Financial Analyst Job Description
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is
responsible for general financial analysis for variety of Marketing
departments including Communications, Research, Competitive
Intelligence, e-Commerce, Offers & Products and Customer
Relationship Management. Responsible for evaluating and predicting
Marketing spending and return. Responsible for measurement, planning
and forecasting of Marketing activities and implications to income
statement and balance sheet. Responsible to develop new capabilities
to improve processes and efficiency of spend, and to develop
appropriate financial methods of evaluating and measuring Marketing
performance to be applied by financial reporting teams. Evaluate
business proposals with complete analysis of economic impact on
business. Provide linkage across organization of analytical methods
and definitions used in analysis and reporting of acquisition and
base offers, valuation of customers and health of the customer base.
Serve as a resource to Marketing partners and Finance teammates on
analytical methods and financial measures for Marketing.
REQUIREMENTS: 3-5 years of corporate
finance experience. A minimum of four years of experience performing
complex financial modeling and analysis, and demonstrated
proficiency in database management and spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting techniques as well as
proficiency with financial statement analysis and projection.
Knowledge of overall business strategy and operations including
business processes, revenue and cost components and drivers of these
measures, customer behavior, profitability and return on investment
modeling and general economic modeling. Experience and demonstrated
capability of serving as effective financial business partner in
customer oriented environment dealing with wide range of business
areas including marketing and promotion, pricing, distribution,
compensation, customer loyalty and customer care. Knowledge and
experience in project management. Strong attention to detail and
strong analytical ability required. Must have excellent
interpersonal and communication skills. Some travel may be required.
Ability to adapt easily to change.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in related
discipline or equivalent experience required. Master's degree or
other advanced degree in related discipline preferred. MBA desired.
Analysts are business partners responsible for the financial
management of an organization. They play an active role in strategic
decision making. Responsibilities may include one or more of the
-Performing industry competitive analysis
-Engaging in pricing and cost decisions
-Driving financial planning processes and capital budget decisions
-Comprehending and influencing the impacts of technology decisions
-Providing functional business support to Supply Chain, R&D and
minded individuals with solid financial, analytical and business
problem solving skills. A proven record of leadership and strong
communications is also required. Backgrounds in finance/accounting,
supply chain/operations and other related business or technical
disciplines are preferred.
Work Authorization: Will consider all candidates who are U.S.
citizens, nationals, permanent residents, refugees, asylees, or
temporary residents (this does not include non-immigrants such as
F-1, H-1 or J-1 visa holders).