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Financial Analyst - Budgets & Forecasting

Birmingham, Alabama

Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Brand: Motion
Job ID: R23_0000013855
Status: Full time

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  • Collaborative
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  • Good Listener
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

The Financial Analyst supports Executive & Finance leadership through the development & preparation of forward looking financial and economic models. The Financial Analyst position is set in a fast-paced business environment in support of a complex business structure. The ideal candidate for this position is a high energy business-minded person who is motivated by solving complex financial relationships. This person is a detail oriented critical thinker who possesses an insatiable appetite for continuous learning. To be successful in this position, the candidate must be an active listener and skilled communicator, especially in facilitation, written communication, and visual presentation.

• Prepares and maintains monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets at both the consolidated
and business segment levels.
• Analyzes budget/forecast to actual performance.
• Publishes monthly reports that visually express budget/forecast to actual performance,
supported by concisely written commentary.
• Conducts quarterly competitor analysis.
• Develops an ongoing market and economic research process to quickly identify business
impacting trends.
• Engages Finance leadership with advice and guidance on a range of financial
management issues.
• Coordinates with business partners in the development of budgets and forecasts.
• Assists with budget/forecast presentations to communicate assumptions & findings to
senior management.
• Designs and implements 12-month rolling forecast process.
• Designs and implements process efficiencies through automation.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Typically requires a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics and three (3) years of related experience or an equivalent combination.

• Financial and/or operational management experience with planning & forecasting.
• Preferred Microsoft Office & Power Apps Certifications (or willingness to pursue).
• Advanced Excel proficiency is required. 3+ years of practical proven experience of using Excel for building and maintaining financial models.
• Preferred entry-level knowledge of coding for Financial Analytic tools (or a willingness to pursue).
• Strong understanding of financial statement preparation and analysis.
• Knowledge of GAAP reporting requirements.
• Skilled in the arts of communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to convey complex concepts to diverse audiences

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