The principle purpose of the Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A is to collaborate with functional partners and business units to develop the consolidated financial forecast (income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows) and partner with Treasury to model financing activities and liquidity requirements.
This position is responsible for the development of the consolidated company balance sheet and cash flow forecast within the quarterly and annual planning processes, working across the team to ensure that all assumptions incorporated into the income statement are linked and consistently reflected throughout the balance sheet and cash flow statement. This effort requires timely and accurate completion of the required forecasts, collaborating with business partners to understand and communicate business drivers, risks, and opportunities.
The Senior Financial Analyst is also responsible for helping to develop the corporate long-range financial plan, modeling long-term expectations for sales, operating income, working capital management, cash flow, return on invested capital, and return to shareholders. This position will play a critical role in developing analysis and presentations around the consolidated forecast to be reviewed by executive leadership and the Board of Directors.
To accomplish this, the Senior Financial Analyst must have solid knowledge of the financial statements and business drivers for each line item, as well as experience in financial planning and forecasting. Additionally, the Senior Financial Analyst must be able to work effectively within a matrixed organization and demonstrate self-leadership skills and the ability to influence and interact with various levels of the organization.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or Quantitative field plus 3 years’ experience in finance or analytical role OR Advanced Degree OR 6 years’ experience in finance or analytical role
- Advanced experience with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
- Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally
- MBA, Master’s of Accounting, or Master’s Degree in related field
- 1 year of experience with financial forecasting, budgeting/planning, or scenario modeling
- 1 year of experience with balance sheet and cash flow accounting
- Candidate must be proficient in the use of computer-based financial analysis and planning tools
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