MDI

  • Sr. Financial Analyst, FP&A

    Job Locations US-NC-Hickory
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/23/2018 9:54 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-40404
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    The Sr. Financial Analyst will contribute to the company's success through providing financial and analytic partnership and deliverables to their assigned operational areas.

    The Sr. Financial Analyst will work with their business partners to ensure optimal short-term and long-term decision making.  

    He/ She will provide assistance “planning the work” and then “working the plan” most efficiently and effectively.

    Financial data is at the core, but the FP&A team will be responsible for providing a balanced view of the business including operational metrics and activity drivers.

    To be successful in this role, this individual must have FP&A and analytical experience. This person should also have good presentation skills, experience working with large amounts of data (transactional, point of sale and/ or customer data preferable) and experience building reports (standardized, interactive self-service and/ or adhoc).

     

    Responsibilities

    The Sr. Financial Analyst, will partner with an assigned operational area to deliver the below critical business deliverables (as required):               

    Financial Analysis –

    Business Analytics -
    Develop & deliver ad-hoc decision support (financial data in addition to operational data)     

    Set up and measure test and learns, as appropriate for assigned operational area      

    Create, provide and partner on:  ‒ descriptive analytics & exploratory data analytics – “What”   ‒ diagnostic analytics – “Why”  

    ‒ predictive analytics – “What if”  ‒ prescriptive analytics – “Next best action”          

    Financial Operating Planning -             

    Produce assigned deliverables for the annual financial operating plan (as required for assigned operational area) with driver based targets; guide partner through process and ensure understanding and alignment on all budget submissions • Deliver single and “rest of year” financial forecasting          

    Managing & Reporting Business Performance -           

    Deliver (thru collaboration with partner) on periodic business reviews.        

    Prepare Executive (i.e. Leadership, Board Meeting) presentations, schedules & required support (including KPIs and Scorecards).

    Do competitive benchmarking, macro-environment and market share/ growth analyses; as required for assigned operational area.

    Strategic Planning -              

    Working with assigned operational area, provide the financial view for the longer term (3-5 year) planning process.  

    Model financial outcomes of the strategies.    

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Analytics or similar quantitative field of study; Master's Degree preferred.    
    • 3+ years of progressive Finance experience. Prior FP&A experience at a large company ($1B+ Sales) preferred.  
    • Experience working in Microsoft tools (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint) and business intelligence software (i.e. Cognos, Micro strategy). 
    • Working knowledge in Financial/ GL Systems (i.e. Fusion, Hyperion), Database querying tools, Visualization tools,

    Statistical tools.

    • Prior experience in retail, wholesale, distribution and/ or consumer packaged goods is preferred.    

     

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