Financial Analyst

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Financial Analyst
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842881_2725082
  • Salary:
    $ 55000 - $ 65000

Do you enjoy working as part of a team? This thriving company is seeking a skilled Financial Analyst. The Financial Analyst will manage financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. You will also be required to advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management. If you enjoy collaborating with peers in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management, this is the role for you. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide valuable foresight and decision support
  • Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
  • Flexible individuals comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations
  • Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
  • Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources
  • Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
  • Work with the Accounting team on monthly and quarterly financial close processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are executed properly
  • Work with senior executives on strategic deep dives by developing financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation, and prioritization
  • Endorse weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings as well as P&L forecasting
  • Edit and manage forecasting reports

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Candidates with Spreadsheet and ERP system experience will be prioritized
  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
  • Practical knowledge in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)
  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
  • Go-to-market experience or experience
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus
  • Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity


If you want to be considered for this role apply here AND send your resume to Amanda.Hannan@ParkerLynch.com!