Finance & Strategy Job Description

Finance & Strategy Job Description

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Finance & strategy provides financial stewardship to clients on financial and/or accounting matters, collaborating with Technical Accounting, Business Controls, Audit, etc.

Finance & Strategy Duties & Responsibilities

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Lead and direct an analyst in Business Development analysis, new door investment modeling & performance tracking, competitor analysis
Manage the P&L of all brands in the portfolio with respect to estimate and performance during the year inclusive of profit protection and resource allocation
Review the monthly Actuals results and Run Rates by region
Support the coordination and development of the portfolio of Brands Strategies in partnership with the Brands' Leadership team
Providing strategic, insightful analysis of industry financial results
Track P&A budgets and spends in support of weekly strategic check ins with the Theatrical Marketing group meeting cash management and reporting requires for the Finance and Accounting group
Manage end-to-end regional pipeline, including financial analysis and investment recommendation for all real estate activities and timely delivery of real estate decisions
Lead the development of regional real estate market plans, including cross-functional alignment on deployment, real estate action, financial target
Manage and lead sales forecasting and transfer analysis for specific regions and drive estimating accuracy
Drive tool, database development and analytics, including investment model, GIS (Geographic Information System) application, forecasting methodology, hindsighting, real estate tiering, competitive analysis

Finance & Strategy Qualifications

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Education for Finance & Strategy

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Employers hiring for the finance & strategy job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, MBA, Accounting, Engineering, Business/Administration, Mathematics, Law, Management

Skills for Finance & Strategy

Desired skills for finance & strategy include:

Restaurant industry
Business intelligence reporting solutions
Assigned area of expertise
Excel and PowerPoint
SAAS business along with familiarity with the dynamics of ed-tech industry with education related technologies
SQL
Excel
Accounting and finance principles
Accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts
Any customer-obsessed business

Desired experience for finance & strategy includes:

Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills
Strategic thinker and problem solver with ability to manage details
Proven capability utilizing financial systems, Hyperion experience a plus
Experience with full life cycle of budget planning and prior media industry experience a plus
Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience with finance or business analysis background
Prior experience in a technology/software/SaaS company is a plus

Finance & Strategy Examples

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Finance & Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a finance & strategy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for finance & strategy
  • Manage real estate specific or company strategic initiatives such as long rang plan, open-to-buy, and customer experience
  • Identify opportunities and drive efficiency in real estate/pipeline processes
  • Support senior leadership and cross-functional business partners with timely, accurate, actionable financial analysis
  • Own and drive the consolidated Store Occupancy and Capital forecasts for monthly reporting on P&L impact, Budget vs
  • Responsible for the development of 2 Analysts
  • The position will also be frequently involved in pulling together key presentations for executive management review and high priority ad hoc requests
  • Provide best in class financial modeling and projection capabilities to enable acquisitions to fully understand risk profiles for each film
  • Collaborate with Ops & CSS (Finance and Operations Mgt) and GBU/Regions Finance/OPS Mgt to characterize opportunity for optimized/efficient COS envelope
  • With Ops & CSS, drive monthly decisions and tracking, and ensure alignment with FP&A and Regions
  • Drive COS Savings gap closure by partnering with Ops, CSS, Regions, and GBU Management
Qualifications for finance & strategy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics related field or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years of experience, preferably progressive Finance experience including corporate FP&A responsibility
  • Solid understanding of retail P&L
  • Ability to explain complex financial analysis in both technical and non-technical terms
  • Strong Hyperion Essbase knowledge
  • Exposure to any GIS applications a plus
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Our innovative and growing company is looking for a finance & strategy. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance & strategy
  • Develop and maintain a Cost Optimization Accountability model (RACI)
  • Owns Capex & IT POR Integration on behalf of Finance
  • Owns monthly reporting and analyses
  • Coordination of identified program risks and issues
  • Help develop the framework and language around LTV & CAC across the company
  • Develop strategy and drive business engagement around LTV business cases, with goal to generate actionable insight and plans across the business to grow user LTV holistically across products, optimize/reduce CAC
  • Generate alignment with the business teams, marketing, finance, and also engineering, across the company on the framework, the approach to the business cases, the recommendations
  • Help build the communication and presentations to the various stakeholder on the framework, the business case approach, the recommendations
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly management reporting
  • Provides input and analysis related to cost development and/or pricing initiatives, facility overhead/capacity and projected cost
Qualifications for finance & strategy
  • Identifying transactional vs
  • Self- starter ready to take initiative to drive business results, process development and improvement
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Marketing, or Industrial/ Systems Engineering
  • 5-6 years of related work experience in accounting / finance, 1-2 years supervisory experience a plus
  • Experience with full life cycle of budget / long-term planning process
  • Previous professional services experience (public accounting, advisory firm or consulting firm)
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Our company is hiring for a finance & strategy. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for finance & strategy
  • Develop and monitor KPIs for growth initiatives
  • Partner with our functional Business Leads to develop new go-to-market strategies and optimize current channels
  • Partner with our New Markets team to develop new international market entry strategies
  • Recruit and retain a world-class team
  • Act as a Finance Business Partner for our UK and New Market teams
  • Support strategic decision making, which will include analytics initiatives such as financial modeling, go-to-market strategy formulation, pricing, LTV analysis, channel performance measurement and partnership negotiations
  • Own top-line forecasting and resource budgeting for new markets
  • Support the financial reporting needs for tax and regulatory purposes
  • Partner with Business team through lifecycle of merchant acquisition strategies by quantifying success metrics, securing company resources and analyzing program returns
  • Analyze deal terms with strategic partners, advise on in-process negotiations, and propose creative solutions to reach a goal or maximize an outcome
Qualifications for finance & strategy
  • Expert in quantitative analysis
  • Work closely with, and influence, the Estates Manager to help drive good value for money, helping to ensure high quality financial decisions are made by the team
  • Identify and drive financial efficiency within the Strategy, ensuring that it effectively allocates resources by applying both rigorous pressure on costs and a commitment to a value-for-money approach
  • Provide objective challenge regarding spend plans and take a proactive role in looking for opportunities to deliver services more efficiently and effectively
  • Investigate opportunities within the programme budget - high risk financial issues and problem areas - developing and proposing solutions and options to resolve/progress concerns to a satisfactory outcome
  • Essential – professional accounting qualification ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent qualification
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Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a finance & strategy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for finance & strategy
  • Liaise with US International Accounting team on transactional and financial close matters to ensure accuracy over financial statement reporting
  • Assist business partners to adhere to policies, procedures and resolution of ad hoc business issues
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a robust internal control environment for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance
  • Provide analytical and decision support to the Global Corporate Payments Charge Product Management teams
  • Analyze product profitability and influence strategic decisions through financial analyses
  • Identify and create analyses that support business decisions that will improve product economics and help leaders move the business forward
  • Partner with the Product Management teams to develop and analyze investment and reengineering opportunities
  • Provide analytical support for investment opportunities related to the OPEN Charge business
  • Drive strategic projects which have impact on GSC and participate on related teams
  • Play key role in collecting, evaluating and landing in-flight investments within GSMO
Qualifications for finance & strategy
  • Comfortable presenting to executives and senior leadership
  • Specific knowledge and experience passion for the indie film space
  • Finance synergy capture
  • Desirable – SAP experience
  • Desirable – Experience managing project and/or Project Management principles
  • Demonstrated experience managing direct reports, teams within large cross functional projects
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Our company is hiring for a finance & strategy. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance & strategy
  • As a member of the Technology Leadership Team, act as the CIO's key resource for planning and analysis of ongoing technology operations, major projects, transformation programs
  • Develop future leaders and successors in IT Finance/Procurement department of seven employees
  • Review the current set up of the Strategy and Policy SharePoint for adequacy based on the OFRM/SPU TOR and the necessary interactions with internal and external clients
  • Identify documents that are currently in hardcopy files that can be converted to electronic for filing
  • Identify and recommend necessary folders and sub-folders for filing and organizing OFRM/SPU work
  • Design structure of filing – identifying restricted sections (for confidential documents and non-restricted sections)
  • Execute on the strategy of Corporate Controllership and Corporate Finance by managing key projects, developing detailed plans, offering thought leadership, escalating road blocks and communicating effectively to project teams, stakeholders and sponsors
  • Relationship management, including ability to develop strong working relationships with stakeholders and business process owners to define, launch and drive strategic and operational initiatives including change management associated with initiatives
  • Gather and synthesize data, perform analysis and develop insightful recommendations
  • Consistently apply project management and governance standards, and determine which project management tool(s) are appropriate for different project stages based on the scale and scope of the objective
Qualifications for finance & strategy
  • Provide input into the company’s overall strategic direction and act as a thought leader with responsibility for determining actions to achieve business objectives and meet company goals
  • Drive key strategic initiatives and lead the development of long-term growth plans and profitability objectives
  • Lead analysis of market trends, technology developments, and changes in customers’ requirements to identify opportunities and risks impacting the company’s business and formulate strategic responses to drive sustainable value realization
  • Conduct or facilitate periodic reviews of achievements and performance versus the plans
  • Provide leadership, direction and operational support to the business to ensure the success of corporate initiatives
  • Develop and implement programs and initiatives to meet organizational goals and financial objectives

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