The Country Focal Point Analyst role is a focal point for coordination and consolidation activities for the Strategic and Execution plan cycles and/or Forecast and Assessments. This role can be at the corporate level, across IBM business units, or at the Sales & Distribution, Brand or individual business unit. The role generally has a broad scope but may include responsibility for developing strategic business models, identifying risks and dependencies and developing meaningful business unit targets and business metrics. Employees in this role work closely with line executives within and across business units and with senior leadership in Finance, providing guidance to other professionals and business recommendations to executives. The candidate may lead multi-functional teams and conduct special projects for their business unit and is a key player in decision-making activities. Employees in this role generally work with minimal management supervision and are frequently sought out for their guidance and direction in complex business issues.