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Financial Analysis Job Description

You are a strategic thinker passionate about driving solutions in financial analysis. You have found the right team.

As a Financial Analysis Professional in our Finance team you will spend each day defining, refining and delivering set goals for our firm.

Financial Analysis is responsible for partnering across the firm to provide financial and strategic analysis, oversight, and coordination of budgeting and forecasting. Our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) teams are responsible for a wide range of activities including financial control, forecasting and budgeting, analysis of financial/business metrics, delivery of weekly/monthly/quarterly management reporting, development of new reporting capabilities (e.g. dashboards), and advising the line of business CFOs on how to increase profitability and efficiencies.

You will be responsible for one of our key financial measures such as revenues, expenses, headcount, or profitability modelling, where you will be expected to deliver value-added financial reporting and analysis, and assist with strategic direction and decision making. You will be expected to provide leadership across the FP&A teams, and interact regularly with the FP&A Managers, the line of business CFOs and peers across Finance & Business Management and the business.

Job Responsibilities of Financial Analysis

  • Calculation and consolidation of the month-end results, the forecast for the remainder of the year, and the budget for future years
  • Perform variance analysis to understand the key drivers of the results and provide commentary explaining changes from prior forecasts/budgets
  • Produce weekly/monthly/quarterly and adhoc reporting of the results and drivers for senior management
  • Enhance controls and streamline processes, introducing automation where possible
  • Work on projects to drive global consistency and create synergies across the team

 

Required Qualifications, Capabilities, And Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a subject of a technical nature
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Inquisitive, enthusiastic and diligent, and capable of challenging peers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex issues clearly
  • Highly motivated and able to thrive and think clearly under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Integrity in handling highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Team player with the ability to be respected as a trusted partner for the Business, Finance, and FP&A Teams

 

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