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Senior Financial Analyst - Appleton, WI

Company: Mills Fleet Farm
Location: Appleton
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Financial Analyst will independently partner with business owners and leaders to plan, forecast, and report financial performance in all areas of the business. They will interpret financial information on costs, prices, expenses and revenues and make recommendations to senior management.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

ANALYSIS

  • Develops value-add analysis to provide business insights
  • Aggregates and summarizes data using technical tools, accounting principles and relevant business knowledge
  • Creates complex business models that are flexible and enable multiple what-if scenarios
  • Identifies and communicates trends and variances as well as their underlying drivers
  • Ensures data integrity before presentation of findings

FORECASTING & REPORTING

  • Systematically identifies appropriate variables, relevant assumptions and key performance metrics
  • Develops sensitivity analysis, rate versus mix, or correlation analysis
  • Provides insight on risks and opportunities to business functional area
  • Drives and improves the monthly forecast process in collaboration with business partners
  • Drives budgeting and updating of long-range plans
  • Proactively identifies process improvements and find operating efficiencies
  • Develops new, complex reporting, peer review, and creates new report summaries
  • Reviews month end financials to ensure accurate month-end close process, and identifies root cause of variances

BUSINESS PARTNER RELATIONSHIPS & SUPPORT

  • Facilitates timely information gathering
  • Communicates analysis and insights to business partners
  • Compiles relevant findings for presentation
  • Enhances value-add reporting to teams and leaders

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and other Financial Software programs, along with accounting, budgeting, and forecasting skills
  • Strong critical thinking, attention to detail, time management, and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

PREFERRED

  • 3+ years of experience in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or MBA
  • Retail industry experience

Keywords: Mills Fleet Farm, Appleton , Senior Financial Analyst - Appleton, WI, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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