Senior Business / Financial Analyst – Mobile, AL

  • Job Details

  • Job Status: Open
  • Posted On: May 14, 2024
  • Job Category: Finance and Accounting
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location:
  • Desired Experience: 5+ years
  • Desired Education: Bachelors
  • Compensation:
  • Travel: Negligible
  • Relocation: Yes

We have a client in west Mobile looking to hire a Business Analyst.  This is a mid-level position with intentions to become the primary financial person for the Mobile location in 3-5 years.

 

COMPANY:

Our client is a well established company with facilities throughout the world.

 

POSITION SUMMARY AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

As a member of the Finance and Accounting department this person will be part of a team acting as advisors providing timely, accurate financial information to make workflows simpler and improve transaction processing.

 

The Business Analyst is primarily focused on the profit and loss portion of the financial statements in addition to strategic planning and analysis.  This position is responsible for managing the budgeting and forecasting process for profitability monitoring and providing data to senior management to aid in driving key business decisions.

 

  • Develop a knowledge base by building history and an understanding of the business to help drive strategic analysis and business models that will help drive decisions and promote improvements in assimilating information throughout the organization.
  • Responsible for validating and analyzing the profit/loss statement components with the aim of advising senior management and making recommendations that drive decisions to control expenditures within set targets and improve key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Responsible for preparing and distributing monthly internal financial reporting (KPI tracking, Scorecard reporting, I/S, C/F, etc.) along with commentary to explain the results.
  • Responsible for assessing customers (developing a scorecard per a thorough F/S analysis) and making credit limit recommendations to management.
  • Coordinates/plans activities relating to the preparation of the budget, forecasts (EBITDA, Cash), strategic planning and analysis.
  • Owner of the forecast and planning process with the emphasis of challenging the numbers and developing a process that provide information, “not just data”, which drives improvements for information assimilation and communication, thereof.
  • Expected to develop tools and models, with the use of the latest technology, that will improve the way data is gathered and processed to develop information for strategic decision making
  • Develop analyses that challenges plant operations and management to improve performance and profitability that promotes cost control and EBITDA growth.
  • Responsible for analyzing and investigating month-end results and explaining variances versus the targets (forecast/budget); giving reasons why the numbers are different than expected by providing insight from a commercial and/or operational perspective.
  • Responsible for managing the IFRS16 lease accounting and reporting process.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Finance or Accounting from four-year college or university
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years related experience and/or training;
  • MBA/CPA preferred

 

 SKILLS:

  • Must be able to communicate proactively with all levels of management and effectively present information, write reports and respond to questions from all levels of the business.
  • Good understanding of business context and advanced analytical skills with attention to details.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify and improve deficient processes.
  • Openness and willingness to develop and implement new methods and procedures.
  • Advanced MS Office skills, especially Excel, are required as well as strong general PC skills with very good knowledge of SAP. Knowledge of Power Query and Power BI preferable.
  • Ability to work in a team and well-developed interpersonal skills.

 

LOCATION:  This position is based in west Mobile, AL (not a remote or hybrid position)

 

TRAVEL:  Negligible

 

COMPENSATION:  Salary range is $100K + and bonus eligible. This is a full-time, permanent position and includes full benefits.

 

If you, or someone you know, may be interested and qualified for this position, please forward your resume and letter of interest.

 

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