Financial Analyst (Entry Level)

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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 12/13/2017

Hitachi Data Systems Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Company

Ignite your career with Hitachi Vantara! We have a proven track record of creating the future for more than 100 years. Thousands of the most mission critical systems in the worlds largest enterprises use our solutions today. Were going to change the way the world works and were going to make it a better place. Not by helping our customers and partners innovate but rather, by helping them intelligently innovate so they can deliver outcomes that truly matter for business and society.

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining IT, operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes.

Great careers start with innovation and here at Hitachi Vantara, our promise is to deliver insights that power smarter businesses and inspire social innovation solutions for a healthier, safer future. The key to our innovation is our people -- our culture values respect, diversity, and collaboration. Join our Hitachi family and together, lets lead the way to extraordinary!

The Position

We are seeking a Financial Analyst to join our Corporate FP&A organization and help build out our planning and analytics team in support of the global corporate functions. We provide analysis to support strategic decisions, conduct financial reviews of a wide range of business issues and manage financial processes such as month-end close, planning, forecasting, reporting and tracking performance. This position will report to the Corporate Finance Manager.


* Provide financial planning for operating expense, capital, head count and project spending


Prepare monthly Hyperion Forecast

Responsible for month end accounting close and analysis

Manage expense, capital and head count approvals

Extract data sets and perform analyses

Working cross functionally to drive resolution to reconciliations

Perform cost and variance analysis

Assist in the development and reporting of key performance metrics

Other ad hoc analytical projects as needed


Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related quantitative field

Basic knowledge of building financial models and exceptional Excel skills

Demonstrated aptitude in financial analysis, problem solving and attention to detail

Effective communication skills both interpersonal and visual

Capable of sifting through copious amounts of data/information and deriving key insights/messages

Comfortable adapting and evolving in a fast-paced work environment, often working under tight deadlines and changing requirements

Proficiency with financial accounting systems (Oracle 11, Hyperion, & SmartView)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, place of origin, ethnic origin, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information, mental or physical disability, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable national, state, or local law.