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Senior Financial Analyst in Newport News, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/4/2018

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Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst -Newport News - Pay to $80K + Bonus

Role and Responsibilities:

A large, multi-entity company is seeking a SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST to act as the point of contact for analysis requests from finance business partners.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Understand company numbers to identify ways of adding value to the business and challenge others to find ways of improving productivity and efficiency.
  • Support Field Finance Business Partners to increase understanding of each groups information requirements, challenges, and priorities.
  • Provide Field Finance Business Partners with the ability to challenge and support business decisions with analytical rigor, insights, and judgments so that better decisions are made.
  • Provide Field Finance Business Partners with the analytical support to task the business to control costs and support them in managing any divergences from targets being proactive in developing solutions.
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and deliver high quality and timely results.
  • Specific responsibilities related to Performance Management activities
  • Assist with benchmarking the business's performance against appropriate comparators to identify areas for performance improvement
  • Provide Finance Business Partners with in depth ad hoc analysis related to the performance measurements and provide recommendations for business improvement
  • Specific responsibilities related to Strategy, Planning, and Reporting activities
  • Provide analytical support to Finance Business Partners when analyzing the performance to Business Plans and provide recommendations for business improvement
  • Work with the Finance Business Partners to provide recommendations for new Management Reporting metrics across the business
  • Provide analytical support to Finance Business Partners in reviewing and understanding monthly trends of business, seasonal P&L activities, and deviations from prior months

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • 3 + years of relevant experience in Financial Analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft software applications (i.e., Access, Excel, macros, etc); and exceptional ability with business intelligence tools, with MS Power BI and Tableau highly preferred
  • Experience working across functions and across various levels of the organization required
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, ability to manage multiply projects and deadlines, and strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills including building relationships and guiding associates at all level and giving presentations to large groups

Apply today or call me directly, Barbara Field, Sr Financial Recruiting Manager, 757-213-6969.

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