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Senior Financial Analyst

Herndon, VA

Position Summary:

A dynamic, stable and growing global company is seeking an ambitious and dedicated team member! The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the Financial Planning and Analysis team by analyzing monthly variances in financial statements between budgets and actuals, building and reviewing large excel data spreadsheets, creating and distributing monthly expense reports, and supporting colleagues in the Finance department and throughout the organization with ad hoc data/financial analyses as requested.



  • Runs monthly financial reports and other ad hoc report requests, verifying accuracy and consistency of reports before releasing
  • Creates and modifies financial and management reports to reflect business, organizational and staff changes
  • Creates, maintains and distributes robust excel spreadsheets and pivot table files used for data inputs and data delivery
  • Meets with budget owners, as appropriate, to diagnose areas of variance to their budget and help assist with any needed corrections
  • Supports the mid-year forecasting/annual budgeting process for assigned departments including compilation and upload of annual budgets into ERP system and processing of periodic re-class requests and budget transfers
  • Performs special projects and serves as backup to other department functions, Treasury/accounting, as needed
  • Enables global strategic initiatives and business operations with analyses and business case



  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business discipline (Finance, Economics, Accounting) or equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience
  • 3+ years of experience in the preparation of annual budgets, monthly forecast, business cases, financial/data analyses and financial statements analysis
  • Strong working knowledge with Microsoft Excel including Pivot Tables and VLOOKUPs; minimum proficiency with PowerPoint graphs and formatting
  • Quick learner with strong analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to document financial processes and procedures in a logical manner
  • Ability to work well independently and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to develop, evaluate and communicate reasonable explanations for budget vs. actual variances
  • Flexibility to successfully meet deadlines and changes in departmental priorities
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