Senior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Spectrum Staffing Services
Location
Itasca
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Sector
IT
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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