Florida, Lakeland-Winter Haven
Sr. Financial Analyst
Position is responsible to provide accurate and data-based information on company' s profitability, solvency, stability, liquidity, and credit and collections. Responsible for researching and analyzing financial information, assessing financial risk, creating reporting and acting as internal consultant to help the company make well-informed decisions.
: Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc.) taking into account company' s goals and financial standing
: Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
: Develop financial models and conduct benchmarking and process analysis to provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
: Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
: Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions based on sound analysis
: Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with expectations
: Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision-making
: Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the corporation
: Perform data gathering and analysis using relational tools on all activities undertaken by the company
: Establish and monitor corporate KPI' s and industry metrics. Design and create corporate reporting for most important trends and metrics
: Design ad hoc reports and data sets by consolidating diverse sources of data and translate findings into strategy and tactics to deliver on specific business objectives
: Analyze operating performance and new business opportunities as well as the impact of strategic business decisions and the related financial alternatives
: Identify trends and issues which need to be brought to management' s attention and prepare fact-based analyses/reports to foster a deeper understanding and best practices within the organization
: Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about new developments in the field
: Support manager with special projects as needed.
: Maintain knowledge of the company' s IT applications for financial, customer, and retail operations reporting.
: Provide training to corporate personnel on use and understanding of reports relative to financial concepts and retail operation policies and goals
: Develop and manage projects utilizing project management techniques
: Work cross-functionally with departments to ensure that appropriate communication on customers' needs and information is obtained and considered for projects
: Communicate with management, co-workers, dealers and others in a courteous and professional manner
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
: Four year college degree in Finance or related field, Masters preferred
: Two to three years of business analysis experience
: Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
: Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel, databases, and financial software applications
: Strong analytical skills. Ability to reason and solve problems independently.
: Strong presentation, reporting and communication skills