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Financial Analyst in Madison Heights, MI at WOW!

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

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Job Description

Business Analyst


Summary:


The Business Analyst position exists to assist with the management of all financial and budgetary responsibilities associated with the functions of the field operations organization. Analyzes all meaningful metrics and data critical for decision-making. Carries out all responsibilities in accordance with company policy, as well as standardized accounting procedures.


Duties and Responsibilities:


Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:



  • Assists with the annual development of the capital budget projecting expenditures in conjunction with maintaining plant, tools and test equipment, facility improvements, along with growth opportunities. This includes variance analysis for year-over-year and month-over-month spending. Assists with the completion of all necessary steps required to complete the annual budget process.

  • Assists with the development of the monthly operations report, including financial analysis, field operations metric analysis, and consolidation of other departmental information.

  • Assists with running financial reports, monitoring spending, and overseeing invoice payment, contributing to financial management.

  • Provide mentorship to all field operations management personnel on financial matters, spending guidelines, budget adherence, etc.

  • Works closely with Vice President of Corporate Operations, ensuring that all data is maintained accurately, reports are generated in a timely manner, and the critical data required to make daily decisions is available to all end users.

  • Evaluates and makes recommendations for financial process improvements, to enhance operations performance and improve efficiency.

  • Completes special projects as assigned.


Qualifications:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education/Experience:



  • Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university (preferably in a meaningful business related field, such as accounting or finance); or 2-3 years related financial management experience; or an equivalent combination of both experience and education.

  • Knowledge of field operations and associated metrics is strongly preferred.

  • Must possess proven ability to lead a project from start to finish.

  • Strong organization skills are required, with demonstrated ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and tasks.

  • Must be able to manage priorities, and work in a self-directed manner.


Computer Skills:



  • Must possess superior computer skills, with expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to develop and maintain complex spreadsheets for internal financial applications.

  • Superior knowledge of all other Microsoft Office products is required. Knowledge of database applications, such as Access, is desired.

  • Familiarity with in-house systems (such as NetSuites) is helpful, but not required.


Physical Demands/Working Conditions:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • regularly required to talk and hear

  • frequently required to sit, stand, bend at the knees and waist, and walk

  • required to use hands to type, handle objects and paperwork

  • required to reach and hold on to items at chest level or reach above the shoulder

  • required to use close vision and be able to focus

  • must be able to perform computer functions and operate routine office equipment.

  • must be able to perform moderate walking.

  • must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

  • must be able to travel for business purposes on an occasional basis.


WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer