Financial Analyst

» Financial Analyst
Finance & Accounting
in Bradenton
, FL
Reference: 19-02059

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the FP&A team and individuals across the organization to develop reports, charts, and graphs for senior management and help them make informed decisions by providing quality analysis and recommendations
  • Collaborate with FP&A Managers, analysts, and Accounting for cohesive integration within the FP&A department and Accounting department
  • Evaluate industry and internal business trends and turn them into actionable recommendations for upper management. This includes reaching out across the business units to form partnerships and develop business strategies.
  • Prepare various financial reports and analysis for senior management and help them make informed decisions by providing recommendations. This includes ad hoc reports, schedules for the annual statistical report, reports/analyses for the annual budget or rolling forecast, and board or senior management presentations as required.
  • Assist with monthly forecast by analyzing P&L results and developing projections of future performance
  • Assist the FP&A department with the preparation and development of trend analysis, development of exception reporting, and dynamic analytics for users across finance and the organization
  • Assist with the preparation of the long range projection
  • Work with the Manager to build out the LRP process, develop analytical models and work with individuals across the organization to develop and maintain assumptions for the LRP that support strategic initiatives
  • Work with the Manager, Finance team, and individuals across the organization to develop reports, charts, and graphs for senior management and help them make informed decisions by providing quality analysis and recommendations
  • Assist the FP&A department with the preparation and development of trend analysis, development of exception reporting, and dynamic analytics for users across finance and the organization
  • Prepare and update detailed and comprehensive policies and procedures for responsible areas
  • Assist with the preparation and detailed review of the company-wide budget

Function:

Provide qualitative and quantitative financial analysis to internal and external users. Responsible for developing financial models, conducting analysis to support corporate strategic initiatives, enhance internal processes, and evaluate performance. Prepare long range projection, monthly forecast, dynamic analytics, and annual company-wide budget.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance
  • MBA or MBA candidate preferred
  • 2 years of prior financial analysis experience required
  • Ability to develop and run various financial models, analyze financial data, peer company reports, and budgets
  • Understanding of the big picture view and how to identify obstacles and opportunities that impact the business
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and financial reporting including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems, general ledger structures, and internal controls
  • Must be very proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (2007 or 2010), including Excel, AS400, database/data cube, Crystal Reports, MS Access, Oracle Finance and Hyperion knowledge a plus
  • Must also demonstrate strong analytical and excel pivot table skills
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and manage several projects simultaneously and sometimes with only broad guidelines
  • Ability to participate in group meetings
  • Team player with creative problems solving approach and attention to detail
  • This position requires a willingness to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends based on business needs