Dent Wizard Sr. Financial Analyst in Bridgeton, Missouri
Sr. Financial Analyst
Sr. Financial Analyst
This position reports directly to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and involves heavy P&L and financial analysis for a multi-unit business with heavy emphasis in the Finance and Insurance Segment. The successful candidate will organize, maintain, and direct financial transactions and business analysis, which may include: cost and revenue analysis, operations cost analysis, and business analysis. This individual will also prepare financial analysis, statements and reports, and presentations of financial data to Senior Management. In addition s/he will interact with the senior management team internally and develop relationships with the various divisions at all levels of the organization. An in-depth understanding of operational costs and productivity is essential.
Develop, design and deliver key financial reports including, but not limited to corporate financial statements, expense reporting, budget, and trend analysis, in a timely manner and in compliance with federal, state, and other reporting requirements and laws
Manage wide range of financial management responsibilities including;
Prepare monthly reporting package including key performance measures and leading indicators for management
Forecasting and developing annual budgets and operational plans
Provide periodic management reports and competitive analysis
Providing in-depth analysis of variances to budget
Provide Finance and Insurance/Service Warranty specific analyses including churn analyses, loss ratio reporting, claims performance metrics, contract related metrics
Understand Finance and Insurance/Service Warranty reserve funding and profit sharing
Create and analyze pro-forma statements for potential business endeavors for presentation to management.
Prepare various management presentations, financial analyses, and special projects as needed
A minimum of five years experience in accounting or finance
Previous experience in the automotive Finance and Insurance industry is preferred.
Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting. CPA/MBA a plus
Expert knowledge of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial analysis and statements (budgets, forecasts, etc.)
Demonstrated skill in developing and implementing financial, productivity, and cost containment systems
Advanced understanding of the preparation and distribution of operating and/or financial statements; detailed financial audits, and comparative assessments and financial analyses.
A proven track record of success in directing, managing and overseeing the financial activities and analysis across multiple business units.
Ability to effectively present information to senior management
Proven ability to work with all levels of an organization
Strong prioritization skills with a clear focus on results
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Must be a self-starter, have an entrepreneurial spirit and be driven to succeed in a fast paced dynamic environment.