Financial Analyst

Barings Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 4 months ago

At Barings, we are as invested in our associates as we are in our clients. We recognize those who work diligently for us and reward them for personal and professional integrity, communication skills, distinct competencies and expertise in specific strategies, ability to collaborate as a team member and true dedication to the interests of our clients.

We thank you for your interest in joining the Barings team, and invite you to explore our current employment opportunities.

Business Unit:

Financial Planning & Analysis

Title: Financial Analyst

Department: Financial Planning & Analysis

Location: Charlotte, NC

Barings is a $303+ billion* global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative solutions and exceptional service. Part of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with over 1,800 associates and offices in 16 countries. Learn more at www.barings.com.
1as of December 31, 2018

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting packages that are distributed to senior management, our parent company and throughout the entire firm. The reports include graphical and numerical presentations accompanied by analysis that provides insight into the firm's financial results and drivers. In addition, there are a number of ad hoc projects that could include analyzing the effect of current or potential economic conditions on the business, new business opportunities, and various deep dive analyses into specific revenue or expense items to assist management in the decision making process.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide business and financial analysis, including the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting packages that are distributed to different groups within Barings and to MassMutual. The reports compare actual results versus plan, forecast and prior year and include an analysis of the key components of the business.

  • Identify, analyze and report on key performance drivers and metrics.

  • Preparation of reporting packages for both Barings and MassMutual boards.

  • Ad hoc support and analysis for the investment business units.

  • Provide analytical support on a wide range of projects and cross-functional initiatives.

  • Complete and interpret industry surveys; prepare summary presentations for senior management.

  • Proactively search out ways to improve and streamline processes.

Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, with emphasis on Excel

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills use for the collection and communicating of information

  • Minimum 8 years' experience in a corporate financial reporting role

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • Basic knowledge of GAAP accounting

  • Experience with Workday a plus

Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.


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