Senior Pricing Analyst
At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, our ideas propel our world faster. We’re an industry-leading technology company. And we’re accelerating everything we do. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, our technology and services help transform our customers around the world to become more efficient, more productive and more secure. They enable our customers to go further. And our employees to develop, learn and advance their careers. Ready to change the world? No one’s doing it faster.
Mission: We help customers use technology to slash the time it takes to turn ideas into value. In turn, they transform industries, markets and lives.
Some of our customers run traditional IT environments. Most are transitioning to a secure, cloud-enabled, mobile-friendly infrastructure. Many rely on a combination of both. Wherever they are in that journey, we provide the technology and solutions to help them succeed.
The Finance team at HPE provides world class decision support driving profitable growth and exceptional shareholder value through our commitment to operational excellence, people development, and innovation. We provide accurate and timely financial information meeting the company’s regulatory and fiduciary responsibilities with unwavering integrity. Our objective is to display all business activities in a financially correct and transparent manner.
In the Finance division, our reporting and controlling teams are working on tasks like asset management, financial integration of mergers and acquisitions, as well as USGAAP-reporting. Our objective is to display all business activities in a financially correct and transparent manner.
We are currently looking for Senior Pricing Analyst for Finance who will partner with the businesses to ensure that the pricing strategy allows to reach or exceed financial goals; will gather financial and operational data and performs analyses and reporting to influence decisions within the business and to drive cross-business initiatives, to enable tactical pricing actions and will analyze trends, identifies risks and opportunities, and recommends corrective active actions as needed.
Product category pricing ownership and governance for Europe Geos:
Supports the large and complex portfolio Hybrid IT products and services.
Provides leadership in the implementation of the Hybrid IT pricing strategy
Owns pricing delegation and governance for one product category, establishing delegations per level, managing PROS and price response for all pricing motions
Pricing Finance Analysis:
Leads complex analysis and determines the best method for achieving objectives.
Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of pricing reporting and analysis to the business.
Drives multiple complex operational processes, such as margin analysis, revenue recognition, or organizational sales reporting.
Produces moderately to highly complex deliverable, analyses and reports using business applications, making recommendations and/or decisions on common issues.
Acts as a project manager for moderately complex, small to medium projects.
Drives continuous process refinement and improvement by applying a solid understanding of internal business processes and policies.
Communicates project status, process standards and changes, and issues and workarounds, clearly and succinctly to business and operations support team.
Provides guidance and leadership to junior level employees
Owns the research and data analysis for complex projects
Understands complex business issues and makes appropriate recommendations by applying intermediate subject matter expertise.
Utilizes standard project management and quality improvement methodologies in process improvement approaches.
Represents the needs of the business or function during moderately complex process improvement projects.
Collaborates with operational teams and business stakeholders to gather business requirements, supporting the design of new or improved processes of moderate complexity, and understand business/customer impact.
Education and Experience Required:
First level university degree with a focus in business or economics;
Typically 5+ years of experience in a finance or pricing function.
Typically 1+ years of supervisory and/or leading a project team experience.
Knowledge and Skills:
Strong understanding of financial analysis.
Excellent consulting and influence skills.
Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
Good business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel)
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Ability to meet deadlines (handle stress associated with tight deadlines)
Strong analytical skills - Experience in fact based analytics and business intelligence decision making
Proven experience in Project management and/or Process management
Excellent communication and presentation skills, catered to a wide variety of audiences (Director and above)
Fluent in English (verbal and written)
Strong knowledge of Pricing process area, experience with process improvement projects and ability to provide suggestions for process improvements
Good business acumen - Thorough knowledge of HPE operational processes, industry trends, and customer/partner requirements, Broad understanding of core HPE businesses and the revenue cycle
Strong understanding of the company's policies and processes.