Financial Analyst

Finance, Accounting, & Legal Yarmouth, Maine


Description

The position is responsible for performing financial planning and analysis for the ERP, Cybersecurity and Civic Services Division.  The position supports the Director of Finance, ECC, by providing financial analysis services in a broad range of areas including (but not limited to) financial results, planning, projections, analysis and key metrics.   

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and consolidate ECC Division financial plans and projections.  
  • Provide biweekly, quarterly and annual reports to senior management including financial projections and operating performance. 
  • Prepare analysis of results versus expectations for senior management and make recommendations and/or changes to improve and support business operations. 
  • Drive operational efficiencies by identifying and implementing process enhancements that create improved controls and profitability. 
  • Assist in the development of performance/ profitability metrics to ensure results are aligned with expectations.   
  • Clearly articulate and present recommended actions based on financial analysis, projections, and results. 
  • Provide ongoing financial modeling and analysis in support of business and various ad hoc projects. 
  • Key resource responsible for developing and maintaining financial databases that support actual, plan and projected financial information, using Microsoft Access. 
Qualifications
  • The incumbent must interface with multiple departments and develop relationships with key finance personnel.   
  • The incumbent must be comfortable working directly with sr. management.  The incumbents work is viewed at the senior most level of the organization. This requires strong communication skills and attention to detail in all reporting. 
  • The incumbent must be able to work well under the pressure of deadlines, prioritize and multi-task.

Education, Experience, & Skills
  • BS in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting (preferred) 
  • 5 years progressive experience in financial roles, including financial planning  
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and financial statements required 
  • Knowledge of financial concepts beyond accounting 
  • Expertise in MS Excel and MS Access database development and queries.