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Financial Analyst, Senior

Purpose of Position

The Financial Analyst, Senior is responsible for providing timely, relevant and accurate financial and operational performance reports and analysis to all operating groups as needed. The Financial Analyst, Senior directly supports the CFO, other executives, as well as peers and management within Finance and other assigned functional departments. The Financial Analyst, Senior performs business, financial, and operational analysis to impact top-line and bottom-line results and to support Senior Management decision making. The Financial Analyst, Senior updates monthly reports, tracks performance against projections, works with Department Managers to develop budgets, investigates data inconsistencies, and assist in the preparation, analysis and presentation of the monthly financial and operational reports to the Executive Management Team (EMT).

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the completion of Company reporting including analysis and interpretation of data trends and changes in business drivers
  • Identifies, assesses and communicates issues affecting profitability
  • Acts as key influencer on initiatives that improve profitability
  • Provides advisory support to assigned departments on matters pertaining to budget, accounting, and related financial issues and procedures
  • Develops and maintains financial budget and forecasting models
  • Analyzes and interprets financial and statistical information submitted for trends, checking for reasonableness and accuracy
  • Reports findings and recommends course of action
  • Ensures data is accurately incorporated into the 10-year plan within scheduled time frames and is consistent with current accounting practices
  • Develops and implements timely enhancements to accurately and efficiently model noted changes
  • Leads, develops, and documents complex financial analysis projects
  • Prepares fact based presentations that articulates financial terms in lay concepts
  • Provides support to executive strategic initiatives
  • Assists in the development of business policies, conducts special financial and business related studies and cooperates with other departments in the preparation of analysis
  • Mentors, develops and advises lower level Financial Analysts.
  • Note: It is not possible to list all required job duties on this form. There may be other important duties assigned, depending on the position. For a full list of essential job functions, please refer to the essential functions worksheet for that position.


Bachelor's in Finance

Certifications and Licenses

Years of Experience

4-6 years of experience

Core Competencies

Strives for Positive Results

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other (KSAOs)

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and strong task organization skills
  • Proven track record of increased responsibility and/or promotion throughout career
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Exhibited leadership skills and strong motivation for career advancement
  • Capable of thinking analytically and creatively, Strong initiative, confidence, and drive to achieve results without explicit direction or detailed instructions
  • Possesses ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Evidence of personal and team accomplishments exhibiting pride in his/her work
  • Demonstrated natural, tenacious curiosity about how and why things are
  • Excellent attention to detail, Works with others to learn continuously, solve unexpected problems, breaks bottlenecks and challenges the status quo
  • Continuous improvement orientation
  • Proficient with EXCEL, Access, Word, PowerPoint