FP&A Analyst in Smyrna at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

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    2 to 7 years
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Job Description

This position will support Regional Finance Directors, US Field Leadership with analysis, reporting, business cases, reporting and program implementation. Ensures adherence to accounting policies and generally accepted practices.

    • 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
    • Provide 'hands-on', as needed project leadership on multiple projects as assigned
    • Evaluates and reports on deviations of departmental practices and procedures
    • All other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or similar field is required
    • MBA or CPA Certification preferred
    • 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 Microsoft Suites, particularly Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, ERP retrieve tools, etc).
    • Previous working relationship with foreign parent company finance organization a plus.
    • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written to all levels within the company
    • Able to apply technical expertise in finance and accounting to provide oversight and guidance.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage time across multiple responsibilities while taking into account the scope of work, time available and deadlines of others
    • Able to constructively work in a very demanding performance oriented work environment with high workloads and deadlines
    • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management
    • Able to serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues
    • Able to travel as necessary