Financial Analyst IV

Arrow Electronics   •  

Denver, CO

Industry: Electronics


5 - 7 years

Posted 341 days ago



Financial Analyst IV

Job Description:


We are seeking an Accounting and Finance professional to work in our Englewood, CO office  of Arrow Electronics. The individual must possess strong business acumen and thrive in a dynamic business environment. This position will be responsible for financial reporting, financial planning and business analysis activities.


  • Primary Finance support to several lines of business within Arrow ECS, including the related finance, sales, and support teams
  • Review financial statements, perform variance analysis, and provide status reporting as part of the month-end close
  • Provide ad hoc analysis, covering a wide range of topics, to drive profitability and growth in the business
  • Prepare monthly forecast and associated reporting; this includes forecasting Sales, Gross Profit and Opex
  • Analyze key P&L and business metrics and make appropriate business recommendations
  • Preparation of financial reports for management team independently and with a high level of accuracy
  • Research general ledger entries by working closely with Accounting to ensure proper reporting
  • Review and or complete incentive compensation accruals and payments
  • Partner with sales to establish incentive compensation targets; ensuring accuracy and compliance to guidelines
  • Present financial modeling or business metrics to executive Sales and Finance teams
  • Prepare and present annual plan and associated support and metrics
  • Act as financial consultant and partner with management of business
  • Ensure proper financial controls are in place and followed within the business


  • The successful candidate has strong accounting/finance knowledge and analytical abilities.
  • The candidate should be passionate about the use of technology to solve business problems, including a very high proficiency with MS Excel, notably pivot tables, formulas and charts.
  • The candidate must have strong communication skills, and be able to work closely with the accounting groups, selling teams, support organizations and management.
  • Key personal characteristics include motivation, proactive ownership of responsibilities, attention to accuracy, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, drive to meet deadlines and ability to deliver a clear/concise message to management based on facts and data.
  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a general accounting and or financial analyst role with a Fortune 500 organization
  •  Demonstrated ability to think independently and apply proactive behavior to business situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing demands; thrives in dynamic environment Team player who excels in collaborative environment, but also able to work independently with little supervision
  • Advanced PC skills in MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA/CPA or equivalent advanced degree
  • Oracle EBS 11i and Oracle OBIEE
  • Hyperion Proficient
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills in MS PowerPoint
  • Distribution experience