Sr. Finance Analyst

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 
 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 
 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
 

Sr. Finance Analyst - 124483

THE ROLE:

 

The senior financial analyst is an important role in the success of the business. This role will partner with the Marketing, Human resources, and Investor Relations staff to provide the financial analysis (Budget, Forecast, and Ad-hoc analysis) to influence decisions that enable the business to efficiently plan and deliver results.

 

The Person:

We are looking for the ideal candidate that should have a bias for action, a high sense of collaboration, and the ability to speak up and make recommendations in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, we are looking for a teammate with leadership experience that will take ownership of the role, drive improvements in execution, and implement standardized work. The role requires someone with the capability to grow within the position and in the future, rotate to Finance leadership positions within the Company. Are you ready to join our team?

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Help prepare and track against the annual financial plan, as well as periodic financial forecasting activities for each as defined by the corporate calendar.
  • Report out to managers regarding where they are tracking against the plan & work with them to development of action plans to address variances from the plan.
  • Understand and identify risks and potential problem areas and propose potential solutions and operational improvements to issues or problems.
  • Provide cross-functional support and actively participate in specific business initiatives/projects to help ensure financial goals are met.
  • Works with business partners to build financial models to support the decision-making process as vitally necessary
  • Provide month-end accounting and financial support as vital including recording of journal entries and monthly plan & forecast to actual analysis & reporting and develop schedules to help explain variances.
  • Provide day-to-day financial support by providing approvals for personnel requisition requests and purchase requisitions and ensure they are supported by the budget.
  • Apply strong excel skills to drive efficiencies, improve reporting and automate tasks applying sophisticated formulas and functions.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written, especially communication of financial results and information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel with strong financial modeling skills is required. Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint is preferred.
  • Ability to analyze and translate outcomes of financial models and data into insights to drive the business
  • Strong understanding of Finance/Accounting concepts and a general understanding of US GAAP accounting principles
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Excellent understanding of/or skills with financial planning & reporting systems.
  • SAP experience is preferable. Data mining and database leadership skills would be useful.

 

Academic credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or equivalent

 

Location:

Austin, Texas

 

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Requisition Number: 124483 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Finance
  

 

 

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