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Senior Financial Analyst

Job ID: BH329257

Category: Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

The Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for analyzing financial results, preparing financial reporting packages, supporting the planning process and providing ad hoc financial analyses. In addition, the Financial Analyst will be supporting the implementation of a new planning tool. He/she will be work closely with the VP of FP&A to build out processes, reports and dashboards to support the needs of the growing business.

 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of financial budgets and forecasts
  • Analyze financial data and monthly operating results, explain variances vs. budget/plan and investigate discrepancies
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting packages
  • Assist in the preparation of summaries of financial performance indicators
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses to support the business needs
  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting requests

Competencies, Skills and Abilities

  • Financial modeling and strong analytical skills required
  • In depth understanding of accounting principles
  • Understanding of databases and queries
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to effectively multi-task with competing priorities; make decisions under pressure and work under tight deadlines; delivering accurate, on time, high quality work.
  • Strong communication skills

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar; MBA/CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of finance/accounting experience with a focus on analytics
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • NetSuite or other ERP system experience a plus
  • Experience with data analytics tools preferred (e.g. Tableau/PowerBI)

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts