Lead Financial Analyst

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  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client is an International Manufacturer and a market leader in their niche. They wish to hire a Lead Financial Analyst that will act as a finance business partner to the organization and will support service group with budgets, forecast, business cases, program implementation and analysis for programs strategic decisions. 


Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Business partner to the service organization to help drive projects and initiatives including analysis, coordination and measurement of the results
  • Support the monthly review process for the performance improvement initiatives by developing business cases, assessing profitability, variance analysis & explaining results to leadership
  • Collaborate with initiative owners to identify essential data analysis and measurements needed to ensure success of performance improvement program.
  • Compile and analyze financial and operations related data from our ERP and CRM systems, as required to make performance-related decisions across all our Lines of Business.
  • Combine business insights/knowledge and data analysis results to develop actionable recommendations for top management.
  • Compile and present analysis results to the Service Executives and Directors of the programs.
  • Support M&A initiatives for the BU
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of IT systems, reports and business processes within the organization.
  • Drive continuous improvement in all areas assigned
  • Proactively identify potential issues, alert key stakeholders and take actions to assure compliance with plans
  • Manage and develop financial analysts
  • Lead, develop and mentor teams throughout the business
  • Become Subject Matter Expert (SME) for special initiatives

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors' Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred
  • CPA is a plus
  • Data Analysis
  • 7+ years progressive experience in general accounting, financial reporting, consolidations, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Experience managing reporting and consolidations in multinational company with foreign subsidiaries strongly preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, policies and procedures that is reflective of the financial services industry required
  • Experience with SAP, Oracle, BI, EPM Cloud or other financial reporting software a plus.
  • Advanced proficiency in  Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, ERP retrieve tools, etc).
  • Previous working relationship with foreign parent company finance organization a plus.