Sr. Financial Analyst – IT PMO – Budgeting (BHJOB22048_634)

ITmPowered    Denver, CO
Job Description
Sr. Financial Analyst – IT EPMO Budget and Finance Planning The Senior Financial Analyst supports the EPMO strategy and planning process across the Planning and budgeting season. Quickly gets up to speed with a complex project ID database for planning, coding, allocating, and tracking projects, project budgets, and overall financial planning, tracking, and reporting. Work […]

Sr. Financial Analyst – IT EPMO Budget and Finance Planning

The Senior Financial Analyst supports the EPMO strategy and planning process across the Planning and budgeting season. Quickly gets up to speed with a complex project ID database for planning, coding, allocating, and tracking projects, project budgets, and overall financial planning, tracking, and reporting. Work with EPMO Directors and teams of IT Project managers to deliver planning objectives, ensure preparation of financial plans and reporting, budgets, forecast models, and accruals for various internal and external initiatives. The analyst adopts a culture of consistency, accountability and continuous improvement functions by liaising between the various business operations functional groups impacted by budget allocations.

Responsibilities:

  • Works across EPMO through the budgeting season to gather project information, budgeting, ID tagging and tracking to aggregate and plan IT and Software Engineering projects and budgets.
  • Plan and allocate appropriate project ID’s and tracking numbers to track across Clarity Project planning and financial applications.
  • Partners with business planning, IT, and software engineering, and finance teams to establish clear delineation of project costs, capex/opex budgets across teams for quarterly reforecasting.
  • Manage annual budget process and cross functional coordination of related activities to estimate all EPMO business initiatives and impacts on Software Engineering and IT Teams.
  • Supports planning and the month end close review, ensuring that accruals are accurate and complete. Provides input for the monthly review of expenses and capital to budget and forecast, and explains variances with operational analytics and insight.
  • Develops financial reports and templates as needed and ensures recurring, timely communication to key executives, and business partners.
  • Responsible for executing data analysis procedures and key metric reporting.
  • Analyzes risk to budgets and communicates accordingly to management and executive team.
  • Analyzes the forecast and budget process for expense and capital, and ensures all procedures and activities comply with corporate guidelines.
  • Supports EPMO full cycle PO, SOW, WO processes (creation, change, tracking, receipt and closure).
  • Reviews departmental expenses to understand the variances both in trends and to budget and is prepared to present variances to management.
  • Provides ROI support for capital initiatives and works with accounting to ensure proper accounting treatment for capital versus expense coding of initiatives.
  • Provides financial analysis specific to the needs of the assigned business unit.
  • Assist in preparation for weekly and monthly reviews; Assist in ad hoc information and reporting requests from the Finance and Technology VPs and/or operational support team
  • Assist in FP&A processes and routine and special accounting reports, analyses and special Projects
  • Develop and implement consistent financial and operational analyses
  • Assist in the preparation and administration of the system capital and expense budgets
  • Communicate cost allocations to EPMO and business units
  • Identifies potential problems with any aspects of the budget process and help provide resolution.
  • Prepare operating/capital plans and budgets in partnership with business planning leadership. Consolidate all plans from business unit(s) and prepare consolidated reporting for review.
  • Utilize standard formats, templates, models and systems within the EPMO.
  • Support the Corporate Business Planning team and business unit(s) leaders, build forecast and planning models, and create reports to provide financial and operating visibility.
  • Prepare monthly management financial reporting, including variance reporting, capital tracking, and other various daily/weekly requirements.
  • Provide financial analysis (FP&A) specific to the needs of the assigned business unit(s) and projects.
  • Participate in the month end close review, with reporting of variances to budget and forecast.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 4+ years Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years Financial / Business Analysis supporting EPMO for large technology organizations.
  • Solid financial analysis skills including forecasting, budgeting planning and, above all, keen business acumen
  • Good Data mindset for tracking projects across a multitude of business units.
  • Experience with data analysis – Data Analysis experience – data sampling, SQL queries, selects, joins, XLS pivot tables, data validation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively
  • Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of financial planning tools and reporting systems
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and make deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
  • Ability to influence other organizations and rally key stakeholders within the company to achieve key objectives
  • Ability to thoroughly test models and proactively identify solutions
  • Ability to define key performance indicators/metrics
  • Ability to document, prepare and present data-driven presentations

Desired:

  • Experience in the financial industry

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 23:35:24 GMT

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