Financial Analyst Manager

Financial Analyst Manager

Job Description:

1-800 Contacts is seeking a dynamic Financial Analyst Manager who will partner closely with senior business leaders and be responsible for supporting critical business projects. They will be a key member of the FP&A team that will play a critical role in improving business intelligence through collecting, monitoring, analyzing data, providing business insights, and recommending actions.

This role will have the freedom to innovate and recommend new processes and mechanism to drive positive financial impact. This is a highly visible role, so strong leadership and advanced communications skills are critical for success.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage 5-year strategic planning and annual budgeting processes by serving as the key contact for all areas of the business. Provide business and financial guidance and validate assumptions to create actionable plans.
  • Improve financial performance by analyzing and interpreting data, making comparative analyses, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions to management
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans, forecasts, and trends
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures, providing trends and forecasts, explaining processes and techniques, and recommending actions
  • Manage and develop scalable financial tools or reports that align and simplify weekly/monthly business reviews, annual planning, and forecasting processes. Increase productivity by developing automated processes, reporting, and analysis
  • Facilitate financial review meetings with cross functional business stakeholders, business managers, and senior management
  • Lead ad hoc financial analysis for increased business intelligence and action
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing tasks in a focused and efficient manner


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business or related field
  • 7+ years of relevant finance or analytics experience
  • Advanced skills with Excel and database tools (SQL, VBA, etc)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills — including PowerPoint presentation, written, and oral communication skills
  • The ideal candidate will be comfortable with large volumes of complex data and presenting their findings to senior management
  • MBA preferred

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