Senior FP&A Analyst

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Country
United States
Location
Nashville, TN
Department
Finance

The Senior FP&A Analyst will track, project, and help drive financial and operational performance across the organization. The position will have abundant opportunity to engage with leaders across the company and has high visibility with senior leadership. As a member of the finance team, the position has exposure to all aspects of the business and is immersed in the growth strategy. This position is a key role in helping drive the growth that propelled Matthews to be the fastest growing company in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and interpret financial data to provide operational reporting
  • Assists with budgeting, forecasting, and monthly reporting processes
  • Determine specific drivers of business performance, analysis of: revenue growth, variance, margin mix, period over period
  • Partner with operational heads to present and explain the financial implications of operational results
  • Conduct trend analysis and leverage insights during forward-looking strategic planning
  • Produce monthly actuals-to-forecast variance analysis on P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow and identify impactful opportunities that would increase the accuracy of our forecast models or accounting practices
  • Monitor accounting activities to ensure compliance with appropriate procedures and the integrity of financial data for interpretation
  • Contribute toward budgeting, forecasting, and monitoring of revenue and expenses
  • Provide periodic, ongoing profitability reporting
  • Prepare management decks
  • Financial modeling and ad hoc reporting as directed by senior leadership
  • Assist with month-end reporting and analysis to supplement efforts of financial reporting team
  • Effectively communicate key information pertaining to the actuals and forecasts to management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 3+ years of experience in financial modeling and reporting preferred
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel; demonstrated ability to aggregate, manipulate, and interpret large data sets
  • Proficiency in business intelligence tools, CRM and ERP systems preferred
  • Exceptional skills in analytical thinking, problem-solving, organizational and multitasking
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data and communicate clearly to senior management
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends
  • Intellectual curiosity, the ability to stay organized in a highly cross-functional setting, and a proactive approach to learning and execution
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