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Senior Financial Analyst

Req ID: J2297095

  • Ubicación
    Clinton, MA, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Categoría Finanzas
  • Publicado viernes, 3 de diciembre de 2021
  • Tipo Tiempo completo
  • Tipo de Empleo Empleado Permanente

Descripción del Trabajo

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Financial Analyst of Reporting Planning and Analysis is responsible for analyzing and monitoring current, future, and strategic cost initiatives.  Specific activities may include: cost initiatives, forecasting, internal reporting, variance analysis, modeling and other discretionary projects as directed by management.  Working as a member of the finance team, this position primarily performs day-to-day finance related activities designed to analyze and monitor the company’s cost initiatives and drive for results.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Employee and Team Development:

  • Identify individual and team strengths and development needs on an ongoing basis and communicate those to manager.
  • Validate training curriculum in area of responsibility.
  • Deliver excellence to every internal and external customer.

Performance Management:

  • Understand and establish clear measurable goals and objectives by which to bring to the table for management’s review.
  • Express pride in work and accomplishments.
  • Perform team member evaluations when prompted by manager professionally and on time.
  • Assist individuals and the team to continuously improve in key operational metrics and the achievement of the organizational goals.

Communication:

  • Provide periodic communication forum for the exchange of ideas and information with the department/function.
  • Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style.
  • Ask questions and encourage input from staff and other functions/team members.
  • Assess communication style of individual team members and adapt accordingly.

FUNCTIONAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Cost Management and Direction:

  • Know and understand the global cost initiatives when communicated.
  • Help define, develop and implement cost strategies, which contribute to the global strategic directions.
  • Maintain an understanding of business activities, operations and systems, and global footprint.
  • Provide regular updates to manager on the execution of cost initiatives through quantitative and qualitative communication.
  • Take the lead on various cost related activities including modeling, communicating strategic understanding, and coordinating internal functions.
  • Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems (i.e. modification of responsibilities or consolidation of tasks, elimination of non-value-added processes, or complete re-engineering of processes and systems).
  • Utilize tools to monitor departmental cost and cost trends, striving continuously to improve value.
  • Provide feedback to peers on cost and cost trends.

TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

  • Compile financial presentations and support including agendas, materials, timing, and other protocol.  The presentations may include quarterly variances, multi-year plans and other materials.
  • Performs close activities, including preparation and review of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, intercompany eliminations and account roll forwards.
  • Support SOX compliance documentation and testing as required.
  • Advise and provide support and analysis around current business models and help recommend future enhancements for operations and business development activities. Support and analysis may include financial forecast and variance files and other administrative matters.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
  • Conduct and interpret complex analyses to evaluate alignment with forward-looking strategies.
  • Support supervisors with analysis to assist counsel and advise key corrective actions to senior leadership related to forecast performance and/or under/over plan in terms of their potential impact on the goals, objectives, and financial viability of company
  • Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately.
  • Foster a work standard consistent with management’s philosophies of best-in-class activities.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Typically reports to Management.  Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include:  Controller

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages in an integrated system such as SAP, Controller and TM1.
  •  Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree required.  Masters Degree preferred.
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field preferred.
  •  Five (5) years work-related experience required, preferably in accounting/finance related experience preferred.
  • Advance certifications and/or degrees preferred: CPA, CVA, MBA, etc.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Accounting concepts, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP), and SOX
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Takes initiative and executes independently to proactively address accounting related matters and solutions
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Regular business hours.  Some additional hours may be required.
  • Climate controlled office environment during normal business hours.
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