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Senior Financial Analyst - Expenditure Management

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JOB DESCRIPTION
Job #: 16154
Status: Active
Title: Senior Financial Analyst - Expenditure Management
Job Location: MO-Saint Louis
Lower Midwest (IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MO, NE & OH)
Job Categories: Accounting ; Finance
Industries: All Industries
Base Compensation:
Low: $65,000       High: $70,000
Total Compensation:
Low: $70,000       High: $80,000
Bonus, Incentives, etc.: 10%
Benefits: Strong Benefits
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
 
Why is This a Great Opportunity?
This is a great opportunity with a company whose culture is collaborative and dynamic. The work life balance is reasonable and they offer very strong opportunity for career advancement and growth.
 
Job Description:
Key Responsibilities: • Ensure that the organization fulfills its obligation to make accurate and timely payments to vendors and associates in accordance with Expenditure Management's established processes and controls in the most efficient manner possible • Establish and adhere to strong accounting controls to safeguard the firm's assets in the expenditure management functions and continuously monitor these controls to ensure they are functioning properly to mitigate firm risk • Establish new, and maintain existing, relationships with: (i) key internal stakeholders and understand the financial impact of their responsibilities, objectives, and activities across the firm and (ii) external vendors to proactively manage their impact on the firm financially and operationally • Drive the financial analysis of telecom and utility expense deeper into the responsible divisions by communicating key financial information to business owners • Analyze financial results and identify savings opportunities and meaningful business trends to influence the firm's decision making process; Package and present findings and recommendations to leaders in Finance and supported business areas • Develop business relationships and partnerships with targeted business owners across the firm to understand their business objectives and support their decision making process from a financial perspective using a business advocacy approach • Develop business relationships and partnerships with areas throughout Finance to increase cross-functional cooperation and sharing of information • Proactive management of relationships with key external telecommunications carriers from a Finance perspective • Review, evaluate, document and proactively recommend improvements to processes and controls related to area responsibilities while quantifying related financial impact for leaders • Identify and recommend enhancements to divisional reporting and key measures • Participate in cross-functional teams responsible for implementing the firm's or division's overall business objectives • Assist with the implementation of projects requiring cross-functional teams to achieve the division and firm's overall business objectives
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Mandatory Minimum Qualifications - Must Have: Primary Qualifications: Position Requirements: •Bachelor's degree with a Finance/Accounting major •CPA/MBA strongly preferred •3 – 5 years relevant work experience •Prior financial analysis experience required •Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required, including working ability to utilize pivot tables, advanced charting, advanced formulas, and conditional formatting. •Prior experience with departmental systems (PeopleSoft, Hyperion) is a plus Functional Skill Sets: • Strong understanding of accounting processes and financial statements • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and manage medium scale projects or initiatives • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment • Contribute to a positive team environment • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and informally influence others • Achieve high levels of productivity by establishing objectives, managing priorities, and driving for results • Able to prioritize workload according to criteria such as time urgency, perceived value of outcome, ease of completion, importance, and political/organizational factors, while also completing regular responsibilities • Strong attention to detail and strong documentation skills
 
Education: Bachelor's
 
Certifications: None
 
Licenses: None
 
Total Years of Experience: 5-6+
 
Years of Experience in Present Position: 1-2+
 
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