Financial Analyst

Benefitfocus - Charleston, SC3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $89,000 a year
EducationSkills
Benefitfocus is looking for a Financial Analyst to join the Charleston, SC based FP&A team. This role will have financial oversight over a key area of our business and will partner with the organizational leaders to understand both the drivers of performance in their business organization and support plans which provide improved results.

Responsibilities:
Lead the forecasting process for specific areas of the business
Develop a deep understanding of key business drivers and how we can influence them
Complete analysis of financial & operational information to support decision making
Analyze complex financial information to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to Managers
Design and build sophisticated financial models using Excel and Adaptive Insights. The models you build will become the backbone of our corporate financial forecast
Be a key player in providing analysis and preparing reports for the Board of Directors meetings and Earnings calls
Become an expert in the SaaS financial model and the KPIs used to measure success

Qualification:
Excellent communication skills and customer focus
Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
Experience working with data analysis utilizing financial and CRM systems and databases
Advanced financial modeling skills
Proven understanding of complex business drivers, including heavy data analysis and effective management partnerships
2+ years of financial analysis experience in a dynamic, high growth environment
Software Industry experience a plus
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or Accounting from an accredited four-year college or university