Senior Financial Analyst
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary finance contributor to the profit planning process, which includes developing plan assumptions and templates for all functions of the organization, and compiling a comprehensive financial planning model which will serve as the basis for the financial plan presented to senior management and the Board of Directors for final approval.
Primary finance contributor in the development of the strategic plan.
Develop financial analysis and recommendations for the company' s strategic initiatives to support the decision making process.
Interpret and present financial analysis of monthly and quarterly results versus plan and prior year. Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations.
Prepare monthly financial projections.
Prepare analytical portion of the monthly financial reporting package.
Provide senior finance support for major initiatives.
Develop new/revised financial models and reporting on an ad-hoc basis for issues and proposals.
Experience and Education:
Bachelor’ s degree required (MBA preferred) in finance, accounting or economics. Two-to-five years of prior analytical experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment. Strong knowledge of ERP systems, preferably JD Edwards, and proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills.