Sr. Financial Analyst Planning/Analysis

PSCU Financial Services   •  

Saint Petersburg, FL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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8 - 10 years

Posted 58 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The secondary objective of this position is the creation of presentations and/or reports to be delivered by the CFO and other members of the senior management team to a wide-range of audiences including internal managers, member-owners and board of directors.

Excellent communication skills are essential as this position interfaces with all levels of management and employees. The incumbent has to anticipate and identify business trends and unearth business financial issues that challenge profit objectives, analyze them, communicate them, and drive management action. This requires evaluating and getting others to communicate and evaluate opportunities and risks and having the insight and creativity to recommend and drive solutions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Acts as a liaison between Finance and senior management to gather information, resolve and recommend solutions to problems, issues and concerns and answer questions.
  • Develops accurate projections for the business unit/line of business as a whole and for the individual departments.
  • Analyzes pricing and cost trends, incorporating the impact of the changes into forecasts and future plans.
  • Create presentations/reports to be delivered by the CFO and other members of the senior management team to a wide-range of audiences including internal managers, member-owners and board of directors.
  • Identify process improvements. Create process documentation. Helps implement process improvements across the organization.
  • Provide ad-hocreporting and analysis as well as standard reporting, using various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports
  • Ad hoc reporting as business needs arise

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
  • Ability to occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds

Individuals with a disability who are otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job may request a reasonable accommodation through the Human Resources department.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

N/A

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with senior management as Financial Business Partner providing the business unit with day-to-day financialsupport
  • Develop accurate and timely financial plans/forecasts using knowledge of the business units operational needs
  • Prepare detail variance analysis (actual results compared to Plan/Forecast)
  • Identification of opportunities and risks and recommend course of action
  • Assist in evaluating new initiative business proposal documents (revenue projections, expense projections, capital expenditures, net present value, etc.)
  • Report on key performance metrics and trends, providing meaningful commentary and business recommendations
  • Tracks, prepares and analyzes revenue and cost associated with past, current and future financial performances.
  • Participates directly in monthly close process and prepares detailed revenue and cost accruals to ensure the accurate reporting of monthly results and to enable client level reporting/evaluation.
  • Collect, analyze and compile a wide array of company level information for inclusion in reports to be delivered by the CFO and line of business senior management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field required.

MBA preferred.

Experience: Minimum seven (7) years of experience in financial planning and forecasting and/or financial analysis, or related experiencerequired. Experience in the financial services industry process preferred. Experience at a public company preferred.

PC Windows-based software experiencerequired with advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, and financial software required.

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