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Sr. Financial Analyst at Zebit
La Jolla, CA, US

Reporting the CFO, this role will use industry standards and best practices necessary to compile, report, evaluate, analyze and recommend appropriate financial activities relative to the operation of the organization.  This role will work closely with team members of other departments to obtain knowledge and data needed to produce timely and accurate reporting and analysis relative to the business, financial reporting, budgeting, variance reporting, forecast scenarios, and what-if scenarios on a timely basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Financial Analyst will work directly with the CFO to integrate and develop processes that meet business needs, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with various departments to create and manage company financial forecast models. Further, you will collect and analyze financial data needed to create timely and accurate reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders that facilitate well informed decisions
  • Assist in the development of new tools and processes to support all aspects of financial planning and analysis, including forecasting, annual budgeting, long-range planning and monthly financial reporting
  • Assist in the further development and maintenance of financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a compelling message for the stakeholders
  • Know the business and understand the underlying drivers of revenue and expense
  • Consolidate, load and validate financial data utilizing various databases
  • Independently build complex financial models and present supporting analysis to executive audience

 

Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Investment banking experience preferred
  • 5+ years of financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis experience, including modeling capabilities required
  • Strong financial acumen and demonstrated ability to analyze financial statements
  • Advanced to expert proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Advanced to expert proficiency in Microsoft Power Point required
  • Fintech and/or ecommerce industry experience preferred
  • Analyze and manipulate large data sets utilizing programming languages such as R or MySQL preferred and derive key findings and insights
  • Prior work experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, and operational issues, assessing their implications, and developing and implementing appropriate action plans
  • Proven experience driving business performance in a high growth and fast-paced environment