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Senior Financial Analyst

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S&P 500 manufacturing company and worldwide leader in their industry is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst(Budget & Forecast) for a direct hire opportunity. Positive work environment, team oriented culture, and offers work/life balance.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for driving the companies forecast process and assist with producing the Long Range Strategic Plan and Annual Budget processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage the Forecast Process. This includes working with various Divisions/Teams to coordinate and implement forecast calendars and consolidation and reconciliation of data for company.
  • Work with Sr Manager, management, business partners, technical teams and various groups to develop the various forecast calendars
  • Work with all teams to manage to the timeline.
  • Ensure sales product forecast and P&L submissions are understood and make sense (Opex, Capex & HC)
  • Reconcile to Targets in the various cubes within our system (cubes in Essbase)
  • Research and prepare appropriate variance analysis
  • Analyze trends and raise insights to sr mgmt.
  • Work with various groups and senior management to develop targets or guidance
  • Create reporting for reference and distribution
  • After formal forecasts are complete communicate guidance/targets
  • Assist (as needed) to manage the companies Annual Budget Process. This includes working with various Divisions/Teams to coordinate and implement the budget calendars and consolidation and reconciliation of data for company.
  • Assist (as needed) to manage the Long Range Strategic Plan Process (LRSP).
  • Drive improvement of controls, communication and processes to increase efficiencies related to Forecast
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Establish strong relationships with business partners
  • Support ad hoc financial analysis, modeling and preparation of various presentations to Senior Management

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Full P&L experience including revenue, gross margin, OpEx, and OI
  • Experience with CAPEX and headcount planning
  • Understand Financial budgeting and modeling
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills/modeling
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to multi-task in a changing environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills collaborating effectively with all levels
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase and Planning
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Support the report creation, testing and validation of new EPM and Oracle ERP system as needed

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting is required, MBA a plus.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years’ experience in an FP&A role including experience with full P&L analysis
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