyse data from a high level view. ·        Advanced Excel skills. ·        Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal/networking skills.. ·        Team player with an open and internal customer focused approach