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Top Senior Business Finance Analyst Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Business Finance Analyst. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Business Finance Analyst resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.8% of Senior Business Finance Analyst resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Business Finance Analyst actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Senior Business Finance Analyst resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from operational departments.
  • Prepared financial statements using trend and variance analysis to provide management with insight to operational effectiveness.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual business unit financial analysis and financial statements.
  • Consolidated month-end financial statements for 4 facilities and communicated them to parent company.
  • Prepared consolidated financial statements for capital spend for AOL technologies group.
  • Reported financial statements relating to the health insurance partnerships and products, including cost volume analysis, budgeting and strategic planning.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly financial statements and reports for various small to midsize business channels.
  • Produced budget forecasts, financial statements, and reconciled the corporate reports and vouchers.
  • Managed forensic accounting process to convert financial statements from cash to accrual.
  • Handled creation and tracking of program budgets and financial statements.
  • Analyzed financial statements for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and sign off.
  • Performed corporate budgeting, prepared financial statements, and conducted trend analysis for a multi-national manufacturing company.

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2. Business Requirements

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Here's how Business Requirements is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Analyzed business requirements to develop use cases, user interface specifications and user requirement specification documents.
  • Converted business requirements into functional and non-functional requirements and technical requirements for development and testing.
  • Analyzed and documented the System specifications, Business requirements for the requirement tracking and analyzing.
  • Analyzed business requirements & reviewed product specifications for any new/change to various business applications.
  • Created Requirement Documents: Business Requirements and Technical Requirements.
  • Gathered business requirements, supporting transaction processing.
  • Gathered & documented business requirements.
  • Performed gathering, analysis, review and sign-off of business requirements and conducting of interviews, sessions etc.
  • Managed multiple business requirements concurrently, primarily within the IP VPN core products.
  • Prepared high-level business requirements on value-add projects and the associated valuations necessary to get projects approved.
  • Analyzed and documented business requirements to identify gaps and clarify justification for customizations.
  • Analyzed workflows to identify gaps between business requirements and system functionality.
  • Gathered Business requirements from Financial Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), accountants and Stakeholders.

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3. Business Partners

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Here's how Business Partners is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided business partners with detailed financial analysis to aid them in submitting correct forecast information for specific projects.
  • Assisted Business Partners with understanding of Technology spend and obtained costing approvals for requested project framework.
  • Offered internal customers and business partners financial analysis for planning and strategy development.
  • Performed analyses of metric data, sourcing of the data, building the metric and establishing relationship management with business partners.
  • Developed a training manual to help business partners understand PO, Corporate Credit Card and Capital Projects policies and responsibilities.
  • Worked with various business partners to develop and create the 2016 budgets to support their department and planned projects.
  • Provided 1st level support and training to Business Partners, Project Managers and Technical staff.
  • Initiated workshop sessions with Avaya business partners to gather requirements and understand pain points.

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4. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Coordinated both the financial roles as well as the project management process flows with our implementation of Oracle R12 release.
  • Enabled project management to make informed decisions when deploying project resources by effectively communicating the financial performance against AHT/EAN/ABP targets.
  • Worked with Project Management and Contract Management in the identification, quantification and justification of changes-in-scope.
  • Assisted with project management, enhancement design, and delivering customized reports and interfaces with sub-systems.
  • Supported Sales and Project Management in the areas of operational and business analysis.
  • Performed myriad cost analysis and project analysis and project management duties as requested.

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5. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Created and tracked weekly forecasts assisting executives achieve financial targets by measuring business units' performance closely.
  • Discovered unreported expenses by business units and established a new procedure to handle.
  • Prepared financial analysis for all business units within the company.
  • Charged with standardizing performance metrics across business units.
  • Delivered in-depth troubleshooting and issue resolution for complex Business Objects issues, serving as critical liaison between IT and business units.
  • Prepared multiple schedules and filings for Year End and Quarter End close while meeting strict reporting deadlines for multiple business units.
  • Maintained financial control models ($9B inventory) and provided FP&A support to business units.
  • Created business plans that help different Business Units in their strategic decision making and product developments planning.
  • Consolidated and verified the Business Units data quarterly for Backlog, and the Reserve schedules.
  • Acted as the financial liaison between corporate business units & other departments.
  • Created & documented business units' annual & five-year business plans.
  • Managed 5 different small business units simultaneously during 2 quarters.
  • Researched various accounting rules to support business units.
  • Worked with business units and manufacturing vendors to drive operational and cost efficiencies.

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6. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Managed financial data accuracy between disparate systems and into QuickBooks Enterprise which was used for standard financial statements and partnership accounting.
  • Utilized MPM business intelligence software in conjunction with Oracle PeopleSoft software to provide management with consolidated enterprise requirements.
  • Gathered and interpreted financial and qualitative data related to operations, business performance, and investment opportunities.
  • Enhanced financial reporting system by introducing visual interpretation and representation of metrics and ratio calculations.
  • Developed and implemented new project forecasting tool which was ultimately rolled out enterprise wide.
  • Managed international GL load to Enterprise including reconciliation and financial analyses.
  • Created and maintain model to account for all inbound term and perpetual technology license royalty agreements and localization contracts.
  • Led preparation of annual project budgets, including decision support and impact analysis at the enterprise and brand levels.
  • Applied statistical theories and methods to collect, organize, interpret and summarize expense data to provide analysis reports.
  • Tracked, analyzed and interpreted trends in financial data extracted from various Oracle based Sprint Data systems.
  • Led and collaborate with Japan HQ to facilitate the annual enterprise strategic planning process across the organization.
  • Interpreted the collected data and made comparisons with planned activities to check for deviations or alterations.
  • Increased marketing efficiency and reduced overall online advertising expense by 58% using ERP software.
  • Interpreted U.S. operational costs data and compiled monthly reports for the Director of Procurement.
  • Interpreted cost data to guide management in budget decisions and cost reductions.
  • Created monthly PowerPoint executive presentations for Board of Directors and CEO.
  • Developed Spreadsheets, Charts and PowerPoint Slides for miscellaneous presentations.
  • Contributed to development of enterprise 10-Year Plan model.
  • Reviewed, interpreted, and enforced sales contracts.
  • Coordinated product line strategies within the enterprise.

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7. SQL

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Here's how SQL is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed and administered Microsoft Access and SQL tracking and reporting databases for various departments, i.e.
  • Created and Executed SQL queries using TOAD to validate data produced by the interfaces.
  • Designed and implemented basic SQL queries for QA testing and Report / Data Validation.
  • Transformed inefficient call mapping process using SQL and Excel VBA.
  • Created reconcilations and reporting using SAS and SQL Key Accomplishments:.
  • Supported end-user requests in the completion of queries (Showcase, SQL, iSeries, etc.
  • Prepared user guide, User manual , conducted UAT and backend testing writing SQL queries.

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8. SR

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Here's how SR is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Consolidated each business unit's financial data revenue/bookings into one pack for Sr. management.
  • Generated monthly billings, reconciled billings to C/SSR (Cost/Schedule Status Report) within the automated financial system.
  • Promoted twice, ultimately to Sr. Business Analyst, in recognition for ability to exceed job performance expectations.
  • Created return on investment analysis to advise Sr. VP where to allocate $50M department budget.
  • Utilized Business Objects to analyze and report financial results to Sr. Managers and their staff.
  • Spearheaded the adoption of AGILE (SRUM) methodology for new projects - PMO.
  • Reported to Sr Manager of Corporate Finance.

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9. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Recognized inefficiencies in cost center reporting structure and recommended process improvement of reporting.
  • Generated and analyzed monthly business metric reports for data accuracy and process improvement.
  • Provided project management and process improvement training to owners.
  • Provided training to co-workers on SQL Databases structure, developing reports and script writing for process improvements and pipeline reporting.
  • Fostered positive relationships with internal customers, improving financial partnerships and process improvement from 80% to 90%.
  • Completed five process improvement projects which have saved the department approximately 23 hours a month.
  • Selected as SME in Process Improvement projects to increase client win rate against major competitors.
  • Reduced non-value-added staff time by 25% by initiating and implementing process improvements.
  • Achieved process improvements in budget, AP, customer billing.
  • Ensured process improvements and issues were completed each month.
  • Prepared financial information for metrics, process improvement projects, & benchmarking initiatives.

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10. Portfolio

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Here's how Portfolio is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Presented findings and analysis to executive level management and worked collaboratively with management in decision making processes regarding the asset portfolio.
  • Managed every aspect of forecasting a portfolio with approximately $1Billion in credit losses.
  • Utilized and evaluated VaR measure/distributions to understand the associated impact/decrease in large stock investments/portfolios.
  • Integrated loss sensitivity analysis for the entire portfolio to maintain transparency.
  • Prepared extensive product portfolio analysis for IBM corporate headquarters.
  • Identified business development opportunities for $200MM investment portfolio.
  • Managed financial accounts of varying retail account portfolios.
  • Raised $50 million from Japanese investors by providing them insights using the loss sensitivity analysis and online portfolio management system.
  • Prepared the loan portfolio's executive and quality reports for the Bank's Credit Committee on a quarterly and yearly basis.
  • Provided monthly and year-to-date summaries of Finance Technology project portfolio to include planned funding, forecasts, actual, and variances.
  • Developed primary financial model for ongoing R&D project investments used globally across the company and portfolio companies.
  • Evaluated financial data to decipher the profitable and non-profitable areas of revenue for a portfolio of clients.
  • Provided forecast and budgeting requirements for the VPC Portfolio management team with portfolio managers and finance teams.
  • Supported three price increases to a small portion of high margin customers' portfolio.
  • Managed department portfolio of $54MM resulting in a 5% budget under spend.
  • Used SAS to understand the historical performance of our portfolio and the market.
  • Used SAS to understand the dealer risk/gaming in our portfolio.
  • Exceeded account portfolio profit targets three consecutive years.
  • Valued stock acquisitions, leases and portfolio purchases.
  • Established new goaling metrics, aligning payouts to portfolio profitability.

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11. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Facilitated guidance and expert advice to accounting and financial management on technical or process related issues.
  • Participated in all aspects of accounting and financial management
  • Performed budget research and prepared financial reports using the FAA s financial management databases.
  • Implemented automated dashboard solutions for operational cost accounting reporting for Legacy Financial Management Service projects and Legacy Bureau of Public debt.
  • Partnered with operational managers to improve financial management skills, review spending trends and identify and implement savings opportunities.
  • Controlled the organization financial management, forecasting, budgeting, human resources, and revenue-producing programs through high performance accounting staff.

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12. Financial Support

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Here's how Financial Support is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided ongoing financial support to project stakeholders by reporting historical financial results and total project spending forecasts.
  • Provided business/financial support and perspective to the Company's worldwide Operations.
  • Provided financial support and incurred cost/expense budget development for $244M Centralized Network Operations Group and COE Installation.
  • Provided financial support to Supply Chains & Operations to drive growth & profitability.
  • Provided financial support for five groups at power plant.
  • Led CODA financial support across all Avon global locations.
  • Provided all of the Financial Support for the PC Technical Services Division of FIserv.

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13. Essbase

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Here's how Essbase is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Extracted data and developed benchmark reports using Hyperion EssBase to analyze operational efficiency of managed and owned properties.
  • Analyzed and challenged business performance by developing product/segment specific Sales and Expense reports (Excel w/Essbase) and flash projections.
  • Developed and designed custom financial reports using Hyperion Essbase (MS Excel based reporting tool).
  • Conducted training on Business Objects and Hyperion Essbase for 50 to 75 financial analysts / managers.
  • Managed the implementation of an Essbase-based FP&A system for weekly financial forecasting.
  • Administered Hyperion Essbase cubes with nine dimentions for reporting on actual and forecasted numbers.

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14. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided detailed variance analysis explaining deviations from plan to ensure that all uncovered anomalies are incorporated in future plans.
  • Developed departmental budgets and forecasts, controlled spending, tracked and reported results including variance analysis and explanations.
  • Prepared monthly status reports and variance analysis by division and directorate of spending status against budget allocation.
  • Participated in financial modeling, monthly variance analysis, and supported monthly and quarterly reporting process.
  • Monitored monthly budget activity, provided variance analysis and account reconciliation to the General Ledger.
  • Provided sales variance analysis using efficient methods.
  • Provided Variance Analysis to Business Operations team to track the channel performance compared to budget, forecast, and past performance.
  • Managed outside resource to allow downloads to automate manual processes to expedite and add value to variance analysis.
  • Created variance analysis tools for Business Finance, enabling rapid determination of the origins of large variance drivers.
  • Increased accuracy of standard costing system through variance analysis and understanding of master data flow through SAP.
  • Provided monthly variance analysis and research of expenses with related trend reporting.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly financial schedules, reviews and variance analysis.
  • Prepared and reviewed Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss variance analysis.
  • Handled the collection and dissemination of financial data and provided trend and variance analysis for presentation to local andregional management.
  • Handled Comcast s regional revenues ($4bln) month end close- monthly forecast, variance analysis and explanation.
  • Performed variance analysis of actuals vs. forecasts and developed strategic plans of action to address any issues.
  • Provided Financial Planning and Analyst support, performing variance analysis, forecast modeling and ad hoc requests.

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15. Business Cases

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Here's how Business Cases is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared pricing related proposals, financial business cases, and presentations for senior management.
  • Developed business cases and provided cost benefit analysis, financial insight including forecast, budget, and actual spend analysis.
  • Provided, attended and presented financial business cases regularly at Gate Reviews.
  • Reviewed and analyzed marketing proposals, third-party contracts, business cases and agreements for financial feasibility, completeness, and credibility.
  • Structured financial analysis to support business cases for new product investment decisions for all service offerings.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to identify new business opportunities, develop financial business cases and provide quantitative analysis and decision support.

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16. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Performed special projects, such as analysis of potential mergers/acquisitions and competitive data.
  • Completed special projects as needed including in-sourcing vs. outsource analysis which led to increased yearly EBIT of $50K.
  • Managed accounting functions for restricted trusts established for company-owned nuclear plants, and special projects.
  • Interfaced with other department members on special projects or as-needed.
  • Handled system security and special projects;.
  • Conducted complex ad-hoc and operational analyses in support of special projects of company's $12B division representing over 2,000 stores.
  • Responded to ad hoc requests and special projects brought on from Contracting and clinical account executive groups.
  • Prepared ad-hoc analysis and special projects for sales, marketing, engineering, and manufacturing senior management.
  • Prepared ad hoc analysis and performance reports to assist management and sales team in evaluating special projects in a timely manner.

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17. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided financial performance dashboard (MIS) of business periodically for executive meetings to support strategic decisions.
  • Presented recommendations to management to improve financial performance of the organization.
  • Assembled monthly balanced scorecard presentation, holistically evaluating operational and financial performance
  • Analyzed partner s financial performance and comparison with competitors.
  • Analyzed the financial performance of various DOD (Department of Defense) programs; generated estimates-at-completion.
  • Managed the financial performance for two business lines, creating and presenting cost and pricing models.
  • Tracked and compared the actual financial performance against plans and forecasts.
  • Analyzed financial performances of each business manager and provided forecasted number as benchmark as target considering seasonality and trend.

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18. Financial Models

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Here's how Financial Models is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Performed analyses and developed financial models for strategic initiatives such as acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures.
  • Created financial models to augment decision making of continually evolving businesses, product lines and business partnerships.
  • Developed, formulated and administered PC- based financial models evaluating Business Center performance versus corporate goals.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial models to quantify projected revenue and profit on new business opportunities.
  • Developed financial models and analyses to support senior management's goals and initiatives.
  • Developed and maintained financial models used to forecast expenses for organization.
  • Created and maintained financial models to forecast sales, cost of sales, and inventory expenses.
  • Created financial models to determine strategic pricing structures and assess contract profitability on over 100 deals.
  • Constructed financial models for revenue projection, cash flow forecast, and comparable company analysis.
  • Developed financial models/analyses resulting in $20mm+ in guaranteed contracts with market partners.
  • Developed budget templates, financial models and reporting for GSS Back Office finance.
  • Created, tested, distributed and tracked financial models and reports.
  • Developed all reporting tools, financial models and ad hoc analysis for new lines of business.

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19. General Ledger

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Here's how General Ledger is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared monthly system services administrative accruals using analysis and general ledger functionality to record correct expenses to budget.
  • Reviewed and approved assigned journal entries and general ledger reconciliations prepared by accountants to be posted accordingly.
  • Managed the month end closing process by performing analysis of current month's expense, general ledger reconciliation and accruals/re-classes.
  • Integrated a $30MM acquisition with account mapping and training on financial reporting / SAP general ledger.
  • Recorded monthly journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations, and account analysis for monthly accounting closeout.
  • Prepared several schedules for general ledger journal entries, planning, Forecast and metric analysis.
  • Ensured accurate Shared Services Operations reporting for Lines of Business based on general ledger system.
  • Executed General Ledger journal entries and account batch valuations in JD Edwards.
  • Reconciled General Ledger WIP and CIP accounts.
  • Coordinated and implemented Meditech Financial Conversions including Payroll/Personnel, Fixed Assets, General Ledger, and Admitting for all Christus regions.

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20. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Assisted accounting department with financial analysis, concentrated in Balance sheet preparation.
  • Performed monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis.
  • Prepared entire financial review package with emphasis on Balance sheet, Statement of changes in cash flow.
  • Enhanced balance sheet metrics including days sales and payable outstanding and capital spending vs. Plan.
  • Analyzed the balance sheet impact and reported any material changes.
  • Redirected Cost Center and Balance Sheet Clean up.
  • Reported on balance sheet exposures and opportunities.
  • Analyzed balance sheet, P&L and cash flow.
  • Managed corporate deliverables, prepared ad hoc analysis as needed and assisted with balance sheet forecasts.

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21. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared annual budget and built financial models to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Prepared annual budget for Mexico and Canada divisions.
  • Provided financial analysis in support to four business lines in RBS Business Services with a combined annual budget of $53M.
  • Developed monthly reporting including Expense Analysis, Variance Driver Analysis, Forecasting, Cost Benefit Analysis and Annual Budget Planning.
  • Provided financial results for two lines of technology businesses totaling over 1400 resources with combined annual budgets over $200mm.
  • Analyzed one million Commercial and PPO claims priced at government rates and competitive pricing as part of the annual budget.
  • Provided finance support for marketing and IT services managing a $32M annual budget for a 160 person organization.
  • Provided support to 8 financial planning team and field analysts throughout annual budget and monthly forecast process.
  • Prepared of the annual budgets, forecasts, and business plans for the company s ancillary divisions.
  • Prepared annual budget and strategic plan for the development and maintenance of revenue and expense projections.
  • Prepared $140 million annual budgets and analyzed variances between actual results and budgeted results.
  • Supported the business unit director and cost center managers in the annual budget.
  • Created annual budget, along with quarterly re-forecasts for US business.
  • Prepared annual budgets and project updates in excess of $15M.
  • Prepared business case financials, annual budgets and monthly forecasts including P&L.
  • Developed & managed business units' [ ] OPEX ($80M+) & CAPEX ($40M+) annual budgets.

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22. Financial Systems

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Here's how Financial Systems is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Facilitated organizational changes while providing technical and functional expertise to clients during the integration/implementation of financial systems and accounting modules.
  • Reviewed and prepared acquisition financial systems and prepared for financial documentation integration into parent company Oracle platform.
  • Provided production support to financial systems.
  • Worked in Financial Systems to set up indirect billing key codes to provide allocations within the firm.
  • Provided training to managers on financial concepts and financial systems.
  • Managed the external auditor requests for data from US Foodservice financial systems and delivered the requested data on time.

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23. Income

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Here's how Income is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed restatement process for membership, income and medical expenses.
  • Analyzed various components of monthly income statement (variable and fixed cost, freights costs, profit margins, etc.)
  • Provided technical tax advice (income and non-income) for all inquiries internal and external customers.
  • Improved BMG segment income margin by 1%, by aligning cost to revenue by BU.
  • Provided research for income tax sales sourcing and property tax exemptions for the telecommunication industry.
  • Provided tax technical advice (income and non-income) on all projects and contract negotiations.
  • Implemented cash management program, reducing related costs by 35% and generating new income.
  • Tracked and analyzed plant investment spending Assisted senior management in meeting or exceeding budgeted operating income and cash flow targets.
  • Achieved budgeted Gross Profit and Pre Tax Income.
  • Evaluated impact of proceeding with capital projects on pro forma income statement, balance sheet and statement of cashflows.

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24. Business Planning

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Here's how Business Planning is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Conducted discussions with asset managers to understand the Business Planning/Work out Strategies and converted into high level requirement documents.
  • Spearheaded operational expense reduction initiatives, technology allocations, strategic business planning and sales positioning initiatives.
  • Managed business planning and development with cross-segment organizational leaders and planning liaisons.
  • Conducted business planning, budgeting, & forecasting operations.
  • Maintained and developed sap, databases and analytics utilized for strategic and business planning efforts, decision-making and improvement opportunities.
  • Managed consolidation of five corporate business plans, critical business planning assumptions, strategic and operational financial plans.

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25. Test Plans

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Here's how Test Plans is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided clear and concise documentation regarding requirements management plans, functional requirements, supplemental requirements, test plans and test cases.
  • Analyzed Business Requirement Documents, Functional Specification Documents to prepare Test Cases based on Test Plans.
  • Developed and executed test plans for WebSphere Application Server upgrade/migrations.
  • Implemented different Test Plans and Test Cases with Quality Assurance Team to prepare strategies for testing of the project.
  • Owned end-to-end testing of solutions developed, including test plans, test scenarios, and documentation of test results.
  • Participated in reviewing test cases for Unit and Load Tests and reviewed test plans for System Integration testing phase.

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26. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Compiled SOX documentation by conducting process audits and collecting data.
  • Supervised the maintenance of SOX compliance/planning and implementation.
  • Submitted support for FPL Rate Case and regulatory filings, in addition to quarterly SOX compliance.
  • Supported the financial monthly GL close, complied with the SOX compliance process and audit reporting.
  • Created process to ensure Third-Party billing was SOX compliant.
  • Developed SOX controls to mitigate risks.
  • Developed a pilot program for compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) that was implemented by Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries worldwide

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27. Product Development

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Here's how Product Development is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Assisted operations and business development units to support product development and new product launches
  • Participated in product development, target client listings, opportunity assessments by client and client meetings.
  • Conducted intensive research pertaining to channel development, product development, and product distribution for clients.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Retail Banking, Sales, Marketing and Product Development support.

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28. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared audit schedules and provided explanations to internal and external auditors to demonstrate compliance with US GAAP and IFRS reporting standards.
  • Created closing checklist for monthly recurring entries to be in compliance with US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Performed UK GAAP reporting and supported CFO.
  • Reported, analyzed and communicated GAAP/IFRS and Statutory financials for several business units and legal entities.
  • Analyzed results of financials statements and managerial reports according to GAAP and STAT accounting guidelines on a quarterly basis.
  • Proposed best case, worst case and current case revenue scenarios using GAAP principles.
  • Assured GAAP and FAR compliance Utilized Deltek, Costpoint and Cognos to extract data to produce reports to audit all financials.

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29. User Interface

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Here's how User Interface is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Utilized the business and financial requirements to develop detailed user interface for the application prototype.
  • Worked effectively in a cross functional team of Business Analysts, User Interface Designers and Developers to enhance and create features/products.
  • Re-engineered the system to document the User interface based on the current functionality of the application.
  • Created Process flows based on the requirements to define the user interface and written activity steps.
  • Provided visual representations of Web User Interface to web developer for guidance of tool functionality.
  • Involved in User Interface (UI) analysis with the business team to validate accuracy.

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30. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Assisted senior management with new business development initiatives and financial evaluations for long-term projects in Brazil and South Africa.
  • Provided support to Vice President of Business Development by providing various analyses to support strategic system growth initiatives.
  • Provided financial analysis and project management for new business development initiatives.
  • Developed financial reporting metrics for the business development team and CFO in order to expand and promote client specific strategies.
  • Performed a wide variety of business development, marketing and financial related efforts for the division.
  • Developed/created support schedules for Executive Producer, VP of Business Development and Director of Sales.
  • Established Business Development organization for Bell Canada; first MCI Worldcom Canadian employee.
  • Assisted CFO on cash management, forecasting and planning for business developments..

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31. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Assisted in a Six Sigma project aimed at Reduction of errors in the process.
  • Performed financial analysis of Six Sigma projects and lead Green Belt projects.
  • Reengineered the organization's global procurement process to a centralized version using Six Sigma skills.

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32. Kpis

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Here's how Kpis is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Generated dashboards and other reports to track business performance and KPIs across four global regions and six business verticals.
  • Developed and maintained executive reports including Sales, KPIs, and performance measurement data.
  • Developed, monitored and investigated transactional KPIs to diminish potential losses and increase overall approval rates.
  • Developed executive summaries identifying cost trends of internal initiatives; including software acquisition, implementation and updates; and management KPIs.
  • Developed a bottoms-up financial model, operational road maps and KPIs to facilitate international expansion.
  • Formulated profitability and asset portfolio models and established KPIs to monitor financial and business performance against established plans.

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33. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Exceeded profitability margin each quarter and provided stakeholders with financial impact data analysis against business decisions and pending deals.
  • Prepared financial and hierarchy data analysis for bank integration projects for accurate reporting of new Lines of Business.
  • Communicated information in a variety of formats and styles and supported management with data analysis.
  • Coordinated intelligence with various divisions on business processes, data analysis and all-source intelligence.
  • Applied statistical data analysis techniques in a test v. control environment in order to evaluate impact of business initiatives.
  • Handled profitability data analysis for projects in North American Sales and Government Group for more than eight years.
  • Analyzed data to ensure integrity and quality of data is consistent throughout project (data analysis).
  • Provided ad-hoc MIS reporting and data analysis to refine the processing and decisioning of 400,000 credit card applications a month.

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34. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Processed month-end accrual journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Performed general finance and accounting processes including researching, analyzing, creating, and processing monthly journal entries.
  • Conducted month-end close, reconciling accounts, posting/verifying journal entries, and compiling reports and commentary analysis.
  • Verified that accounts were current and accurate performing necessary adjustments through journal entries, accruals and reconciliations.
  • Processed journal entries, book entries and complete monthly reconciliation of Billing and Accounts Receivable account.
  • Managed month end, year-end, and quarter end issues pertaining to specific journal entries.
  • Prepared various high-level journal entries and reconciliations for the Gas Operations line of business.
  • Designed documents to upload Journal Entries with the assistance of SAP programmers.
  • Prepared and entered related Journal Entries (period close processing).
  • Created a procedure format for preparing monthly journal entries.
  • Prepared monthly accrual and correcting journal entries.
  • Ensured all accounting journal entries are complete, and posted in a timely manner.

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35. Peoplesoft

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Here's how Peoplesoft is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Worked with Oracle PeopleSoft and SAP Crystal Reports software.
  • Prepared yearly budgets and salary planning using Hyperion, Essbase, and PeopleSoft Budget system.
  • Reduced capital backend book adjustments to GL by over 90% using PeopleSoft Projects.
  • Reconciled Verizon's national offsite storage vendors' monthly invoices ($2.6M annually) into SAP and Peoplesoft.
  • Utilized Peoplesoft, Asset Suite, Hyperion, and Cognos for reporting and researching costs.
  • Created complex Peoplesoft queries to mimic mainframe nVision reports.

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36. Key Performance Indicators

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Here's how Key Performance Indicators is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Leveraged and improved key performance indicators to drive portfolio management to core business team leads and executive sponsors.
  • Tracked and reported on key performance indicators, monthly metrics and strategic sourcing savings initiative metrics.
  • Prepared finance group monthly Key Performance Indicators.
  • Developed key performance indicators, designed reporting and analysis and managed expenses and reporting to resource allocation committee.
  • Created a Business Continuity Plan, identified key performance indicators and metrics, and participated in other strategic planning projects.
  • Recommended, developed, and implemented key performance indicators to be used for identifying potential improvement areas for the operation.

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37. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley guidelines.
  • Administered internal controls to team members related to FAR/DCAA/ITAR regulations, global/domestic travel, purchase/credit card use, etc.
  • Established internal controls and tracking tools to ensure gross and profit margins meet strategic goals.
  • Created and implemented internal controls, automated systems, and streamlined processes.
  • Launched Key Internal Controls throughout Shared Services.
  • Implemented and communicated defined procedures supported by formalized policy, which improved trade safeguards driving compliance with SOX and internal controls.

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38. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Conducted in-depth due diligence to further assess business processes and financial viability.
  • Performed due diligence of proposed acquisitions, including discounted cash flow, sensitivity studies, IRR analysis and market overview.
  • Played a key role in due diligence and proposal development for a global IT services outsourcing deal.
  • Conducted financial due diligence activities for 6 transactions resulting in $80MM of investments.
  • Performed due diligence for a $7.5 billion outsourcing deal with US Airways.
  • Received several Johnson & Johnson Achievement Awards for technology assessment, due diligence and acquisition valuations.
  • Performed due diligence and analytics related to mergers.

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39. ROI

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Here's how ROI is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed detailed project investment proposals, including cash flow projections and ROI justification, for senior management.
  • Prepared ROIC and other financial analysis to justify New Product Development programs.
  • Completed marketing effectiveness and ROI analysis for on- and off-premise promotions.
  • Prepared ROIC and other financial analysis to justify Capital Appropriations Requests.
  • Initiated a Return on Investment (ROI) program to analyze and report time and asset savings for the department.
  • Developed and utilized models with multiple dynamic inputs to measure customer lifetime value, ROIC, EVA and EBITDA.
  • Conducted ROI (cost-benefit analysis) resulting in increased efficiency and reduced cost.
  • Provided product ROI models, market and industry analyses and financial commentary.
  • Monitored and reconciled charges and credits between Detroit Edison and MISO.
  • Collaborated with Marketing in the provision of ROI analysis Supported the accounting department during monthly closings.
  • Conducted ROI analyses of potential new store openings, remodels, and relocations.

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40. Smes

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Here's how Smes is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Interviewed Stakeholders and SMEs in the trading, operations, and accounting groups to gather requirements.
  • Conducted detailed gap analysis between system fields and reportable required fields and reviewed them with SMEs / Users.

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41. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Ensured financial policies were adhered to: revenue recognition; revenue and cost deferrals/amortizations; Sarbanes-Oxley; and expense accruals.
  • Ensured compliance with Software Revenue Recognition and perform monthly and quarterly SOX controls.
  • Involved in all aspects of revenue recognition for the regions.
  • Recruited and developed team of experts that advised on financial and revenue recognition implications and highlighted business opportunities/risks on non-standard deals/contracts.
  • Participated in new sales proposal evaluations, including risk management and revenue recognition and cash management implications.
  • Developed company standard Percentage-of-Completion calculator used by client teams to assist with revenue recognition on consulting contracts.

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42. Sdlc

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Here's how Sdlc is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Designed and developed new project document templates based on SDLC methodology.
  • Employed SDLC for the purpose of setting up and maintaining development and design standards.
  • Assisted in all PMO processes to ensure overall consistency across SDLC.
  • Handled end-to-end SDLC (Standard Development Life Cycle).
  • Assured compliance with entity's SDLC methodology guidelines.
  • Designed and developed project document templates based on SDLC methodology.

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43. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Maintained all A/P and A/R functions.
  • Converted A/P check processing/printing to in-house process improving efficiency.
  • Reduced A/P funding errors and increased reconciliation efficiency.
  • Worked with corporate departments (finance, accounting, A/P, A/R, contracts, subcontracts, procurement, etc.)
  • Assisted in month-end activities: Calculate commissions, a/p accrual entries, profit sharing, severance, and immigration accrual entries.
  • Managed staff of seven with three direct reports responsible for A/P, G/L, analysis, budgeting and financial statement preparation.

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44. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Hired and mentored local country employees at international offices to ensure prompt operational reporting to executive management.
  • Recognized by executive management for efforts in consolidating processes between Caribbean/Latin American region and North American headquarters.
  • Maintained open communication with senior staff, including facilitation of monthly regional reports to Executive Management.
  • Consulted with and advised executive management on GSI finance-related quota and compensation questions and issues.
  • Worked closely with executive management to achieve financial metrics.
  • Coordinated with Executive Management to identify needs and goals.
  • Created corporate incentive reports for the executive management team to validate and justify compensation to sales force.
  • Designed and created product, financial, and business metric reporting packages for executive management.
  • Provided executive management with in-depth analysis reports, P&L forecasts and recommendations.
  • Fulfilled Business Unit Controller role for executive management and the business unit teams.
  • Mapped GL codes to Hyperion and Comshare for tax reporting, Executive Management and home office reporting..

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45. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Analyzed user requirements and assessed process impacts with cost savings or avoidance, productivity improvements, or revenue generating business benefit.
  • Collaborated with US field managers on operations restructuring that resulted in $800K annual run-rate cost savings.
  • Led initiative to reduce Electronic Data Interchange vendor cost savings 68% monthly.
  • Partnered with management teams and project managers to identify and achieve cost savings.
  • Contributed to recovery of $12M cost savings for operating and capital expenses.
  • Applied Six Sigma methodologies to financial processes to create cost savings and efficiency.
  • Reported over $35 million in cost savings for a three-year period.
  • Contributed to recovery of $11million cost savings from allocated budgets.

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46. Budget Process

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Here's how Budget Process is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Played a key role in the annual operating plan and budget process for the company.
  • Prepared and reviewed Expense Budgets successfully for 2013 using new Oracle Expense budget process.
  • Converted from an outsourced accounting system, including development and implementiion the initial budget process for the entire company.

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47. Actual Results

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Here's how Actual Results is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided monthly analysis of actual results to ascertain the plausibility of proposed forecasts and budgets.
  • Determined financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results and reported outcomes to power plant managers.
  • Worked with Center management in providing detailed monthly reporting of actual results and variances to plan.
  • Developed and executed test cases and verified actual results with expected results.
  • Created reporting tools to measure forecasts models and actual results real-time.
  • Prepared product specific financial package to report actual results versus annual plan and reforecasts.

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48. Strategic Plan

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Here's how Strategic Plan is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided management with accurate financial reporting and tools for strategic planning and decision making.
  • Developed competitor cost models for competitive analysis and strategic planning.
  • Prepared global annual operating and strategic planning.
  • Collaborated in strategic planning and replacement of company Data Center building as a project team member.
  • Collaborated with the strategic planning staff to expand the costing project to the front offices.
  • Developed strategic plan to increase revenues from $340MM to $1B.
  • Developed and analyzed key operation plans, reports and strategic plans;.
  • Defined and implemented strategic plans for PPO client acquisition search.
  • Presented 5-year strategic plan to senior management.

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49. Sharepoint

low Demand
Here's how Sharepoint is used in Senior Business Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Maintained Field Capital Business Operations SharePoint site.
  • Transferred data (ETL) from SharePoint, Access and Excel into SQL server and setting up views and stored procedures.
  • Operated as the AP SharePoint administrator; site design, modifications and issue resolution.
  • Used SharePoint to manage and track project documents Conducted various elicitation techniques using interview, market research, and brainstorming sessions.
  • Managed project Sharepoint site, uploaded page updates and ensured data readiness.
  • Coordinated DFM SharePoint information/calendar into Financial Management SharePoint site.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Senior Business Finance Analyst

Financial Statements13.8%
Business Requirements11.9%
Business Partners5.7%
Project Management5.2%
Business Units4.9%
ERP3.2%
SQL3.2%
SR3.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Business Finance Analyst

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
13.8%
13.8%
2
2
Business Requirements
Business Requirements
11.9%
11.9%
3
3
Business Partners
Business Partners
5.7%
5.7%
4
4
Project Management
Project Management
5.2%
5.2%
5
5
Business Units
Business Units
4.9%
4.9%
6
6
ERP
ERP
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
SQL
SQL
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
SR
SR
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Portfolio
Portfolio
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Financial Management
Financial Management
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Financial Support
Financial Support
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Essbase
Essbase
2.3%
2.3%
14
14
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Business Cases
Business Cases
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Financial Models
Financial Models
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
General Ledger
General Ledger
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Financial Systems
Financial Systems
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Income
Income
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Business Planning
Business Planning
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Test Plans
Test Plans
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
SOX
SOX
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Product Development
Product Development
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Gaap
Gaap
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
User Interface
User Interface
1%
1%
30
30
Business Development
Business Development
1%
1%
31
31
Sigma
Sigma
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Kpis
Kpis
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Peoplesoft
Peoplesoft
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Key Performance Indicators
Key Performance Indicators
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
ROI
ROI
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Smes
Smes
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Sdlc
Sdlc
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
A/P
A/P
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Budget Process
Budget Process
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Actual Results
Actual Results
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
0.3%
0.3%

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