Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service - Jersey City, NJ4.1

Full-time
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At Jackson Hewitt, we are working hard for the hardest working and we are on a mission to completely change the way our customers engage with their personal finances. Jackson Hewitt combines the fun, fast-paced culture of a startup with the scale and reputation of one of the nation’s largest retailers (over 6,000 locations).

We have a passion for our employees and our customers. We recognize and appreciate that our team members are our single greatest competitive advantage. Being an industry leader requires a consistent focus on quality, innovation, performance and results.
POSITION SUMMARY

The FP&A Analyst is a key member of the
Jackson Hewitt Finance and Accounting Team. This position must handle multiple
assignments in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment with frequent direct
interaction with senior management. The FP&A Analyst position is responsible for analyzing, classifying and
reviewing highly complex financial/accounting and business data and research.This role conducts
budgeting and forecasting, financial and operational analysis, KPI reporting,
acquisition and other transaction-related due diligence analysis.Plans and supports broad assignments and
recommends changes to analytical and budgetary methods and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Major responsibilities of the position are
listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties, assignments and specific projects may be assigned at the
discretion of executive management.

Provide advisory financial
consulting to the senior business leaders of internal organizations supported.

Business unit coverage and ownership
of key financial planning processes such as the annual budget.

Develop regular monthly/annual
financial and accounting reporting, forecasts and variances against plans and
forecasts.

Support Executive Team on various
financial matters including in-depth analysis of business cases and financial
modeling.

Provide ad hoc financial and
operational modeling and business case analyses in areas such as acquisitions
and new product development (i.e. health care and financial products).

Help develop metrics and benchmarks
to measure key client functions and initiatives and support real-time business
decisions.

Long-term three statement financial
modeling in support of potential transactions and transaction-related due
diligence analysis.

Analyze and evaluate financial and
accounting data and make recommendations to enhance business processes and
profitability.

Identify, access, analyze, classify
and review highly complex financial, accounting and operational data to put a
fact base behind analytical frameworks.

Other
job duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

BA/BS Degree in
Accounting or Finance required,

2-4 years of financial planning
& analysis/ accounting experience desired.

Proven
ability in collaborating with cross functional partners.

Solid
understanding of accounting & finance.

Retail industry experience is highly preferred, but not required.

Strong knowledge of
Excel spreadsheets and graphs.

Strong knowledge of
PowerPoint and preparing presentations.

Experience working with
databases and retrieving information from information systems.

We appreciate your interest in Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Jackson Hewitt Tax Service’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
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