Full Job Description
Are you drawn to a company that is making a difference? At Valassis, we are proud of the work we do to activate consumers on behalf of our clients through print and digital advertising - and we do it by being a trusted partner for big (and recognizable!) brands across all industry categories. We know we are expected to bring it – and we do; by believing the right team can achieve anything.
This position will provide general corporate finance support for the Financial Planning & Analysis group. This position will directly support analytical requirements pertaining to monthly reporting, budgeting/forecasting, business reporting and analysis.
Provide management with timely, insightful and accurate financial and business analysis to facilitate sound business decisions. Deliverables may include analytics supporting monthly closing activities; budgeting and forecasting process; price/volume/mix analysis; product profitability analysis; and cost/expense analysis. Develop analyses and conclusions related to special projects and ad hoc requests, including analyzing general business results, sensitivity analysis, and major business investments by creating, maintaining, and improving sophisticated Excel financial models.
Develop advanced Excel models and analyses in support of new and existing business.
Work with internal departments (Accounting, Sales Operations/Commissions, and Product) to develop efficient processes in order to more effectively understand assigned business units.
Perform any required ad hoc financial analysis as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
4–7 years of relevant experience
Ability to grasp and apply new concepts quickly
Strong attention to detail – reports will be issued to internal senior management
Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel
Strong Windows based computer skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, Internet Explorer)
Experience working with and ERP system (Oracle) and Essbase (preferred)
Experience working with cross-functional departments (Sales, Client Services, and Marketing)
Ability to work independently and also in a team environment
Strong drive for results, solid business acumen, and understanding of systems and database methods
Ability to effectively deal with a quickly changing environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills• Proficient with spreadsheet and database skills
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K matching and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
WHO WE ARE:
Valassis, a Vericast business, is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. We work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand. NCH Marketing Services, Inc. and Clipper Magazine are Valassis subsidiaries, and RetailMeNot Everyday™ is its consumer brand. Its signature Have You Seen Me?® program delivers hope to missing children and their families. Follow Valassis on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
At Valassis, we don’t just accept differences - we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our clients and our community. Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.