Why would I want this job?
The Financial Analyst will be responsible for analyzing and reporting monthly financial results to the leadership team and Board of Directors, tracking/analyzing key performance indicators, coordinating the planning and forecasting process, and providing ad hoc analyses and reporting. It is critical for the individual holding this position to have up to 5 years of experience in Corporate Finance and a good understanding of FP&A requirements and processes, solid financial knowledge and analytical skills to translate complex financial information to a variety of audiences. This high visibility role will directly report to the Sr. FP&A manager within the Corporate FP&A team.
What would I be doing? Consolidate, analyze, and report internal and external financial results on a monthly basis. Work closely with Controllership, Operations, and Business Units to understand financial results and provide meaningful analysis/commentary on overall results, trends, and fluctuations. Prepare presentations for the leadership team and Board of Directors. Coordinate planning and forecasting activities, including the quarterly, annual, and long term strategic forecasting processes. Consolidate, analyze, and report the forecasting results for review by leadership. Track and analyze current and past trends of KPIs including revenue drivers, gross profit, operating expenses, cost out and adjusted EBITDA; along with external/internal peer comparisons and market trends, economic indicators, and bench-marking analyses. Lead working capital metrics and free cash flow reporting and analysis for company and across business units Develop and maintain financial models, templates, and dashboards to track, organize, and report on initiatives and key projects; work closely with Business Unit Finance teams to further drive standardized reporting and analyses. Partner with CFO, VP of HR and IT in managing and reporting functional spend on monthly basis Design, develop, standardize and maintain financial dashboards and reports that will be used organization-wide. Gather and analyze data; and streamline the collection and reporting processes for better accuracy and efficiency. Perform ad hoc analyses and projects as needed.
What would make me qualified? Minimum 2 years experience in Finance, experience working in a manufacturing business. Corporate FP&A experience preferred. Exceptional skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint a must, with ability to comfortably use pivot tables, macros, and importing/manipulating data. Proficient in financial systems and other databases; strength in data mining and analytics. High attention to detail with excellent analytic and research skills. Strong financial analysis skills including being detail oriented and proficient in building and using complicated data sources. Proven ability to work with large amount of data from different sources and provide meaningful insights. A highly motivated, proactive, and collaborative work ethic, with the ability to independently move projects forward. Multitasking skills; ability to act with sense of urgency and work under pressure. Strong finance acumen, collaboration skills, customer focus, ability to manage complexity, exceptional communication and accountability. 4-year College degree in Finance and/or Accounting. MBA Degree strongly preferred.
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