Financial Analyst

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
n.a
Duration:
n.a
From:
Synectics
Location:
Connecticut
Published at:
03/14/2016
Country:
flag_no USA
Project ID:
1090549

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Summary:
  • A Finance Analyst III is responsible for collecting and analysing financial data and making recommendations to Finance or operating leaders
  • Partner with business leader and staff to drive operating performance and act as champion for strategic initiatives within the organization Ownership for developing estimates, operating plans/forecasts/review
  • Drive profitable growth in the region by providing analysis of results and identifying and tracking key metrics while advising the leadership team on risks and opportunities, as well as recommending actions
  • Work with Controllership and Operational teams to adopt SOPs.
  • Drive profitable growth in the region by providing analysis of results and identifying and tracking key metrics while advising the leadership team on risks and opportunities, as well as recommending actions
  • Work with the Controllership and Planning and Analysis teams to define the relevant IT platform and requirements to support analysis, improve data visibility and ensure controllership
  • Lead cross-functional projects to drive simplification throughout the organization and to improve rigor in key Finance processes, reducing costs and improving profitability
  • Drive quarterly indirect ledger ties to work with FP&A to identify areas of leakage
  • Contribute to improving efficiencies and performance as well as providing quality financial information (eg report dashboard and VC/BC productivity).
  • Actively participate to improve productivity and inventory management.
  • Develop and improve financial processes: Finance reporting tools, Management reporting tools, budgeting and estimating processes, standard Production Cost set ups and analyses, Capital Investment.
  • Assist with management reporting (regional and segment P&Ls) and communicate results to managers.
  • Drive consistent usage of COFE, GLA (report net), and COGNOS Business Intelligence (B.I.) tools.
  • Develop new reports for process improvements.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and minimum of six years of financial work experience or High School Diploma/GED and minimum of ten years financial work experience including developing forecasts and operating plans and leading business/finance reviews
  • Advanced Excel Skills, SAP is a HUGE plus
  • Must be a team player and work in a team environment. Will be assigned to projects, will do forecasting, estimating project costs, create invoices, create management reports.