Senior Financial Analyst

The Cooper Companies Pleasanton , CA 94588

Posted 4 months ago

CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), is one of the world's leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses and related products and services. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and 1-day lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.

JOB TITLE: Senior Financial Analyst

DEPARTMENT: Finance

JOB SUMMARY

This role will primarily be responsible for reporting, analysis, forecasting and budgeting for various teams in the Global Sales & Marketing (GSM) organization and assisting the Director of Finance in supporting the Specialty EyeCare (SEC) division. Work closely with the Senior Leaders of the GSM teams to complete month-end close; ensuring expenses are properly accrued and variances are explainable. Assist the Director in preparation for SEC monthly closes, quarterly forecasts, and annual budget. Create ad-hoc analyses as needed in addition to providing inputs for long range strategic plan. This position will provide financial analysis that will help guide business decisions of the Senior Leaders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Establish solid business partnership with various teams in the Global Sales & Marketing (GSM) organization

  • Provide support during close, including necessary accruals, project tracking, and submission of department OPEX

  • Provide month-end variance reporting, streamline forecast/budget models, process improvement, and provide financial guidance to help with various business decisions

  • Build and update quarterly forecasts, annual budget and Long Range Strategic Plans for various teams in the GSM organization

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of business partners' areas of focus and critical issues to provide value-add insight and guidance

  • Consolidate and analyze monthly results, prepare monthly close review presentations, and prepare quarterly business review presentations for SEC organization

  • Develop ideas for process improvement and be able to implement them

  • Create standardized reporting packages to effectively communicate relevant information

  • Influence the accuracy and effectiveness of the actual reporting and the forecast/budget processes

  • Support ad-hoc financial analyses and preparation of presentations to Senior Management for various teams in the GSM and SEC organizations

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Solid OpEx reporting skills

  • Highly detail oriented and organized

  • Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills/modeling

  • Understand Financial budgeting and modeling

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to multi-task in a changing environment

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint), and Hyperion

  • Work well in a team environment

  • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Normal office environment

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting is required, MBA a plus.

EXPERIENCE

  • 5years' experience in FP&A role

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