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Senior Finance Analyst

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is primarily responsible for reviewing and analyzing more complex financial information, for designing and maintaining analytical reports, and for forecasting and engaging with various global centre business segments as part of the broader Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis functions.

The position is also focused on custom and ad hoc reporting needed for FP&A and by the Senior Finance Director. The position will also participate in support office reporting and analysis. Because of the more technical and complex reporting and analysis needed, this position requires the use and understanding of advanced analysis tools.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and maintain various financial ad hoc reports, briefings and presentations for senior leaders and finance leaders.

  • The focus here is creating and providing new and emerging analysis.

  • This requires the use and understanding of advanced analysis tools like OLAP, advanced excel, power pivot, power query and Microsoft power BI. This also requires an understanding of different partnership data sources (PBAS, SunSystems, Horizon, Our People, Adaptive, Oracle, etc) and how these relate to each other.

  • Report, analyze, and forecast financial information, and with various global centre business segments.

  • Assist with the development and monitoring of budgets, scorecards/dashboards, and other critical management information systems.

  • Review monthly GL and provide senior leadership with a view of the financial status.

  • Resolve discrepancies and other issues with accounting and the business segments.

  • Generate and review analyses for global centre chargeabacks (e.g. Horizon charging).

  • Assist with the development and monitoring of budgets, scorecards/dashboards, and other critical management information systems.

  • Understand, prepare and maintain support office and partnership reporting & analysis. Some of these reports are Global Financial Report, World Vision Partnership.

  • Balance Sheet, and other support office field financial reports.

  • Assist and sometimes lead in developing and maintaining financial models, forecasting tools, and other analytical tools.

  • Coordinate, develop, and execute the annual planning / budgeting processes.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting / Finance

  • Extensive and advanced knowledge in all areas of finance and accounting.

  • Advanced experience, knowledge and skills in Microsoft analysis tools such as Power Pivot and Power Query.

  • Strong demonstrated ability to understand multiple data sources and how they relate to each other.

  • Demonstrated ability to think independently and recommend best practices.

  • At least 4-6 years of experience in finance or accounting functions.

  • At least 2 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis.

  • At least 2 years of experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Certified Public Accountant or Master’s Degree.

  • Experience with business intelligence software (e.g. Sunsystem, OLAP/Datawarehouse, Dashboards) and reporting tools.

Preferred:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills.

  • Experience with DAX formulas.

  • Strong computer skills. MS Office Suite.

Travel and/or Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.