Financial Analyst

21 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract type
Full time
The Finance Analyst assists the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) in driving the enterprise's annual budgeting process, monthly and quarterly financial reporting including variance and trend analyses, quarterly financial forecasting, long–term financial modeling, capital expenditure analysis and control, and ad–hoc special projects. The FP&A Department acts as the analytical and business intelligence engine of the enterprise by providing relevant and actionable information and insights to support decision–making. This position reports to the Director FP&A RESPONSIBILITIES Drive the preparation of the annual budgeting process. Collaborate with team leaders and budgeting teams with annual budget and forecast cycles from start to finishAssist effective planning and performance management processes using business intelligence tools to ensure integration, alignment and operational excellence throughout the organization around strategic direction and resource allocationAssist finance leadership in providing timely, accurate and insightful financial reporting, analysis and advice to drive accountability and support fact–based decision–making and continuous performance improvement?? Assist the maintenance effective and value–added budgeting tools and processesForecast future revenues and expenditures to establish cost structures and determine capital budgeting for projects?? Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual management financial reports, including timely and insightful analysis of performance trends and variances versus plan and prior year, for senior management and the board of directorsConduct financial, statistical, and analytical assessments, including financial modeling, revenue/cost forecasting, and risk/return analysis; and prepare and assist in the preparation and reporting of financial reports ?? Assist and forecast the financial process?? Create awareness and understanding of business performance, trends, issues, and opportunities; provide rigorous business intelligence, including focused and insightful analysis of key performance drivers.?? Identify/assess cost reduction and efficiency/business improvement opportunities?? Develop, maintain and distribute as–hoc reports and financial models as neededPartner cross–functionally to build sales plans and forecasts for all stores ?? Performs other related duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE?? Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/ Finance or related field?? 3+ years' experience as finance professional?? 2+ years' financial planning and analysis experience to include financial modeling KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIESExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skills across a variety of mediums (in person, phone and electronic–based)Ability to work respectfully and cooperatively with diverse group of individuals from a variety of educational, social and economic backgroundsRespects and has knowledge of cultures, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than one's own, able to work effectively with allFollow and promote workplace quality and safety standards and contribute to a culture of safetyReceptive to feedback, willing to learn and embrace continuous improvementStrive for high customer satisfaction, going out of the way to be helpful and pleasantProfessional with the ability to exercise discretion and judgment in confidential matterAccounting/GAAP knowledgeKnowledge of accounting principles for non–profits