Analyst, FP&A

Company Name:
Essential Search Partners, LLC
We are engaged in a search for an Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis with one of our growing technology clients in Northern VA.
Basic Function: This position is responsible for creating, analyzing and tracking weekly and quarterly Excel-based rolling forecasts for a given area of responsibility, a portion of which will be international. This includes taking ownership of and being the subject matter expert on revenue, headcount and all operating expenses.
Job Duties (include but not limited to):
Assist in compiling the weekly worldwide rolling forecast for review by the CEO and his direct reports
Assist in developing the quarterly Board of Directors' package, which includes a review of the actual results as well as the forecast for the future quarters
Assist with the monthly close process by ensuring that actual results are being recorded as expected and by providing detailed forecast variance analyses for each business
Support the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis on various projects
Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, accounting or a related discipline and 3 to 6 years of relevant work experience
Advanced Excel skills including the use of pivot tables and charts, vlookups, conditional statements, linking, advanced formulas and data queries. Familiarity with Word and PowerPoint
Excellent data management skills, including pulling data extracts, making queries and knowledge on writing reports
Significant experience with developing financial and operational models to support planning process and key business initiatives
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Must be a self-starter with high levels of motivation who can develop creative ways to approach issues without always having to rely on specific instructions on how to proceed
Highly detail-oriented with ability to follow through each task to its completion. This includes ability to digest large quantities of data in order to determine how certain trends and findings impact the business, and whether assumptions and formulas are working properly in order to ensure that the outcome of an analysis makes sense
Proven ability to build and maintain both intra-departmental and cross-functional relationships, including international stakeholders
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; highly energetic and able to thrive under pressure
Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
For immediate consideration please email me your MS Word version of your resume to:
Setting up interviews ASAP!
Thanks,
Jay


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