Job Description :
Provides complex and occasionally highly complex financial analysis for a financial function or a business, typically exercising a strong understanding of the business to determine the best method for achieving objectives.
Consults with business leaders to guide and influence strategic decision-making within a broad scope.
Forecasts financial results within a broad scope.
Leads business initiatives, typically leading analysts across multiple sub-functions within finance.
Identifies opportunities for process improvement and policy development and engages in the design.
Represents the business unit during cross-regional or cross functional planning processes.
Provides mentoring and guidance to analysts.
Ability to influence multiple organizations within a broad scope, typically interacting with directors and Vice President (VP)s.
Education and Experience Required :
First level university degree with a focus in business or economics; advanced degree or accounting certification (e.g.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred.
Typically 6+ years of experience as a financial analyst.
Typically experienced in more than one finance function.
Knowledge and Skills Required :
Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis, with advanced knowledge in one area.
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel).
Excellent communication and influencing skills.
Superior teamwork skills
Strong business acumen.
Good project management skills.