Job Description :
Provides the most complex financial analysis for a financial function or a business, typically exercising a unique understanding of the business to determine the best method for achieving objectives.
Consults with business leaders to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope.
Forecasts financial results within the broadest scope.
Leads and advises on the most complex business initiatives, typically leading several analysts across multiple areas within finance and across geographies / organizations.
Drives process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function globally.
Represents the business unit during cross-regional or cross functional planning processes.
Provides mentoring and guidance to analysts.
Ability to influence an entire business within a broad scope, interacting with individuals at the Vice President (VP) and Senior Vice President (SVP) level.
Education and Experience Required :
First level university degree with a focus in business or economics; advanced degree or accounting certification (e.g.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) strongly preferred.
Typically 10+ years of experience as a financial analyst.
Typically experienced in a variety of finance functions.
Knowledge and Skills Required :
Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis.
Excellent analytical skills.
Superior business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel).
Superior communication and influencing skills.
Superior teamwork skills
Excellent business acumen.
Excellent project management skills.