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Sr. Financial Analyst (Closed)

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

Job #1575790
Permanent
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Professional

Responsibilities 

  • Leadership of FP&A efforts in delivering relevant and insightful analysis & reporting that enables effective decision-making from the senior leaders, and improved overall performance for the business.
  • Support budgeting & forecasting, variance analysis, financial modeling, and reporting efforts
  • Help support FP&A’s strategic plan by implementing and improving processes & procedures, controls, automation/efficiencies, and data management across FP&A and the business units.
  • Works closely with business unit leadership, corporate finance & accounting, & other departments across the organization.
  • Establishes linkage to the company’s financial statements, short-term goals and strategic plan.
  • Works closely with business leaders to analyze profitability and financial returns of potential business outcomes.
  • Leads the collection and reporting of information related to special projects, initiatives, & investments.
  • Performs detailed variance analysis of actual results vs plan.
  • Leads financial modeling capabilities for real-time financial scenario analysis.
  • Provides information and analysis for management to support strategic decision making.
  • Works in a collaborative manner with department leaders to develop recommendations for resolution of problems.
  • Assists Finance & Accounting teams with month-end, quarter-end, year-end reporting and internal & external audits.
  • Works closely with FP&A team to share information and support other FP&A and functions.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and projects as deemed appropriate.

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling background and experience.
  • 2+ years of corporate work experience in accounting or finance

Preferred:

  • 2+ years of specifically FP&A leadership work experience.
  • One or more of the following Master’s degree, CMA, CPA
  • World-class organizational skills, encompassing an extremely high attention to detail, strong ownership ethic, and intense focus on accuracy and accountability.
  • Strong working knowledge of FP&A and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), preferably in the field of logistics, transportation or retail/service.
  • Energy and passion to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Expert level skills in Microsoft Excel (i.e. reporting, modeling, pivot tables, macros, data tables, simulations, etc.).
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages in written and verbal communications.
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment and partner across multiple departments.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Technical skills and experience in financial reporting and cash flow management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook, and the ability to learn other basic computer programs.
  • Experience with Great Plains, Wynsoft, and databases.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.

Travel Requirements

  • This position is not expected to travel

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