Financial Analyst

Avetta

United States of America / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 06/16/2021
  • Website: avetta.com
  • Company Address: 17701 Cowan #140, Irvine, CA, 92614

About Avetta

Avetta is building the connections that build the world.

Avetta provides a cloud-based supply chain risk management and commercial marketplace platform. Our global solution is uniquely designed to connect the world’s leading organizations with qualified suppliers, driving sustainable growth. We build trustworthy bonds through responsive technology and human insight. Our process is collaborative. Our global reach is complemented by our local expertise.

Job Description

We are looking for a reliable, dynamic Financial Analyst to provide financial support to functional leaders throughout the company. The right candidate should have a demonstrated proficiency in data analytics as well as a solid founding in accounting and corporate finance principles. You must be an organized professional with a great eye for detail. You must be reliable and able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively. The goal is to help the business grow by providing financial decision support to key executives throughout the company.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Partner with executives to thoroughly understand their business and provide financial support for expense management that will facilitate both tactical and strategic decision making
  • Collaborate with HR and executives to facilitate headcount management by monitoring, tracking, and ensure hiring is done within plan parameters
  • Become familiar with data sources for key metrics and assist in building financial and operational expense and capital dashboards that provide real-time visibility into the current health of the business and to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Provide monthly reports and analysis by department, GL, executive, and overall company views of expenses and capital including variance to budget analysis relating to both financial and operational metrics
  • Evaluate department, team, executive, gl, product line, etc. spend against benchmarks and other metrics along with first hand Avetta knowledge to analyze and determine current efficiencies and make recommendation
  • Help prepare presentations for internal meetings and board reporting
  • Support cash flow forecasting, analysis, and CF forecasting improvement
  • Understand and effectively communicate with executives regarding definitions and specifics of key metrics
  • Work with executives to develop annual expense and capital budgets and ongoing forecasts based on key assumptions and variables within the business and enter this information into our planning system
  • Understand SaaS & Avetta’s two channel business model and relevant metrics
  • Work with outside service providers, consultants, and internal development teams to automate processes for key metrics, models, and extension of OneStream planning capabilities
  • Proactively gather feedback on key reporting attributes
  • Assist in the design and implementation of dashboard reporting to monitor KPIs, highlight trends, analyze causes of unexpected variances, and benchmark results vs. competitors
  • Support M&A analyses and synergy assessments, as needed
  • Ad-hoc reporting and projects

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE 

  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related analytical degree required; MAcc, MBA, CPA, CMA considered a plus
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles
  • Familiarity with SaaS business models preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office (especially Excel & PowerPoint); the ideal candidate will be very comfortable with advanced Excel functions and able to build Macros, filter and sort data, use a Pivot table and other tools to return the accurate, timely financial data needed for reports
  • Familiarity with analytics, planning & reporting software; knowledge of OneStream and/or NetSuite a plus
  • Familiarity with database software, systems and report writing a plus

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

  • Articulate, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Continuous improvement mentality, with a capacity and energy to challenge the status quo and drive change throughout the organization
  • Champion for process improvement and ability to evaluate processes, seek out and implement internal or external best practices
  • The highest level of integrity and honesty; appreciation and ability to professionally assume responsibility for highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Attention to detail and problem‐solving ability
  • Effective time management, organization and prioritizing skills; ability to manage and prioritize multiple deliverables and to meet deadlines
  • Work individually and in a team setting with constant, on‐going collaboration throughout each day
  • Committed to providing the level of effort required to meet deadlines

Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills in a team‐based environment

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.