FP&A Analyst in Smyrna, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

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