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Senior Financial Analyst, Business Planning & Analysis in Greer, SC at Regional Management Corp.

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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    Greer, SC
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Job Description

Job purpose

The Financial Analyst, Business Planning & Analysis position will perform a full range of budgetary and reporting duties. This position will work closely with many corporate functions including corporate accounting, operations, and marketing to develop quarterly and annual profit plans for a multi-state, multi-unit company. The primary responsibility of the role is to support the annual operating budget as well as the long-term strategic planning for the company.

Duties and responsibilities

Assist in the development of a “bottoms-up” profit plan by requesting and summarizing data from multiple locations and configuring the data into meaningful information on a unit, product group and consolidated basis.
Support the development of annual operating budgets, quarterly forecasts and financial strategic plans.
Prepare quarterly reforecasts of results based upon actual year-to-date results.
Build financial models and provide analytical support for existing and new business initiatives. Analyze “what if” scenarios, providing meaningful feedback and recommendations.
Preparation of monthly analysis of plan versus actual results, by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; while making suggestions for improvement.
Provide root cause variance explanations, highlighting new business opportunities as well as identifying inherent risks.
Demonstrate insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to business area partners and management in order to drive business results.
Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templates during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review.
Perform on-going review of planning and reporting processes to evaluate effectiveness, making recommendations for improvements.
Responsible for conducting and documenting simple to moderate standard financial analysis and ad hoc finance projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field.
5-7 years of relevant work experience, preferable in the financial services industry
Advanced knowledge of quantitative analysis using Microsoft Excel is essential for this position.
Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment.
Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude

Preferred Qualifications

Relational Database or Data Warehouse skills ( SQL Server) a plus

Critical Competencies

Candidates must possess advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to successfully work within a team en