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Finance Planning and Forecasting Expert, Gartner Analyst, Remote EMEA

  • Remote - United Kingdom / Remote - Ireland / Remote - Netherlands / Remote - Spain / Remote - Canada
  • Research & Advisory

Description

We’re looking for a Finance Planning and Forecasting Expert who is well versed in financial planning, budgeting & forecasting & the related technologies to help CFOs and Heads of FP&A to effectively design, improve, digitize, and transform FP&A processes.

About this role

Analysts create must have insights for our clients through published research and client interaction. You will meet with clients every day: on the phone, in a videoconference, from the stage at a Gartner event or face-to-face during a sales support visit. In every client interaction you will help clients solve difficult puzzles that lead to better performance.

What you’ll do

  • Research and represent thought leadership and advise senior Finance leaders on best practices in financial data & analytics

  • Deliver high quality actionable advice through face-to-face and video-based presentations and discussions with clients

  • Remain ahead of the curve on developments and issues within these specified areas as well as applicable adjacent areas

What you’ll need

  • 10+ years of experience overseeing sub functions or working in finance leadership roles

  • Subject matter expertise in industry best practices and tools to:

  • Integrate financial planning process with operational and business strategic plan.

  • Drive collaborative and real time forecasting

  • Streamline processes and leverage technology to integrate operational and financial forecasts

  • Improve forecast precision and speed to deliver decision ready insights aligned with business strategy.

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Bachelor's or equivalent experience, Master's degree preferred

  • Ability to conduct occasional travel, regionally and globally

Who you are

  • To thrive in this role, it helps if you are obsessed with your topic! Gartner analysts are correctly viewed as THE experts. This means you need to know your markets, vendors, trends, management practices, etc. and be able to see the forest and the trees.

  • Excellent collaborator with the ability to quickly build rapport and gain client trust

  • Confident presenter with a high level of executive presence (prior experience with speaking engagements is a plus)

  • Analytical thinker with the ability to process information quickly and make actionable recommendations

  • Willing to challenge conventional norms and views

About the Gartner Finance Practice

The Gartner Finance Practice is synonymous with frame-breaking research for CFO on initiatives including, but not limited to growth investment & cost structure, finance technology optimization, finance function strategy & org design, and planning, budget & forecasting. The team works with 1,500+ client organizations, spanning every major industry vertical, across the world. Our research helps CFOs and their direct leadership teams address their unique challenges by relying on original primary research, benchmarks, insights and analysis delivered through an analyst & advisory model.

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Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.


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