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Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    FINAN70746

Job Description

Position Summary

The FP&A Analyst will provide analysis, planning and decision support coverage to business stakeholders with a focus on establishing and executing best practices in financial modeling during strategic planning, forecasting & budgeting, and M&A activities. He/she will partner closely with the business to identify and operationalize the tracking of key SaaS financial metrics, analyze and provide visibility into current performance against those metrics and provide financial analysis on future growth opportunities.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Develop detailed budget and forecast models to drive high quality decision-making and closely monitor business performance.
  • Analyze trends in the business each month (monthly variance analysis of actuals, budgets, and forecasts) and produce detailed reporting for senior management highlighting key trends.
  • Continuously improve the reporting processes with a focus on simplification and increased insight.
  • Proactively develop new approaches to assess the health and strategy of the business.
  • Participate and/or lead team wide projects including financial modeling, ad hoc analysis and delivery of automated solutions for reporting.
  • Develop and deliver high-quality presentations for senior management

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, preference for Accounting/Finance, Business or Information Technology
  • 2-5 years of experience in FP&A, accounting or similar business role in a SaaS business model
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; advanced/expert skills in Excel required, experience in BI tools a plus
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas in written presentations and orally to internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with financial modeling and interpreting financial statements is required
  • Personal Qualities
  • Collaborative, team oriented, service oriented
  • A great attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a rapidly changing environment in order to meet deadlines
  • Focused attention to detail and high standards for quality and accuracy
  • Organized with strong follow through and execution
  • Solid communicator: verbal, written and presentation
  • Professional, positive demeanor, relationship builder who is solutions-oriented

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree, preference for Accounting/Finance, Business or Information Technology 2-5 years of experience in FP&A, accounting or similar business role in a SaaS business model Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; advanced/expert skills in Excel required, experience in BI tools a plus