Financial Analyst

Northern Virginia


Job Summary 

The Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis in understanding, explaining and communicating the company’s financial and operational results. The position will provide support to the forecast process, annual budget, monthly variance analysis, various data analytics and ad hoc operational reports. This individual will maintain an overall financial perspective of the company and will perform project-based analyses as required.


Responsibilities

  • Provide support to annual budget process
  • FP&A, including MD&A support
  • Operational Metrics
  • Forecasting
  • Financial Modeling
  • Ad Hoc Reporting (Regulatory, Banking, etc.)
  • Perform financial analysis, complete variance analyses by identifying key drivers of variances
  • Understand key business metrics and assist with development of new key indicators
  • Help expose trends in the data that indicate strengthening or weakening performance
  • Develop financial tools, analyses, and metrics in support of business strategies
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analyses and analytical support as needed


Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and experience in Finance or Accounting, or other related quantitative discipline, is required.
  • Interest or work towards an MBA, CPA or CFA desirable but not required.
  • 6 months to three years of related business experience
  • Advanced Excel skills with experience creating, interpreting, and presenting financial projections and models
  • Experience extracting required information from internal and external databases and in-depth web searching when necessary
  • Demonstrated experience successfully working multiple projects simultaneously