Financial Analyst Corporate Job Description

Financial Analyst Corporate Job Description

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Financial analyst corporate provides subject matter expertise on technical accounting matters and accounting estimates to ensure conformity with Company policies and generally accepted accounting principles.

Financial Analyst Corporate Duties & Responsibilities

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Perform technical accounting research to conclusion, including for new or unusual accounting transactions
Validate financial data between ERP (SAP) and FP&A reporting tool (BPC)
Revenue subject matter expert, including the development of operational and accounting processes for new revenue arrangements
Leverage Hyperion Planning, HFM, Enterprise Data Warehouse and Data Analytics tools to create insightful and dynamic reporting
Partner with the accounting group on pre-close activities related to the corporate overhead departments
Undertaking detailed fundamental research on target companies and sectors
Constructing detailed financial models with which to derive investment recommendations and monitor existing investment exposures
Undertaking financial statement and balance sheet analysis
Attend investee and potential investee company meetings with management and staff (some travel required)
Prepares monthly reporting and analysis for various Corporate departments assisting Senior Management at Corporate in controlling and planning their expenses in preparation of their annual budget and quarterly forecasts

Financial Analyst Corporate Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Financial Analyst Corporate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA, CMA, PM

Education for Financial Analyst Corporate

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Employers hiring for the financial analyst corporate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, MBA, Education, Business/Administration, Management, Financial Analysis, Graduate

Skills for Financial Analyst Corporate

Desired skills for financial analyst corporate include:

Excel
SAP
Financial and management accounting principles
Generally accepted accounting principles
Hyperion
Financial reporting processes
Word and PowerPoint
Accounting
GAAP
Accounting theory and its application in practice

Desired experience for financial analyst corporate includes:

Entertainment Industry or Corporate experience a plus
The focus for this position is not limited to candidates with business backgrounds
Why you would like to work within the investment management industry
Evidence of your desire to work within the investment management industry, with examples
Assists in the development and maintenance of financial models, such as long-range plans, tools for monitoring business performance and forecasting
Ability to meet deadlines consistently and effectively while working under pressure

Financial Analyst Corporate Examples

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Financial Analyst Corporate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of financial analyst corporate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for financial analyst corporate
  • Analyze divisional monthly results
  • Work closely with businesses to understand key drivers
  • Optimize available technology from an effectiveness and efficiency perspective
  • Consolidate, analyze and report monthly and quarterly Forecasts for the US and International business, along with associated variance explanations and risks and opportunities analysis
  • Support Total Company actuals and forecast process with analysis and ad hoc reporting as required
  • Develop and maintain company-wide templates and reports to facilitate monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Support and assist with the annual strategic planning process
  • Support the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process including the development of and analysis of Total Company plan algorithms, review of Business Unit and Country AOP models, providing analysis of trends growth and profitability drivers
  • Support the Quarterly Operating Review process with analysis, templates and reporting for the business units and countries
  • Support the business units and countries with analysis and reporting as required
Qualifications for financial analyst corporate
  • Assist in preparation of various management presentations which requires some knowledge of the Bank’s reporting process and presentation software
  • Strong aptitude and expertise with desktop applications including spreadsheets, word processing, database and presentation software
  • Excellent skills in communicating, listening, planning, and organizing
  • This position is based in San Francisco, CA and will require travel to San Rafael approximately 2 days per week
  • Thrives on an environment that is fast-paced, rapidly changing, ambiguous at times, and customer service-oriented
  • Pays high attention to detail
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Financial Analyst Corporate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial analyst corporate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial analyst corporate
  • Work with business units and corporate groups such as Treasury, Strategy, Corporate Accounting, and other Finance areas to consolidate the annual budget, strategic plan, and quarterly forecasts with a concentration on the consolidated financial statements and key performance metrics
  • Participate in Bank or System meetings
  • Identify, analyze and monitor issues that affect Sales, Revenue, Earnings and Cash
  • Support cash management for timely cash receipts and support leaders
  • Complete financial studies and statistical forecasts which may include evaluation of potential investments and divestitures general economic outlooks which relate to financial results including company’s share price
  • Evaluate and analyze financial and operating reports and data
  • Liaise with divisional finance leads to ensure timely submission of monthly forecasts and consolidate results to be reviewed and communicated to senior management
  • Prepare financial presentation materials for CEO/CFO monthly business reviews
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts and monthly reporting for the general and administrative or cost recovery/ service center functions
  • Works closely with cross-functional leaders and challenges the process when appropriate
Qualifications for financial analyst corporate
  • 2-3 years of progressive responsible analytical financial experience required
  • Position requires good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to be detailed oriented and work under strict deadlines
  • Experience with multi-national, public companies strongly preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional business partners in a non-hierarchical business environment
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and written and verbal communication skills
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Financial Analyst Corporate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a financial analyst corporate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial analyst corporate
  • Oversee inter-company billing process, including responding to staff inquiries and working with divisional accounting staff to resolve intercompany imbalances
  • Prepare the month-end, quarterly and full-year forecast reports
  • Assist in preparation of various reports and data requests and answers ad-hoc requests for the organization
  • Routinely communicate actual performance compared to budgeted plan/goals
  • Participates in the annual budgeting process and assist in updating long-term forecast and budget planning models
  • Complex data mining
  • Creating and maintaining reports for all aspects of the business units including plan/forecast/actual comparisons, variances
  • Act as a key contributor to each edition of the Monthly Executive Review, Quarterly Financial Performance Report and supplemental reports
  • Proof all iterations of management reports to ensure data integrity, completeness, and consistency in messaging with external reporting
  • Prepare financial analysis as requested by management that compares results to prior year, budget, forecast, or trend analysis
Qualifications for financial analyst corporate
  • 2 - 5 years of experience, ideally with several years in management consulting or investment banking
  • Ability to drive results both as an individual and in a team environment
  • 4-7 years of progressive work experience in finance or related field
  • Strong thought leadership, exceptional attention to detail, and ability to distill Executive level themes from large quantities of data
  • Motivation to challenge the status quo, own, and follow through on tasks
  • Ability to independently manage processes and work with ambiguity
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Financial Analyst Corporate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial analyst corporate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for financial analyst corporate
  • Ensure effective budget & planning process – Lead nuclear corporate budget and planning process including communication of budget guidance, assumptions, and calendars
  • Act as a subject matter expert in systems used for financial planning and reporting
  • Provide technical administration support of the Cognos TM1 system
  • Become SME for the BI toolset and assist users across the company in effectively using Cognos TM1, QlikView, MSBI and other financial systems
  • Assist in coordinating systems development and reporting
  • Identify and drive process improvement
  • Prepares executive level presentations and summaries of forecasting and planning information
  • Planning and development of the Company's annual budget
  • Coordination of 2-year rolling forecasting & planning cycle with quarterly updates
  • Preparation of monthly business review presentations for the Executive Management team
Qualifications for financial analyst corporate
  • Advanced quantitative analysis and data visualization skills
  • University degree in a business related field (Accounting or Finance preferred)
  • Accounting designation (CPA / CA / CGA / CMA) or MBA an asset
  • Experience in a corporate finance and / or planning environment is preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starter who proactively adapts to a changing environment
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Financial Analyst Corporate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a financial analyst corporate. 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 financial analyst corporate
  • Provides the business units with the needed tools and data to update their forecasts
  • Plays a key role in the development of the annual plan including development of planning models and presentation templates
  • Assist departmental leads in identifying risks, efficiencies and/or opportunities through analysis
  • Provide support in the preparation of the annual Operating Budgets for the areas supported
  • Analyze existing processes and provide support as new processes are coordinated and put in place within and across divisions
  • Assist in the preparation of presentation material on a periodic and ad hoc basis
  • Provide support as needed for Capital budgets, forecast, reporting, and preparation of capital project business cases
  • Perform Ad-Hoc financial analysis for the Finance team
  • Participate on project teams to deliver solutions on business issues or problems, which may occur within the BU or result from analysis
  • Support the annual external audits through preparation of audit schedules
Qualifications for financial analyst corporate
  • 6-8 years of experience in planning and forecasting processes, analyses and systems is required
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability along with strong leadership and project management experience
  • University degree in Business, Commerce, Accounting, or Finance
  • 2 to 3 years of business experience in an accounting or financial analytical role
  • CPA or working towards obtaining an accounting designation
  • Strong attention to detail in delivering accurate results in an expedient manner

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