Financial Analyst III

United States - Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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We are looking for a Financial Analyst III to join our CFO Team in the US. The Financial Analyst III performs highly complex financial analyses on cash flows, operating results, and business plans to determine rates of return, capital/cash flow requirements, etc. Prepares forecasts and analyses on industry and general economic trends. Responsible for budget analysis. Responsible for department’s budgeting process: plans, develops, prepares, inputs, and maintains company’s budgets.

Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and evaluates the company's operating results and financial position.
  • Assesses options for improvement on business expenses.
  • Prepares profitability analyses.
  • Works with Directors and VP's through the development process of each budget and makes recommendations.
  • Budgets include monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports which exemplify revenues and expenses.
  • Develops/reviews forecasts for accurate and timely cash flow projections, sales projections, expense projections, profitability, headcount, department performance, and direct expenses.
  • Takes ownership of projects from start to finish.
  • May provide work leadership for less senior analysts and/or has project management responsibilities. 

Knowledge/Skills/Ability

  • Advanced technical knowledge of budgeting, financial statements, cash management, and financial analysis processes.
  • Advanced understanding of the overall financial function and interrelated components.
  • Advanced understanding of business valuation and M&A analysis.
  • Ability to create highly complex forecasting models.
  • Must also possess high attention to detail and be capable of performing the most complex data analysis for extended periods of time. Expert Excel skills required.
  • Must have advanced presentation skills, ability to express most complex quantitative concepts to a non-financial audience.
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal. Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions.
  • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
  • Ability to provide FANATICAL support. 

Experience/Education

  • 5 years of experience in financial planning, analysis, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support 
  • Bachelor's degree required in Business, Finance, or a related field
  • Fluent in English

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Job region(s): North America
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