Senior Financial Analyst


$70000 - 90000/year



Date Posted:

May 15, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst responsibilities include:
•Developing financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
•Forecasting quarterly and annual profits
•Preparing cost projections

Senior Financial Analyst job description

Job brief

We are looking for an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to forecast revenues and expenditures and advise us on future budgeting.

For this role, you should hold a degree in Finance or Accounting (ideally with a CFA certification) followed by relevant work experience. Knowledge of forecasting models and cost accounting processes are key requirements for this position. You will explore investment options and set company-wide financial policies.

Ultimately, you will ensure our financial planning is healthy and profitable and aligns with business objectives.

•Develop financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
•Forecast quarterly and annual profits
•Prepare cost projections
•Analyze and report on current financial status
•Conduct thorough research of historical financial data
•Explore investment options and present risk and opportunities
•Coordinate with the CFO and the executive team on long-term financial planning
•Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
•Participate in budgeting (for departments and projects)
•Review accounting transactions for data accuracy
•Establish financial policies
•Maintain confidentiality of financial information and investment decisions

•Proven work experience as a Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst or similar role
•Hands-on experience with financial and statistical software
•Expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas)
•Familiarity with finance databases
•Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP)
•Up-to-date with accounting laws and regulations
•Excellent analytical skills
•Ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts
•Demonstrable strategic thinking skills
•Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information
•BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
•Relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus

Please apply to [email protected]
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