Senior Financial Analyst POST NUMBER: 409924

Brentwood, TN, US On-Site
May 6th, 2024
Business Services
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The Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is responsible for development and maintenance of budget and forecast models and consolidation of brand, office, and department budgets and forecasts for quarterly and annual presentation. This position extracts and analyzes financial data and prepares financial performance insights for presentation to executive and brand leaders. 

Essential Job Functions:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Extract, organize, and present financial data to support the annual budget and periodic forecasting process in an accurate and timely manner
  • Build and maintain annual budget models, periodic forecast models based on recent trends and expectations, and predictive models that assess the viability of new initiatives or projects under consideration against the existing budget or forecast
  • Compile and analyze financial reports and operational metrics to identify trends, anomalies, and discrepancies that require management attention
  • Develop variance analysis reporting to assist executive, brand, office, and department leaders in evaluating revenue and expense performance compared to budget and forecast expectations
  • Prepare financial performance insights for distribution to executive and brand leaders
  • Support periodic reviews of results with brand, office, and department heads to improve the accuracy of forecasts
  • Identify and drive process improvements, efficiencies, and accuracies in financial reporting capabilities, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and models in Microsoft Excel and Adaptive Financial Planning software
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Desired Competencies: 
  • Business Insight – Applies knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals
  • Collaborative – Partners and connects with others to achieve shared goals or objectives, seeking input and inspiring others to value the same, building trust with each collaborative interaction
  • Communicates Effectively – Develops and delivers written and verbal communication that conveys clear understanding of different audiences and their levels of comprehension. Active listener to ensure clear understanding
  • Fosters Innovation – Embraces an open-minded curiosity when approached with new ideas and supports workforce optimization
  • Optimizes Work Processes – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Organizational Savvy – Maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process
  • Strategic Mindset — Looks from above to provide objective perspectives to represent strategies creating lasting business value

Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field required
  • Minimum 3 years' finance experience required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel required
  • Knowledge of GAAP and financial statement preparation required
  • Adaptive Financial Planning and NetSuite preferred

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

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Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
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Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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