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Financial Analyst in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

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Job Description

Vaco has partnered with a local company to help with their hiring needs for a Financial Analyst in Memphis. This role reports to the SVP Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and supports the Operational, Asset Management, and Finance Management teams with financial analysis and reporting. Maintains integrity of financial data in financial software, generates regular and ad hoc reporting and analysis, and plays a key role in the annual budget process.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produces and distributes weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial and statistical reports to assist executive and management-level associates in planning and operating.
  • Loads financial and other data into Essbase databases as needed; creates reports from Essbase for executive and other management to include information such as financial trends, actual data, and provides causes and effects.
  • Provides analysis and variance explanation of financial results for assigned markets and asset groups.
  • Serves as a key partner in the operational budgeting process; maintains budget templates, analyzes data, guides Operations teams in budget entry, and performs other functions as assigned by management.
  • Assists in the Corporate G&A and Retail budgeting process; prints reports, analyzes data and performs other functions as assigned by management.
  • Assists the budget process for acquisitions and developments that occur throughout the year and insures that applicable proforma data is loaded into Essbase correctly.
  • Produces ad hoc analysis and reports as requested; creates one-time reports for special purposes for top-level management team and others.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field of study required
  • Two or more years of experience working professionally with financial or budget analysis, or a closely related area, required
  • Understanding of financial statement rollups, financial analysis, credits and debits
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including:
    • Excel: for modeling budgets, analysis of productivity, reporting, and loading & extracting from specialized financial software
    • Essbase: for loading data through the Excel add-in and building reports pulled the system

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience working with Hyperion and Essbase software
  • Knowledge of VBA and/or SQL computer languages
  • Knowledge and experience working with Adaptive Planning budgeting software

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of budgeting processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of Hyperion and Essbase
  • Knowledge of VBA and SQL computer languages
  • Skill in communicating effectively with all levels of associates, including non-finance associates
  • Skill in applying critical thinking and utilizing sound judgment in determining the correct use of data
  • Skill in attending to detail
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing work effectively
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
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