We are a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.
The Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Systems supports the FP&A, Accounting, Corporate Executive Committee and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) by enhancing and leveraging financial analysis and reporting platforms. This position will work hand-in-hand with FP&A leadership and Financial Analyst teams to identify process improvement opportunities; participate in special projects; and provide thought leadership in the areas of analytics and automation.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard reports, tools, and dashboards; tools can include Excel, PowerBI and Robotics Process Automation
Support analysis and development of cost standards and allocation; includes labor, product and customer costs
Create visualizations identifying financial, operations or sales trends, variances and outlier analysis
Support development of mathematical models to operationalize FP&A leadership KPIs
Assists in requirements gathering, vetting and testing of enhancements to platforms
Coordinates with release schedules, upgrades and maintenance with IT and user community
Support users by answering their questions; creating and delivering training content for financial analysis and reporting platforms
Participates in special projects and other ad hoc duties as required.
Assists in administrative setup and maintenance of Hyperion Planning tool; including security administration, data loads and supporting data integrity
Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance required; Masters Degree is preferred
At least three (3) years experience in Finance, Accounting or Finance Analytics
Experience with investment and variance analysis
Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Must have strong aptitude in Microsoft Office products (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint); PowerBI, Hyperion Planning and SAP is preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Masters, MBA, CPA or CMA preferred but not required.
At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.