Role details

Lead Financial Analyst

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A leading International Firm
  • Excellent career progression

About Our Client

A leading international firm.

Job Description

  • Maintain and enhance the Division's detailed financial planning models while seeking opportunities to automate key process components.
  • Analyze monthly and quarterly operational and financial results, including KPIs and business drivers, and create presentations and analysis, including supporting exhibits and rollforwards, for management.
  • Collaborate with business partners to gather assumptions needed to develop reforecasts, best estimate projections and annual plan.
  • Build high level model to facilitate high level reforecasting and best estimate projections.
  • Play a key role in the continued development of FP&A deliverables including budgeting and planning processes by partnering with the business leaders across key functions.
  • Develop sophisticated financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives and M&A activities.
  • Work closely with controller's organization to provide input on management reporting needs and better understanding of actuals.

The Successful Applicant


  • Strong collaboration, coordination and facilitation skills in order to build relationships across functions including IT, business operations staff, and accounting department leaders.
  • Excellent analytical skills including the ability to review and understand financial data at a high level in order to interpret meaning and ensure validity and completeness.
  • Ability to think critically, analyze, prioritize, take initiative and problem solve
  • The ability to commit to, and take ownership for, quality and consistency
  • Able to accommodate a flexible work schedule to meet deadline-driven demands
  • Possess a sense of urgency
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team environment
  • Self-motivated, able to identify opportunities, think broadly, and show insight and innovation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and an aptitude for detail
  • Able to work in a constantly changing and complex business environment


  • Understanding of financial reporting, forecasting and analysis strategies and techniques
  • Understanding of the links between strategic and financial planning. In depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel (macros, pivot tables, look-ups, etc) and PowerPoint. Experience with Hyperion Essbase/Smartview and PeopleSoft is a plus

What's on Offer

A competative base salary

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