Sr. Financial Analyst

REQ: REQ-117488 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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The IT Senior Lead – IT Administration & Finance will provide financial analysis and reporting for the Information Technology organization.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a solid understanding of business fundamentals, has strong financial analysis skills and can effectively coordinate and consolidate business results from multiple information sources. Significant data management competencies and a high level of communication are critical to this role.

  • Financial analysis & reporting of IT department consolidated expenses, budget analysis & IT project cost tracking and budget forecasting.
  • Monitor and track monthly actual, business plan and forecast IT expenditures
  • Manage It vendor invoices related to IT purchases
  • Provide financial support and backup for IT Procurement process
  • Ensure software purchase renewals are processed in accordance with forecast
  • Identify and Implement IT Productivity Improvements in financial processes
  • Manage computer related assets and lease expense analysis
  • Manage and track Panasonic Chargebacks
  • Partner with IT project managers to ensure appropriate accounting of project costs
  • Partner with IT leaders to drive cost reduction opportunities
  • Assist with Business Case development & IT project funding approvals (CER)
  • Monitor and track costs related to capital expenditure requests (CER)
  • Business Plan preparation and consolidation reporting
  • Other assigned projects as identified by IT Directors

Formal Education & Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Accounting, Management Information Systems or equivalent experience.  MBA is a plus

Knowledge & Experience

  • 7+ years budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis 
  • Experience with Capital/Expense Analysis and tracking
  • Experience with Oracle financial systems, GL Wand, Monthly closing processes
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Familiarity with Financial Reporting Tools
  • Sound understanding of general business processes
  • General understanding of IT and applications
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office 365 Suite
  • Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated experience being proactive in overcoming barriers to prevent problems from occurring/recurring.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Exceptional customer servicing qualities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated, directed, and assumes accountability.  
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity.
  • Must be organized, disciplined, detail oriented, innovative, self-starter, results-oriented and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with other departments, customers, government representatives, and/or professionals

REQ: REQ-117488 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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