Senior Financial Analyst

  • location: Washington, DC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $100,000 per year
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Senior Financial Analyst

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Senior Financial Analyst

Our client is looking for a detail-oriented and strategically-minded Senior Financial Analyst. This position will be heavily engaged in the firm's budget and forecast efforts, working with senior management to develop realistic targets and tracking performance against these targets through monthly and ad-hoc reporting. Strong analytical skills and ability to present financial information in a concise and easily comprehensible manner are critical to success in this role. The Senior Financial Analyst will engage with a variety of individuals at the firm including executive management, so looking for a candidate with strong communication

and interpersonal skills.

location: Washington, District Of Columbia
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
? Financial Reporting: Analyze actual results against budget, forecast and prior

period/year to identify trends, highlight drivers and expose risks to achieving financial

targets. Evaluate overall performance and communicate findings regarding profitability

and productivity. Prepare standard reporting and other firm level reporting/analytics for

executive leadership. Produce expense reporting for department leads.

? Budget and Planning: Initialize the budgeting process with benchmarks and targets set by the executive team for the planning year. Construct detailed revenue budgets with guidance from CFO and assist department leads to develop their respective expense budgets. Consolidate final budget, prepare budgeting materials and analytics for meetings with the executive team. Prepare full forecasts quarterly leveraging recent

performance metrics to restate/adjust targets. Collaborate with department leads to

incorporate expense adjustments as needed.

? Decision Support: Build complex financial and performance models with imbedded

calculations to evaluate planning scenarios for decision-making purposes. Provide ad

hoc analysis and reporting as needed.

? Survey Preparation: Extract and consolidate data for participation in external and client focused surveys. Evaluate growth/attrition in headcount, assess firm's diversity,

summarize performance metrics and other financial information.

? Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to increase automation, streamline

reporting practices, improve accuracy and reduce the amount of time required to

complete specific tasks.

? Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; 2-5+ years in job related role showing

progressive growth in responsibilities (law/professional services firm experience a plus)

? Specific experience in budgeting, forecasting, and monthly financial reporting is required.

? Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; proficient in developing macros, utilizing complex

formulas, and advanced level features in Excel.

? Relational databases/SQL writing exposure is a must

? Report writing skills is a plus -- Crystal Reports or similar software

? Experience with data visualization software is a plus -- Tableau or similar software

This firm offers a fantastic benefits package and competitive starting salary ($90,000-100,000)

skills: $1 - 2 billion
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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