As a Sr. Financial Analyst, a Typical Day Might Include the Following:
- Financial planning and budgeting – you will be primarily responsible for creating and updatingfinancial forecasts. Additionally, you will be a point of contact for financial modeling, budgeting, and business planning.
- Business Partnering – you will work closely with business leaders throughout the organization. You will also work with leaders to identify and refine KPI’s relevant to their operating units. Leaders will look to you to provide meaningful financial and operational insight.
- Reporting and analysis – help create meaningful ad-hoc and standard reports and refine existing ones. Each month, you will also analyze actuals and compare to the forecast/budgets. Annually and quarterly, you will help compile and/or review Board Reports and Quarterly Business Reviews.
- Special Projects – you will need to be agile as new projects, initiatives, and opportunities present themselves. Projects give you the opportunity to grow and become involved in things that go beyond your traditional analyst roles.
- Modeling – you will build models (some sophisticated, some simple) from scratch and improve existing models. Creativity and new ideas are welcome here.
- Data analysis – the business will look to you to help understand, analyze, and draw conclusions from data to assist in decision making.
To Land This Gig You'll Need:
- 6+ years experience in accounting or finance (CPA or CMA preferred)
- Bachelor’s Degreerequired. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred
- Advanced knowledge of Excel (including pivot table)
- Demonstrated knowledge of financial analysis and modeling
- Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects and deadlines
- Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction of the company
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with people
- Desire to work in a team environment
- Accuracy and attention to detail