Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis
- Highlands Ranch, CO - United States
- Finance and Accounting - Full-Time
- Job # 358548
Delivers financial guidance as an Individual Contributor working in specific areas within the Finance organization related to profitability reporting by various dimensions.
Responsible for gathering inputs and developing reporting for products, segments, and geographic P&L's.
Provides indepth analytical support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of products, segments and geographic P&L's.
Supports complex analysis across their department in regards to profitability components and attributes.
Demonstrates familiarity with a broad variety of data sources from various technologies with the applicable requirement for analysis including complex Excel models.
Defines the need for and the source of data requirements for business needs and the client and user for applicable requirement for analysis.
This is a key position due to the analysis and reporting functions performed on a daily basis, requiring a solid understanding of the business and cost drivers along with strong communications and presentations skills, both written and verbal.
Works as an individual contributor who is a subject matter expert within the finance function regarding profitability reporting metrics.
Analyzes and interprets reports for managers providing recommendations to guide business decisions regarding profitability.
Work with department heads to manage spending, identify key cost drivers and problem areas, and support the financial aspects of new projects.
Develops, implements, and maintains systems, procedures, and policies for their assigned work stream or function(s).
Prepares actual, budgets and forecasts, including monthly/quarterly forecasts, midyear forecasts, and annual budgets.
Leads projects in the role of project manager as required. Will supervise and lead a team of peers and subordinates in a matrixed organization.
Leads or participates, as required, in training and skills development initiatives as a Subject Matter Expert in profitability reporting and drivers.
Fields issue escalations from internal customers or delivery partners and responds to customer inquiries as requested, ensuring issue and error resolution.
Performs monthly variance analysis of actual results to budgeted/forecasted performance and makes recommendations.
Create internal management reports for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial results and prepare commentaries for senior management.
Prepare monthly reports and variance analysis for management review, participate in short and long range financial planning, and forecasting and prepare ad hoc financial reports.
Identifies improvement opportunities for their work stream, and works closely with either the internal team or service providers (if any) to enable the implementation of improvement opportunities.
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics, related field or equivalent experience required
Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA) preferred
4+ years financial analysis experience required
Indepth understanding of report query and design
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel
Strong written and oral communications skills
Working knowledge of the preparation of General Ledgers, Basic Knowledge of FASB requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles preferred
Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity