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Finance Analyst

Norfolk, VA
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JobId: 147252
Job Title: Finance Analyst
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Finance/Accounting
Employment: Full-Time
Open Date: 2018-03-07T06:06:45Z Close Date: 2023-03-06T00:00:00Z


The Financial Analyst will provide analytical support for key requirements and assists with business analysis for the operating planning and forecasting as directed. The Analyst utilizes the data infrastructure by extracting, aggregating, and dissecting financial data and performance metrics. Leveraging recurring and ad hoc management reporting, the Analyst identifies trends, supports business cases and develops knowledge of business opportunities and risks.

Key Responsibilities:

Business Analysis: Uses deep understanding of objectives, issues and root causes and provides insightful, fact-based data analysis to help solve complex problems
Assists with the creation of financial models, research and analyses of trends, leading indicators and business statistics
Utilizes data infrastructure by extracting, aggregating, and dissecting financial data and performance metrics
Business Partnering: Partners with Key Stakeholders and Business Partners to align on business priorities and drive effective solutions/execution.
Constructively communicates compelling arguments based on facts and data, and obtains necessary buy-in to deliver on business objectives
Builds working relationships with management and other partners in support of key priorities and objectives through analytics
Strategic Planning and Initiatives: Supports Finance leadership in assisting management to develop strategies and initiatives to drive growth and margin improvements. Executes on strategic initiatives such as M&A support, product launches, market entry, and process improvement efforts
Scans research and data sources identifying and recommending best resources to mine information on business initiative requests
Maintains an awareness of general business and financial conditions
Operating Planning and Forecasting: Supports Finance leaders in creating an annual events operating plan that is aligned to the strategic plan and performs forecasting to provide visibility into business results to enable business decisions
Assists with business analysis for the operating planning and forecasting as directed
Financial Operational Policy: Establishes and maintains consistent financial operational policies and procedures to govern related practices
Management Reporting and Financial Close Activities: Produces and distributes recurring and ad hoc management reports. Responsible for financial reporting accuracy; partners with shared services organizations and ensures adequate control environment to mitigate financial and business risks in collaboration with process owners.
Complies with all financial operational policies and procedures such as Loss Reporting/Technical Lost Business; recommends modifications as needed
Leverages recurring and ad hoc management reporting to identify trends, support business cases and understand opportunities and risks

BS - Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent

MBA or credits toward MBA, or MS in Business Analytics or similar degree preferred
1 - 3 Years of Experience in Finance or Accounting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience that includes increasing analytical responsibilities
  • Previous experience with financial modeling
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience includes Oracle Hyperion/Essbase, or related systems
  • Expense/Labor/Strat Modeling experience highly preferred

Software in the Cloud. Experts on the Ground:
ADP powers the working world with comprehensive solutions that drive business success. Consistently named one of the \"Most Admired Companies\" by FORTUNE® Magazine, and recognized by Forbes® as one of \"The World's Most Innovative Companies,\" ADP has over a half-million clients around the globe and 65 years of experience as one of the largest providers of human capital management solutions world-wide.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.


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