Top Senior Finance Analyst Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Finance Analyst. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Finance Analyst resumes they appeared on. For example, 35.2% of Senior Finance Analyst resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Finance Analyst actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Senior 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 Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Assess and analyze financial statements of potential merger & acquisition targets and provide detail memorandum summarizing findings to senior level management.
  • Prepared month-end financial reporting for Private Practice clients including financial statements, profitability reports, and variance and trending analysis.
  • Review financial statements and monitored revenues/costs per product and expenses to ensure compliance with budget by performing monthly variance analysis.
  • Analyze the Operations monthly financial statements/projections, annual expense and capital budgets/strategic plans and counsel management on key business trends.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly financial statements for Board of Directors, internal audit, operating income analysis and rolling forecasts.
  • Prepared consolidated division monthly financial statements and provided management with timely and accurate reports during month-end close and planning cycles.
  • Recorded Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet monthly, corresponded with foreign outside accountants and analyzed yearly Statutory financial statements.
  • Lead financial analyst coordinating with PWC for bankruptcy redistribution analysis and preparation of financial statements for division break outs.
  • Analyzed monthly actual business results to ensure accuracy of financial statements and identify key areas of risk and opportunity.
  • Support the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Automated monthly reports, prepared and presented financial statements to senior management and calculated dividends for the Hearst family.
  • Maintained corporate account and entity reporting structures in HFM to ensure proper financial reporting for consolidated financial statements.
  • Managed all financial reporting issues with operating companies and auditors in preparation of the consolidated financial statements.
  • Prepared and presented weekly financial statements to investors with analysis and recommendations to improve key metrics.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements by analyzing and investigating variances and collecting data.
  • Performed detailed financial analysis, prepare monthly financial statements, reconcile bank statements and subsidiary systems.
  • Prepared financial statements and analysis of different balance sheet and income statement accounts for membership programs.
  • Performed reviews and analyses of consolidated financial statements for completeness, accuracy and regulatory reporting.
  • Created analyses and tracking worksheets to ensure accurate financial statements and proper historical data documentation.
  • Developed new methodology, infrastructure, and systems for producing business line financial statements.

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2. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided budget planning, forecasting, redistribution of expenses, and variance analysis for administration budget comprised of 21 separate departments.
  • Perform monthly analyses of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement for financially material artist/labels, including variance analysis and develop expectations.
  • Developed financial reports for forecasting and variance analysis monthly, quarterly and yearly and prepared random budget reports as needed.
  • Support the development of the company-wide operations budget and five-year plan, including variance analysis and corporate investment strategy recommendations.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasts and variance analysis as well as actual expenditure reporting for executive management.
  • Identified potential opportunities and risks to financial results, providing recommendations to management Conducted variance analysis for all financial measures.
  • Prepared monthly management report and variance analysis that identified, quantified, and delivered opportunities to achieve target financial commitments.
  • Perform financial analysis upon identification of variances, and coordinates with junior analysts' variance analysis process as defined.
  • Provided detailed variance analysis for monthly business reviews highlighting risks, opportunities, and recommendations for reallocation of funds.
  • Presented analyses and provided recommendations to management relating to periodic reporting of financial results, forecasts and variance analysis.
  • Supported Manufacturing division, including headcount and overhead planning, project progressing, financial reporting and variance analysis.
  • Decreased transactions going to miscellaneous income account, Provide monthly variance analysis of Miscellaneous Cash Receipts to manager.
  • Performed daily/monthly variance analysis and formulated a $5MM capital allocation strategy based on improved data analysis.
  • Cost accounting responsibilities included monitoring and variance analysis for material and critical component inventory levels and fluctuations.
  • Participate in the accruals and variance analysis, and preparation of variance explanations and communication to management.
  • Provided directional guidance by developing predictive drivers and reporting on monthly variance analysis summaries vs. expectations.
  • Presented monthly financial results, budget and forecast variance analysis to plant and international management teams.
  • Analyze annual operating reports and variance analysis reports for hydroelectric, wind and solar operating entities.
  • Performed variance analysis on major line item revenue/expense accounts and reported significant changes to divisional analysts.
  • Prepared financial and operational standard cost variance analysis of $200M in a Chemical Manufacturing company.

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3. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Ensured vehicle related General Ledger accounts are reconciled, balanced and reported as a part of the overall organizational financial reporting.
  • Maintained and provided timely and accurate reconciliations of various general ledger accounts and performs special projects as assigned.
  • Posted and reconciled general ledger accounts; developed trial balance and preliminary income and balance sheet statements.
  • Managed consolidated financial support files, which provide detail consolidated income statement by SAP general ledger accounts.
  • Compiled and analyzed monthly and quarterly financial statements; prepared entries for general ledger accounts.
  • Reviewed and analyzed general ledger accounts and created monthly journal entries and related supporting documentation.
  • Review various general ledger accounts for accuracy and document policies and procedures for financial reports.
  • Engage in skilled review of account reconciliations and detailed analysis for general ledger accounts.
  • Review and monitor general ledger accounts, including reviewing account reconciliation's as required.
  • Managed, analyzed, and reconciled several general ledger accounts for the Pharmaceutical division.
  • Prepare for accounting month-end closing which involves reclassification of general ledger accounts and accruals.
  • Reconciled and audited General Ledger accounts to ensure accurate reporting and company financial position.
  • Performed variance analyses for various general ledger accounts including Royalty and Revenue accounts.
  • Prepared monthly reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts to reduce company expenses.
  • Audited procedures and general ledger accounts to ensure compliance with established company practices.
  • Examined general ledger accounts to ensure posting accuracy, timeliness and reconciliation.
  • Prepared journal entries and performed monthly analysis and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Audit and reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare operation related analysis reports.
  • Monitor business unit performance through detailed review of general ledger accounts assigned.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts, investigated general ledger discrepancies and reconciled sub-ledgers.

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4. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Perform daily interface reconciliations from external applications into A/P payment system.
  • Converted A/P check processing/printing to in-house process improving efficiency.
  • Reduced A/P funding errors and increased reconciliation efficiency.
  • Assisted in month-end activities: Calculate commissions, a/p accrual entries, profit sharing, severance, and immigration accrual entries.
  • Supervised professional and clerical staff which would include A/P; A/R functions, as well as Staff and Senior Accountants.
  • Managed data entry, reporting, analysis of G/L, A/P, A/R, billing, purchasing & bank balances.
  • Developed cash flow analysis and projections; in charge of A/R and A/P; maintained company's general ledger.
  • Worked with inventory team to align Accounts Payable (A/P) and inventory forecasts and net working capital alignment.
  • Create a new methodology to forecast A/P balances which improved the accuracy in Amazon s Free Cash Flow estimates.
  • Work with A/P to review all Vendor discounts to insure they are identified and captured in the invoicing process.
  • General and Cost Accounting Supervisor Supervised four associates in performance of all general accounting, A/P and payroll functions.
  • Analyzed, managed, balanced, and reported G/L, A/P and A/R activity to ensure smooth monthly closings.
  • Provided accurate presentation of all A/P postings timely and accurately to the General ledger in the proper period.
  • Analyzed actual data vs. budget and forecast for A/R and A/P and communicated variance analysis to Sr. Management.
  • Acted as liaison between purchasing, A/R, A/P, and inventory control teams for inventory and S.B.T.
  • Evaluated client accounting processes for G/L, A/P, A/R, fixed assets, budgeting, and inventory.
  • Manage internal inventory consumption charges and contract manufacturing A/R and A/P accruals to comply with stated objectives.
  • Make sure that A/P and VAT transactions requirements are accurate and properly supported by documentation and approval.
  • Worked with GM A/P to reconcile billed vs. collected, billed vs planned and paid vs. forecast.
  • Provide in- depth analysis/forecast of components cash flow including A/P, A/R, & customer billing rates.

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5. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Created and implemented division policy for preparation of capital appropriation requests standardizing the process across all plants and business units.
  • Collaborated with business units worldwide, ensuring complete and accurate data was presented timely to senior management during close cycle.
  • Assisted in establishing and documenting the company's external reporting process and communication of such process to relevant business units.
  • Conducted audits on other Verizon Wireless business units, identified and assessed areas of risk and made process improvement recommendations.
  • Extracted data from interfacing legacy applications to provide product and market level visibility by working with the various business units.
  • Produced a weighted ASP decline analysis driving improved ASP management and consistency of decline calculations across several business units.
  • Conduct profitability analysis for business units and provide managers with transparent report itemizing the cost/benefits derived from new projects.
  • Provided managerial reporting on the performance of GMAC Residential and its supportive business units including Lending and Servicing results.
  • Managed the cash management and disbursement of funds for international business units and resolved operational and financial issues.
  • Reported revenue and profit results for all business units and provided meaningful analysis and explanation of relevant issues.
  • Provide financial analysis and reporting to senior management and business units including general and detailed variance analysis.
  • Performed cost / benefit analyses to assist business units in identifying and capitalizing on new growth opportunities.
  • Assist to advise and guide business units throughout the organization in understanding of profitability information and results.
  • Coordinate and train business units on new software implementations related to finance domestically as well as international.
  • Coordinated budgeting and forecasting cycles for all business units and departments and consolidated data at corporate level.
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting for the transportation and warehousing activities for the consumer electronic business units.
  • Created sales account management team performance objectives in collaboration with supported business units and sales leadership.
  • Researched and resolved Business Units inquiries for assigned functional areas to ensure budget effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Performed extensive financial modeling and analysis to determine the profitability and viability of corporate business units/products.
  • Reconciled current and deferred income tax balances with sub-ledger activity reports provided by major business units.

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6. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Assisted with external auditors request by re-creating audit schedules for fixed assets, accumulated depreciation and amortization, depreciation expense.
  • Partnered internal and external auditors to document opening Balance Sheet and updated Hyperion Enterprise for beginning Balance Sheet by Company.
  • Prepared and/or review consolidation package schedules at quarterly closing for reporting to the parent company and audit by external auditors.
  • Evaluated audit findings of internal and external auditors and management to identify control deficiencies and assist with their remediation.
  • Drive contract and financial compliance efforts by proactively compiling audit requests and working directly with internal and external auditors.
  • Prepared audit claim evaluations to assist management with audit settlements and continue to maintain ongoing relationships with external auditors.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual variance analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts for Management and external auditors.
  • Assisted in company audits and provided required documentation for the external auditors and explained differences in selected accounts.
  • Managed month-end close; coordinated and participated in quarter-end and year-end audits with internal and external auditors.
  • Provided population reports, support and documentation for various transactions to internal and external auditors as needed.
  • Managed financial and SOX audits with internal and external auditors and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Prepared quarterly financial statement for external auditors for completion of quarterly reviews and annual audit.
  • Prepared Financial Statement footnotes, disclosures and supporting schedules to external auditors for annual audit.
  • Supported, communicated and coordinated audits with internal and external auditors and handled special projects.
  • Schedule and facilitate executive level meetings with business units, internal and external auditors.
  • Participate in yearly audits providing all relevant financial documentation to internal and external auditors.
  • Work with external auditors to provide critical information required to complete the quarterly/annual audits.
  • Prepared and presented financial data to internal and external auditors, and Executive Management.
  • Communicated with external auditors concerning the validation of SEC reports and audited financial statements.
  • Prepare financial schedules and supporting account analysis for internal tax department and external auditors.

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7. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepare, analyze and manage large data sets involving historical financial information used to develop balance sheet risk management strategies.
  • Performed monthly closing process and analyzed spending, including monthly accounting adjustments, reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet items.
  • Reconcile and analyze all balance sheet accounts which included reviewing loan documentation and agreements to ensure proper accounting practices.
  • Developed company balance sheet and cash flow models used in communicating weekly forecasts to company founders and senior executives.
  • Calculated this reserve quarterly and presented at balance sheet review meetings with senior management explaining the year-over-year variance.
  • Created and maintained global DAC balance sheet and supplemental reporting packages in support of monthly/quarterly analysis processes.
  • Perform balance sheet substantiation exercises, including independent price verification review vs. external third party data.
  • Reviewed the Monthly Financial Management Controls for 12 business units including balance sheet reconciliations review.
  • Prepared monthly cash flow analysis for senior management and reconciled various balance sheet accounts.
  • Formulated monthly reconciliations for balance sheet and cash accounts pertaining to current regional operations.
  • Generated informational reports and trend analyses pertaining to balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Analyzed corporate and individual entity balance sheets and income statements to explain anomalies.
  • Analyze inventory related balance sheet accounts daily for inconsistencies and improper postings.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations and quarterly balance sheet flux analysis.
  • Prepared Balance Sheet reconciliations for Liabilities on a quarterly basis.
  • Reviewed and approving balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations.
  • Prepared quarterly balance sheet reviews-including variance analysis and reporting package.
  • Completed monthly and quarterly balance sheet and income statement reconciliations.
  • Perform monthly analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Conduct in-depth computer analysis and reconcile Balance Sheet accounts.

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8. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Performed general accounting functions, prepared accruals and month-end journal entries, reconciled vendor payments and coordinated cost/accounting allocations.
  • Prepared monthly closing journal entries, accruals, reconciliation and inter-company transaction entries; provided support for consolidation reporting.
  • Prepared financial statistical analysis, reviewed Junior Analyst monthly journal entries, monthly electronic data and account reconciliations.
  • Supervised associate accountant and student workers by reviewing journal entries and providing professional mentoring.
  • Generated accounting data for monthly journal entries when our accounting group was severely understaffed.
  • Performed operations month-end closing, including analysis, preparation of journal entries and reporting.
  • Conducted all monthly general ledger closing procedures including journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Reviewed and approved journal entries and account reconciliations for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepared amortization schedules for customer leases, journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Investigate national and international accounts to verify journal entries are correct.
  • Perform complex month-end and year-end journal entries accurately involving multiple entities.
  • Prepared weekly account reconciliations, including preparing and submitting journal entries.
  • Reviewed and authorized journal entries to verify accuracy and completeness.
  • Perform monthly journal entries and analysis relating to manufacturing i.e.
  • Analyze monthly/quarterly/annual journal entries including preparation of supporting documentation.
  • Prepared, reviewed and entered properly documented journal entries.
  • Reconciled liabilities accounts and prepared adjusting journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly recurring journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Prepared monthly manufacturing cost journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Reviewed journal entries and accounts reconciliation.

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9. Financial Models

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Here's how Financial Models is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed financial models that allowed the Director of Mergers and Acquisitions to assess acquisition candidates and participated in due diligence audits.
  • Created complex financial models to improve expense control and automate reporting process: developed headcount tracking and department expense allocation models.
  • Created financial models to identify opportunities and made recommendations to eliminate supply chain inefficiencies leading to potential cost savings of 12%
  • Consolidated capital and expense information, compared performance against past and present targets, maintained and updated financial models and forecasts.
  • Developed and maintained financial models and templates for global consolidation, reporting and analysis of operating expenses for Information Technology function.
  • Developed financial models, sales forecasts and dashboard reports customized for special needs such as resource utilization and group performance analysis.
  • Designed financial models that enabled flexibility to incorporate new major business acquisitions that improved timeliness and accuracy across operating planning processes.
  • Developed financial models in order to perform monthly inpatient validation, delivery reconciliation and supplemental NICU payment processing and tracking.
  • Prepared quarterly and interim forecasts and related analyses, collaborating with business units to create financial models for planning processes.
  • Developed, documented and implemented policies, procedures and intricate financial models for senior management that improved efficiency and productivity.
  • Incorporated actuaries' financial models and projections in the commutation analysis and discussions for presentation to senior management.
  • Developed financial models and sensitivity analysis to review joint venture, merger, acquisition and divestiture opportunities.
  • Developed financial models using an Access database to allocate occupancy and depreciation costs of over 80 facilities.
  • Review corporate financial models application, assess model result for reasonableness and monitor quality of model inputs.
  • Created financial models & forecasts under different scenarios; performed gap then cost/benefit analysis on potential solutions.
  • Developed financial models to support management decision making around new product development and profitability of new opportunities.
  • Supported business development efforts for international wireless carrier investment proposals by developing and validating various financial models.
  • Created and maintained financial models used for debt and derivative valuations and recommended strategies for hedging opportunities.
  • Conducted efficiency analyses, developed financial models, and made informed recommendations to management concerning website metrics.
  • Build financial models to proactively identify, disclose and reconcile variances for planned commitments and program execution.

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10. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed four financial analysis tools for management relating to $27 million in acquisitions to measure acquired company s financial performance.
  • Supported Executive Team in carrying out financial analysis, evaluating operational financial performance and communicating that financial performance internally and externally.
  • Develop reports and analyze financial performance against key business metrics in order to enable management to determine progress against targeted results.
  • Provide support in all aspects of financial planning and analysis by creating actionable and timely information for business unit financial performance.
  • Communicated monthly financial performance to senior management providing narratives and commentaries detailing findings and recommendations, making forecast changes as required.
  • Recommended and executed on improvements for processes and applications to increase the efficiency and accuracy of the financial performance measurement process.
  • Provided the finance director with the necessary day-to-day operational support through finance initiatives and delivery of activities to maximize financial performance.
  • Performed analysis to determine present and future financial performance on projects of moderate scope and complexity, made recommendations for improvement.
  • Provided senior management with recommendations on how to improve financial performance based on analysis and review of actual monthly results.
  • Monitored and controlled the financial performance by advising and challenging management and initiating actions to secure solid performance against targets.
  • Created, maintained and prepared monthly and quarterly profitability presentations for management discussion of financial performance and operational metrics.
  • Developed and prepared monthly key performance indicator reports that strongly increased the transparency of financial performance of field organization.
  • Developed and reported advanced and specialized financial performance information for company's 85 business units throughout upstate NY.
  • Conducted financial performance reviews to identify problem areas and recommend alternatives for resolution to project owners and drivers.
  • Monitored and reviewed clinical financial performance to ensure accurate monthly financial reporting, in conjunction with accounting staff.
  • Assisted upper management on various reporting and metric analyses connected with the development of the financial performance scorecard.
  • Created cost allocation methodology and oversaw the accounting and financial performance for a joint venture with another company.
  • Forecast financial performance to include individual job performance as well as cumulative service center monthly and quarterly forecasts.
  • Performed sensitivity and financial impact analyses to monitor and evaluate financial performance and proposed business transactions and strategies.
  • Prepared financial performance presentation package and participated in the monthly financial reviews to the Senior Leadership Team.

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11. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provide recommendations/oversee system automation process improvements.
  • Developed process improvements and system enhancements; established a system for tracking Returned Replacement checks from providers and reflecting in OPT.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to develop process improvements, leveraging information technology to automate, streamline, and integrate processes.
  • Participated in departmental process improvements and provided input to implement changes in the extremely complex compensation plan with Senior Management.
  • Identify Supply Chain Management process improvements through integration of sales and operational planning with financial planning to refine forecast accuracy.
  • Enabled proficient use and deployment of resources be explaining performance-enhancement strategies and suggesting process improvements to executive level management.
  • Identified several weaknesses in the reconciliation process and provided recommendations to management and team for process improvement and streamlining.
  • Communicated recommended process improvement changes to management and participated in the development of action plans to implement said improvements.
  • Introduced numerous process improvements, which included electronic business communication system and spreadsheets based analysis for reporting system.
  • Collaborated with internal departments to identify process improvement opportunities; creating new reconciliation SQL rules and system processing.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders to implement process improvement initiatives for selected major activities yielding high costs relative to productivity/output.
  • Worked closely with the Product Line Manager to provide support in manufacturing business planning and process improvement initiatives.
  • Train transition team on existing reports and processes and make recommendations for process improvements and reporting enhancements.
  • Managed the development and documentation of the business credit group work flow processes and facilitated multiple process improvements
  • Worked extensively with senior management on process improvement projects to improve the monthly forecasting and reporting process.
  • Process Improvement: Value-added recommendations and testing as part of updating internal reporting systems and technologies.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in streamlining month-end functions and implementing process improvements in a resource constrained environment.
  • Managed projects related to Corporate Treasury Finance change initiatives utilizing sound process improvement models and techniques.
  • Increased departmental efficiency and production through the successful creation and implementation of several process improvement initiatives.
  • Develop procedural and technical changes, initiating process improvements in the procedures to ensure audit readiness.

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12. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Researched and prepared evaluations on a variety of special projects/problems (financial, statistical, operational and cost/benefit analyses).
  • Provided financial modeling, analysis and technical accounting support for special projects including divestiture activities and investment and acquisition studies.
  • Major responsibilities included treasury support, annual plan preparation, mid-year forecasting, sales and inventory analysis and special projects.
  • Completed various special projects including a Foreign Currency Project- Documented the Foreign exchange transactions process and identified potential risks.
  • Involved in special projects requested by management to support strategic business initiatives for compensation and planning.
  • Earned numerous annual and special projects outstanding performance evaluations and awards for budget and financial activities.
  • Handled benefit plan administration and management of special projects associated with defined benefit plans for clients.
  • Performed key special projects and analysis as needed to support line of business and corporate initiatives
  • Audited capital invoices from capital investment projects * Assisted with related special projects as required
  • Design and implement financial, operational and reporting process enhancements; manage special projects.
  • Managed special projects in order to create new reimbursement methodologies for specific procedures.
  • Performed financial analysis and special projects as needed to aid senior management decisions.
  • Managed special projects that required proficient financial, strategic and communication skills.
  • Developed and delivered presentations to Senior Management regarding special projects and reports.
  • Coordinated annual budget process for Pipeline Integrity and forecast of special projects.
  • Collaborated with Finance staff and cross-functional departments on special projects.
  • Chaired cross-functional organizational teams for special projects and product development.
  • Furnished financial reports and special projects for upper management.
  • Prepared forecasting reports and special projects requested by management.
  • Assist management with special projects to identify profitable ventures.

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13. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared annual audited Financial Statements and supporting files according to GAAP and implemented the transition to International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Developed internal audit program used to determine if financial statement accounts are recorded in accordance with GAAP and Corporate policy.
  • Completed inventory and accounts payable internal control audits to ensure compliance with GAAP/Sarbanes-Oxley and Ford accounting policy.
  • Documented potential accounting implications and applicable accounting and reporting guidance in accordance with GAAP.
  • Develop and analyze three-year strategic operating plan and one-year operating budgets using GAAP principles.
  • Implemented internal IT Financial process and procedures to comply with accounting GAAP regulations
  • Performed monthly GAAP general ledger close/ consolidations and prepared monthly financial statements.
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements and related footnotes in accordance with GAAP.
  • Coordinated GAAP quarterly and year-end consolidation for seventeen Personal Lines Division companies.
  • Determine eligibility to capitalize internally developed software in accordance with GAAP.
  • Facilitate interpretation of new GAAP or statutory accounting pronouncements for investments.
  • Formulated external investment financial reporting schedules on a GAAP basis.
  • Analyzed accounts and prepared entries for posting to the general ledger in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Prepared necessary journal entries to ensure all liabilities are booked in conformity with GAAP and in accordance with financial close deadlines.
  • Guided effort to develop policies and procedures to streamline the revenue recognition process and ensure adherence to GAAP and company guidelines.
  • Support internal audits, standard policies, processes and systems to meet internal control guidelines in compliance with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Created appropriate customized tags for concepts that do not have proper US-GAAP tags in the current US GAAP taxonomy release.
  • Researched and proposed accounting updates in compliance to the most recent GAAP requirements and ensured global implementations of such updates.
  • Researched accounting literature and design financial planning models to analyze the impact of adopting new GAAP standards and accounting policies.
  • Understand internal auditing standards and risk assessment practices while applying GAAP, PCAOB, and SEC reporting rules when applicable.

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14. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Consolidated financial information and participated in monthly closing ensuring completeness and accuracy for SOX financial statement assertions.
  • Reviewed procedures for revenue reporting with auditors and provided supporting documentation for quarterly and SOX audits.
  • Developed formalized software capitalization processes and supporting documentation to meet SOX and SOP 98-1 requirements.
  • Participate in internal audit reviews relating to SOX requirements and operational audits.
  • Participated in SOX 404 implementation by creating various process and procedure documentation.
  • Performed research on standards/guidance and provided interpretations on various SOX topics.
  • Perform SOX related activities related to document requirements and assessment completion.
  • Developed internal control documentation and SOX reporting solutions.
  • Supervised two staff (SOX and acquisition/integration accounting)
  • Apply accounting standards and SOX regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate and consolidate quarterly SOX certification process.
  • Coordinated and performed SOX management testing.
  • Performed monthly SOX Location Validations.
  • Process improvement projects and SOX responsibilities
  • Work with all levels of management to collect information on employee expenses to simplify the reporting process while maintaining SOX compliance.
  • Coordinated the company's audits including year-end financial audit, quarterly reviews and SOX compliance audits, and the 401K audit.
  • Provided detail analysis for SOX and government audit requests pertaining to labor hours charged a project; provided all requested information.
  • Maintained a strong trade control environment through approval process and oversight of the trade spending process in compliance with SOX requirements.
  • Ensured compliance with internal policies and procedures, as well as DAR, FAR, SOX, and other government regulations.
  • Uncover anomalies with interface data errors between ERP Systems which achieves proper documentation and 100% compliance with SOX regulations.

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15. Key Performance Indicators

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Here's how Key Performance Indicators is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Analyzed and identified new metrics of key performance indicators, and educated teammates of practical implications to impact bottom line performance.
  • Developed and reported on key performance indicators that served as an early warning signal and averted building excess channel inventory.
  • Prepared and reported key performance indicators of the Purchasing Organization to senior management resulting in improved and accelerated management decision-making.
  • Included analysis and comparison of monthly and quarterly financial results and key performance indicators against plan and other internal benchmarks.
  • Tracked and analyzed key performance indicators used to externally report critical business metrics as well as forecast future revenue streams.
  • Prepared and presented segment specific sales/revenue reporting and key performance indicators related to customer migration to new online content platform.
  • Constructed financial reports and models for senior management to aid in planning/forecasting and performance evaluation for various key performance indicators.
  • Assist effectively in budgeting and strategic planning, maintenance of key performance indicators, and other regional strategic planning initiatives.
  • Implemented a centralized operational data tracking database to consolidate and effectively track Key Performance Indicators for Services Finance Teams.
  • Identified errors in Key Performance Indicators and facilitated the project design and implementation of fixes to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Designed a budget process incorporating Key Performance Indicators allowing monthly results to be analyzed and reported for corrective action.
  • Monitored and analyzed key performance indicators and financial ratios, providing insightful input for operational and strategic decisions.
  • Analyzed key performance indicators and metrics used to evaluate the overall health and sustainability of the organization.
  • Managed monthly presentation and reporting of profitability and key performance indicators to executive management and department managers.
  • Prepare monthly Executive Management report including key performance indicators and forecast based on standard staffing industry metrics.
  • Redesigned and produced two extensive monthly reporting packages which measured key performance indicators against set financial targets.
  • Prepare and compile monthly reporting and analysis of financial results, executive summary and key performance indicators.
  • Prepared and discussed monthly Business Unit reviews with senior management highlighting key metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Improved project financial management by defining and monitoring financial and non-financial key performance indicators and metrics.
  • Performed variance analyses between actual/budget/forecast of the key performance indicators on the monthly and quarterly basis.

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16. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Advised management by assembling, interpreting and summarizing data, preparing reports, making presentations of findings, analyses and recommendations.
  • Provided the financial planning and reporting support on an information technology enterprise resource planning installation contract located at the customer site.
  • Draft Investor PowerPoint presentation highlighting quarterly events and company strategy distributed at investor conferences and posted to the company's website.
  • Involved in UAT testing efforts across multiple internal systems as part of a staged standardization initiative that was implemented enterprise-wide.
  • Developed and maintained complex financial models including models to simulate software business shift from perpetual to SaaS/subscription cloud services.
  • Managed one direct report while analyzing, interpreting and disseminating financial and operational results to senior management and investors.
  • Developed the quarterly PowerPoint presentation used in the Quarterly Advisory Committee Meetings with Countrywide management and the Venture partners.
  • Provide technical assistance to Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Program Managers in the analysis and interpretation of financial information.
  • Prepared enterprise accrual analysis to eliminate unsupported accrual and therefore achieved zero deficiency in balance sheet certification control.
  • Developed the quarterly and annual projections by assessing, analyzing and interpreting current and historical business trends.
  • Prepare and analyze consolidated Performance Management Scorecards for ARAMARK senior management using enterprise financial and metrics data.
  • Tested PowerPlan software prior to our conversion and trained operational managers for forecasting capital and reporting.
  • Distribute and consolidate scorecards measuring enterprise performance in the areas of cost savings and project management.
  • Analyzed and interpreted financial result and reported to senior management actual performance against budgets and forecasts.
  • Coordinated analysis, computation and verification of quarterly commissions for the Enterprise Data Sales Team.
  • Job duties pertained to sales analysis, ERP modifications, budgeting/forecasting, and financial reporting/analysis.
  • Led financial forecasting process focusing on the identification and interpretation of business risks and opportunities.
  • Organized PowerPoint presentations for senior management and the operating management (absorption) analysis report.
  • Ensured enterprise integration of portfolio systems/programs via enterprise standards and interfaces and DoDAF products.
  • Researched, interpreted, and communicated deep data findings creatively within presentation ready visualizations.

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17. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Determined delinquency calculations on a monthly basis and analyzed impact on portfolio performance, calculated and analyzed realized losses and gains.
  • Created and maintained multiple forecasting tools updated on a monthly basis and used by Executive Management for timely business decisions.
  • Provide senior management with accurate and timely financial information regarding manufacturing spending and variance analysis on a monthly basis.
  • Developed financial analysis tools to consistently monitor market and company financial position and variances on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared and reviewed scorecards to senior management, divisional analysis and related variance explanations on a monthly basis.
  • Review detailed analysis of fixed assets general ledger accounts and forecast depreciation expenditures on a monthly basis.
  • Delivered monthly forecast reporting and planning, financial statement analysis, and expense reporting on monthly basis.
  • Processed defined contribution withdrawals and termination payments for over 50 participants on a monthly basis.
  • Developed consolidated and divisional sales & expense forecasts on a monthly basis that measured results.
  • Monitored division budgets against actual performance on a monthly basis and reported projects financial trends.
  • Prepared specialty capitation calculations on a monthly basis and followed up on capitation issues.
  • Monitored departmental expenditures to ensure proper allocation of budgeted funds on a monthly basis.
  • Analyzed DMA marketing promotions on a monthly basis to determine effectiveness of television advertising.
  • Streamlined Global and Local Reporting and account reconciliations activities performed on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled financial information with the general ledger including journal entries on monthly basis.
  • Prepared or reviewed reconciliations for numerous general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Allowed management to assess profitability across product types on a monthly basis.
  • Presented senior leadership with departmental financial results on a monthly basis.
  • Advocated for international business to corporate on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze financial data and extract relevant information on monthly basis.

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18. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Analyzed operating performance and communicated results/recommendations to executive management.
  • Tracked and reported acquisition business performance against initial expectations for executive management team, identifying areas of deviation for additional focus.
  • Interfaced with clients as financial feasibility manager; regularly presenting to both internal and external steering committees and executive management teams.
  • Prepared financial forecasts and variance analysis utilized by executive management for strategic planning and reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Prepared monthly analysis of Feature production cash flow, Picture Status Report and Production Expenditure Summary report for Executive Management.
  • Provide expertise in all reporting areas of monthly and year-end financial, statistical, and operational results to executive management.
  • Prepared monthly profitability package for executive management, which included inputs from Engineering, Contracts, Quality Assurance and Procurement.
  • Prepare and analyze media sales budgets and forecasts to support executive management decision making in a mail-order apparel business.
  • Reviewed monthly financial data and performed variance analysis for presentation in a narrative format for use by Executive Management.
  • Provide & present timely reserve analysis to senior executive management assessing associated risks on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Provided analysis to Truck Finance executive management of Sales, Credit and Controlling to generate sales and profitability plans.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations for executive management to present at board committee meetings for fraud losses and suspicious activity reporting.
  • Compiled financial and operational division data for Executive management and Board of Directors meetings and the monthly operational review.
  • Developed Annual, Quarterly, and Weekly Flash reporting packages, incorporating financial and operational data for Executive Management.
  • Presented commentary on reports to executive management personnel and department heads to ensure accuracy and achievement of company objectives.
  • Presented and discussed financial information to executive management monthly and as needed, providing ongoing financial and business support.
  • Developed and delivered Procurement presentations such as 'Spend Under Management' Framework to illustrate strategic value/vision to Executive Management/stakeholders.
  • Delivered quarterly presentations to executive management team on operational results which provided information resulting in division wide improvements.
  • Presented regularly to senior executive management of the corporation, presenting both yearly budget proposals and 7-year outlooks.
  • Present executive management with clear insights into metric drivers, risks and opportunities to ensure strong strategic decision-making.

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19. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Managed monthly financial close process for Marketing expenses by delivering accurate financial results, including comprehensive analysis of key expense items.
  • Coordinated monthly financial close process, analyzed results, provided variance explanations to management and prepared the business review presentations.
  • Supported key requirements in implementing automation of budget reports saving numerous business days every month in financial close process.
  • Analyzed financial results and developed controls and supported SOX404 around financial close processes to accurately report these results.
  • Completed month-end close processes independently, ensuring the accuracy of historical data and reporting results to senior management.
  • Assisted with the monthly close process and provided detailed budget/forecast variance analysis to management and respective business owners.
  • Assisted in monthly financial close process by analyzing preliminary departmental expense reports and making necessary adjustments and accruals.
  • Analyzed operating statements prior to monthly close process, thoroughly reviewing significant deltas to ensure accounting accuracy.
  • Coordinated monthly accounting close process and provided oversight to ensure adequate accruals and accurate accounting postings.
  • Lead month-end close process from revenue reconciliation to preparation and analysis of financial statements.
  • Monitored monthly close processes, ensuring proper accounting procedures were achieved when documenting expenses.
  • Managed financial planning cycles and consolidated close process for $6B international manufacturing organization.
  • Managed budget/forecast and monthly close process for all destination airports in Europe and Canada
  • Directed the monthly close process and partnered with senior management to evaluate/control variances.
  • Managed monthly close process and prepared management summaries and analyses of operating results.
  • Oversee monthly close process for several divisions and prepared monthly financial accounting statements.
  • Participate in month-end close process to ensure timely preparation of financial reports.
  • Implemented and directed monthly/quarterly close processes, reporting and executive presentations.
  • Coordinated monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasting/budgeting/reporting and close process.
  • Record monthly general ledger close process for rental inventory amortization.

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20. ROI

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Here's how ROI is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Manage a staff who prepares general ledger account reconciliations for 6 Michigan Newspaper organizations (Detroit/Observer Eccentric/Livingston/Lansing/Port Huron/Battle Creek).
  • Created computer based modeling to justify additional investment, ROI Analysis, NPV, investment justification requirements and providing recommendation.
  • Supported the capital expenditure approval process by providing analysis to verify savings assumptions and to ensure ROI is achieved.
  • Performed ROI / profitability analysis around specific marketing / pricing initiatives and presented results to executive committee for approval.
  • Trained and supported division sales managers for implementation of asset procurement and related approval criteria to maintain positive ROI.
  • Coordinated ROI and profitability analyses across various financial organizations for proposed new products and changes to existing development programs.
  • Provided investment recommendations to strategic decision makers based on profitability levers, qualitative factors, and ROI analysis.
  • Facilitated ROI for operational projects including capital equipment purchases, organizational expansion, and Real Estate transaction management.
  • Provided oversight and management for third-party payer and vendor contracting, determined ROI and negotiated profitable contracts.
  • Prepared detailed audited quarterly reports; create and deliver presentations, providing recommendations on short-and-long range ROI.
  • Provide critical analysis of ROI, perform financial modeling and valuation for targeted licensing and acquisition opportunities.
  • Performed various special projects including business analysis, cost justification, staffing analysis, ROI/ROE analysis.
  • Fielded client requests to generate financial profiles providing a historical cost/benefit analysis and ROI yield.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis on projects and investments to determine ROI and optimize investment allocation.
  • Reviewed yearly promotional events to determine ROI and recommended possible changes to promotional activity.
  • Provided detailed income statement and ROI analysis to evaluate and acquire competitive businesses.
  • Acted as financial partner in ROI decisions regarding inventory investments and associated expenses.
  • Performed profitability and ROI analyses for each international show and new business proposal.
  • Develop financial/ROI models and partnered with product management/sales to support investment decision-making.
  • Manage promotion spending ROI analysis and budget management with marketing product managers.

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21. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed cost savings and cost avoidance methodology and supporting documentation to define and track savings achievements for the Global Purchasing department.
  • Identified/prioritized project alternatives and developed baseline metrics for cost savings and environmental impact for corporate projects in the Green footprint initiative.
  • Recommended and implemented standardized financial procedures for purchasing and record keeping, resulting in substantial and permanent cost savings.
  • Maintained oversight of corporate procurement expenditures to quantify cost savings, measure contract utilization and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Analyzed contracts to determine effects of pricing increases/decreases and supported negotiations with potential suppliers which contributed to cost savings.
  • Analyze profit and loss statements for business units and discuss operational improvements and cost savings strategies to management.
  • Provide financial support and analysis to Sales and Marketing areas for strategic business decisions and cost savings initiatives.
  • Participated on numerous greenbelt project teams and was responsible for Finance sign-off on cost savings/avoidance generated by projects.
  • Identified $200,000 in first-year cost savings by analyzing strategic and financial implications of re-tooled customer delivery system.
  • Provide insightful analysis using Excel and make recommendations to Senior Management regarding cost savings and profitability improvement strategies.
  • Monitored facilities and travel & entertainment cost savings initiatives and prepared monthly updates assessing effectiveness of these initiatives.
  • Tracked infrastructure unit costs and performed periodic benchmark comparisons to identify potential areas for future cost savings.
  • Led annual budget processes including material budgets, eliminations and cost savings initiatives for eight manufacturing sites.
  • Provided financial support for cost savings initiatives and monitored bonuses in relationship to KPI bonus scorecards.
  • Created strategy to most effectively utilize resources, while achieving significant cost savings and efficiency enhancements.
  • Partnered with Operations to identify efficiency and cost savings opportunities for the Reservations call center division.
  • Coordinated with functions and segments to estimate proposed cost reduction opportunities and track cost savings initiatives.
  • Initiated and developed cost savings program and commodity dashboards for increased transparency for internal stakeholders.
  • Support regional process improvement initiatives from identifying opportunities for cost savings to ensuring project execution.
  • Recommend cost savings and/or process improvement opportunities, reporting analysis to recommend process improvement opportunities.

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22. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed and introduced solutions to ensure business goals were achieved in sound controls environment and communicated with the Sarbanes-Oxley core team.
  • Participated in the execution of Sarbanes-Oxley processes including control evaluation, test activities, and issue resolution for assigned project objectives.
  • Performed test audits of Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory requirements to manage risk, ensure regulatory compliance, and improve business performance
  • Collaborated with international finance to address reporting questions and ensure compliance with local regulations, company policies and Sarbanes-Oxley guidelines.
  • Tested multiple processes required for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, documented results and supporting documentation, and provided guidance on deficiencies.
  • Validated Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing for over 100 Solid Waste locations and improved consolidation tool for reporting of results.
  • Assisted external and internal auditors in gathering necessary information for the completion of audits or compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations
  • Instituted and implemented the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance effort by organizing and cataloging internal control procedures for every critical function.
  • Contributed to Sarbanes-Oxley process and control documentation activity, ensuring all maintenance finances were properly documented and compliant.
  • Identify and maximize acceleration opportunities which include minimizing write offs while adhering to Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance laws.
  • Assisted company management with overall company internal control environment to meet SEC requirements and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Performed initial assessment on Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance at various areas of the organization and improved procedures accordingly.
  • Created approval and control procedures for all compensation plans & compensation elements to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
  • Reconciled inter-company accounts and substantiated Balance Sheet balances in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley for presentation at management meetings.
  • Aided implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley control environment and completed documentation and testing of revenue and accounts payable sub-cycles.
  • Performed monthly review of hospital Sarbanes-Oxley documentation to support CFO attestation of division monthly financial certification.
  • Updated company Policies and Procedures Manual ensuring compliance of industry standards required by the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
  • Maintained full responsibility as Division Leader of Sarbanes-Oxley team to administer and educate facility CFO's.
  • Served as key control person for Sarbanes-Oxley and financial reporting audits concerning program cancellation liabilities.
  • Supported efforts to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Act including the identification of control weaknesses and remediation.

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23. Essbase

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Here's how Essbase is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed and maintained Excel spreadsheets utilizing Hyperion EssBase extracts to ensure appropriate balance sheet/income statement reporting and compliance with federal regulations.
  • Supported approximately 30 users with Hyperion ESSBASE spreadsheets utilizing advanced excel functions.
  • Used Hyperion-Essbase to build and maintain reporting within Technology Infrastructure Finance.
  • Created and implemented a new ESSBASE reporting model for financial reporting and financial forecasting of the supply chain organization.
  • Provide monthly variance reports to the CIS department using various tools such as Hyperion ESSBASE and Access.
  • Utilize Hyperion EssBase with Smart View queries for reporting of financial data from Great Plains system.
  • Utilized Access and ESSBASE to compile reports and analyzed material changes from month to month.
  • Utilized EssBase reporting for delivery of financial data from Oracle GL system.
  • Developed reporting templates using EssBase, MIC and Info pack tools.
  • Delivered presentation of periodic/monthly Cash Flow analysis to senior leadership utilizing Hyperion, Essbase, Excel and Oracle Financial Suite/Business Objects.
  • Participated in defining requirements and installing financial forecasting and reporting systems including Hyperion, Micro Control and eSSbase.
  • Provided variance explanations to Senior Management for commercial revenue and expense accounts using Hyperion Essbase and Oracle information.
  • Design, maintain, and provide historical and prospective financial information and analyses utilizing Hyperion and Essbase applications.
  • Partner with leadership to execute strategic objectives pertaining to annual planning and quarterly forecasting using primarily Hyperion Essbase.
  • Managed and maintained Essbase reporting model for financial reporting and financial forecasting of the Supply Chain Organization.
  • Developed variance explanations to budget and projections monitored ledger entries and monthly closings maintained an Essbase Database.
  • Trained all 40 plant financial managers on Hyperion Planning and Essbase, including related manufacturing analysis capabilities.
  • Analyzed financial performance data in Hyperion Essbase; Presented briefings of analysis to senior management.
  • Managed solution for optimizing Business Intelligence Planning process which included a Hyperion Essbase upgrade.
  • Consolidate variances in Excel through utilization of Essbase reporting tool and advanced formulation.

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24. Financial Support

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Here's how Financial Support is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provide management financial support in product line performance measurement, development and analysis, financial modeling and alternative business scenario testing.
  • Provided financial support and analysis to marketing and sales management on promotional programs, pricing strategies, and monthly operating performance.
  • Provided financial support to new business opportunities including proposal preparation, competitive analysis, pricing strategy, and customer-to-vendor negotiations.
  • Provided financial support and made presentations to management regarding capital requests and feasibility studies for new purchases and departmental budgeting.
  • Provided financial support & analysis to operations and management teams for strategic business decisions and cost saving initiatives.
  • Provided financial support to cross functional actives including engineering, purchasing, and marketing to ensure financial discipline.
  • Provide financial support to project managers in validating financial information in ITIMS and assisting with project forecasts.
  • Provided financial support/analysis to multiple organizations as Senior Financial Analyst, Senior Project Accountant and Staff accountant.
  • Provide financial support to operating management in identifying and driving cost reduction and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Provided financial support for IT and Corporate Marketing departments including Budgeting, forecasting and management reporting.
  • Provided outstanding senior-level financial support in areas of strategic planning and forecasting for Schools Attuned Program.
  • Developed overall strategy and provided financial support, partnering with Consumer Real Estate change management executive.
  • Provided financial support by administering budget and forecast process for $100 million Information Technology division.
  • Provide full financial support analysis and advice to operational directors and managers in controlling their budgets.
  • Provided financial support to the Apparel division and had responsibility for managing inventories at outside contractors.
  • Provide primary financial support, analysis and guidance over a wide range of financial management responsibilities.
  • Provide financial support and analysis for the preparation of business case proposals for key strategic initiatives.
  • Provide financial support and analysis to Operations and Human Resource areas for strategic business decisions.
  • Prepared and monitored Salary plan & Benefits forecast and financial support to Human Resources department.
  • Provided financial support to Inventory Management and Inventory teams for cost reduction initiatives and savings.

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25. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Supported various Fidelity Directors in the areas of operational budget preparation and forecasting, budget analysis, financial management and reporting.
  • Developed new risk-based, quantitative models for auditing financial management functions at the Reserve Banks, replacing a traveling examiner program.
  • Monitor compliance with policies related to financial management and budget systems, data integrity and privacy in a HIPAA-regulated setting.
  • Handle all aspects of financial management for client relationships, with responsibility for ensuring optimal levels profitability and client service.
  • Provided financial management support to the largest operational department within Service Area and had successful working relationship with business clients.
  • Serve as key financial resource to operations team supporting two divisions with primary focus on financial management and cost productivity.
  • Collaborated with financial management personnel to ensure the timely achievement of performance objectives; performed in-depth analysis of G/L data.
  • Created and implemented a rigorous financial management system to ensure delivery of annual budget results and strengthen cash flow predictability.
  • Provided hospital, physician and corporate financial management with requests for financial information related to managed care contracts and reimbursement.
  • Utilized various financial management techniques including Regression Analysis, Capital Budgeting, Time Series Forecasting, and Financial Statement Analysis.
  • Prepared cycle memorandums flowcharts to identify the cycle transactions, each significant accounting application, and significant financial management system.
  • Supported all top-down financial transactions of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) contract in financial management services sector.
  • Provided financial management information by preparing financial status analyses and reports by utilizing automated dated based and electronic systems.
  • Utilized SAP and Hyperion Financial Management for in-depth analysis of key performance and operational metrics and general ledger inquiries.
  • Established effective strategies for clinical trial financial management by reducing duplication of effort and creating tracking systems in excel.
  • Oversee and support financial management of operating expense, including budget preparation, closing, forecasting and analysis.
  • Collaborated with programmers to develop Access-based Financial Management System that tracked all financial data and generated required reports.
  • Assisted in the preparation of presentations including business reviews, monthly financial management deck and annual operating plan.
  • Supervised and coordinated with two temporary employees in the financial management of the NBC television profit participation library.
  • Developed, implemented and executed the conversion process of reporting results to parent company in Hyperion Financial Management.

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26. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided financial analysis and reporting to support business decisions, and performed due diligence on project benefit creation and realization.
  • Participated in initial due diligence meetings with target acquisitions and investment bankers to gather strategic and operating information.
  • Provided quick turnaround to WPP due diligence requests and reduced re-work associated with additional reporting and analysis.
  • Completed due diligence on multiple potential merger and acquisition deals and communicated recommendations to senior partner leadership.
  • Conducted due diligence investigations and provided in-depth analysis of financial statements, projections, and business plans.
  • Participate in due diligence engagements related to potential acquisitions, analyzing financial/operational results of potential targets.
  • Conducted necessary due diligence to verify the accuracy and plausibility of borrower reported financial information.
  • Collaborated with international legal counsel as part of new project due diligence and regulatory compliance.
  • Participated in the financial aspects of due diligence related to strategic acquisitions and investments.
  • Provided analysis, presentation and due diligence support for acquisition team and financial integration.
  • Conducted due diligence, synergy analysis, and consolidation modeling on multiple acquisition candidates.
  • Performed valuation analysis and due diligence in connection with potential acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Supported domestic and international GE-Honeywell due diligence integration teams with detailed sales analysis.
  • Performed acquisitions underwriting and due diligence for core, value-add, opportunistic investments.
  • Performed due diligence for new/changing initiatives and sensitivity and incremental cost/benefit decision analyses.
  • Performed lease comparison and due diligence analysis and aided management in portfolio re-evaluation.
  • Performed due diligence analyses for transactions, including a potential Canadian acquisition.
  • Perform due diligence responsibilities for acquisitions and dispositions of real estate.
  • Performed due diligence to develop proposals to acquire accounts receivable portfolios.
  • Reviewed and responded to due diligence requests involving financial projections.

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27. Annual Budget Process

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Here's how Annual Budget Process is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Created detailed financial models utilizing Excel functions for annual budget process from various databases resulting in more timely and accurate projections.
  • Supported annual budget process and resource allocation across divisions including capital allocation, advertising investment and distribution growth.
  • Worked with area finance personnel to facilitate annual budget process and implement Corporate and Regional initiatives.
  • Performed financial analysis and reporting, facilitated annual budget process, and maintained general ledger accuracy.
  • Participate in annual Budget process and distributed monthly budget to actual reports to department managers.
  • Assist in preparation of all necessary business line forecast analysis and annual budget process.
  • Streamlined annual budget process and designed more efficient and consistent templates across entire company.
  • Coordinate monthly financial closing, annual budget process and annual physician compensation calculations.
  • Participated in periodic strategic planning efforts for monthly re-forecasts and annual budget process.
  • Developed and implemented forecasting models and a formal annual budget process.
  • Coordinated annual budget process and assisted with strategic plan financial package.
  • Managed annual budget process, quarterly Forecast and monthly Variance analysis.
  • Streamlined annual budget process through process changes and system/spreadsheet enhancements.
  • Participated in Corporate Finance annual budget process.
  • Administered annual budget process, reviewed budget plans, analyzed key financial data, prepared / presented results to C-level executives.
  • Lead annual budget process and monthly forecasting efforts resulting in increased forecasting accuracy from 87% accuracy to 96% accuracy.
  • Lead analyst for the 10-year Strategic Plan, 3-year forecast, and annual budget processes for Radiology product marketing group.
  • Worked in close collaboration with the Controller to coordinate a $4B annual budget process that included sales and expenses.
  • Analyzed cost center reports for the Western U.S. offices and responsible for annual budget process for over 80 branch locations.
  • Lead in the development of manufacturing budgets and product costs during the annual budget process and new product launches.

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28. Trend Analysis

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Here's how Trend Analysis is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Modified existing reports to improve trend analysis, allow consolidation of parent company data, and ability to exclude significant items.
  • Reported, analyzed and interpreted financial and operating information for management which included trend analysis, and budgeted versus actual executed.
  • Managed non-personnel expenses, reviewing and investigating monthly NPE charges including trend analysis and tracking versus budget; identify savings opportunities.
  • Improved trade execution process through trend analysis by incorporating macro/micro economic, financial, and technical indicators into daily operations.
  • Produced monthly/quarterly reporting packages containing financial reports, variance analysis by department, trend analysis, revenue and bookings reports.
  • Tracked and reviewed monthly earnings of producers generating trend analysis which permitted the development of accurate projections and forecasts.
  • Performed portfolio trend analysis in conjunction with risk portfolio monitoring in order to extract critical data for senior management.
  • Performed trend analysis of SOC's and provided commentaries to Senior Management on significant variances between actual and budget/forecast.
  • Analyze complex financial data to identify and interpret relevant information used for historical trend analysis and financial forecasting.
  • Work with Department Managers to identify requirements and use historical and trend analysis to forecast annual financial needs.
  • Provided detailed financial and trend analysis for operations monthly, enabling operation management to make sound business decisions.
  • Completed monthly management reporting which included quarter trend analysis, understanding and communicating key drivers of financial results.
  • Budget planning, forecasting and trend analysis, reporting of monthly performance providing risk/opportunity analysis across 3 ledgers.
  • Strengthened sales and expense trend analysis, prepared operating budget, streamlined accounting procedures and maintained financial controls.
  • Developed and supported standardized financial analysis methodologies (trend analysis, volume/pricing, trade scenario planning).
  • Build capability of cross functional teams by providing historical trend analysis, and identify cost saving opportunities.
  • Maintained accountability for all accounting, financial reporting, budget management, forecasting, and trend analysis.
  • Performed detailed variance and trend analysis, and delivered executive board presentations to business and finance leadership.
  • Handled the collection and dissemination of financial data, performed trend analysis, and provided management reporting.
  • Reviewed monthly production data; performed trend analysis, compiled monthly actual and forecast information by program.

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29. SQL

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Here's how SQL is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Streamlined monthly financial system loading process by upgrading Microsoft Access databases into Microsoft SQL Server using SQL Server Data Transformation Services.
  • Researched invoice discrepancies utilizing SQL database and worked closely with national Accounting department and other analysts to determine source.
  • Managed deployment of SQL databases across multiple platforms within a secured environment focusing on security and data integrity.
  • Developed department knowledge base and assumed responsibility for maintaining various financial reporting SQL and Access databases.
  • Developed Excel spreadsheet models and SQL/Access databases used for operational reporting, budgets and compensation models.
  • Minimized data errors and improved productivity by collaborating with IT staff on developing multiple SQL-based tools.
  • Developed a comprehensive methodology and built a new SQL server-based forecasting system from scratch.
  • Converted existing reporting to Crystal Reports for automatic processing with SQL stored procedures.
  • Developed SQL queries to deliver business data needs and perform financial data reconciliation.
  • Continued emphasis on streamlining data management including Access and SQL environments.
  • Maintained daily/monthly standardized profitability reporting using SQL and Excel.
  • Maintained and supported SQL/Access/VB development and budgeting systems.
  • Developed and maintained customer and product sales databases utilizing macros and SQL to interface between sales order processing and accounting systems.
  • Worked with SQL programmers to identify key sales data elements & automate for on demand production the Sales Division Executive Dashboard.
  • Leveraged Excel and SQL skills to automate financial package creation and payroll processes, and provide real-time sales and operations reporting.
  • Utilize SQL and pivot tables to analyze data, develop strategies, and implement initiatives resulting in increased profitable charge volume.
  • Created SQL to pull reconciled General Ledger balances and compare balances to the Insight General Ledger tool for Bank of America.
  • Created pass through queries in Access to run SQL stored procedures so the process could be run completely from one application.
  • Bridged gaps between IT and Finance to enhance reporting capabilities, such as pivot tables, macros, and Access/SQL databases.
  • Developed and prepared financial models utilizing MS SQL, SAS, MS Access, MS Excel, and other related software.

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30. Business Partners

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Here's how Business Partners is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Assisted in developing and implementing a comprehensive technical training program focused on Consulting Skills to improve the business partnership role of finance
  • Implemented process improvements and execution of procedures across various business units to help improve communication with business partners and internal teams.
  • Researched new or existing accounting guidance for business transactions and summarized and recommended appropriate accounting approach to management and business partners.
  • Direct month-end management reporting and variance analysis functions including effective communication of key business drivers to leadership and business partners.
  • Developed automated financial reporting processes and worked with IT business partners to create standardized reporting hierarchies to improve organizational reporting consistency
  • Handled financial and trend analysis to facilitate quarterly forecast updates and preliminary business planning for senior management and business partners.
  • Support site and divisional business partners by performing accounting/financial analysis, business performance analysis and various reporting as needed.
  • Evaluate and manage impact of customer requested expectations and develop reasonable alternatives with business partners to satisfy customer needs.
  • Provided financial expertise to Program Management, Project Managers and business partners to develop financial portion of Business case.
  • Worked closely with cross-functional business partners to define cost opportunities, develop cost/benefit analysis, and determine development opportunities.
  • Developed and maintained effective relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams to resolve financial reporting and analysis issues.
  • Worked closely with business partners to identify areas of concern and opportunities, providing financial advice and recommendation.
  • Streamlined reporting processes and created tools that tracked and provided financial information to internal and external business partners.
  • Teamed with business partners to develop a booking dashboard for management allowing for more accurate business decision making.
  • Constructed financial analysis to influence business partners' decision-making to align both financial and business goals to objectives.
  • Collaborated with business partners in building forecasts and business plans; analyzed revenue trends and general business conditions.
  • Designed financial reporting models and provided monthly BVA reports and commentary to finance manager and area business partners.
  • Designed financial models that provided business partners with timely financial information to support operations and management teams.
  • Facilitate monthly close processes by collaborating with business partners, managing deadlines and ensuring accurate financial results.
  • Conducted training and provided ongoing guidance for business partners to ensure compliance requirements had been properly communicated.

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31. Cost Centers

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Here's how Cost Centers is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Reviewed period end financial statements for proper statement of expenses for Distribution Centers and Distribution's administrative cost centers.
  • Prepared detailed spreadsheets calculating the allocation of various cost centers within a department and then an overall allocation.
  • Assist Senior Executives with international and domestic annual budgeting models for various business units within multiple cost centers.
  • Review general ledger detail for Apollo Technology cost centers to identify trends and potential discrepancies.
  • Reconciled daily charges to corresponding cost centers & provide bi-weekly presentations relating to travel services
  • Ensured that all operating expenses were designated to appropriate cost centers; increased profitability.
  • Coordinated budgets and quarterly forecasts for Wireless cost centers and global capital spending.
  • Prepared monthly analysis and consolidated budgets for 30 functional corporate cost centers.
  • Analyzed Financial Data for International staff overhead and supporting cost centers.
  • Authorized operating expenditures for all sales and marketing cost centers.
  • Compared profitability of various cost centers and explained variances.
  • Generated P&L by channel, product line, and cost centers, for current month and year to date.
  • Prepare budget template for the cost centers, reconcile and analysis the variance between strategic budget plan and the latest budget.
  • Analyzed monthly operational expenses for TeleCheck and specific cost centers to understand variances compared with plan, forecast and prior year.
  • Partnered with SG&A department heads to identify actionable insights used to drive results and decisions for responsible cost centers.
  • Monitor purchase order requisitions to ensure that the appropriate cost centers are used and that the budget can support the expenses.
  • Analyzed and managed sales division cost centers - inclusive of commissions, automobile expense program, road shows and travel programs.
  • Prepare various breakdowns of headcount, budget, forecast, and actual costs by business, cost centers, and region.
  • Work diligently with HR to ensure all current changes and movements within cost centers are properly reflected and documented versus budget.
  • Prepare financial models and trends to forecast expense and revenue for all university commitment items, funds, and cost centers.

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32. R

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Here's how R is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Analyze high risk wire transaction activity and provided final approval of investigative case analyses utilized for SAR preparation and filing.
  • Managed healthy business relationship with vendors and implemented new processes for PO generation which helped management understanding the cost structure.
  • Analyzed various reports and documentation to identify inconsistencies and/or discrepancies, implementing proper corrective action to ensure accuracy and accountability.
  • Developed methods of Agency Asset Backed Securities market value valuation and credit risk management for Principal Capital Investment Portfolio.
  • Maximized performance with senior management to establish budgets and assess projected needs of company divisions based on growth projections.
  • Developed interest expense analysis and debt models to accurately communicate P&L impact and implications of debt activity.
  • Executed stress testing on individual policies to minimize price convexity from life expectancy extension on an entire portfolio.
  • Generated and summarized history reports regarding specific clients concerning their problems and forwarded them to senior management.
  • Facilitated simplification and standardization of plant site accounting and outlook process improving timing and transparency of data.
  • Interacted with senior leadership in monthly business reviews communication results and facilitating PO and outlook commitments.
  • Facilitated knowledge transfer by establishing financial analyst procedures tailored specifically to contract and provided hands-on training.
  • Developed financial forecasts and presented to stakeholders who used the information to make financial decisions.
  • Coordinated information from sales, sales support and operations and made recommendations to upper management.
  • Lead corporate financial analyst for customer service function supporting over 30 million American Express cardholders.
  • Partnered with general managers and participated in controlling cost and monitoring expenses for key customers.
  • Reviewed trial balance, account reconciliations and monthly consolidated financial reporting package prepared by Sr.
  • Ensured adequate funding is available by maintaining accurate records of expenditures against baseline budget.
  • Evaluate current systems and processes and recommend appropriate value-added changes to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Developed business strategies and processes to improve operational processing and productivity across the departments.
  • Provided implementation and upgrade support with documentation, testing, troubleshooting and timely feedback.

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33. Cost Analysis

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Here's how Cost Analysis is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed financial and operational reporting tools providing data to improve business results through profitability, efficiency and transportation cost analysis.
  • Perform cost analysis and estimates for proposal efforts, consistent with company policies, billing applications and solicitation requirements.
  • Performed material cost analysis and ensured proper project accounting by working in conjunction with buyers and manufacturing engineers.
  • Work closely with corporate/local management to perform statistical analysis and operations research to improve financial and cost analysis.
  • Designed various cost analysis spreadsheets, workbooks and implemented cost saving initiatives while maintaining within department budget.
  • Work closely with other departments regarding cost analysis projects, cost-saving initiatives, and expense management.
  • Managed cost analysis and reporting of $360 million leveraged recapitalization for Performance Food Group acquisition.
  • Organized and consolidated monthly unit cost analysis and key volume reports for Marketing and Corporate Finance.
  • Managed expenses and cost analysis for the Marketing organization including calculation of ROI on marketing campaigns.
  • Performed cost analysis of routine and key economic data to identify historical trends and patterns.
  • Conducted revenue/cost analysis, developed financial models, and prepared executive presentations for decision-making purposes.
  • Provided manufacturing, production, and financial cost analysis to 35 national enthusiast magazines.
  • Performed cost analysis, capital budgeting, scenario and sensitivity analysis for multiple Regions.
  • Designed and monitored budget, forecasting and cost analysis for Clinical hospital functional units.
  • Analyze profit margins, monitor market place trend and analyze revenue-cost analysis forecasts.
  • Prepared budgets, variance analysis, forecasts, operations analysis and cost analysis.
  • Completed cost analysis project of all distribution facilities to support future distribution consolidations.
  • Prepared financial reports, productivity analysis and cost analysis for Director and VP.
  • Delivered labor cost analysis for actual project costs critical to effective decision-making.
  • Performed monthly cost analysis, providing feedback and recommendations to management.

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34. Capital Expenditures

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Here's how Capital Expenditures is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed a capital budget tracking system that automatically calculated depreciation while re-forecasting quarterly capital expenditures
  • Developed capacity planning tool to forecast wireless communications system hardware requirements - improved accuracy of capital expenditures for the business unit.
  • Controlled budgeting and forecasting for capital expenditures in excess of $24 million > Evaluated corporate expenses and recommended cost saving protocols
  • Prepared payback analyses to better target capital expenditures for incremental production capacity, new process development, and remote production facilities.
  • Directed the research, preparation and presentation of business case analyses and recommendations for capital expenditures, and working capital requirements.
  • Created advanced game theory models that analyzed acquisition impact and go-to market scenarios representing $750 million in capital expenditures.
  • Conduct quantitative analysis of financial data to forecast spend, identify future trends and assess risk associated with capital expenditures.
  • Maintain executive responsibility for financial operations, including capital expenditures, debt levels, budget, and general accounting.
  • Performed in-depth return on investment analysis for executive management to determine purchase of capital equipment and fiscal capital expenditures.
  • Prepared consolidated forecasts and budgets and analyzed trends in revenue, expense, capital expenditures and other related areas.
  • Prepare monthly operating review, providing commentary for rate/volume variances to budget as well as operating and capital expenditures.
  • Developed and maintained annual budgets at account, department and institutional levels, including capital expenditures for various projects.
  • Consolidated and analyzed activities related to operating expenses, contractual obligations, capital expenditures and free cash flow.
  • Analyzed and interpreted potential financial impacts of alternative business decisions relating to profit opportunities and significant capital expenditures.
  • Develop a five-year business plan including a five-year forecast of capital expenditures and required financing with sensitivity analysis.
  • Partner with department heads to prepare annual and quarterly budget and operational expense forecast, including capital expenditures.
  • Assumed responsibility of cash receipts and disbursements relative to receipt of production revenue as well as capital expenditures.
  • Assist with monthly/quarterly forecast, yearly budget for capital expenditures and general cash flow including variance analysis.
  • Job function entailed working with both Senior and Executive Management Team members regarding operational and capital expenditures.
  • Provided biweekly capital governance board reviews, formal approval of capital expenditures, and capital budget tracking.

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35. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Created Revenue Recognition forecasts and prepared Financial Statements for the Sales and Marketing Department which were used to develop departmental budgets.
  • Interpreted and developed forecasts, developed and tracked budgets, managed revenue recognition, client profitability management, monthly financial reviews.
  • Managed a quarterly revenue cutoff date model utilizing pivot tables, sensitivity analyses to ensure accuracy of revenue recognition cutoff dates.
  • Conducted monthly actual to projected reconciliation of projects and coordinated with A/R department to ensure correct revenue recognition and customer invoicing.
  • Reconciled between expected and posted end of month/quarter results to resolve outstanding items including and revenue recognition and/or deferred revenue items.
  • Participated in standardization of internal financial reporting across product lines, which aided reduction of inventory costs and improved revenue recognition.
  • Prepared trend analysis by markets, weekly gross revenues, revenue recognition analysis, sales contract analysis, and profitability analysis.
  • Provided direct support to finance management team, implemented revenue recognition schedules based on client contracts and corporate accounting policies.
  • Prepared/analyzed budget variance reports, calculated monthly revenue recognition procedures, monitored indirect rates, and reviewed monthly financial reports.
  • Coordinated charge-back journal entries pertaining to Merchandising Royalty statements for various Disney titles resulting in increased accuracy in revenue recognition.
  • Collaborated with technical accounting specialists completing revenue recognition evaluations and client contract revenue criteria for emerging cloud products & services.
  • Performed revenue recognition and client profitability analysis; Assisted with agency Profit & Loss analysis and agency budget and forecast.
  • Facilitate internal and program control process, implement requirements, revenue recognition requirements, and develop financial reporting package.
  • Implemented accurate revenue recognition methodology policies and procedures to ensure accurate revenue reporting and forecasting to senior management.
  • Partnered in developing an enterprise-wide Revenue Recognition Model for over 290 products to ensure more accurate financial forecasting.
  • Developed and helped implement new billing policies that increased revenue recognition and helped escalate problems to upper management.
  • Received a Bravo award for reviewing contracts and identifying specific contract limitations which created revenue recognition accounting issues.
  • Managed external partner revenue share tracking, reporting and distribution of payments working closely with Revenue Recognition and Accounting
  • Recognized revenue for customer contracts in accordance with GAAP and uniform internal/external agreement on revenue recognition treatments.
  • Review client profitability while conducting analysis of accounts in coordination with revenue recognition and month end close.

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36. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Maintained Internal Controls documentation, managed assessment of all controls, and responded to auditor reviews of documentation and control performance.
  • Collaborated and worked with staff on business process improvements as necessary to streamline key internal controls towards achieving Instantaneous Close.
  • Ensured accounting integrity of corporate financial data through the implementation of appropriate internal controls and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley provisions processes.
  • Conducted financial audits at 13 domestic and international manufacturing locations to ensure proper internal controls and processes were in place.
  • Managed financial reporting for Miami Agency and Latin America Regional Headquarters and validated compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal Controls.
  • Worked closely with external auditors to insure compliance with generally acceptable accounting principles, set requirements and internal controls.
  • Developed, oversaw, and monitored internal controls over financial reports that facilitated the preparation of reliable financial statements.
  • Developed and implemented new procedures to improve operational and financial processes and related internal controls to ensure SOX404 compliance.
  • Reviewed, advised, and implemented modifications to accounting systems to maximize productivity, reporting and internal controls.
  • Performed due diligence work on several potential corporate acquisitions by closely analyzing internal controls and other key areas.
  • Provided support for cash and deflation generation, developed and monitored internal controls and compliance in results reporting.
  • Evaluated existing Corporate Communications and general practices, proposed time and cost efficient solutions and ensure internal controls.
  • Provided support for auditors and regulatory examiners to demonstrate the sustainability of the organization's internal controls.
  • Performed financial studies and ensured financial transactions were executed in accordance with procedures and established internal controls.
  • Consolidated all regional commission administrators under one structure to improve internal controls and consistency of compensation administration.
  • Coordinated annual financial audit with external CPA firm and implemented internal controls to satisfy recommendations from auditors.
  • Perform risk/benefit analysis, performance improvement and evaluate systems for internal controls and adherence to SOX requirements.
  • Revise and update corporate internal controls to capture appropriate control functions in-line with Japanese Sarbanes-Oxley framework.
  • Maintained and developed internal controls for primary development balance sheet accounts in accordance with SOX compliance measures
  • Performed detailed escrow audit for merchants and recommended improvements in procedures, documentation and internal controls.

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37. Management Reports

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Here's how Management Reports is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared divisional financial statements and management reports for all United States divisions, and provide operations management with analysis of results.
  • Developed automated financial reporting packages in excel, reducing the manual processes and amount of errors in producing monthly management reports.
  • Developed and produced management reports to support all aspects of the Multifamily business providing information to both internal and external users.
  • Identified revenue or expense opportunities through review of profitability reports and management reports * Delivered monthly financial reports to division/unit controllers.
  • Analyzed and compiled key financial information for management reports including operational metrics, performance indicators, and other special projects.
  • Prepare monthly management reports including consolidated results and financial statement flux analysis for internal requests and external auditor reviews.
  • Prepared various management reports including inventory analysis, manufacturing variance analysis, DSO performance and other reports as requested.
  • Coordinated and analyzed all payment release process activities and provides management reports detailing activities and account balances, etc.
  • Input forecasts / budgets and administered an Oracle database; extracted information to provide management reports to senior management.
  • Eliminated unnecessary procedures by redesigning Hyperion retrieve reports used to compile monthly management reports and annual tax packages.
  • Designed financial management reports with various levels of complexity using advanced Excel and Access skills for senior management.
  • Drafted Digital Management Book that contained management reports analyzing performance over different territories, markets, and customers.
  • Communicated historical and expected results to Business Unit senior leadership and executive management through management reports and presentations.
  • Created and updated dashboards for corporate-wide projects in a consolidated format for executives along with periodic management reports.
  • Generated management reports focusing on problem areas, which recommended actions to division management regarding opportunities or exposures.
  • Assist in designing, preparing, and interpreting financial management reports that facilitate decision making by senior management.
  • Utilized system to organize and develop executive management reports, maintain organizational hierarchy and account number structure.
  • Key role in production of monthly financial results reporting, expense/headcount/capital forecasts and other critical management reports.
  • Prepared and reviewed monthly and quarterly financial management reports for an organization with approximately 150 managers.
  • Developed models to consolidate cost and provide basis monthly management reports for division's occupancy portfolio.

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38. NPV

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Here's how NPV is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Increased average NPV of new customers by 20% by analyzing and communicating economic characteristics of profitable customers to sales management.
  • Performed valuation of $22 billion debt portfolio and presented redemption/refinancing NPV analysis recommending possible early debt retirement options.
  • Completed initial research and performed NPV analyses in order to determine priority and feasibility of projects.
  • Managed vehicle development cost and investment, perform NPV analysis on lifelong profitability of programs.
  • Developed business cases using NPV and sensitivity analysis to assist management with business decisions.
  • Conducted NPV analysis and supported management decisions on merchandising equipment capital expenditure.
  • Provide capital acquisition NPV analyses.
  • Based on data from the market analysis department, NPV analysis assisted in increasing the profitability of these products by 10%
  • Cut costs by $40K through spearheading and completing both technology and food service facility buy versus lease NPV analyses.
  • Lead analyst, responsible for ROI and NPV modeling & analysis for new business opportunities for the Affinity Marketing group.
  • Proposed and implemented NPV analysis process to better support business leaders developing business cases with total investment of $ 50M.
  • Evaluated potential/ongoing projects using discounted cash flows (NPV) analysis; assessed financial impact of contracts and supported negotiation.
  • Manage Capital Request process: Develop business cases and corresponding NPV and incremental revenue analyses for new Capital Project Requests.
  • Evaluated proposed capital investment projects and acquisitions in terms of strategic fit and profitability (ROI, NPV analysis).
  • Prepare ROI/NPV cash flow models to assess profitability of capital investments/business opportunities and ensure required hurdle rates are met.
  • Handled NPV analysis for product life cycle reviews with on time release of new products and increased revenue generation.
  • Partnered with Marketing and Sales Strategy to develop NPV models and evaluate new product opportunities for Pediatrics franchise.
  • Coordinated M & A Due Diligence analysis and Modeling of Target Company profitability using NPV & DCF analysis.
  • Utilize NPV, TARR modeling, & Make vs. Buy analysis in business case development for capital proposals.
  • Developed a model for calculating corporate financial metrics (NPV, EVA, RONA, etc.).

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39. Peoplesoft

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Here's how Peoplesoft is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Participated and/or managed projects related to PeopleSoft general ledger and acted as administrator for Lotus Notes chart field maintenance database.
  • Designed and developed enterprise-wide budgeting system using Hyperion Planning while extracting data from PeopleSoft on a real time basis.
  • Supported internal users of PeopleSoft Financial Asset Management, Cash Management, Banking and Financial Gateway module applications.
  • Facilitated administrative budget process with HR and management by using PeopleSoft, SmartStream, and Hyperion applications.
  • Provided Stakeholders with excel templates populated with actual from PeopleSoft download for Stakeholders to forecast monthly.
  • Improved expense allocation process through automation using PeopleSoft allocation module and preparation of monthly fluctuation analysis.
  • Consolidated departmental budget information for annual plan and loaded data into PeopleSoft for reporting.
  • Coached and motivated 43 associates to implement PeopleSoft Software Infrastructure project after consolidation of.
  • Analyzed and developed PeopleSoft inventory and procurement queries for use in new inventory module.
  • Trained eleven Pittsburgh Mellon Bank staffers about PeopleSoft General Ledger and MicroStrategies report writer.
  • Analyzed and validated integrity of data in preparation of PeopleSoft general ledger database conversion.
  • Authored suite of PeopleSoft queries that provided management with timely decision making support data.
  • Facilitated implementation and testing of PeopleSoft financial system; advised on business requirements.
  • Created pivot tables to manager with information extracted out of PeopleSoft/Interviewer and Einstein.
  • Prepared month-end close activities including journal entries and other corporate submissions on PeopleSoft.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly financial reports by downloading data from PeopleSoft Enterprise.
  • Established new procedures to streamline processes and vigorously resolved PeopleSoft system problems.
  • Prepared and reviewed journal entries for cost allocations into PeopleSoft general ledger.
  • Developed inventory control policies and procedures surrounding equipment tracking in PeopleSoft.
  • Administered conversion of Occupancy expense for 500 buildings to PeopleSoft Accounting software

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40. Financial Analysts

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Here's how Financial Analysts is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Supervised four financial analysts responsible for analyzing brand financial results and ensuring financial interests of brand teams are delivered.
  • Developed methodology for gross margin target setting, documented processes, and trained Corporate Account Managers and financial analysts.
  • Managed the training, performance and daily activities/workload supervision of two regional financial analysts and one invoice processor.
  • Worked with system and program developers to create new software programs for institutional financial analysts and management.
  • Developed company-wide risk management programs and established training programs for Citigroup's financial analysts in the Middle East
  • Facilitated month end process and documents between corporate accounting team and financial analysts for revenue based deadlines.
  • Worked with financial analysts and engineers to refine business cases and ensure pertinent information was included.
  • Assist hospital financial analysts with daily productivity reports, executive dashboards, and various financial analyses.
  • Assist in providing proactive and reactive communication with financial analysts, institutional investors and shareholders.
  • Supervised, trained, and evaluated undergraduate associates; assisted in developing financial analysts.
  • Coordinated the activities of financial analysts to complete budgets and forecasts accurately and timely.
  • Provided input to upper management regarding financial analysts work performance for annual merit reviews.
  • Work with material planners and program financial analysts in developing monthly product inventory forecast.
  • Support various Comptrollers and Financial Analysts in preparing financial documents and maintaining reports.
  • Directed billing specialists and financial analysts towards achieving established financial and business goals.
  • Provided recommendations for approval of cash savings awards for financial analysts in manufacturing.
  • Mentored one junior financial analyst and had oversight over two additional financial analysts.
  • Supervised and reviewed junior financial analysts' work products for completeness and accuracy.
  • Trained two entry-level financial analysts and interns on major financial reconciliation tasks.
  • Supervised and trained financial analysts to successfully complete corporate projects on time.

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41. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Contributed to strong revenue growth by managing budgets and forecasting processes, which provided information for high-level strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Determined pricing parameters for affinity marketing programs and expanded product offerings which increased overall revenue growth by 25%.
  • Identify opportunities for revenue growth or risk mitigation and communicate with Senior Executives and business unit leaders.
  • Developed new billing system functionality to increase customer and revenue growth.
  • Presented financial status report at the Board meetings held on quarterly basis and made recommendations for Revenue growth and Cost decrease.
  • Analyzed pricing and contract exceptions and communicated decisions to regional sales managers to optimize terms and promote sales and revenue growth.
  • Assessed various Customer Business Teams against internal and external benchmarks to establish productivity targets (revenue growth or cost-cutting).
  • Play key role in creating and implementing financial growth strategy to drive revenue growth while streamlining contract bid efforts.
  • Supported new product development and revenue growth with P&L management of R&D portfolio and projects.
  • Identify trends, communicate risks and opportunities, and present recommendations to drive revenue growth and maximize operating income.
  • Led transactions in excess of $500MM that contributed to revenue growth and increase market share.
  • Improved quarterly forecasting model, which resulted in more intuitive structure and measurements of revenue growth.
  • Partnered with senior business executives to drive service revenue growth 50% in 5 years.
  • Created strategic financial plans contributing to 40% average annual revenue growth for 10 years.
  • Maintain a company forecast to track expenses, revenue growth, and hiring plans.
  • Manage revenue cycle with ongoing assessment of revenue growth and managed care contract performance.
  • Provided management with analysis used to manage sales performance and project revenue growth.
  • Supported 35% revenue growth and 65% profit growth in International Operations.
  • Conducted sensitivity analysis on share price changes based on various revenue growth scenarios.
  • Analyze costing data and recommends helping to ensure profitable revenue growth.

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42. Actual Results

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Here's how Actual Results is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Implemented reporting for departmental managers to review monthly budget to actual results to allow managers to understand and control departmental expenses.
  • Provided comprehensive business analysis of actual results including revenue and gross profit by industry measurement to enhance internal measurement reporting.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly business activity reports and presentations for managers and investors presenting actual results vs. plan and forecast.
  • Developed and produced accurate, timely, and reliable financial forecasts and historical feedback mechanisms to monitor actual results.
  • Reviewed actual results and record allocation journal entries monthly while resolving identified brand reporting issues with legal entity controllers.
  • Provided timely variance explanations for actual results vs. forecasts and budgets; recommended corrective actions to management where necessary.
  • Provided timely explanations of variances between actual results and forecasts/budgets and provide action recommendation to senior management where necessary.
  • Developed and implemented budget projections, and analyzed actual results to budget targets to identify and resolve variances.
  • Analyzed actual results compared to budget and forecasts providing explanations of differences, highlighting and correcting problematic areas.
  • Completed monthly financial commentary, as well as analyzing actual results versus quarterly forecasts and annual financial plan.
  • Analyzed variances between budgeted and actual results, prepared journal entries and consolidated monthly and quarterly income statements.
  • Prepared monthly Sales/GM/AR/INV reporting statements detailing variances between actual results and the most recent profit plan/forecast updates.
  • Prepare monthly financial variance analysis reports for business partners and management, comparing actual results to forecasts.
  • Consolidated Monthly Reporting package for Senior Management with actual results to plan and forecast including variance explanations.
  • Analyzed actual results and provide detailed variance explanation to Senior Management on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Consolidated estimates for revenue and operating profit and provided variance analysis of budget/forecast vs actual results.
  • Provide line-item timely reports of variances between actual results and forecasts/budgets to senior management and ownership.
  • Conduct regular financial reviews with management examining actual results compared to budgets/forecasts and forward looking opportunities/risks.
  • Prepared detailed budgets and recommendations to improve performance based on actual results and budget projections.
  • Analyzed and reported profitability, supervised special projects, tracked actual results against forecasts.

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43. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Monitor financial reports and service delivery data from subcontractors to verify internal controls, and ensure compliance with grant and contract requirements
  • Implemented a comprehensive system of process and financial reconciliations to ensure compliance with regulatory rules and internal audit's recommendations.
  • Review fixed asset records to ensure compliance with company policy and validate accuracy of asset schedules with annual asset verification.
  • Improved 2004 Operating Planning Process providing Senior Management with key metrics and analysis needed to ensure compliance with corporate requirements.
  • Determine the accuracy and completeness of departmental transactions to ensure compliance with applicable laws and Department of Treasury balances.
  • Synchronized annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process; develop operating models to ensure compliance with company s financial goals.
  • Prepare and approve monthly account reconciliations to ensure compliance with GAAP and company policy and identify any required adjustments.
  • Facilitated training for all Marketing Managers on newly launch accrual accounting methods to ensure compliance with accounting guidelines.
  • Prepared comprehensive compliance reports to large banks including disclosures and trading activities to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Coordinated approvals for all cash/non-cash compensation activities/gifts for assigned Sales Directors to ensure compliance with company policy.
  • Monitor internal control and risk assurance activities and ensure compliance with basic accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Developed and documented standard operating procedures for all Funds Control processes to ensure compliance with audit requirements.
  • Developed the necessary procedures to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies as well as external requirements.
  • Reviewed and approved business initiated capital requests to ensure compliance with GAAP and company capitalization policies.
  • Analyze budget information provided by field and corporate personnel to ensure compliance with management objectives.
  • Communicate with auditors and provide supporting documentation as requested to ensure compliance to regulatory guidelines.
  • Perform calculations to ensure compliance with debt covenants and other Treasury/Rating Agency projects as requested.
  • Interpreted and facilitated updating contract policies and programmatic guidance to ensure compliance with agency requirements.
  • Performed credit policy audits to ensure compliance with reviews of analyst authority and decision overrides.
  • Monitor expenditure to ensure compliance within budgets and communicate recommendation of availability of funds.

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44. Capital Projects

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Here's how Capital Projects is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared narrative and related financial analysis for capital projects, including plant rebuilds and acquisitions, for approval by Senior Management.
  • Provided financial support by managing capital projects and productivity initiatives, supporting new product launches, and developing plant performance scorecards.
  • Manage capital projects by monitoring, reporting and leading monthly project review meetings with the Information Technology Portfolio Management Teams.
  • Complete business line activity analysis, including developing and tracking major capital projects to meet budget and quality objectives.
  • Assisted project managers on financial metrics resulting in acceleration of the approval process and implementation of Capital Projects.
  • Reviewed and approved capital projects and expenditures as well as providing financial analysis for capital expenditure requests.
  • Manage all operations and marketing capital projects including quarterly reporting, SOX compliance and project reconciliation.
  • Utilized these meeting to discuss variances and any unexpected future expenses or possible unscheduled capital projects.
  • Delivered and presented financial reports with recommendations to senior management on capital projects and occupancy expenses.
  • Measured and tracked actual benefits against established key performance metrics to ensure viability of capital projects.
  • Report to upper management justifications of large capital projects, financial performance or the financial forecast.
  • Analyzed and financially justified major ($10+million) capital projects for several manufacturing facilities.
  • Supported the Middle East Africa region for reporting activities; reviewed/evaluated capital projects for approval.
  • Developed databases in Microsoft Access for tracking capital projects and monthly lease obligations.
  • Performed capital expenditure analysis and developed resource allocation process for prioritizing capital projects.
  • Managed capital plan analysis, reporting and project management for all capital projects.
  • Prepare financial analysis for capital projects in order to determine their cost effectiveness.
  • Provided financial analysis for proposed Medical Center capital projects and lease agreements.
  • Manage the flow of capital projects and subsequent monthly depreciation/amortization of assets.
  • Project management, financial analysis, and Cost/Benefit Analysis for capital projects.

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45. Cognos

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Here's how Cognos is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Teamed with consultants to implement COGNOS consisting of consolidation of multiple general ledger systems, process mapping/design and planning models implementation
  • Created and analyzed IFO Bridge schedule data from COGNOS to accurately explain price/volume/mix variance and enter information in Hyperion.
  • Ensured all month end reports were completed timely and accurately with the use of COGNOS, CODA and CINCOM.
  • Worked with IT department and IBM COGNOS consultants to develop a new cost forecast planning tool in COGNOS Planner.
  • Worked with Business Intelligence Team to identify metrics required for Oracle database views used in COGNOS reports.
  • Handled corporate data request reporting in COGNOS for Taxes, Balance Sheet, and P&L.
  • Used SAP and COGNOS for upload budget, accounts analysis, comparisons of actual to budget/forecast.
  • Examined changes & managed technical aspects of SalesForce, TM1, COGNOS BI, Access functionality.
  • Plan, prepare, rebuilt new 6 day Flash Reports using COGNOS Reports for monthly close.
  • Assisted in the update and maintenance of COGNOS to reflect changes due to restructuring.
  • Worked with COGNOS, ACL Web, Web Budgeting, Web Management Reporting.
  • Create annual budgets for outside practices and input into COGNOS budgeting system.
  • Supported Implementation of consolidation tools Hyperion, COGNOS & JD Edwards systems.
  • Assisted in completing and QA for full implementation of the COGNOS platform.
  • Implemented the use of COGNOS Planning in budget process.
  • Assisted with Divisional FLUX using COGNOS Reporting Package.
  • Implemented COGNOS TM1 to replace consolidation models.
  • Evaluate, reimbursed payments through COGNOS.
  • Implemented Cognos, a sales reporting tool, which dramatically increased efficiency and effectiveness of decision making and areas of opportunity.
  • Guided Cognos data warehouse project including defining product specifications and development with financial planning, business intelligence and engineering teams.

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46. Financial Systems

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Here's how Financial Systems is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared monthly journal entry, month-end close management, uploaded forecast information to financial systems, prepared corporate and management reporting.
  • Collaborated in the development and testing of new financial systems capabilities to ensure compliance with front-end user requirements and financial specifications.
  • Participated in the successful establishment of corporate offices; included establishing financial systems and policies and procedures that ensured company-wide conformity.
  • Participated in the documentation, analysis, and testing of newly implemented financial systems necessary to improve overall company efficiency.
  • Managed month-end close process including reconciliation of financial systems to ensure business transactions were accurately reflected in the financial reporting.
  • Supported accounting teams by compiling budget data from financial systems to provide analysis to department managers and executive management.
  • Managed month-end product closing activities for North America entity ensuring data integrity between different financial systems and databases.
  • Identified process improvements and innovations, streamlined financial processes, optimized financial systems, and supported system implementations.
  • Performed and reviewed complex financial analysis functions relating to Sabre's Profitability System, using various financial systems.
  • Provided support and training to other financial analysts and staff for general reporting requirements and financial systems.
  • Developed and facilitated financial systems quarterly training as the Functional Liaison between the Lockheed Martin Financial Systems.
  • Improved the financial systems, automated complex account reconciliation processes and designed and implemented new financial controls.
  • Assisted in the continuous improvement, development, modification and implementation of financial systems as necessary.
  • Increased accuracy and reduced production times for financial reporting by implementing new financial systems and processes.
  • Provided applications implementation, support and maintenance for hospital revenue cycle and general financial systems.
  • Performed cumulative budget roll-ups, trend analysis and consistency checks within various financial systems.
  • Coordinated the successful integration of Airborne financial and statistical data with DHL financial systems.
  • Assumed technical responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive financial systems.
  • Provided primary support and maintenance for core financial systems as requested by supervisor.
  • Redesigned financial systems for accurate and timely reporting of fixed income products.

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47. Monthly Forecasts

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Here's how Monthly Forecasts is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Completed monthly forecasts and month-end closing process, including reviewing financial results versus forecast/budget targets to identify P & L opportunities/risks.
  • Performed margin and field profitability analysis and developed a new approach for reporting monthly forecasts and annual company plan.
  • Collaborated with cost center managers to coordinate and develop detailed monthly forecasts and year-end budget templates using Excel.
  • Conducted evaluations to initiate improvements on annual and quarterly operating plans, monthly forecasts, and business reviews.
  • Ensured correctness of accounting entries and made appropriate adjustments which resulted in greatly improved accuracy of monthly forecasts.
  • Performed financial planning and analysis functions such as monthly forecasts and variance analysis for various business units.
  • Collected and analyzed financial data to assist and challenge functional departments in the preparation of monthly forecasts.
  • Prepared annual, consolidated budget and monthly forecasts for publicly held, international software company.
  • Complete monthly forecasts and compare forecast results versus actual performance to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Utilized financial modeling tools to prepare and consolidate Rolling Business Plan and Monthly Forecasts.
  • Performed monthly forecasts using seasonality trends, historical data, and new business developments.
  • Prepared, submitted and reviewed all yearly budgets and monthly forecasts for executive management.
  • Established rapport with supporting functions and business units to support effective monthly forecasts.
  • Prepare executive reports for monthly forecasts, variance analyses and business management.
  • Prepare monthly forecasts and annual operating budget using Hyperion Enterprise and Pillar.
  • Created annual operating plans and monthly forecasts for consolidated business unit.
  • Published monthly forecasts and financial solutions through detailed cost summary reports.
  • Coordinated and consolidated expense and revenue budget and ongoing monthly forecasts.
  • Created accurate monthly forecasts for operating expense and capital project spending.
  • Develop yearly financial plans and monthly forecasts for executive management.

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48. Analytical Support

low Demand
Here's how Analytical Support is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provide analytical support for facility optimization initiatives
  • Created strategies and provided analytical support to recommend new and efficient ways of managing labor in a constantly changing business environment.
  • Provide analytical support, co-ordination and responsive forecasting to 100 plus departmental managers in budget / performance management and decision making.
  • Provided analytical support to Membership and Automotive divisions for operational planning, budgeting, expense control, and strategic initiative evaluation.
  • Provided analytical support for Marketing including: pricing strategy; program design, measurement and optimization; annual and strategic planning.
  • Provided broad analytical support to company executives regarding profit and loss modeling of national real estate brokerage business for liquidating REO.
  • Provide analytical support to multiple business segments, developing and maintaining financial models, budgeting and forecasting and variance analysis.
  • Developed processes to support the business development organization and provided analytical support for all decisions made by the business.
  • Provided analytical support for the capital management process, analyzing project management cases to facilitate financial spending and savings.
  • Provided analytical support to office and industrial leasing brokers requiring financial modeling to assess project feasibility for client decisions.
  • Provide financial planning and analytical support to Sr Management regarding strategic, annual and monthly budget and forecast development.
  • Provided analytical support to management encompassing forecast to actual reconciliation and other financially oriented specific to the business.
  • Provided analytical support to Project Managers for various initiatives and monitored and tracked expenses and assisted with budgeting.
  • Provide analytical support to operating units and departments to assist them in developing goals and achieving financial objectives.
  • Directed team providing analytical support, financial process coordination and consolidated executive reporting for $700mm Enterprise Operations division
  • Provided lead financial consulting/analytical support for Medicare and Medicaid sales and marketing vice presidents, achieving operating objectives.
  • Provided global financial and analytical support to senior sales and marketing management for the Scientific and Industrial Division.
  • Provided off-site financial analytical support to DHS Science & Technology Verification and Validation for a short-term project.
  • Provided analytical support and ensured a smooth planning process while assisting in developing annual long-term financial goals.
  • Assist with the development of investment applications for capital projects by providing analytical support to project managers.

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49. HR

low Demand
Here's how HR is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Maintained, analyzed, and reconciled inventory returned to vendor transactions through final disposition and related account receivable general ledger balance.
  • Formulated and implemented operating procedures for a newly established, offshore accounts payable operation and managed staff through daily tasks.
  • Assist with strategic direction of the Reinsurance Administration Department through active participation in company committees and new product implementations.
  • Managed team through merger of divisions and provided financial support necessary for smooth transition by consolidating reporting and analysis.
  • Managed operations including forecasting, inventory control; maximized revenue reporting through efficient and accurate P&L analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work through adversarial situation using strong communication skills and tenacity to work through problem project.
  • Provided financial expertise to Ingredients business through quantification of profitability impact of pricing actions to support management decisions.
  • Performed process analysis through reconciliation to evaluate whether the preliminary/final trading factors properly reflect actual collateral payments.
  • Meet with departmental managers and directors regarding capital requests and submit capital requests through StrataJazz Capital application.
  • Develop tactics to increase leadership buy-in and participation through education and training throughout all levels of management.
  • Played key role in delivering 3x increase in advertising effectiveness through development of innovative online marketing/sales campaigns.
  • Supported the Multi-Media Communications and International business units through budgeting, forecasting, and gross margin analysis.
  • Demonstrated patience to spend long hours sifting through detail-oriented data and the ability to communicate them effectively.
  • Support corporate and divisional strategic planning efforts through forecasting, operational, and budget development activities.
  • Created detailed financial models to project regulatory scores including financial statement projections for three years out.
  • Identified profitability of proposed Marketing programs through development of sales/cost assumptions and P&L projections.
  • Review project related contracts and purchase requests and facilitate processing through the Finance and Administration organization.
  • Tracked trends and anomalies that produced financial models and calculations through analysis of financial data.
  • Led budgeting and variance analysis for utility solar projects throughout development and construction period.
  • Researched delinquency data flow through corporate databases and coordinated process improvements with other departments.

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50. IRR

low Demand
Here's how IRR is used in Senior Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed IRR Models for several significant Capitalized Financial Investments to show which investments yielded the greatest and quickest financial return opportunities.
  • Identified, researched and explained irregularities in financial statement values and market sensitivities, and unexpected results of pricing models.
  • Developed and implemented monthly financial analysis reporting packages for senior management including NPV, IRR and payback period comparisons.
  • Understand and effectively communicate the economics of commodity markets and the dynamics of price volatility and irrational market movements.
  • Improved accuracy of IRR calculations from Excel-based pricing-sensitivity / cash-flow model, resulting in more competitive customer quotes.
  • Managed large blocks of invoice/payment claim data using Access queries and Excel to identify invoicing and payment irregularities/trends.
  • Applied behavioral economic concepts to explain irrational consumer behavior, which were used to support marketing decisions.
  • Collaborated with department heads regarding budget analysis performed and discussed irregular and unusual transactions and recommended solutions.
  • Analyzed various capital proposals to determine operational feasibility and financial return based on NPV and IRR.
  • Reviewed departmental actual for coding errors and other irregularities and worked with accounting to resolve booking errors
  • Created financial models to improve IRR/payback period sensitivity analysis and expedite the merger and acquisition process.
  • Developed quantitative model for IRR and APR calculation to compare profitability of different financial products.
  • Engage with Product Owners from each business unit to identify key causes behind profitability trends/irregularities.
  • Provided analysis on costs and schedule variances, researched financial irregularities and presented staffing charts.
  • Performed branch and business unit level variance analysis and IRR calculations for capital expenditures.
  • Provided NPV/IRR analysis and made recommendations to upper management on the feasibility of projects.
  • Perform IRR calculations to determine the fiscal viability of proposed property expansion projects.
  • Managed all finance related analysis including NPV, IRR on potential new business opportunities
  • Trended usage to identify any irregularities or anomalies in call traffic patterns.
  • Review over 100 account reconciliations and resolve any discrepancies or irregularities found.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Finance Analyst

Financial Statements44.6%
Variance Analysis6.5%
General Ledger Accounts5.3%
A/P5%
Business Units4.7%
External Auditors4.2%
Balance Sheet3.8%
Journal Entries3.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Finance Analyst

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
35.2%
35.2%
2
2
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
5.1%
5.1%
3
3
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
4.2%
4.2%
4
4
A/P
A/P
3.9%
3.9%
5
5
Business Units
Business Units
3.7%
3.7%
6
6
External Auditors
External Auditors
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
3%
3%
8
8
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Financial Models
Financial Models
2.5%
2.5%
10
10
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.4%
1.4%
13
13
Gaap
Gaap
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
SOX
SOX
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Key Performance Indicators
Key Performance Indicators
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
ERP
ERP
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Executive Management
Executive Management
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Close Process
Close Process
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
ROI
ROI
1%
1%
21
21
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1%
1%
22
22
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
1%
1%
23
23
Essbase
Essbase
1%
1%
24
24
Financial Support
Financial Support
1%
1%
25
25
Financial Management
Financial Management
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Annual Budget Process
Annual Budget Process
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Trend Analysis
Trend Analysis
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
SQL
SQL
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Business Partners
Business Partners
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Cost Centers
Cost Centers
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
R
R
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Cost Analysis
Cost Analysis
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Capital Expenditures
Capital Expenditures
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Management Reports
Management Reports
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
NPV
NPV
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Peoplesoft
Peoplesoft
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Financial Analysts
Financial Analysts
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Actual Results
Actual Results
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Capital Projects
Capital Projects
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Cognos
Cognos
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Financial Systems
Financial Systems
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Monthly Forecasts
Monthly Forecasts
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Analytical Support
Analytical Support
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
HR
HR
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
IRR
IRR
0.5%
0.5%

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