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Financial Analyst/Planning
Ref No.: 17-00041
Location: MELVILLE, New York
Financial Analyst
Our candidate will be a key team member responsible for the financial control of Global Services. Will provide financial support through the creation, analysis and interpretation of the financial data and work closely with the Global Services leaders to manage the financial forecast and operating plan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepare
Create and monitor financial results:
  • Prepare financial models which include expense planning, trend analysis, cost benefit, statistical relationships, business metrics and ROI.
  • Work with company financial systems to download/upload data and reconcile.
  • Prepare journal entries including backup and support.
  • Prepare budget and forecast models including support for detailed assumptions.
  • Prepare account and trend analyses and reconciliations.
Analyze
Source, analyze and interpret data to report results and create models. Review trends and prepare analyses for diverse functions:
  • Recognize and investigate financial/business issues and communicate to management on a timely basis.
  • Review expense trend analysis to assist in increasing profitability and overall cost control.
  • Take part in what if analyses/scenarios to aid management in business investment decisions.
  • Work on special projects and related presentations.

Review
Present and discuss financial plan/results with Global Services management team:
  • Prepare and issue monthly internal financial reports including variance analysis and commentary for expenses, capital and headcount.
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations including various graphs and charts for business review discussions with the management team.
  • Present financial plan/results to management team and discuss risks/opportunities to plan

Team member involvement can include the following areas: Budgeting, Forecasting, Monthly Close, Capital and Headcount reporting.

KNOWLEDGE:

Intermediate level professional role. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity required to perform tasks. Know and apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practice to determine appropriate action. Build productive internal/external working relationships.
 
WORK EXPERIENCE:

Typically 2 to 4 years of related professional experience.

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.


GENERAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:
  • Professional skills with an understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures.
  • Developing proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures.
  • Good planning/ organizational skills and techniques.
  • Developing problem solving skills.
  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Direction from manager/director is needed on some issues.
  • Very good analytical skills.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Very good understanding of MS Office applications.
Proficient in JDE and Hyperion systems.
Ablity to work with confidential and highly sensitive information.
Good understanding of accounting/financial concepts and terminology.
Basic understanding of financial processes (Close, Budget, Forecast, etc.)
Developing presentation skills.

TRAVEL/ PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Office environment.
Travel required, up to 10%.