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Financial Analyst, FP&A

Company: Lendingpoint Llc
Location: Kennesaw
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for delivery of business and financial counsel to Companys leadership team employing various budgeting and analysis methods. Duties include assisting in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial reports/analysis including actuals vs. forecast variance analyses, sensitivity analyses and Responsibility Reporting by cost center. Provide consistent support to other finance-related functions: Accounting, Treasury, Capital Markets and financial operations.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Support the budget and business planning process including communication of budget guidance, assumptions, and calendars for assigned sections. Work closely with and at the direction of appropriate management during the business planning process for input and dialogue on business plan and budget content.Help maintain the Companys corporate financial model, including making adjustments, creating outputs, and building in new functionality as the Business requires.Participate in preparing the annual financial plan and monthly forecast/variance analysis.Provide Actual vs. Targeted financials, including variance analysis and trend analysis with comparisons from other companies including competitors.Support and remain a liaison to both Accounting & Finance teams initiatives and core functions including analysis of accounting reports during month end close process, contribute to automate repetitive data aggregation, management of tasks to increase focus on value added analysis and financial requirements.Utilize data and trends to create and provide financial guidance and support and support to the leadership team on business health, risks, and opportunities.Provide and present accurate and relevant financial analysis to the FP&A Organization and respective senior management to enable strategic decision-making.Provide executive level presentations and materials created from data resources.Make recommendations to continue improvements of the Companys financials, planning, and Business Intelligence systems.Promote strong cross-functional communications and enhance efficiencies impacting Company process improvement efforts, especially as those processes relate to financial reporting and financial operations.Prepare and create ad hoc financial analysis projects and reports as requested.Support, own, and cultivate new and existing product ideas/projects.Ensure compliance with company policies, legal standards, and regulatory requirements by reviewing and monitoring accuracy of financial documents and business processes; drives corrective measures. Consults with business partners on sharing financial information, approved instruments and processes, and consistency with corporate policies.Assist in taking action with stakeholders to achieve business goals including revenue generation, resource allocation, and expense management through close collaboration.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.An undergraduate degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or similar preferred.1-3 years relevant Financial Planning and Analysis experience in financial services.Skilled in Excel and PowerPoint.Ability to gather and utilize data to create well-polished presentation materials.Proven ability to compile and understand large amounts of data.1-2 years of experience with variety of software systems (i.e., Domo, SQL, Tableau or other BI Platform).COMPETENCIES:Customer Service: Exceptional attitude and a passion for providing outstanding service to internal and external customers. Meets commitments; responds promptly to customer needs; and solicits customer feedback to improve service.Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; puts success of team above own interests.Communication: Exhibits good listening and comprehension; expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form; keeps others adequately informed.Business Acumen: Conducts cost-benefit analyses; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Displays orientation to profitability; and understands business implications of decisions.Analytical Skills: Collects and researches data; Identifies data relationships and dependencies; synthesizes complex or diverse information; and uses intuition and experience to complement data.Quality: Displays commitment to excellence; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; monitors own work to ensure quality.PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach, and sit for a minimum of 8 hours with or without reasonable accommodation. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects and/or tools. The employee is required to talk or hear with or without reasonable accommodation and must sometimes lift and move up to 10 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the logistics duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moderate noises such as computers, printers, and other light traffic noise in an office setting.This role is in-office. Remote work may be performed from a pre-approved location, as arranged, and scheduled by team management and approved by department leadership.OTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be supplemented at any time with or without Jobble

Keywords: Lendingpoint Llc, Atlanta , Financial Analyst, FP&A, Accounting, Auditing , Kennesaw, Georgia

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