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Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

Location: Dallas, Texas
Job # 11052785
Date Posted: 06-13-2018
The Senior Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis helps analyze data on the company’s financial forecasts, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis, and special projects.
The Senior Analyst supports the Manager of FP&A and assists in providing financial consulting and strategic support, including routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance, preparation of financial packages and presentations, revenue and expense analyses, and other projects requested by the Manager of FP&A and/or senior management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Analyzes current and past trends of key performance indicators, highlighting issues and causes of unexpected variances.
  • Compiles monthly and/or quarterly financial reports.
  • Analyzes complex financial information and reports (including all areas of revenue, expenses, and capital expenditures) to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes.
  • Prepare presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the company.
  • Supports senior management, region leaders, and Practice Leaders with in-depth support and analyses as needed.
  • Manages the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operating plan, and modeling tools.
  • Performs ad-hoc reporting and analysis.
  • Implements and works with business intelligence tools and dashboard reports.
  • Improves performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand return on investment (ROI) in new acquisitions, practice areas, and international expansions.
  • Develops financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university.
  • 2–3 years of related experience in P&L analysis with an understanding of accounting basics required. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Charted Financial Analyst candidate preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills required. Must be articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research.
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