Senior Financial Analyst

Description

SHR Talent is partnering with a manufacturing client in Nashville, TN in its search for a Senior Financial Analyst. The Senior Financial Analyst will report to directly to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager and will be responsible for driving cross-functional Financial Planning and Analysis processes across the organization. The Senior Financial Analyst will play a key part in establishing processes and practices that further develop the strategic finance function by strengthening key cross-functional partnerships and targeting areas for opportunity and improvement. The Senior Financial Analyst position is mostly office-based, but may require periodic travel less than 10% of the time.

To be successful in this role, The Senior Financial Analyst should possess a proven ability to work cross functionally in a leadership capacity as well as in a support position, be an analytical and strategic minded team player with a strong work-ethic, manage multiple projects simultaneously and organize workload to meet timelines in a fast paced very high-growth environment, and have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to translate complex data into meaningful analysis for non-technical audiences. An ideal candidate for the Senior Analyst positions is someone who has solid interpersonal skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships at all levels of the organization, is results oriented and driven with a track record for delivering to plan, has the flexibility to adapt quickly to changing circumstances, and is able to proactively question and challenge to prioritize and identify solutions in timely manner.

Essential Job Functions

• Drive annual budget process including top-level review compilation and guidance for the global organization
• Collaborate with department team members to further develop and implement new planning and reporting tools
• Assist in development of a clear, efficient, and value added dynamic forecasting process
• Prepare monthly financial reporting package to include timely and insightful financial analysis, measuring progress against budget and forecast metrics
•Take ownership of the organizational capital allocation model
• Serve as end-to-end project lead on ad-hoc strategic projects
• Assist in preparation of materials to present to board of directors

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business, or equivalent
• 5+ years experience managing a corporate financial planning and budgeting process, delivering impactful financial reporting and analysis
• Prior experience with financial planning tools and ERP knowledge such as Power BI, D365, and OneStream, a plus
• GAAP knowledge, preferred
• Accounting experience, preferred
• Knowledge of accounting, finance, production and operations principles
• Experience utilizing financial modeling and analysis to solve complex problems
• Experience in the consumer products industry and in manufacturing, preferred
• Experience with managing multiple entities or other financial modeling
• Experience with budgeting, forecasting and reporting

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