Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Finance
  • Job Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:

Senior Financial Analyst job in Sacramento, CA

The Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) role is located at our client’s corporate HQ in Sacramento, CA. This is a high visibility, high accountability position in the corporate finance group reporting to and directly supporting the manager of the FP&A and will provide opportunities for career growth, a dynamic work environment and an opportunity to join a growing team. The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and efficiently balance multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. This role will be a key asset in the future growth and direction of the FP&A team and in providing better financial line of sight to key initiatives.


Position Description:

Financial Analysis -- Analyze, communicate, identify and advise management on the key metrics and drivers of the business (against history, budget, forecast, strategic plan, and competition).


Financial Modeling -- Create ad-hoc financial models and schedules sourcing data from multiple systems.

Planning & Forecasting -- Support the financial planning activities for the business and provide clear understanding and insight for all planning activities including strategic plan, budget, and forecasts.


Special Projects -- Implement special projects as required.


Position Responsibilities:

• Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures.

• Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.

• Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools.

• Daily, Weekly, Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports as well as AD-Hoc Reporting and Analysis.

• Assist in implementing and working with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports.

• Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies

• Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.

• Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes.

• Support Senior Management Team and Department Heads with in-depth analysis.

• Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team.



• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance;

• 3-5 years' experience in Corporate finance, Financial Planning and Analysis;

• Strong leadership skills required;

• Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. Access skills desirable;

• Highest standards of accuracy and precision and highly organized;

• Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills;

• SQL/ XML experience is required

To be considered or for more information send you resume to . I look forward to connecting with you.


Colin Dias

Senior Executive Recruiter

Parker + Lynch