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Job Description:

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks is looking for a Senior Analyst to help drive deep analytical work to support the Company’s goals. This person will be responsible for several planning & analysis processes, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to support various business projects.

Your Impact

  • Work closely with the Entity and Regional Controllers to ensure adequacy of Accruals with associated back up at the month end and quarter end
  • Help analyze the Journals posted and reduce the number of Non Standard Journals
  • Automate where possible, the calculation and posting of Accruals
  • Tracking and forecasting expense line items and headcount
  • Partner with business to develop long – range goals, annual budgets, and monthly forecasts
  • Prepare the monthly / quarterly forecast file and explain the variances ( vis a vis Actuals and Budgets) and upload into the system
  • Gather and analyze data to solve problems and evaluate scenarios and support decision making
  • Interpret results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation to complex data analysis
  • Provide insight on the goals, forecasts, and financial performance of individual business areas
  • Interpret financial and operational performance to identify business risks and opportunities
  • Improve financial status by analyzing results, trends, and variances & recommend actions
  • Communicate effectively with team and business partners to build relationships and present actionable and insightful recommendations
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