Skillsoft
Senior Financial Analyst (Revenue / OI)
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 473746
Updated: 05/18/2018
Job Type: Regular
Location: Nashua NH
Category: Finance/Accounting
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Job Description
Skillsoft is currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst located in Nashua, NH. This is a highly visible and challenging position, rich in analytics and process improvement opportunities supporting a key financial function of the company. This position works closely with all finance teams and senior management and requires solid business acumen, analytical skill, and the ability to influence. This is a great career opportunity for someone looking to leverage their varied finance experience and provide insight and analysis across the P&L and company to senior management. As an integral member of the FP&A team, you will be core to the monthly, quarterly and annual planning processes. Advanced analysis techniques and the ability to translate financial results into accurate forecasts and business drivers are critical skills for success.

Duties:
• Build and maintain comprehensive order intake and revenue business models, and long-range overall strategic model
• Design and produce management reports, business performance dashboards, and key metric tracking tools
• Create monthly, quarterly, annual budgets/forecasts with relevant business teams
• Complete actual results vs. budget/forecast / prior year variance analysis including written business performance commentary
• Collaboratively work with the business team(s) to accurately summarize and present results to Senior Management
• Serve as the conduit bridging sales team performance to income statement results; responsible for updating and vetting the weekly Sales / Revenue forecast
• Ad hoc projects to model and summarize current and projected financial performance for potential business arrangements
• Contribute to FP&A team’s pursuit of excellence in systems and processes; partner with the Business Intelligence team as necessary to automate reporting functionality; optimize the FP&A team’s use budgeting/forecasting software to standardize management reports

Required Skills, Experience and Abilities:
• Cross functional partnership & collaboration
• Progressive thinking
• Problem solving
• Attentive to detail
• Background in accounting and finance
• 2-5 years of experience in financial planning and analysis
• Ability to work with various systems and programs, both those that are currently in place and those that may be implemented
• Experience creating financial models, annual budgets, and forecasting
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and management including executives
• Ability to work effectively with senior professionals
• Hyperion Planning experience preferred
• PeopleSoft or other financial systems experience desired
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel for modeling and analysis
• Ability to work with little supervision
• Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple engagements and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
• Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
• High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation

Education and Certifications
• A Bachelors Degree or equivalent is required (B.A. or B.S)
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