Senior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Spectrum Staffing Services
Location
Itasca
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Sector
IT/Telecoms
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

The analyst will contribute to an overall mission to innovate FP&A across the company and drive well–informed business decisions. Our ideal Senior Financial Analyst is someone who marries strong financial and technical acumen with an innovative, collaborative spirit.

Key Responsibilities:

• Creating accurate quarterly financial forecasts using both proactive communication and data driven modeling techniques that drive business decisions

• Collaborating with finance leaders to create annual Operating Plans that align with strategic initiatives

• Consistently providing actionable, forward looking variance analysis focused on key business drivers as part of the monthly close process

• Preparing consolidated financial results, such as P&L's, on a monthly basis

• Performing ad hoc analyses (e.g. deep dive cost studies and strategic business cases) that support management in developing initiatives to drive growth and margin improvements

• Developing new analytical packages and driving improvements in overall FP&A processes in order to simplify and enhance the organization

• Effectively using financial applications to extract, aggregate, and analyze financial data and performance metrics

• Understanding, interpreting and communicating effectively to all levels of leadership

What we will expect from you:

• High proficiency in core FP&A functions

• Proactive and effective communication skills, especially the ability to communicate and present findings to senior leadership

• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively

• Ability to work effectively in a team environment and individually

• A desire to mentor and contribute to the development of your fellow analysts

• Adaptability to fluid assignment timelines

• Professional acumen that builds trust with business partners

• Strong leadership characteristics and organization

What you can expect from us:

• Leaders willing to contribute to your development

• Opportunities for recognition and career growth

• Training to give you the tools to succeed

• Collaborative team environment

• Exposure to the operations and the workings of the world's leader in payroll and HCM solutions

• Fun, welcoming work environment

Qualifications:

• BS in Finance, Economics or equivalent

• 3–7 years of Finance experience

• Experience specifically working in budgeting, forecasting and core FP&A functions

• Advanced proficiency in Excel

• Demonstrated experience working in teams and individually with little or no guidance

• Demonstrated leadership experience

• Preferred: Experience working with Oracle/Hyperion

• Preferred: MBA

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