Business Planning Analyst – Marketing

MarketingHybrid Remote, Fremont, California


ASUS has long been at the forefront of the information technology industry and although the company started as a humble motherboard manufacturer with only a handful of employees, it is now a dominant player in the global market and employs over 17,000 people in 50 countries around the world.  ASUS makes products in almost every conceivable category of information technology, including PC components and peripherals, desktops, notebooks, tablets, servers and smartphones.
ASUS innovation continues to be recognized by prestigious international media organizations, and our products are consistently acknowledged with CES Innovation, iF Design, Good Design, and Red Dot awards. Inspired by the In Search of Incredible brand spirit, ASUS is world-renowned for continuously reimagining today’s technologies for tomorrow, garners more than 11 awards every day for quality, innovation, and design, and is ranked among Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies.
Reporting to the Product Marketing Team Lead, the Marketing Budget Controller will play a key role in supporting all budget needs for the laptop, desktop, phone and all-in-one PC portfolios.  You will be tasked with ensuring that the Marketing team has access to budget and partner funding in a timely manner, as well as managing partner funding compliance and the partner funding claiming process. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all team members understand the budgeting and partner funding program requirements.
The responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Lead financial analysis and support of US Marketing Team  
  • Analyze and optimize Marketing investment by segment. 
  • Manage the US Marketing budget process, ensuring complete accuracy of budget allocations, maximizing partner funding utilization, controlling overall spend and finalizing allocations by deadlines.
  • Lead communication and vendor funding management (application & claims) with key partner funding programs (ex. Microsoft Jumpstart, Intel CCF, NVIDIA MDF, etc.) and train the extended Marketing team on program requirements, processes, and deadlines. 
  • The individual will be responsible for annual planning, preparing monthly, quarterly and annual management reports that compare actual results to forecasts.  
  • Support team with dispute reconciliation with accounting and finance within US and HQ team. 
Required Skills & Abilities
  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to grasp and explain complex situations and issues.
  • Team player with ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders and build business partnerships.
  • Ability to adapt to a demanding, rapidly changing work environment and to handle numerous duties, manage budgets, balance ongoing requests, set priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented and excellent attention to detail.
  • Positive, results-oriented attitude and a love of learning new things.
  • Strong presentation and written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, Google for Work, and project management tools.
  • Fluent in English
Required Experience
  • 1-3 years of budget/project management experience
  • Experience with consumer electronics partner funding programs is a strong asset.
Required Professional Designation/Certification
  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Marketing, Accounting, Finance or a related discipline required.