Finance analyst

Recruiter
CAE Civil Aviation Training Solutions Inc
Location
Phoenix
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Sep 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Role and ResponsibilitiesCAE is seeking a strong Financial Analyst at our Phoenix Flight Training Operations Center, with experience providing direct support at the operations level of an organization to help develop and drive strong KPI's , financial consultation around P revenue recognition and support driving the business to continued profitability.In this role the Financial Analyst assists with financial planning and budgeting. This individual tracks KPIs compared to performance targets. The Financial Analyst creates and distributes regular reporting to the business and Finance. They maintain financial models and ensure the forecast remains aligned with changing business conditions. The Financial Analyst performs research and analysis to inform business decisions and develop the overall financial story.MAIN TASKS:Maintain financial forecasts, reports and KPI trackingAnalyze financial data and maintain financial models to accurately project financial resultsRetain industry and company knowledge to enhance variance explanations and financial reportingEnsure accurate forecasts through coordination with Accountants on timing shifts and clearly documenting assumptionsLeverage historical trends and changes in internal or external factors to project future performanceCollaborate with business partners to ensure forecasts and analysis are relevant and any gaps to financial targets are identifiedChallenge business partners on revenue and cost trends when financial drivers indicate areas of opportunity or potential risksContribute to business process troubleshooting and enhancement initiatives (HFM, Oracle, Hyperion) where appropriatePerform ad hoc projects or analysis to enhance financial performance and better understand business driversAny other tasks or duties as agreed with Finance ManagerQUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:University degree in accounting, finance or related field requiredCPA license preferredMBA or graduate degree preferredMinimum 2 years of financial analysis, forecasting and financial reporting experience requiredKnowledge of accounting principles, public company financial reporting & practices requiredExcellent analytical skills, conceptual thinking, communication, and interpersonal skillsAble to thrive in an often fast paced and deadline–oriented business requiring development and refinement of processes and proceduresEssential knowledge and experience in Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Enterprise preferredExpert knowledge of Microsoft Applications required (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)Knowledge and experience in Oracle preferredCAPABILITIES & COMPETENCIES:Effectively manage stress and work well under pressureMeet deadlines within prescribed time framesAbility to learn financial requirements of existing/new/different countriesAble to thrive in a team environment and contribute to team objectivesKnowledge and skill to break down complex concepts into easy to understand action itemsExcellent presentation skillsProven ability to create and oversee financial modelsAbility to develop reporting and effectively present ad hoc and diverse information to leadersEffectively analyze business financial performance and implement appropriate measures to maximize financial performanceAble to work flexible hours (may include weekends and/or public holidays)Some travel required (up to 10%)Position TypeRegularCAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.Equal Employment OpportunityAt CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

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