Job Description

IS Financial Analyst

Location:

JohnstonRhode Island

Date Posted:

6/25/2021

Employment Type:

Consulting

Recruiter:

Clayton Minnich

Recruiter Email:

clayton.minnich@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -062021-14582

Job Description

OVERVIEW / RESPONSIBILITIES:
The IS Financial Analyst supports management decision making through routine and ad hoc financial analysis, including actual-to-budget variance analysis, forecast creation, and data aggregation and reconciliation. The individual helps implement and maintain a well-controlled financial accounting and reporting environment, support dynamic FP&A processes, and provide insight into future risks and opportunities. The analyst highlights success and opportunities through performance metrics, including trends in user satisfaction, production support investment, and employee satisfaction.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage expense and budget data, create financial reports, perform financial analysis. Partner with Finance to support our shared financial reporting needs.
  • Develop, coordinate, and manage expense forecast projections and financial analysis by business unit for ongoing projects and proposed business cases, e.g., burn rate, ROI, IS spend analysis.
  • Support S&BE Performance Metrics and Objectives and Key Results (OKR’s) reporting
QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in finance or accounting roles with emphasis on financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis. Experience in a technology budgeting and spend preferred, e.g. Agile, SaaS, software implementation concepts
  • Experience creating management level reports through Power BI, Tableau, Think-cell, etc.

Skills/Knowledge
  • Creating and interpreting financial and accounting information
  • Oversight and analysis of financial activities with business unit / function management
  • Continuous improvement to management reporting through leading initiatives to implement changes to current reporting
  • Partnering with business unit / function leaders to help support their key initiatives from a financial perspective
  • Developing and implementing strategy and action plans to reduce data gaps and ensure efficient and effective use of data for financial reporting & analysis
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of reporting including monthly forecasts, variance analysis, and reporting of risks and opportunities
  • Developing budget and supporting annual planning processes across business units and functions
  • IS cost accounting for internal use software and cloud computing
  • Collaboration with finance teams to support reporting and budget oversight functions
EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Prosci ADKAR Certification or other formal Change Management training a plus
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