Senior Financial Analyst - Merger %26 Acquisition

  • Company: Oracle
  • Posted: August 04, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16000VOW
The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for providing strategic financial support to the Head of M&A - Global Business Finance (GBF) and the Corporate Development team through proactive financial analysis, due diligence, budgeting, planning and forecasting for M&A transactions. In addition, this role will assist with the mapping of the acquired company financials into Oracle financials.

As a Senior Financial Analyst you will participate in various responsibilities as follows:

  • Be the face of Oracle - help the acquisition FP&A team integrate with the Oracle FP&A teams within GBF organization
  • Participate in due diligence discussions with the target company and work collaboratively with the Corporate development team in understanding the impact of integrating a target company's P&L with Oracle's P&L
  • Partner with various business units and global functions to build the acquired company's budget/forecast model taking into account the target's P&L structure and post-acquisition operating model
  • Assist with the preparations of executive review presentations to Senior Management and acquired company's Management team
  • Prepare updates to the Standard Chart of Accounts and product mapping for the acquired company within the Oracle hierarchies
  • Prepare M&A scorecard and KPIs related to acquisition performance and costs
  • Support the coordination and consolidation of weekly and quarterly forecasts after the acquisition transaction has closed till the loading of the initial budget
  • Prepare and analyze acquisition actuals to budget after the acquisition budget is approved and explain material differences
  • On a monthly basis, work with M&A Consolidations to book actual headcount and P&L activity on the Oracle systems until integration of the acquisition. This involves creating new cost centers, maintaining acquisition specific cost center mapping files and preparing cost allocations & re-class entries
  • Build and maintain high-level knowledge across all business areas by staying current on corporate initiatives, challenges and opportunities across the business. Understand associated risks and opportunities. Develop an understanding of critical business performance drivers


  • BA/BS in Business, Accounting and/or Finance, MBA preferred
  • 5 years relevant experience
  • Prior Finance experience in Management Consulting, Corporate Finance or Investment Banking required
  • Combine business acumen with finance expertise to develop actionable insights
  • Ability to excel in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to get results with little guidance
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with peers and counterparts in a global / multi location setup
  • Expertise in Office Tools - MS Excel, Power Point, Word
  • Terrific team player and ability to take ownership of tasks/projects

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a sophisticated Fortune 100 Corporate Finance Team!

****All Qualifications are preferred****
Financial support to business areas through financial analysis, budgeting, planning and forecasting; to facilitate decision making and future business strategies.

As a member of Oracle*s finance organization, you will be responsible for providing all aspects of financial support for planning and control. Assist in consolidation and reporting of financial results; preparation of annual budget. Gather, model, analyze, prepare, and summarize information for financial plans, operating forecasts, trended future specifications, etc.; on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis. Prepares recommendations based on analyzes. May perform revenue and expense analysis, headcount and headcount driven expense analysis at cost center level, tracking of product and product line revenue, reconciliation of accounts receivable, variance analysis and ad-hoc analysis as needed. You may participate in cross functional programs and projects.

Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. Strong spreadsheet skill and proficiency in Oracle Financials. Strong written and oral communication skill. Ability to work under tight deadlines. Self starter able to prioritize given responsibilities. 5 years relevant work experience. BS/BA in Accounting/Finance preferred. CPA/MBA desired.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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