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Reference # : 18-00169 Title : Senior Financial Analyst
Location : Greer, SC
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 05/22/2018  
A Senior Financial Analyst with at least 5 years experience in the financial services industry and data mining experience needed for a permanent, full-time position.

Work with a dynamic, growing team - relocation assistance available!

This position will perform a full range of budgetary and reporting duties, and work closely with many corporate functions including corporate accounting, operations, and marketing to develop quarterly and annual profit plans for a multi-state, multi-unit company. The primary responsibility of the role is to support the annual operating budget as well as the long-term strategic planning for the company.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Assist in the development of a "bottoms-up” profit plan by requesting and summarizing data from multiple locations and configuring the data into meaningful information on a unit, product group and consolidated basis.
  • Support the development of annual operating budgets, quarterly forecasts and financial strategic plans.
  • Prepare quarterly reforecasts of results based upon actual year-to-date results.
  • Build financial models and provide analytical support for existing and new business initiatives. Analyze "what if” scenarios, providing meaningful feedback and recommendations.
  • Preparation of monthly analysis of plan versus actual results, by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; while making suggestions for improvement.
  • Provide root cause variance explanations, highlighting new business opportunities as well as identifying inherent risks.
  • Demonstrate insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to business area partners and management in order to drive business results.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field.
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience, preferable in the financial services industry
  • Advanced knowledge of quantitative analysis using Microsoft Excel is essential for this position.
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
Preferred Qualifications
  • Relational Database or Data Warehouse skills ( SQL Server) a plus
Critical Competencies

Candidates must possess advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to successfully work within a team environment.

Why work for this company?  Work with a growing, industry-leading team.  Great benefits!

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