Community Brands is a software company that helps organizations achieve social good. Through our technology, we assist more than 100,000 associations, nonprofits, K-12 schools, faith-based organizations, and partners to grow stronger and achieve their missions. Like our clients, our nearly 2,200+ employees strive to improve the world in which they live, and we believe that technology plays an important role in that. We are techies and volunteers who dream big and are motivated by more than just a cool job (though that's a great perk). The Community Brands culture is one where employees can pursue this passion as part of their profession, and we're looking for great employees to join us!
Community Brands is seeking a dynamic individual for the open Financial Analyst role. We're looking for someone with experience as a confident financial analyst, with the ability to break down complex problems into manageable solutions, and then produce quality deliverables for senior management. You'll work collaboratively with a variety of practice area leads, thrive on multifaceted challenges, and adeptly manage ambiguity. This position is a highly visible role within the organization that offers significant responsibility, confidentiality, and exposure to senior leadership and all aspects of the business. Given the nature of the work, the candidate must be very well-organized, self-motivated, intellectually curious, display strong attention to detail, and a desire to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
A Day in the Life :
The Financial Analyst (FP&A) will provide financial planning and ad-hoc analytics to help drive the financial and operational performance of Community Brands. This includes compiling data and developing models that help drive corporate decision making. The successful candidate will be ranked as a Top Performer in his or her peer group and furthermore, driven to success, a self-starter, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. The individual will be an insightful, decisive, critical thinker, and commercially focused. Further, the Financial Analyst will be able to work well on teams however will develop the knowledge and maturity to work with our business units and leadership independently. This position will require a large data set analysis and adept skills in MS Excel.
Location: Knoxville, TN (firm)
In this role you'll :
Translate accounting data, non-financial metrics, and analysis into best-in-class presentations that tell a compelling, fact-based story
Present unique ideas and challenge existing thought processes within a collaborative team environment Develop and oversee gold standard level deliverables
Maintain confidentiality at all times, as this position requires a high level of responsibility regarding confidential information
Gather data and financial information affecting all areas of the company's operations; manage and maintain company historical data.
Conduct quantitative analyses and modeling of business scenarios.
Develop and maintain global financial models to support long-term corporate strategy.
Prepare regular revenue and expense forecasts; develop variance analyses for actual vs forecast and report explanations.
Provide research and analytical support in the preparation of the budget, strategic plans, and forecasting.
Develop and maintain new forecasting tools; provide input regarding project reviews, system enhancements, and continuous process improvement.
Assist in preparation of management dashboard, board materials, scheduled and ad-hoc reporting, financial statements, and other key company communications.
Work closely with Accounting and Operations teams to deliver accurate analyses to support decision making
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
We're looking for someone who brings experience and a high level of comfort:
Analytical and Technical:
Managing financial reporting and budgeting/forecasting processes by supporting the organization to measure the execution in order to achieve corporate targets
Leveraging understanding of US GAAP as well as corporate accounting and auxiliary functions including revenue, AP/AR, treasury, and financial reporting
Developing lender and shareholder financial reporting in a zero-defect environment
Establishing and enhancing sophisticated forecasting and business/earnings analysis systems and procedures.
Providing financial solutions utilizing various modeling and analysis tools and valuation modeling/methodologies
Developing cash flow analysis, strategic modeling and forecast planning
Constructing revenue and EBITDA bridges, performing transaction analysis, performing sum-of-the-parts asset valuation analysis, creating pro forma models, performing sensitivity analysis, performing IRR calculations under multiple scenarios
Solving complex problems with the ability to exercise mature judgment
Establishing metrics for monitoring and managing a diverse portfolio of SaaS, services and payments businesses
Implement business intelligence systems to improve analysis
Developing and/or managing the creation and quality of 'best-in-class' PowerPoint presentations; ensuring the story conveyed is aligned with the CFO and ELT's needs
Presenting in front of audiences including internal and external stakeholders
Collaborating with all levels of the internal organization and with external partners
Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information always
We'll see it as a bonus if you also bring:
A Bachelor's degree within Accounting, Finance, Engineering or Economics; MBA or CPA required
Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in an investment bank, PE firm, PE-owned portfolio company or top tier consulting firm and a minimum of three (3) years total relevant work experience
Expert in Excel, PowerPoint, ERP & Financial consolidation tools
Teaming with colleagues, both junior and senior, on shared deliverables and/or goals AND working independently
Contributing as a team player with a positive attitude and intellectual curiosity to learn new things
Ability to prioritize tasks, adapt to change, communicate expectations, adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously and work well under pressure
Results-driven and detail-oriented with a high degree of attention to detail
Employees at Community Brands are techies and volunteers who strive to make the Company a great place to work. We dream big and are motivated to help our customers use the technology we create to improve the world around us. And, we look forward to you being part of our story!
Flexible Planned Time Off
Generous Sick Leave
Purpose Driven Culture
Passionate about Community Involvement
Company Paid Parental Leave
Company Paid Short Term Disability
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities