Senior Financial Analyst

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Melville, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Description

 JOB OVERVIEW:  

This position will work closely with the management team to assist in all aspects of financial reporting and planning within the Corporate Commercial Development Group. Responsibilities include analyzing and reviewing data to provide accurate and timely information for strategic and operational decisions. Position is responsible for managing and uploading monthly close and R&O submissions as well as reviewing and compiling monthly reporting requirements to the Corporate Finance team.  Analyzes key variances and prepares summary commentary for senior management

  KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Support and represent the CCD Group on the Finance Excellence Initiative, ensuring all new reports and policies are created, adopted and implemented timely and accurately. Assist in rollout and training of new reporting to local teams
  • Participate in the annual budget process including building and maintaining submission templates and working with the local businesses to submit detailed financial projections and review year-over-year variances for reasonableness. Responsible for preparing budgets for holding companies and other administrative entities. Prepare analyses of year-over-year operating income growth and working capital trends
  • Update and maintain monthly reports used to analyze the financial results of the portfolio and prepare monthly variance commentary to understand the actual and projected results of the individual businesses as well as the overall division. Identify and communicate potential risks and opportunities within the individual businesses and across the portfolio
  • Create and load monthly journal entries and prepare account reconciliations analyzing account activity and balances for appropriateness
  • Prepare monthly reports to summarize travel expenses and provide insight into key variances by individual and account as well as identify trends in order to recommend and implement potential expense savings opportunities
  • Assist in preparation of monthly and quarterly financial presentations
  • Assist with accounting and forecasting of the division’s non-consolidating equity investments
  • Assist with onboarding of newly acquired businesses and work with teams to implement our financial reporting processes and requirements
  • Partner with the Corporate Accounting and the Corporate Planning teams to identify, design and implement reporting and system changes resulting from new acquisitions or reorganizations
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with finance team members within the portfolio as well as throughout the Henry Schein corporate organization

    KNOWLEDGE:   

Senior level professional; knowledge and full understanding of one or more disciplines and good knowledge of organization, processes and customers. Good judgment, strong analytical ability, evaluation, originality and ingenuity required to perform tasks. Know and apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Resolve issues and assignments in creative ways. Some assignments may be broad in nature. May serve as a resource to others to resolve complex problems and issues. May take on project co-lead role as required

  COMPLEXITY:   

Work on problems of diverse scope and moderate impact where analysis of data requires a review of a variety of factors. Use best practices and knowledge of business strategy to solve complex problems; recommend solutions to business challenges. Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Network with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise

  SUPERVISION:   

Receive minimal instruction on day-to-day work and general instruction on new projects or assignments.  May act as a resource to provide informal guidance for TSMs with less experience. Assignments can be broad in nature

Qualifications

 MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:   

Typically 5 to 7 or more years of increasing responsibility in terms of any applicable professional experience

  PREFERRED EDUCATION:   

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in related discipline. Master's degree or global equivalent a plus. May hold one or more industry certifications; professional certification may be required to advance

   

GENERAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES: 

  • Strong understanding of industry practices including financial budgeting, reporting, policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)  
  • High proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures
  • Good planning/organizational skills and techniques
  • Good decision making, analysis and problem solving skills with ability to multi-task
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good presentation and public speaking skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good conflict resolution skills and ability to deliver difficult messages
  • Ability to build partnerships at all levels within the company, begin to build partnerships externally
  • Resolve complex issues in effective ways

 

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: 

  • Strong financial knowledge
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with databases and Oracle products such as Planning and HFM
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite
  • Strong ability to understand and communicate financial concepts.

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