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Sr. Financial Analyst in Flower Mound, TX at WORLDPAC

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

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Position Description:

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for providing support, analysis and insight into the company’s financial performance.  This position will play a key role in forecasting, financial modeling, ongoing variance analysis, annual operating and capital plan, and the long range plan.  Success in this role will require strong analytical and financial modeling skills, effective communication skills, innovative thinking, and a passion for delivering results. 

The Senior Financial Analyst will support the Finance team in the continued development of a robust control environment and deliver accurate, timely and high quality financial information.  The candidate will be responsible for in-depth knowledge of the company’s financial system; extracting and analyzing data from the system in support of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting and period end close activities. The role will be based in Dallas, TX and report directly to the FP&A Manager.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Provide company sales planning and forecast utilizing key drivers and deep dive sales analysis to better understand root cause and quantify impacts
  • Collect and analyze large amounts of data to create meaningful analysis that highlight outlier performance and quantifies opportunities to drive business improvements
  • Work with business partners to develop business case pro-formas for new initiatives; Partner with accounting to ensure forecast and plans mirror / follow GAAP rules; Manage capital expenditure projections as well as performance to plan
  • Collaborate with finance team and business leaders in creating the annual operating and strategic business plan; Responsible for modeling sensitivity scenarios to understand impact of assumptions
  • Drive KPI report automation and integration within operating and financial systems
  • Work with Inventory Management and Supply Chain to build a holistic view of inventory forecast taking into account varying levels of input drivers / variables
  • Perform other duties assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting, or Information Systems
  • 3+ years of experience within Finance and/or Financial Systems
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, financial planning, and reporting
  • Strong systems knowledge, experience with IBS, Hyperion and IBM Showcase Query preferred
  • Quick learner and self-starter with strong problem solving abilities and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to allow for mutual understanding of business needs and development of cooperative solutions
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments; adapts quickly to changing and evolving business needs
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint