Financial Analyst

Finance Los Angeles, California Remote - West Remote - Midwest


Position at J2 Cloud Services

We’re looking for a Financial Analyst to join our Finance team! The ideal candidate possesses an interest in Corporate FP&A, strong business/analytical acumen and dynamic interpersonal skills. You will play a key role in supporting the business in all budgeting, planning and forecasting related areas. If you are someone who loves taking initiative, is passionate about quantitative analysis and enjoys a dynamic environment, then this is a great role for you.


What You’ll Do:

  • Work cross-functionally with business unit segments to drive accurate forecasts and identify actionable recommendations for improvement
  • Prepare month-end close analyses and variance commentary to mitigate risk and find value within the business units
  • Build financial models that support annual budget, long-term planning, and rolling forecast processes
  • Develop and streamline FP&A reporting processes to improve the consistency, accuracy and efficiency of business unit and consolidated segment reporting
  • Consolidate and review budgets and forecasts across business unit segments
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses as required



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 1-3 years of experience in FP&A, investment banking or management consulting
  • FP&A experience should include: Budgeting and forecasting for annual operating plan and rolling forecasts, month-end variance analysis/commentary, and working closely with business partners/stakeholders to devise forecasts and present deliverables
  • Experience in tech (SaaS/Subscription) preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PPT, etc.)
  • Highly analytical and excellent communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work cross-functionally and establish strong relationships
  • Experience in analyzing/summarizing large sets of data using Excel or Access Database with the ability to identify issues and make recommendations
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment under short timelines and changing priorities
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Motivated, self-starter who builds rapport with other team members and departments