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Financial Analyst/Senior Financial Analyst 15601712

Washington, DC
Our client, a rapidly growing $250M+ Commercial client in Washington, DC is seeking an experienced Financial Analyst/Senior Financial Analyst. The company is doing very well and is projected to double its revenue in the near future.  Position is open due to growth, and joins a great FP&A team.  Highly visible position reporting into a fantastic VP of FP&A.  They offer a Hybrid working situation and understand the value of this work arrangement.


The Senior Financial Analyst will be an integral part of the finance team and be responsible for supporting several high-profile financial responsibilities, projects and models. In this newly created position, the Senior Financial Analyst will help drive key insights and analytics while providing decision support for new projects, acquisitions and new company initiatives for multiple business lines and multiple business units across the USA and Canada. A successful candidate will be able to identify areas of concern and work to prevent potential impacts while offering solutions to avoid future issues. He/she will work to solve complex problems and collaborate with his/her teammates to ensure that company goals and efforts are aligned. During certain times, such as budget planning or audit fieldwork, he/she will work closely with the Accounting team to ensure general cohesion across departments. This role will report to the Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Actively support and participate in the annual budget process to include data gathering and system uploads, report creation and consolidation, and variance analysis; work with business units to establish long-term strategic plans
  • Partner with VP, FP&A and divisional leadership in on-going forecasting; actively work with other stakeholders
  • Execute the month-end and quarter-end Income Statement analysis to include variance analysis, report consolidation and information distribution to departments of responsibility; act as a point of contact for any questions or issues
  • Execute value-added analysis and provide decision support for on-going company operations, special projects, new initiatives and acquisitions; perform sensitivity analysis and financial modeling including pricing scenarios
  • Provide accurate and reliable interpretation of data and financial results in terms of profitability, budget performance and other matters affecting financial soundness
  • Help develop customized reporting for various lines of business including key performance indicators, walks, bridges and variance explanations
  • Support the development of finance and business presentations and any related internal/external materials for the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Board of Directors and other key stakeholders; provide ad-hoc analysis as needed
  • Execute continuous process enhancement by identifying areas of improvement and suggesting/implementing solutions
. Requirements:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Solid understanding of accounting and finance principles
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and data gathering skills
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Organized, flexible and easily adaptable to changing conditions
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple simultaneous priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and exhibit ethical and professional conduct at all times
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Finance, Accounting or Business plus 4-6 years of professional finance experience
  • Deep experience with financial planning and analysis functions, including annual budget, capital budgeting, long-term strategic planning and resource allocation processes
  • Demonstrated success in financial modeling and analysis
  • Experience with complex financial tools and models
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