Financial Analyst

Sedgwick - Memphis, TN3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $62,000 - $79,000 a year
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PRIMARY PURPOSE: To assist in financial planning, analysis and reporting activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

Analyzes and reports the monthly results to finance management, with commentary on current business performance.
Participates in monthly review of results with finance management team, discussing key business drivers of variances to budget, forecast and prior year. Responds to requests for financial information from internal colleagues and external parties (auditors, shareholders, financial institutions, etc.).
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget and 5-year strategic plan.
Supports the department executives with ad hoc analyses and business initiatives.
Assesses, develops, and presents financial reports, forecasts, and analyses of new business opportunities.
Participates as a key member of the solutions team and shares in the decision-making process.
Responsible for reporting corporate costs by functional area.
Collaborates with business unit finance leaders to develop and improve reporting and variance analysis.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as required.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university preferred. MBA preferred. MSF, MAcc, CPA, or CISA certification preferred.

Experience

Five (5) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

Strong knowledge of finance and accounting principles and processes, including US GAAP, control techniques, budgeting, and auditing
Understanding of financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow) and how they interrelate
Ability to communicate technical information and influence management
Working knowledge of SAP and Business Planning and Consolidation Reporting (BPC) a plus
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Analytical and interpretive skills including the ability to compile and analyze data from various sources
Problem-solving skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and a

Drug-Free Workplace

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