Senior Financial Analyst

163027 | Contract

This versatile Senior Financial Analyst has extensive experience as a long-term consultant. Expertise includes operational analysis, financial modeling, monthly forecasting, annual budgeting, financial reporting and KPI development. Systems experience includes SAP, Hyperion, Cognos, Essbase, PeopleSoft and Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Provided variance analysis, commentary and action plans to maximize profitability and cost reduction
  • Managed monthly forecasting process and annual budget across multiple divisions
  • Presented to Sr. Executives and non-finance personnel in PowerPoint
  • Created reconciliations, bridges, consolidations, gap analyses, labor productivity reports, inventory reviews and audits, transfer pricing mechanisms and management reporting tools
  • Consolidated and reviewed monthly financial reports and provided analysis and recommendations
  • Drove value by analyzing manufacturing costs and maximizing performance to expense targets
  • Created chargeback mechanism to allocate and reclassify expenses
  • Implemented Plexus and Adaptive Planning and SAP
  • Linked SAP Ariba procurement program to chart of accounts
  • Remapped Income Statement, reduced categories for expenses from over 100 categories down to 24 to more easily identify areas of cost savings and reduce the “other” bucket
  • Improved overhead reports to increase expense controls
  • After merger, analyzed and integrated IT costs across numerous countries
  • Prepared cost analysis on capital projects related to space and equipment