Conduct business performance analysis, incorporate trend analysis, to assess business implications. Focus primarily on analyzing data to support forecasting. Design reporting and analysis to aid in furthering business intelligence for finance and business management. Create complex financial models for use in business decision support.
Develop reports and variance analysis, develop "the story" around monthly results and write resulting commentary. Identify issues that are worthy of further root cause analysis and determine process/data sources to deal with them. Perform more complex data analysis for root-cause analysis. Review results with VP level business partners and partner to determine critical issues.
Support business results and relationships by developing deep analysis to determine future implications of business decisions. Perform end-to-end business case analysis looking at quantitative and qualitative aspects of a decision. Provide initial recommendation based on these analyses.
Run forecasting/planning models and perform complex variance analysis. Develop assumptions by working with business leaders. Present implication to business management.
May directly lead lower level financial analysts on a project basis. May directly manage trainees or interns from time-to-time. Provide coaching and sharing of expertise to lower level financial analysts.
Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in Finance or a quantitative field 5-7 years of experience Ability to complete advanced financial modeling tasks and financial analysis using spreadsheets and/or other tools Interpersonal and business skills to support recommendations