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Senior Financial Analyst: Lawrence, MA (229929)
Job Description
Reputable life sciences company is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst will drive business growth and improve profitability.  Responsible for completing complex financial analysis to support the development of the annual operating plan, quarterly financial forecast and the strategic plan for assigned business departments.  Performs ad-hoc analyses and/or supports cross-functional projects to improve operational efficiencies and optimize profitability.  

Supports the development of the annual operating plan, financial forecast process, and strategic plan for assigned departments
Provides insightful management reporting on actual vs. plan (forecast) information to assigned  departments. Analyzes data trends and market developments to adjust forecast models and assumptions. Creates models, conducts research, and analyzes actual business performance against targets in the Operating Plan, Strategic Plan, and Forecasts as applicable. Quantifies opportunities and risks, and recommends alternatives
As a key member on cross functional teams, analyzes new products/business opportunities, customer-specific and/or special programs/projects (e.g., pricing, special packs, bonus programs, excess inventory programs, process improvements, capital projects), modeling the business case related to them and the impact on budget/forecast. Performs post audits of results in order to measure against original estimates
Partners with assigned business unit(s) and/or department(s) to actively manage budgets and the monthly close process in line with company policy and GAAP
Performs promotional analytics and shares insights and optimization recommendations with all internal customers, as applicable
Assists in the preparation of financial presentation materials which are presented to Business Teams, Senior Management, Executive Team and/or Board of Executive Managers
Works directly with ITS in the implementation of systems, providing financial expertise and ensuring the integration with all departments from a business standpoint, and among other ITS projects
Conducts ad-hoc analyses as needed to support operational decision making and improve profitability
May prepare monthly general ledger account analysis and journal entries as needed
Performs other related duties as assigned

Knowledge of profit/loss statement preparation, balance sheet relationships and annual budget process. Working knowledge of GAAP
Expert level proficiency in Excel 
Strong oral & written communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Works well in a dynamic, fast-paced, multitasking environment
Self starter who can work independently and show initiative
Knowledge of Hyperion or SAP preferred 

Compensation Package
Up to $90,000 depending on experience
Discretionary Bonus
Excellent Benefits

If interested, please submit all resumes to 

Compensation: Up to $90,000.00

Position Type: Perm

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KBW Financial Staffing & Recruiting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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