Sr. Financial Analyst in Belle Meade, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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Job Description

Our client is adding a Senior Analyst to team out of growth. This position will work with the FPA team and bring strategy and forward thinking to the business.

Senior Financial Analyst Job Description - Overview

Responsible for the financial planning and analyses of sales, operating costs, general & administrative expenses (G&A), and capital expenditures.

Effectively reports and communicates the financial results to leadership.

Serves as a financial resource for various departments (i.e. purchasing, operations) and in support of various projects in order to achieve company initiatives.

Responsible for understanding the business strategy and objectives and applying to the financial planning and analyses of sales, operating costs, and G&A expenses, and capital expenditure;
Coordination and communication of planning and analyses with other departments including the IT Dept. for efficient processes;

Responsible for researching, communicating, publishing and maintaining financial planning and analysis reports for senior management as required.

Responsible for understanding and utilizing the current system applications to analyze, summarize and model data efficiently and effectively; Uses financial knowledge and understanding of the business to provide structured processes and analyses; able to recommend value creating strategies and decisions through the intelligent application of well established tools and techniques.

Serves as additional resource for all areas of the department; complete ad hoc analyses and reports as requested; provide financial/operational support as requested by management.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance and relevant years of experience to the job level. CPA or MBA certifications preferred

Desired Skills / Knowledge:

 Excellent oral, written, presentation and time-management skills.
 Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (with strong emphasis on Excel and database skills)
 Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
 Solid mathematical skills and very logical approach to problem solving required
 Knowledge of financial analyses, budgeting/planning and forecasting concepts and processes.
 Knowledge of retail industry, operations and trends.
 Project management skills and/or cross-departmental teamwork experience.
 Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).