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Financial Analyst Entry Level in Ann Arbor, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Up to 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    FINAN80546

Job Description

Looking for a Financial Analyst who is well versed in financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting and has experience working in a fast paced environment. We want a self-motivated person who has experience working with internal and external stakeholders to develop financial and decision support functions that will support the organization as we continue to grow.

Job Description:

  • Prepare and analyze financial models for the multi-year strategic financial plan
  • Provide support and analysis to key functional managers business planning, forecasting and budgeting purposes
  • Provide financial reporting and analysis to executive management team, investors and lenders
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis
  • Maintenance of key informational data bases
  • Support the individual business functions in the implementation of the balanced score card process across all strategic units, regularly communicate operating KPI performance, and work with operating management to develop responses to performance
  • Support the CFO and Director of FP&A with financial KPIs and ad-hoc financial analysis to drive better decision-making and prioritization
  • Support the development of monthly and quarterly reporting to executive team on strategic performance
  • Coordinate operational analysis across the finance community globally to prioritize actions and resources and secure the delivery of the analytics into three key finance processes: Forecast, Budget and Planning; Business Partnering; Strategy and Business Development
  • Own the translation of KPIs and analytical metrics into an executive-facing format with the use of appropriate software tools

Competencies & Skills:

  • Outstanding financial acumen and advanced aptitude in problem solving, including the ability to logically structure an appropriate analytical framework. Analytical skills must address the full range of issues across the business, technology, and economics from an operational and strategic standpoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Commercially savvy and sales acumen - able to earn credibility and be comfortable from a business perspective operating in partnership with the business leaders
  • Ability to develop robust and collaborative relationships at all levels and demonstrates ability to influence stakeholders
  • Strong strategic agility and capability as well as ability to drive operational excellence - Ability and inclination to roll up sleeves and dig in. Dependence on and confidence in own abilities to get things done.
  • Innovation and creative thinking and strong thought leadership and decision-making capability
  • Very strong drive, dedication and work ethic with a strong focus on customer success

The Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 1 - 3 years track record of successful development in a financial analysis, strategic planning and/or business development in a top-tier operating company or consulting firm. Experience in software industry strongly preferred, but not required
  • CPA or MBA preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in working with Financial Planning and Budgeting/Business Intelligence tools is preferred
  • Excellent Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word). A high level of comfort with technology is required
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact positively with employees, customers, and vendors
  • Must be a problem solver who is flexible, responsible, and accountable
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects, as well as strong follow through skills. Ability to complete projects timely and accurately critical
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well with others and get things done in fast paced, dynamic, global environment