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Financial Planner And Analyst

Overview
Reporting to the Vice President of Accounting, the Financial Planner and Analyst will have the opportunity to build and help define the financial planning and analysis function for the organization. Working alongside the executive management team, internal and external stakeholders, and investors, this individual will take the lead in gathering and interpreting financial and operational data that will be used by the executive team and Board to make key strategic and operational decisions.
Responsibilities
Conduct ongoing financial forecasting, modeling, and provide management clear visibility into the Company's financial health and outlook
Create appropriate metrics/KPI's, reporting tools, and dashboards that give insight into the performance of the business
Work with the VP of Accounting and management team to prepare monthly and quarterly updates to company stakeholders
Work closely with business leaders to incorporate financial and strategic analysis into key business decisions
Design and implement a repeatable and scalable budgeting process across all departments
Participate in the evaluation of investment opportunities, including; acquisitions, joint ventures, product and service expansion proposals, geographic expansion initiatives, and capital projects
Build out and maintain a Business Intelligence framework that can be used to drive decision making across the company
Analyze financial data to explain variance drivers, including revenue and gross margin volume/rate/mix analysis as well as trends and actionable items
Qualifications
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Results-oriented, with a very strong drive and work ethic and commitment to excellence
Ability to develop and articulate strategy coupled with a willingness to "roll up your sleeves" and do the work required for success
Outstanding analytic skills, a high degree of intellectual curiosity, and the ability to engage with senior leaders in addressing complex business issues
Strong communication, presentation, collaboration and interpersonal skills
An outgoing personal style. Comfortable extending oneself to others at all levels, both internally and externally
Demonstrated ability to earn the trust and confidence of clients, peers, partners, and employees
Ability to excel in a fast-paced dynamic environment
Unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character with a high energy level, a strong work ethic, and a passion for his/her work
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
5 to 8 years of corporate finance-related experience with consistent career progression
Significant experience in a strategic finance or financial planning and analysis function, using financial analyses to inform business decisions
Strong strategic thinking / business analytical skills
Advanced skills in Excel and Power Point and proficiency with BI tools
Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or Economics or a related field
Experience using ERP software and strong MS Excel and Access skills
A CPA or MBA is strongly preferred but not required



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