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Senior Financial Analysts
Ref No.: 18-19252
Location: San Francisco, California
Reporting to the Assistant Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, the consultant is expected to act as a Senior Financial Analyst to provide ongoing help with forecasting and planning process.


The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Experience in the finance and/or insurance industry

Proficient knowledge and expertise in the use of Hyperion and desktop information tools (e.g., Excel, MS Visio, and PowerPoint)

Working knowledge and understanding of accounting principles (i.e. balance sheet and cash flows)
Working knowledge of strategic planning i.e. OGSM framework

Use, develop, and maintain financial models/reports/scenarios and financial reference tools

Proactively identify and analyze key drivers and cost trends

Capability to 'tell the story' and create insightful analytics and financial reviews through dashboards/scorecards

Research, analyze, and evaluate complex issues, data, and situations, interpret and apply laws/ regulations/ procedures/ guidelines, produce reports of the findings and outcomes, and to proactively make and support decisions, alternatives and recommendations where little previous analysis may be available


DELIVERABLES:
Develop insightful expense reporting and actionable variance analysis

Drive analytical and conceptual thinking that extends beyond the numbers into strategy

Perform complex analysis on trends and provide opportunities for improvement

Actively communicate financial planning expertise and prepare departments to have a clear understanding of financials, processes, and planning functions

Provide guidance and leadership throughout the planning cycle

Collect, analyze and manage quantitative data and create meaningful reports to lead business improvement and cost reductions