Global Media company seeks Senior Financial Analyst for a division located in Naperville, IL. The hired candidate will complete planning and analytics for strategy, operations as well as monthly and quarterly P&L. In addition, the Analyst will oversee balance sheet and cash flow forecasting, annual budgeting, product profitability and portfolio analysis, mergers, acquisitions, and investment analysis, as well as other business initiatives.
Responsibilities: • Assist the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis in development of annual Medium Range Plan. Compile and prepare submission to corporate parent. • Build and manipulate financial models and perform analysis in support of key decisions and initiatives such as potential M&A, divestitures, product and technology investments, pro-forma business models, and/or other operational business issues. • Perform and submit monthly financial forecasts to corporate, including P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow. • Provide insightful variance analysis between forecasts, budget, and actual P&L, balance sheet accounts, and cash flow components. • Maintain and support departmental budgeting and forecasting templates and tools within TM1, or other similar software.
Qualifications: • Finance or Accounting degree required • MBA and CPA preferred • Ability to build and manipulate financial models and perform • 5+ years’ experience in financial planning and analysis • High degree of problem solving ability, critical thinking, and intellectual curiosity • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, and analytics required. • Knowledge of TM1 or similar software a plus