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Senior Financial Analyst

Description

Senior Financial Analyst (with advancement potential into Management)


Job Summary:


Prepares annual operating and capital budgets for designated divisions or business units as well as their related 5-year business plans. Tracks performance against budget, identifies gaps versus actual results, and develops recommendations to improve financial results. Researches and provides financial and business-related analyses to assess the impact of various projects, systems, and transactions. Responsible for analyzing performance, identifying problems, and driving process improvements in support of their designated divisions.


Responsibilities:


  • Prepares the annual operating and capital budget as well as the 5-year business plan, coordinating with operations management to quantify the impact of operational initiatives and changes versus prior years.

  • Works regularly with business leaders to support key goals of the division and to position Finance as a trusted partner.

  • Evaluates monthly performance against the budget, identifies explanations for variances, looking for opportunities for improvement.

  • Provides early diagnostic data to assist management in the development of action plans to improve financials when needed.

  • Develops and executes strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

  • Conducts detailed analyses leveraging large and complex data sets in such areas as financial and expense performance, rate of return, depreciation, working capital, and investment.

  • Implements and advises on pricing strategy; leverages strong negotiation skills along with a detailed oriented, data-driven approach to pricing that protects profit margins; performs daily execution of pricing requests.

  • Participates in department and interdepartmental planning and management teams and works cross-functionally to improve processes within the organization.

  • Drives the development of department procedures and performance measures.

  • Develops and maintains cost estimates, forecasts, and cost models.



Requirements

Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance plus 5+ years of experience in Accounting or Finance to include 3+ years within a complex manufacturing reflecting increasing levels of responsibility (Preferred)

  • MBA (Preferred)

  • 3+ years of experience within FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis)

  • Computer skill requirements include: intermediate MS Word, Access and Powerpoint, advanced MS Excel and databases

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Skilled in multi-tasking, gains quick grasp on situations and easily maintains productivity while driving concurrent projects

  • Skilled in applying mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis

  • Skilled in writing reports/business correspondence

  • Skilled at handling many different responsibilities in a team environment

Job Snapshot

Location US-MN-Maplewood
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting, finance & IT professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-MN-Maplewood
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-MN-Maplewood
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$90,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description

Senior Financial Analyst (with advancement potential into Management)


Job Summary:


Prepares annual operating and capital budgets for designated divisions or business units as well as their related 5-year business plans. Tracks performance against budget, identifies gaps versus actual results, and develops recommendations to improve financial results. Researches and provides financial and business-related analyses to assess the impact of various projects, systems, and transactions. Responsible for analyzing performance, identifying problems, and driving process improvements in support of their designated divisions.


Responsibilities:


  • Prepares the annual operating and capital budget as well as the 5-year business plan, coordinating with operations management to quantify the impact of operational initiatives and changes versus prior years.

  • Works regularly with business leaders to support key goals of the division and to position Finance as a trusted partner.

  • Evaluates monthly performance against the budget, identifies explanations for variances, looking for opportunities for improvement.

  • Provides early diagnostic data to assist management in the development of action plans to improve financials when needed.

  • Develops and executes strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

  • Conducts detailed analyses leveraging large and complex data sets in such areas as financial and expense performance, rate of return, depreciation, working capital, and investment.

  • Implements and advises on pricing strategy; leverages strong negotiation skills along with a detailed oriented, data-driven approach to pricing that protects profit margins; performs daily execution of pricing requests.

  • Participates in department and interdepartmental planning and management teams and works cross-functionally to improve processes within the organization.

  • Drives the development of department procedures and performance measures.

  • Develops and maintains cost estimates, forecasts, and cost models.



Requirements

Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance plus 5+ years of experience in Accounting or Finance to include 3+ years within a complex manufacturing reflecting increasing levels of responsibility (Preferred)

  • MBA (Preferred)

  • 3+ years of experience within FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis)

  • Computer skill requirements include: intermediate MS Word, Access and Powerpoint, advanced MS Excel and databases

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Skilled in multi-tasking, gains quick grasp on situations and easily maintains productivity while driving concurrent projects

  • Skilled in applying mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis

  • Skilled in writing reports/business correspondence

  • Skilled at handling many different responsibilities in a team environment

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