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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Financial Analyst (US remote opportunity) in Atlanta, Georgia

Are you an analytical mind able to identify trends in the data?

Are you passionate about details and continuous improvement?

Join our Global Finance Team!

This role is part of a five-member team and reports to the Director of Finance for North America Finance. The team is responsible for forecasting and tracking North American Revenue and Traffic at a regional and customer level. The team also provides business decision support to the Sales organization.

Partner with the best

You will be a key finance business partner responsible for providing business support and financial analysis for Akamais Sales team. You will work to forecast, analyze and report on North America revenue and traffic. You will interact closely with sales leadership, North America Sales Operations team and the Divisional and Corporate FP&A team. This role will cover The Majors Region and Channels Region of North America.

As a Financial Analyst II, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting monthly reporting process by looking at actuals vs forecast, variance analysis, trends, and in preparing financial reports used in monthly CFO Review

  • Partnering with regional sales leaders with revenue targets and providing guidance to the North America sales organization regarding sales revenue implications

  • Helping to support the North America finance team with revenue and traffic forecasting.

  • Preparing ad hoc financial analysis and analytical support, and developing and maintaining revenue and traffic models

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 5 years of experience with financial analysis and a Bachelor's degree

  • Have basic understanding of revenue recognition rules and ability to influence and help guide decisions made by the sales team

  • Be a self-starter with understanding and creativity of business modeling, ability to question, learn, and discern the underlying economics of new ideas and opportunities.

  • Have the aptitude and desire to learn about Akamai products, financial systems, and best practices.

  • Have experience with Hyperion is a plus.

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health

  • Your finances

  • Your family

  • Your time at work

  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.