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Senior Financial Analyst

Hunter Douglas Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Pearl River, NY posted January 9, 2022.

Senior Financial Analyst

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

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Financial Analyst, FP&A will provide financial reporting, analysis and decision support to both corporate & divisional departments as well as assist the overall FP&A department with consolidation, reporting, forecasting, and analytics.

This role is consolidations-focused, requiring systems-savvy, financial acumen, and strong analytical aptitude.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will provide general support to the Corporate Finance department and all North American divisions, such as assisting with, and improving, the monthly close, management and executive reporting, and forecasting processes .

This role will focus, predominantly, on validating, analyzing, and reporting on consolidated results.

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Analyst is expected to understand and clearly articulate drivers of revenues/costs and period-to-period variances for assigned areas; which include monthly financials, forecasting & budgeting, intracompany transactions, and other key metrics.

It is the responsibility of this role to interpret this analysis to deliver clear and actionable reporting to stakeholders throughout the company.

Stakeholders include the North American Executive Team, Corporate, and Divisional leadership .

Additionally, this position will conduct ad hoc analyses as needed, and may have opportunity to participate on M&A and other Corporate Strategy projects.

Overarching:

  • Analyze, understand, and articulate the “what, where, and why” behind business drivers
  • Simplify complex ideas to support decision making and recommend tangible actions to improve business performance
  • Represent the Corporate Finance function and help elevate the financial acumen and performance of colleagues across the enterprise

Analysis and Decision Support:

  • Provide concise, effective and actionable financial results and analyses
  • Provide financial analytical support to Corporate Finance and individual business units
  • Develop and measure KPIs and partner cross-divisionally to advance and share best practices company-wide
  • Support overall Corporate Finance department with ad hoc analytical assignments

Reporting, Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Key support on company-wide preparation of monthly consolidated management reporting with focus on explaining drivers of change and providing actionable insights to the Executive Team
  • Support business units with their annual budget and planning processes, focusing on the collection of accurate and consistent data from across the company.

    Assist in the consolidation, validation and analysis of divisional input to complete, and provide comprehensive reporting on the North American budget/forecast

  • Analyze and report monthly on variances to budget and latest forecast to help drive understanding of business results
  • Assist with monthly management reporting and budgeting/forecasting for the Corporate Finance department
  • Additional daily, weekly, monthly and ad hoc reporting as needed

This role will also assist with critical process improvement initiatives with an eye towards ensuring strong operational controls, simplified financial transparency and efficiency.

Special projects and assignments as needed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Finance or Accounting, with strong understanding of accounting fundamentals
  • 2-5 years combined professional financial planning, accounting, or financial reporting experience
  • Proactive thinking and problem solver, who is intellectually curious and eager to deliver results
  • Strong attention to detail; exceptional financial acumen and analytical capabilities; high standards for precision and organization
  • Financially-minded, professional who is looking to learn, grown, and contribute; and in so doing, make a measurable contribution to the North American enterprise across people, process, and business performance metrics
  • Dedicated, flexible and able to quickly adjust to changes in priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficient presentation capability
  • Highly accountable for full deliverable, regardless of what pieces are owned directly
  • Exceptional MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Knowledge of SAP, Business Objects and Oracle Hyperion preferred or strong systems aptitude

PROFESSIONAL INTERACTION

Internal

  • Corporate Finance and Accounting
  • North American Divisional Controllers
  • Division Level Management Staff
  • North American Executive Team

External

  • Auditors
  • Consultants
  • Vendors


WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Hybrid work model for the foreseeable future (3 days in office, 2 days work from home)
  • Occasional travel as required