Financial Business Analyst

Position:Financial Business Analyst

Job Description:

The Financial Analyst will work in the AIS and NAC Production Services and Logistics divisions to support financial reporting & analysis, planning, forecasting, capital expenditure requests, and month end close (accounting) activities. The position works closely with AIS and NAC accounting teams during month end close – prepare, review and approve journal entries, analyze general ledger to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data, investigate any finance/accounting related anomalies. The Financial Analyst reports to a Logistics Finance Manager and is a key business partner to our director & GM level operations leaders. The perfect candidate would be a self-motivated analytical thinker with superb customer service skills that would drive results with little to no supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical support to management to include P&L variance explanation, ratio analysis, budgeting, and cost analysis related to services & distribution verticals
  • Month end close support: JE preparation, reconciliation & correction of anomalies, etc.
  • Complete annual rate reviews for the Production Services
  • Monthly reconciliation of expense, credits, and absorption for the cost center P&L's
  • Assist annual plan and monthly forecast cycles by owning modeling updates, coordinating inputs, and working with cross functional stakeholders
  • Provide monthly/quarterly ad hoc analysis of financial results with emphasis on operating expenses; proactively identify risks & opportunities
  • Assist with the capital planning & approval process
  • Help prepare QBR presentations and other financial and strategic solutions for senior management
  • Identify methodology and process improvements to drive efficiency and improve accuracy of the planning/forecasting/reporting process
  • Ensure existing internal control and processes are followed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experiences
  • 3+ years of experience in a large company working in Finance and/or Accounting function responsible for advanced analytical work
  • Ability to consistently produce high quality analysis within tight deadlines by prioritizing, identifying roadblocks, and collaborating with colleagues and managements
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to proactively identify, address, and prevent potential issues
  • Experience in production services costing and in-depth knowledge of the absorption model is highly desirable
  • Superb presentation skills; ability to translate complex financial outputs into simpler concepts
  • Deep understanding of causal relationship between activity and variable vs. fixed aspect of cost structure; analyze results for management and provide valuable business recommendations;
  • Ability to execute projects efficiently and effectively with limited supervision
  • Attention to detail with high standards of accuracy and review
  • Strong technical and data mining skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be flexible to work hours required for month-end, quarter, and year-end deadlines
  • Travel 10-15%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting distribution, manufacturing, and/or production service businesses
  • Fortune 500 Business Finance / FP&A experience
  • Experience managing cross functional projects
  • Proficiency with Hyperion and Oracle a plus
  • CPA or extensive knowledge of GAAP and complex accounting systems

Location:Denver (Centennial)

Time Type:Full time


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