Advanced Financial Analyst with experience working with a large matrixed organization. Individual possess a strong desire to learn and grow in responsibility. The role is centered around supporting and learning from more senior team members to accomplish a common goal. Aids organization with financial functions, such as planning, forecasting, consolidating financials, cost control, and project control. This position if focused on monthly close cycle with a blend of financial analysis and accounting entries.
This role supports the Global Shared Services group working with areas including Human Resources, Marketing, Research, Project Managements, Corporate Communications, and Strategic Sourcing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Evaluates and analyzes a variety of financial results and indicators such as capital expenditures, proposals, rate of return, operating records, financial statements, etc. Recommends actions that may be taken to improve financial results.
Compiles budgetary and fiscal data received from assigned departments to prepare year to date and annual financial statements and historical comparisons of departmental expenditures with requested appropriations.
Analyzes records of present and past operations, trends and costs, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to project future expenses.
Assists in preparation of special studies, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, and strategic objectives.
Retrieves and organizes data into required reporting formats to provide a basis for comparison and evaluation.
Prepares reports analyzing specific aspects of department structures, functions and operational procedures and recommends ways to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to co-workers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in a business related field. Some prior related work experience preferred but not required. 3+ Years of experience preferred. MBA preferred or additional specialization. Working with a Matrixed International Organization preferred
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information to supervisors and finance management.
Requires knowledge of basic financial terms, concepts and accounting principles.
Monthly Accounting close experience preferred
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret financial information and the ability to accurately explain/report activity in verbal and written communications. Requires intermediate analytical skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Strong work ethic and adaptable.
Experience with PeopleSoft and TM1 Perspectives preferred
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Internal Number: 19036041
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