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Senior Financial Analyst

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Lake Mary, FL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 02, 2018
Job ID
Senior Financial Analyst
Location: Lake Mary, FL
Direct Hire

Our client is building a world-class Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization. They have begun a comprehensive program to streamline processes, enhance systems, realign the organization and add opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth. They are finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support. This is the kind of work they do. They are looking to build leading FP&A practices within their company, by setting the stage to become the place any FP&A professional would want to work at.

Our client is reshaping the future of FP&A,  which calls for improving their ability to deliver exceptional value to their customers. Being a part of this team, you will work alongside financial professionals and business leaders, gaining opportunities to grow and develop to build a strong FP&A foundation. You will be involved in, target setting, reporting & analysis, planning and forecasting, and guiding the strategic direction across the company. All while having the chance to explore the breadth of opportunities that come with aligning your expertise with the future of superior networks, systems, analytics and video, to improve the way people live work and play.
  • Develop the first draft of standard reporting (e.g. template updates, charts), presentation materials; and profitability (costing) analysis and reports to drive decision-making.
  • Conduct initial in-depth analysis of the business as defined by the Service Delivery team.
  • Analyze risks and opportunity considerations and draft insights to guide executives on business decisions.
  • Provide an initial draft of the commentary and business insight for inclusion in business performance reviews and assists in the development of resolutions for business performance issues.
  • Execute profitability scenario(s) and analyzes results at the direction of business unit and Service Delivery team.
  • Identify updates and analyzes profitability models and analyze benchmarking information and data.
  • Address customer inquiries regarding Actual, Commitment View, Best View, Business Plan, capital needs, specific sensitivity/trending/NPV analysis, and metrics related information in coordination with Service Delivery teams and other Center of Excellence disciplines.
  • Recommend updates to possible scenarios, associated risks, and opportunities around business performance.
  • Communicate with stakeholders in a clear and concise manner


Must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics 
  • Two or more years of work experience in a Financial Planning & Forecasting or Reporting & Analysis role
  • Two or more years of experience using Microsoft Excel, including the ability to perform lookups, pivot tables and nested if/then statements and sum/if formulas

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Master's degree or professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA)
  • Four or more years of work experience in a Financial Planning & Forecasting or Reporting & Analysis role
  • Experience with management reporting and/or financial planning/modeling (e.g., forecasting, budgeting, business planning)
  • Experience with reporting and/or analyzing full P&L statement
  • Experience with a large (i.e., Fortune 500) corporate environment
  • Experience with data mining or planning applications (e.g., Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion, Anaplan, Cognos or Business Intelligence tools)
  • Experience with large datasets as well as OBIEE, Tableau, SQL, and/or similar data mining tools
  • Experience with complex ERP systems (e.g., SAP, PeopleSoft)
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, including demonstrated ability to engage with colleagues; ability to understand and explain business and financial terms and concepts
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to receive and respond to FP&A requests
  • Demonstrated ability to cooperate and work effectively within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Participation in a Corporate Leadership Development Program

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