Why would I want this job?

Great remote opportunity with leading sales and marketing agency specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. 

What would I be doing?

The Senior Financial Analyst will conduct financial analysis, reporting, and operational metrics tracking. Assist with coordinating, planning, and driving monthly forecasting, reporting, annual budgeting, analysis, and business case modeling for the development of new processes to streamline reconciling activities as opportunities arise. The individual will be responsible for structuring and conducting analysis leading to actionable insights, improved forecasting and budgeting accuracy and quantitative decision support. The Senior Financial Analyst should be able to generate ad hoc analysis reports, as necessary. Support the retailer financial analysis and forecasting processes for accuracy improvement. Assist supervisor in generating accurate monthly revenue forecasting and revenue/expense accruals for applicable business divisions.

Forecasting

  • Assist with the monthly forecasting process by consolidating inputs, tracking variances and identifying key drivers of change and opportunities to improve accuracy and process.

Budgeting

  • Assist with the annual budgeting process by developing baseline growth models, driving the planning calendar and designing/creating executive-level rollups for presentation.
  • Communicate and engage cross-functionally to ensure comprehensive budget tied to strategy.

Business Analysis

  • Identify, structure and conduct ad-hoc analysis to provide decision support and business insights.
  • Perform analysis and modeling in support of RFPs, assessing P&L impacts and making recommendations.

Reporting

  • Contribute and own monthly business performance reporting.
  • Summarize results, provide insights and explaining variances.
  • Manage on-going Key Metric reporting.
  • Prepare or assist in obtaining critical Corporate or business unit information for required financial reporting, bank compliance, or other management meetings

Travel

  • Travel required on an as needed basis

 

What would make me qualified?

  • Financial analysis, key performance metrics, budgeting, planning, performance improvement initiatives, new business pro-forma modeling
  • Advanced experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, financial modeling, trend analysis, and ad hoc financial analysis.
  • Advanced Excel skills and data analysis skills, ideally with experience or interest in automation
  • Hands-on, strong grasp of corporate or business unit financial concepts and tools, inclusive of financial ratios and key metrics
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook
  • Experience using computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications