Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
The Finance Manager will be responsible for financial reporting, consolidations, and general support for corporate, FP&A and executive requirements. This role will be a key lead in managing the annual and long-term business planning & analysis, management reporting, business functional support, consolidations, and ad hoc analysis. This role will be responsible for tracking operating performance, identifying finance best practices, leading process improvement initiatives and FP&A best practices. This position will provide financial and operational analysis to senior management in support of business unit decision-making, looking for risks and opportunities.
Understands complex and underlying data relationships. Pulls ideas, issues, and observations into a clear and concise presentation. Makes appropriate recommendations to multiple levels of management.
Manages the financial function and plans and monitors workflow to ensure all work is completed on a timely basis; and manages a portion of month-end close activities, reviews and analyzes schedules, reports and/or journal entries and understands their impact on the overall financials.
Identifies problem areas when looking at information, seeing patterns, trends or missing pieces, and identifies the similarities. Questions inconsistency in financial data elements. Makes recommendation to resolve and drives implementation of corrective action.
Reviews and validates complex contracts to ensure proper billing and revenue recognition; may recommend solutions and contract changes to multiple levels of management
Identifies improvements and enhancements, document, develop and design necessary systems and process improvements and implements improvements. Supports and provides guidance to other functional areas on issues, questions and assists them with solutions.
Develops process and documentation related to various aspects and supports new product launches. Ensures implementation and completion of various projects and directs efforts of others to assist in project completion.
Is tasked with more complex strategic analysis and ad-hoc projects due to high level of knowledge and proven track record of informative and accurate reporting.
Can facilitate and lead the work of others on system processes & improvements from a technical standpoint.
Provides leadership and analytical support to finance department.
Responsible for interacting and partnering with various functional and business unit departments to develop analysis around key initiatives to drive continuous improvement.
Ensure compliance with internal controls/procedures, SOX and internal auditors
Direct, facilitate and lead the work of other analyst in the department
Responsible for refining management presentations and articulate them to the business management.
7+ Prior experience of substantial diverse financial analysis and accounting
MBA or certification preferred , i.e. CMA, CFA or CPA
Advanced computer skills including excel, Essbase, PeopleSoft and in-depth knowledge of MBS
Requires advanced attention to detail, analytical and problem solving skills to identify problem areas when reviewing data/information and question inconsistencies to determine proper resolution
Advanced organizational skills and detailed oriented and proven time management skills
Strong communication and presentation skills
Planning and Organizational Awareness
Proven analytical skills
Conceptual Thinking /Decision Making (Problem Solving)
Strong managerial skills including ability to manage through change and ability to work with management at all levels
At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management. With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact or .