Senior Financial Planning and Reporting Analyst



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*POSITION BASED IN ANDOVER, MA



SUMMARY OF JOB:
This role will be responsible for the on-time reporting & analysis of monthly financial metrics and operating expense in support of the IT Division’s Cloud & Service Provider Segment and Software Line of Business . Ensure that the financial accounting systems and procedures comply with statutory and group reporting requirements. This challenging role will provide exposure to senior level finance members as well as peers in other departments of finance. The role is highly visible and provides the analyst with various career paths throughout the finance organization.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Support Director of Finance with Cloud & Service Provider and Software Line of Business (LOB) organizations
o Partner with functional Vice Presidents
o Support with financial analysis and administration
o Liaise with LOB and Regional Finance
· Analyze financial results and propose actions
o Monitor variances/ fluctuations of P&L
o Identify trends/Comparative analyses/Impact of change
o Report results
o Recommend actions
· Forecasting and planning
o Based on organization’s annual budget/target assist in target functional team’s target setting
o Lead quarterly forecast process with functional team and consolidate organization
o Work with team to understand future spend, cost optimization and/or reduction opportunities
· Reconciles monthly transactions by comparing and correcting data.
· Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying impacts of proposed charges
· Evaluate profit and cost efficiencies in various areas of the organization as needed
· Review/analyze 3rd party contracts to determine cost impact and feasibility of execution and ongoing management
· Develop, maintain and distribute ad-hoc reports and financial models as needed
· Support sales overlay teams
o Support/liaise with front office on pricing of quotes and execution of booking rules
o Reporting of orders and sales
o Commission
§ Validate annual plan is in-line with R&D product launches and goals of business
§ Calculation and coordination of payments with sales staff’s home legal entities
· R&D
o Business case financial analysis; ensure business cases are meeting standards; cover appropriate risk mitigation; validated MLO; agreed/committed sales forecast with front office/Sales Overly

o Project performance monitoring from Select to 3 years post Close

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Qualifications:
EDUCATION-MINIMUM REQUIRED LEVEL:
• Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or equvilent education and experience
• MBA or other relevant Masters/Advanced degree highly preferred

EXPERIENCE-MINIMUM REQUIRED:

At least 6-8 years experience in finance and/or accounting at a managerial level. Relevant experience within a strong service and solutions oriented operations is strongly desired.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS-REQUIRED:

  • Ability to see the big picture while focusing on the process and procedures necessary to produce deliverables.
  • Strong understanding of accounting and finance
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint and other related applications
  • Data mining capabilities and ability to narrow down large volume data sets
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills
  • Track record of completing projects timely and accurately
  • Proven ability to work in a complex international and multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills necessary to interact with stakeholder at various levels of the organization
  • Exceptional influencing skills and demonstrated ability to achieve results in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Good problem solving skills/Highly developed ability to apply sound judgment as well as logical/critical thought processes to decisions


TRAVEL:

  • 10-25% international travel required


We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success - on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY .

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