The Analyst's primary responsibilities include supporting the preparation and compiliationof the consolidated budget and reforecast for 10 + divisions. Creates monthly and quarterly KPI and management reports. Create and review variances to expense plans and deliver comprehensive analysis on outcomes. Prepare and report on key metrics including ROI, BEP, start rates, and other critical metrics.
Principle Accountabilities & Deliverables
Support the development of rolling monthly budgets and reforecasts for over 10 plus divisions, and provide comprehensive insight to variances in order to inform leadership and support business decisions
Assist in the review and adjustments to plan. Conducts ROI analyses for company initiatives to assess alignment with specific targets and provide updates and variance analysis as needed.
Delivers reliable reports and intelligence to support decisions and provide recommendations based on projected ROI deliverables against goals
Design PowerPoint presentations that are succinct, with a balance of high-level insights for executives, and a detailed for core teams
Designs and performs statistical analysis to for established company KPI's. Support the compiling of month-end reporting and quarterly materials for the BOD and external reporting .
Work closely with business partners, technology and modelling teams to evaluate new and alternate data sources, as well as analytical tools
Work with other departments including Finance, Accounting and Legal, providing them with support to create business plans for new program rollouts
Document historic database of company financials and KPI's in a clear, organized way by managing archives in a way that allows for easy access to data
Identifies expense opportunity areas and recommends necessary changes
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Education / Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or Marketing is required, (may consider related field or equivalent work experience with demonstrated ability).
Degree in quantitative discipline such as statistics, economics, mathematics, accounting or finance preferred.
Minimum three to five years related experience performing financial analyst work required.
Minimum of one to three years experience in statistical and/or accounting environment with progressively-responsible experience dealing with general ledger and P&L reporting preferred.
Strong knowledge of basic accounting processes and accruals
Strong business and financial acumen: business analytics skills, P&L structure, ability to plan, track and evaluate trade management
Strong verbal and presentation skills to relay complex information
Ability to make recommendations for solutions based on information gathered and analyzed from existing systems and/or imperfect information
Experience performing data analysis and data visualization
Experience working in a cross-functional environment
Understanding of the total business process and procedures
Strong technical report building abilities
Strong excel skills, MS office, Hyperion and Peoplesoft or equivalent experience Access/SQL a plus
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving with attention to details
Effective troubleshooting skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 5 pounds or less 5% of the workday
Must be able stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 5% or less of the workday
Must be able to talk, see, hear, concentrate, think, learn and reason for all of the workday
Must be able to sit and walk or otherwise move around for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.
Must be able to use a keyboard and do manual tasks for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.
Will require about 5% of overnight travel.
Universal Technical Institute, Inc.