Senior FP&A Analyst


Atlanta GA


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Job ID: EB-1699012507
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Atlanta, GA

The Senior FP&A Analyst is responsible for partnering with senior operations leaders to aid in financial analysis, visibility, in the following areas:

• Strategic, forward looking, forward thinking
• Participation and development of overall Education strategy; thought leadership
• Experience in managing finance teams and driving results
• Forward looking business plans
• Goal and objective oriented
• Command’s respect and engagement of Senior Leadership team
• Identify and establish key initiatives and financial goals that support the strategy, leading the execution of those initiatives
• Identify troubled accounts, established targets for improvements and be able to track and monitor results
• Liaise effectively with Shared Services team
• Develop local FP&A team to partner with operations
• Oversight and management to strategic pricing process
• Participation in growth strategy and development; working with key accounts group to lay out roadmap
• Performance Management – leveraging monthly, quarterly results to drive variance analysis and action plans so that re-projections can be completed efficiently and timely
• Ability to aggregate and synthesize results; consolidation into themes that help drive the business

Primary Focus Areas

• Aid in development of financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives
• Review of bid pricing and P&L pro-forma to coordinating pricing effort, gathering/validation of key cost components to ensure maximization of the company margin profile and risk mitigation
• Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes.
• Work closely with Shared Services to ensure seamless flow of information in support of financial close and other analytics.
• Lead and manage Financial Analysts, and field finance partners
• Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, labor, and all other expenses to facilitate and support timely and definable planning and decision making.
• Create and maintain integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, and reports.
• Create ad hoc reports using data from a variety of sources to answer questions posed from management.
• Develop and communicate key informational models as needed to analyze certain business trends.
• Ensure the integrity of financial models and projections.
• Provide financial and business support in the identification and analysis of a wide range of financial issues.
• Responsible for the preparation of information, analysis, and recommendations for management throughout the division and for corporate management.

Minimum Requirements *

• A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, advanced and/or FP&A focus required
• Seven (7) plus years progressively responsible related experience is preferred.
• Experience and technical knowledge in a wide range of finance-related areas, including financial planning, analysis, and reporting.
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to compile technical data and prepare technical and analytical reports.
• Strong modeling and analytic skills utilizing spreadsheet software (Excel).
• Strong PC skills, including proficiency in supervision of spreadsheet and database applications. Proficiency in Tableau or Power BI a plus.

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