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Accounting/Finance - Financial Analyst

TalentBurst, Inc.
Redwood City, California, United States
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounting/Finance - Financial Analyst
Redwood City CA
12 Months

Job Description:

Essential Duties, Critical Success Factors, Responsibilities, Authorities and Required Interactions:
Sciex is looking for a highly capable Financial Analyst who can build and sustain finance expenses and reporting models, engage with upper management as a strong business partner, and become a trusted financial advisor to VPs in Americas Commercial team. This position will provide direct support for the US Commercial and Service functions; A successful candidate will exhibit strong business insight with a desire and ability to understand the business and not simply report on the business. They must not only be at ease partnering with senior management on resource and planning needs, but also enjoy identifying and driving operational improvements across the Finance and Accounting organization

• Drive expense variance analysis and provide partnership to Commercial and Service business leaders to execute on plan; analyze historical, current, and projected financial data for use in planning, forecasting, and management decision making
• Perform in-depth financial & operational analysis and quarterly/annual forecast modeling, including operating expenses, headcount and capital, to accelerate future business planning decisions
• Establish a regular cadence with business partners to review monthly actuals, analyze forecast variance, identify trends and provide recommendations to drive forecast execution and accuracy.
• Prepare, analyze and distribute functional and internal management reports, including financials P&L and operating review package
• Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end FP&A close activities, including preparation of journal entries, reporting, and forecast activities related to Headcount, Capital, and Operating expenses.
• Understand standard accounting principles and policy and interact with accounting and financial partners to maintain proper financial processes, procedures and controls.
• Conduct ad-hoc planning and analysis to support the business and senior management.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
• BS in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience
• 3+ years of proven experience in FP&A - Finance
• Experience with HFM, Hyperion, Essbase planning, Power BI, Oracle ERP
• Strong financial modeling, analytical and problem-solving skills that effectively interpret problems to provide solutions
• Proficient Excel capabilities including creating automated models and workbooks using formulas, look-ups, and pivot table
• Outstanding prioritization skills (strong ability to organize multiple, competing priorities)
• Effectively communicate and present financial data, and collaborate with leadership
• Natural bias towards continuous improvement


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