The Senior Financial analyst is responsible for analyzing and presenting financial performance for the different business functions across the organization. This role builds financial models to support leaderships financial decision making, provides insightful recommendations and ideas for process improvement.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Proactively provide timely, insightful, actionable, and accurate, financial reporting, analysis, and recommendations to key areas in the organization.
Develop annual plans for the different business units of the company.
Build operational financial reports for the business.
Financial Planning and Analysis Specific
Develop annual plans and forecasts, including variance analysis, income statement, balance sheet, capital and coworker count plans
Coordinate monthly close activities, ensuring financial statements are accurately and appropriately stated
Prepare accrual analysis
Prepare annual financial plan, along with supporting detail and analysis for expenses
Build financial models, including forecasting models
Forecast capital and expenses
Prepare supporting materials for business owners
Audit accuracy of system data
Provide documentation for financial schedules
Build successful partnerships with key internal customers and cross functional teams
Prepares analysis to support corporate projects and initiatives
Provide recommendations for process improvements in reporting and analysis
Provide system support
3 years’ experience in financial analysis, accounting, finance or IT
Bachelor’s degree finance, accounting or IT
Other Required Qualifications
Working knowledge of financial software tools such as PeopleSoft, Essbase, and Hyperion
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (specifically Excel, including formulas, pivot tables and charts)
Demonstrated ability to effectively present data to stakeholders for full scenario understanding
Strong negotiation skills with the ability to influence stakeholders
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to effectively interact with and present to all stakeholders including senior leadership
Proven track record of successfully meeting deadlines while providing high quality work
Track record of identifying process improvements, making appropriate recommendations and creatively problem solving
History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously, with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
Senior Financial Analyst