Senior Business Planning Analyst
Are you someone who seeks opportunity and has a true desire to grow your career with an organization that has enriched the lives of clients and communities in the Washington, D.C. region for 150 years? If so, Sandy Spring Bank may be the perfect fit for you!
Sandy Spring Bank is a growing financial services company focused on creating remarkable experiences for our employees, clients, shareholders and communities. We are proud to be recognized for the12th consecutive year by Forbes magazine as one of the top 50 "Most Trustworthy" corporations in America. Our values run deep in integrity, relationship building and community outreach.
To help us attract the highest quality individuals, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to those who qualify. We offer competitive market salaries, paid time off, multiple retirement savings options, full health care options, life insurance, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, career development opportunities, tuition assistance and volunteer opportunities. We are proud to offer those, and so much more, making Sandy Spring Bank a desirable place to work and build a career.
About The Job
Sandy Spring Bank is currently recruiting a Senior Business Planning Analyst in the Finance Department. If you are the chosen candidate, you will be responsible for performance management reporting and analysis and profit planning functions for a specific set of business lines and/or support areas. You will coordinate the activities of several senior level managers to maintain these functions together with their supporting systems, you will also work with Senior Officers of the Bank to interpret and report results to both executive and senior managers.
The chosen candidate will provide staff support to SVP/Financial Planning and Decision Support and CFO in the areas of Line of Business (LOB) Profitability Planning, Performance Management, Pricing, Efficiency Analysis, Incentives and other projects as assigned. You will be responsible for maintaining Longview LOB models to forecast the Balance Sheet, Provision, Net Interest Income, Staffing, Capital Expenditures and all other operating expense items. You will provide the balance sheet, non-interest income and non-interest expense inputs to the monthly ALCO corporate forecast as well as insure the Longview LOB forecast concurs with the ALCO forecasted Net Interest Income
You will also propose and/or recommend various courses of action as appropriate. You will remain current in all aspects of financial, regulatory and profitability accounting and reporting including thorough knowledge of the Bank's general ledger.
Areas of Focus:
Plan Variance and Profitability Trend Reporting and Analysis
Financial Plan Development
Line of Business Models/Rolling Forecasts
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting with 4-6 years of increasingly responsible work experience in managerial accounting to include experience with complex profitability accounting or a high degree of experience with and understanding of one or more LOB.
Advanced aptitude and skill in computer systems and work experience in utilizing complex computer systems and knowledge of system interfaces for data management
Advanced problem solving skills and ability to analyze data from diverse sources and research finance and accounting literature.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and maintain dependence. Must be able to objectively and professionally disagree with Senior and sometimes Executive, management when direction given is in conflict with published accounting standards or inconsistent with other known data points.
Sandy Spring Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace environment and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please call our job line at 1-800-399-5919 and select option 5. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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