Senior Financial Analyst

Accounting & Finance Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Description

Senior Financial Analyst

 

Summary

Responsible for creating and maintaining accurate financial analysis models and delivering critical data and observations to business leaders to assist in making strategic business decisions.  Responsible for a variety of analyses including forecasting, trends, annual budgeting, operational performance, and long-range planning.  In addition, this position will be relied on to make recommendations to help improve the Company’s overall financial performance.  To be successful this person must be capable of work closely with all functional areas of the organization and develop a strong understanding of the Company’s accounting methodologies including revenue recognition (i.e. – Gross to Net sales)

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain consistent procedures to ensure accurate reporting and analysis
  • Provide robust analytics to assist with meeting corporate goals as well as improving the Company’s overall financial position
  • Effectively analyze P&L results using financial data from several IT systems and qualitative information from functional leads across the organization
  • Ensure timely, efficient cross-functional collaboration with key stakeholders in order to provide the most accurate, clear and up-to-date information possible
  • Develop, prioritize and execute on financial projects and models
  • Timely analysis of revenues, expenses and cash flows to meet corporate goals
  • Maintain consistent management reporting for leadership team and Board of Directors presentations
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure projects are developed and executed timely and accurately
  • Play a key role in performing various monthly and quarterly analyses to achieve a deep understanding of the business factors impacting the results of operations
  • Improve financial position by analyzing results and variances, identifying trends and recommending actions
  • Work independently and cross-functionally to achieve Finance initiatives as needed throughout the year
  • Mentor and provide guidance to other financial analysts in the Finance organization as needed.
  • Assist with long-range planning

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
  • 4-7 years of experience finance experience
  • Preferred experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft excel skills (vlookups, databases, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • Ability to identify, measure, evaluate, and improve, if necessary, the effectiveness of accounting, financial, managerial, and operational controls
  • Work independently without direct supervision
  • Ability to travel as needed roughly 10%