Full Job Description
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.
Your Role and Responsibilities
AI, Cloud, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT)—IBM does more than just create these smart technologies. We are helping hundreds of businesses “put smart to work” across all fields, from cybersecurity and supply chain to farming and the arts.
The IBM Finance and Operations organization is a values driven team responsible for driving enterprise performance and IBM’s transformation to a Cognitive Enterprise. We are the financial stewards of the enterprise, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. We offer dynamic, exciting careers that allow individuals to grow a contemporary skill set and forge their own paths, be it an analytical path, leadership path, or a mix of both. Professional development is an important part of any IBMer’s career, and is ongoing with on-the-job training, structured learning programs, and mentoring.
As an IBM Business Planning Analyst your role is to ensure that IBM makes sound financial decisions and to propel profitable business growth by providing analytical insights to assist in business decisions. The Business Planning Analyst is responsible for analysis of the business including financial performance, forecasts, and budgets. You will be expected to develop and present meaningful assessments built on detailed root cause analysis of business issues and outcomes. Your work is integral to IBM's strategic imperatives and will be used in executive decisions.
We are looking for people who enjoy collaborating globally, use data analytics to provide actionable insights and have a passion to innovate. Are you ready to join the company that has become essential to the world, motivated by that same passion?
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience with financial analysis and accounting concepts
Strong background in Microsoft Excel
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Experience with statistical and predictive models
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
BS/BA degree in finance, accounting, economics, operations management or math
Prior IBM Co-op or Intern experience
About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.