Senior Financial Analyst - Hilliard

  • Location
    Hilliard, Ohio
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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The Senior Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for preparing financial plans, analyzing actual results vs. plans, reporting results to internal management and external parties (as needed) and performing ad hoc financial analyses. A key objective for this role is to help to drive financial results by providing business leaders data driven insights, that facilitate focusing the business on the most impactful areas.

Essential Functions &Responsibilities

  • Prepare the consolidation of monthly company wide financial budgets and forecasts for P&L and Capital Expense
  • Analyze and track key metric trends and Actual results vs Forecast and Budget and month over month changes in Forecasts
  • Develop Budget/Forecast reports that highlight key business performance risks, issues and opportunities
  • Partner with Corporate Services key stakeholders to analyze financial data, explain variances, investigate discrepancies, and provide support and advice in the development of Annual Budget and monthly forecasts
  • Work with Financial Analyst to gain strong understanding of Sales and Margin Reporting related to Customer and Lines of Business mix
  • Play a key role supporting the development of financial planning and reporting tools
  • Identify, develop and implement process improvements
  • Highlight risks and opportunities to financial targets and raise issues as appropriate
  • Maintain effective business partnerships to gain insight into business trends and strategic initiatives that impact financial forecasts
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses to understand business trends
  • Provide project/initiative support as needed

Competencies, Skills and Abilities

  • Financial modeling and strong analytical skills required
  • Solid knowledge of P&L and Balance Sheet relationship and management
  • Understanding of databases and queries
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to effectively multi-task with competing priorities; make decisions under pressure and work under tight deadlines; delivering accurate, on time, high quality work.
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar; MBA/CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive finance experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with data analytics tools preferred (e.g. Tableau/PowerBI)