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JOB TITLE: Sr. Financial Analyst

BRAND: FOCUS Brands

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

 

FOCUS Brands is in need of a Sr. Financial Analyst in the Business Development group. This position will have the unique combination of financial analysis, application and accuracy to keep pace with dynamic business models. In this role you will provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data; working closely with cross functional teams, making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations. Having a flare for numbers, advanced analytical skills and ability to work with unstructured data is a plus. As such, you must be a highly organized, self-motivated and dedicated individual who is comfortable managing multiple projects.  You will be an important part of our high-energy, top-flight team in a very fast-paced environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasting (using Excel), upload budgets and forecasts to Hyperion Essbase financial reporting software (using Smart View)
  •  Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets/forecasts
  •  Conceptualize and build automated financial models with adequate documentation
  •  Build ad hoc reports using Hyperion Essbase Smartview
  •  Prepare monthly financial reports and P&L narratives for management and internal team
  •  Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data; working closely with cross functional teams, making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations
  •  Prepare and track scorecards and reports
  •  Assist in the month-end close process as a first level reviewer of JEs and month-end reconciliations along with the VP
  •  Perform ad hoc financial analysis as required
  •  Document processes and assist in systems/process implementations as required
  •  Participate in special projects and perform other job related duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree with a major in Finance or Accounting from an accredited college or university
  • Master’s degree or CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in financial planning & analysis and reporting roles

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Advanced MS Excel and demonstrated experience building financial models including pivot tables and look ups
  • Ability to build, organize and retrieve reports using Hyperion Essbase/Smartview financial reporting application
  • Have a flare for numbers, advanced analytical skills and ability to work with unstructured data
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of Lawson accounting/Microsoft Dynamics AX (or similar) general ledger module preferable
  • Strong understanding of Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows
  • Ability to effectively interact and follow up within the group and the company
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects
  • Ability to set priorities and organize work to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented, flexible and strong ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to travel 10% if needed

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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