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32751 | Senior Financial Analyst (Hybrid)

Coral SpringsFlorida
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Added - 09/22/22

Accounting/Finance

Senior Financial Analyst A dynamic global organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join its corporate finance team.  The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the VP of Finance and will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis for a specified region/business unit of the organization. Responsibilities: Collaborates with senior leaders to determine reporting needs by the department Assist with the annual budget and monthly reforecast preparation Partner with business owners to obtain information regarding variances and determine budgets Run financial reports from Hyperion Extract data to model in Excel analysis as needed Produce the monthly management reporting decks for presentation Communicate timelines and objectives to upper management Conduct regular financial reviews with management Examine actual results compared to budgets/forecasts and forward-looking opportunities/risks? Prepare reports such as historical financial reporting, budgets, forecasts, financial plans, etc.? Participates in the review, interpretation, and analysis of key performance indicators Assist management in evaluating business performance Serve as a business partner for specified functions of accounting and finance related questions Performs other ad hoc financial analysis, as needed Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field (master’s preferred) Professional certification CFA or CPA preferred 3-4 years of FP&A experience required Publicly traded company experience and a strong FP&A background preferred. Experience with international finance planning, analysis, and budgeting is preferred Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Advanced Excel modeling skills with a solid understanding of financial systems and BI tools Hyperion, Tableau and MS Dynamics knowledge is a plus Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to communicate in both English and Spanish effectively Interpersonal skills with the ability to interact comfortably with all levels of management Ability to push business owners to follow processes and take ownership Highly organized, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize Ability to focus on the most critical tasks in a fast-paced environment Ability to be flexible, accommodating, and to deal with change effectively Customer Service Orientation – ability to gain trust of internal finance colleagues Teamwork – ability to work effectively in and foster a team environment

31832 | Senior Business Financial Analyst

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 09/16/22

Accounting/Finance

Our client is looking for a Senior Business Financial Analyst to join their team! Are you passionate about the role of Workday Financials systems in delivering more valuable information - via improved systems & processes - at a leading financial institution - with an outstanding, highly-acclaimed culture? Are you experienced with leading and understanding Workday Finance core business products, processes, systems, and data? Do you have experience in delivering innovative, engaging experiences in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment? If so, we’d love to talk with you!   This position is full time and fully remote.  Responsibilities of Senior Business Analyst: Serves as an ongoing Workday Financials function/product owner and technology analyst, including being the ongoing support expert for assigned functional Workday (WD) Finance applications (functions, products): General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Accounting Center, Prism (analytics like Power BI), Foundation Data Model, Security. Assists business lines and other internal clients with WD Financials systems support issue / opportunity resolution via development and ongoing support. Performs technical analysis and driving solutions that support the strategies and objectives of business lines. Compiles and analyzes detailed complex data, systems, and processes that often involve interpretive recommendations based on analysis. Provides initial WD Financials implementation project and ongoing WD new release technical analysis, direction and support including research, analysis, prioritizing, development, configuration, testing, troubleshooting, implementation and monitoring of new or enhanced systems. Acts as a WD Financials accounting systems and processes technical analyst and liaison for WD Financials initial implementation project and periodic product new releases, and for ongoing monthly and yearly system and process support, including identifying and driving implantation of improvements, opportunities. Collaborates with internal and external resources to ensure successful requirements definition, development, testing, implementation, and ongoing support of Workday Financials functions and features in accordance with client needs. Defines, manages, and delivers technical analysis for other Controllers Operations Group – Financial System Support initiatives and goals. Examples: Finance transformation and modernization; system and process automation and improvement; acquisition system and process absorption Serves as primary ongoing communication, planning, and execution technical analyst interface between assigned business lines and internal or external product resources for financial systems and processes including Workday Financials. Participates in activities to identify COG – Financial Systems Support team goal(s), examine alternatives, and gain consensus on various project steps (milestones), schedule and procedures for successful project or initiative completion. Collaborates with users to identify, coordinate, and execute technical financial system and process steps, including gathering requirements and deliverables, and providing technical expertise and guidance to successfully achieve area goals. Serves as the key technical analyst and liaison during initial Workday Financials product / function install, and ongoing system support: identifies, coordinates, and monitors internal opportunities, milestone / task definition and completion, ongoing technical process execution, testing, implementation and completion; ongoing post-implementation technical analyst support; knowledge transfer and change management expert for WD Financials product / function. Serves as a strong collaborator and influencer among many interests within the Finance Controllers Operations Group; and with technology groups, reporting groups (Management Reporting, External Reporting); and accounting groups in Controllership and across business lines Works as a liaison and collaborator between internal groups listed above, plus external groups for the initial installation project, and ongoing product support. Examples include system implementers (PWC), internal and external auditors, and product / software vendor (Workday). Is a lead in becoming a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the WD Financials product; and leads efforts to share expertise with others on team. Serves as the key resource to assess / prioritize opportunities to pursue to obtain the most value out of the owned WD Financials product and function, during and after initial implementation. Assists in preparing analysis, implementation steps and documentation to ensure a smooth implementation of the original WD Financials product or function, and ongoing new releases for assigned WD Financials function(s). Participates in problem resolution, release and new feature (opportunity) evaluation, provides continuing support and service as required. Keeps business line users informed of technology direction and impact. Defines and assesses options for major decisions, via a Decision Document process, to reach a best overall option to pursue Senior Business Analyst Requirements: Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience 10 or more years of experience in computer technology applications and analysis, including project management Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Management Information Systems with deep knowledge of Accounting principles Existing and continuous building of knowledge of Finance / Banking industry-specific accounting and systems and processes 7+ years of experience with ERP System implementation, upgrade, or support 3 + years of experience working with Workday Financials products (Foundation Data Model, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Accounting Center, Prism, Security) CPA, CMA or equivalent accreditation or history Pursuit of or achievement of MBA or some other relevant post-graduate degree or certification Experience with – and comfort with informal or formal people leadership skills, including leading work direction, providing ongoing feedback and coaching, playing a large part in periodic and annual performance reviews; and goal setting and measurement / assessment toward these goals Strong end-to-end financial data, systems and process understanding and ability to drive improvement in these areas within finance and throughout the company; working with peers and internal customers in other areas of the company Strong Experience gathering business requirements and converting those requirements into a functional specification document Strong functional understanding and some technical understanding in Workday Financials ERP Experience in Chart of Accounts design and maintenance Experience understanding hierarchies and a relational databases and online transaction processing Knowledge of finance operational processes, particularly period close & audit functions Strong continuous improvement mindset – both for financial / accounting systems and processes, and for personal growth and development Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills #MRIL2022

32381 | Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A

Chicago
Contract
Added - 09/16/22

Accounting/Finance

Job Description Brilliant® is a Chicago-based consulting and search firm that partners with top employers across the region to augment and support their talent needs. Develop your career with a unique role in an elite FP&A Group. This company is growing fast and continually adding new roles and offering exceptional advancement opportunities. Our client, a fast growth, large food product manufacturer is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A). This position will offer extensive exposure to upper management and executives. With unlimited potential for growth across several business lines, this position offers a strong and quick progression track for the right individual. Responsibilities: In charge of leading monthly and quarterly forecasting and budgeting process Lead weekly P&L and balance sheet reporting Consolidate and review monthly financial statements including income statements, balance sheet, shareholder's equity, and cash flow Assist with strategic business initiatives providing detailed analysis around company performance, ROI and EBITDA Participate in ongoing continuous improvement efforts by developing and maintaining strong financial reporting & analysis tools Qualifications: B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field MBA is highly preferred Strong skills in financial modeling, forecasting, and analysis 7-10 years overall experience within accounting and finance Ability to lead projects and assignments Ability to communicate with all levels of management, including CFO #MRIL2022

32596 | Senior Financial Analyst

Chicago
Contract
Added - 09/16/22

Accounting/Finance

Our client located in the Northern Suburbs is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to add to our Accounting and Finance team. This position can be hybrid with a schedule to be determined by business needs. As a Senior Financial Analyst you will contribute by performing financial functions associated with planning and operational analyses to improve financial effectiveness.  SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform statistical and financial analysis of highly complex business activities; prepare subsequent analysis reports and data for management. Assist with monthly/yearly financial close including procedures development, analysis of financial data and trends, determining reasons for past financial performance, and creation of monthly financial analyses utilized in the financial review and in support of the monthly financial reporting package. Review, maintain and enforce company policies and procedures regarding contract compliance and revenue and expense recognition. Create and maintain cost allocations to product lines on a quarterly basis. Design and prepare revenue and cost summaries by product line for senior management review. Meet quarterly with assigned business units to perform financial review, and to understand and communicate financial trends and events affecting business operations. Meet monthly with personnel outside of Finance to review and interpret their area's financial statements when necessary. Review, understand and update organizational and financial structures. Collaborate in the preparation, review and analysis of business forecast and budget submissions. Meet with business units to understand and document assumptions to forecast and budget. Prepare and explain revenue and cost summaries by product line for senior management review. Create necessary quantitative and qualitative budget/forecast review documents for the Executive Management Committee. Collaborate in the maintenance of the Financial Systems for financial structures in Oracle and Infor, account structure/definition/usage, coding, calculation rules, form updates and financial reports creation and maintenance. Provide insight for design, implementation, testing, and documentation of finance system projects in collaboration with internal/external stakeholders. SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required. CPA and/or MBA preferred. Minimum seven years of professional financial reporting and analysis experience in a for-profit work environment required. Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) required. Proven experience with financial information systems including Oracle Hyperion, SmartView/Essbase, Blackline, Lawson, or similar applications/tools. Advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Highly proficient communication and analytical skills required. Demonstrated experience with complex modeling and analyses. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization Demonstrated ability to work independently in a demanding environment with required overtime. Highly attentive to details, organized and effective at managing multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline driven environment. If you or someone you know is interested, please apply today! #MRIL2022

29655 | Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 09/16/22

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant® is a Chicago-based consulting and search firm that partners with top employers across the region to augment and support their talent needs. Develop your career with a unique role in a data analytics driven FP&A Group. This company is growing fast and continually adding new roles and offering exceptional advancement opportunities. Our client, a fast growth, large healthcare organization is seeking a is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A). This position will offer extensive exposure to upper management and executives. With unlimited potential for growth across several business lines, this position offers a strong and quick progression track for the right individual. Responsibilities: In charge of leading monthly and quarterly forecasting and budgeting process Lead weekly P&L and balance sheet reporting Consolidate and review monthly financial statements including income statements, balance sheet, shareholder's equity, and cash flow Assist with strategic business initiatives providing detailed analysis around company performance, ROI and EBITDA Participate in ongoing continuous improvement efforts by developing and maintaining strong financial reporting & analysis tools Assist with M&A transactions and valuations Qualifications: B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting or related field MBA is highly preferred Strong skills in financial modeling, forecasting, and analysis 7-10 years overall experience within accounting and finance Ability to lead projects and assignments Ability to communicate with all levels of management, including CFO #MRIL2022

32317 | Financial Analyst

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 08/31/22

Accounting/Finance

A dynamic global organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong Financial Analyst to join its corporate finance team. The Financial Analyst will report directly to the Senior Manager of Finance & Accounting and will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer as well as the Operations team. Responsibilities: Support the preparation of the annual budget, long term operating plan, and monthly/quarterly forecasts for an assigned region/business unit Create reports and searches in the firm’s ERP system to be able to report on relevant data, pull ad hoc data out of the system as needed Prepare financial reporting package for senior management encompassing financial statements, analysis reports, and KPI dashboards Analyze financial variances against budget, forecast, and prior actual performance Assist in monthly, yearly, and quarterly close activities, including the preparation of financial statements Ad hoc analysis, projects, and other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 2+ years of related accounting and finance experience (1+ year in corporate finance/accounting) Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Large company experience preferred Strong knowledge of various ERP and reporting systems required Excellent communication skills #PermIL2022

32597 | Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

NorthlakeIllinois
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Added - 08/31/22

Accounting/Finance

Role – Senior Financial Analyst – FP&A (Hybrid - one day on-site) Business Area: Finance Team provides analytical support, reporting, and forecasting to the business leaders of the Company. This includes Sales, Operations, Marketing, Demand Planning, and Executives. This function is vital to the overall direction and continued success of company. Responsibilities: Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data Develop strategies to achieve financial plan Convert analyses into actionable recommendations to drive decisions Comfortable working with business leaders to improve performance based on financial and operational analysis Understand the levers of profitability, focusing on metrics that align with profitability goals Improve, maintain, and utilize sales and operations KPIs to drive Company growth Develop interactive visualizations utilizing various reporting components from multiple data sources Build solutions that satisfy business partner’s needs Structure projects to have a defined deliverable and definition of success Communicate analysis results and recommendations in a manner that enables the business sponsor to understand and act on the information Keep business sponsor informed of progress on projects and analysis Play pivotal role in the annual planning process Prepare portions of monthly Board of Directors meeting presentation Provide ad hoc analysis as requested by senior management Ensure compliance to financial policies and procedures Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting 4+ years’ experience in Finance or related field Advanced MS Excel skills Knowledge of business finance, financial analysis, and modeling Outstanding organizational, analytical, and multi-tasking skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to develop strong relationships at all levels within the Company Enjoy breaking down complex problems to identify primary drivers Team player Highly detail oriented Ability to manage multiple projects through the project management process Tableau experience a plus #PermIL2022

32280 | Manager, FP&A

Chicago
Contract
Added - 08/30/22

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged in the search for a Manager FP&A for one of our clients in the financial services industry, located in Chicago, IL. The Manager FP&A will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, modeling, financial analysis, and accounting responsibility that are focused on supporting the financial operations, valuation, and gross margin analysis. Our client is looking to hire immediately and has opted to open this position on a contract to hire basis. Qualified candidates will be considered immediately and begin the interview process. RESPONSIBILITIES Participate in lean initiatives and improvement programs across the various operating functions adopting a hands-on approach. Drives objectives within the team and responsible for maintaining the periodic goals to meet the year end objectives Develops and/or assists in developing budgets, reporting, and forecasting of expense and capital projects, guide corporate functions and business teams in the budget process Manage and monitor Income Statements and consolidations for supported businesses and corporate functions. Drive actionable information and advice to corporate and business teams. Evaluate financial outcomes of various decision alternatives; advise on key business planning assumptions, identify, and quantify risks and/or opportunities Translate content needed for senior level presentations; ensure content provided meets requirements; assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Provide ad-hoc analysis and financial modeling support to the corporate function and business leader Implement standardized processes and utilize various reporting tools to provide efficient and transparency financial analysis Ability to develop recommendations/solutions to problems encountered in day-to-day work. Support close process and project reporting Supports financial integration activities Assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Seek out ways to continuously improve processes; support project analysis and input on business cases and provide additional support across corporate Provide direction and leadership to analysts across FP&A team Other duties may be assigned QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field or local equivalent with an advanced degree preferred Minimum 5-8 years of Finance & Accounting experience Insurance experience a plus but not required. Demonstrate effective financial, strategic, and executive leadership. She or he will appreciate the rigorous, analytical requirements of a public company, and have exposure to build the requisite infrastructure to support those needs within the business Ability to plan, organize, prioritize work, and handle multiple projects and deadlines in a complex business environment Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Tableau and Workday G/L and Adaptive experience a plus but not required. Strong knowledge of Excel including Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs and formulas Strong knowledge of financial statements (income statements, balance sheets and cash flows). Ability to work through shifting priorities and deadlines Strong modeling skills Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to communicate complex business information to a range of non-finance audiences. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and computer skills Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools, specifically Excel, comfortable with pivot tables and lookups, and Power Point required Experience with a major ERP System (Oracle, SAP, Net Suite, etc.)

30380 | Senior Financial Analyst

ChicagoIllinois
Contract
Added - 08/30/22

Accounting/Finance

Our client is actively seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team in the Northern suburbs. The ideal candidate will have strong consultative, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. JOB DESCRIPTION FOR SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST: Analyze business and financial results to identify key drivers of variances, opportunities, and risks including pricing, cost, cash flow, capital and return of investments. Develop models, metrics, and reports to be used by management and operational groups to analyze business. Assist in preparation of annual budget, quarterly outlook, and monthly forecast. Assess investment appraisal opportunities and analyze capital expenditures requests accordingly. Support financial and operational reporting and analysis to finance and business line management. Work with finance team to complete financial reporting, including preparation of MD&A, variance explanation, and margin analysis. Work with collection and accounts payable management to analyze results and identify areas of working capital improvement. Prepare supporting documents and participate in periodic business review meetings to discuss financial performance and operational/financial KPIs. Work with operations to prepare capital expenditure request documentation. Provide summary of request and expected return on investment. Track and reconcile all capital expenditure purchase and disposals. Manage daily/weekly/monthly reporting preparation and submission. JOB QUALIFICATIONS FOR SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance 5+ years of related financial analysis experience. Ability to work in a fast pace environment with tight deadlines. Experience providing financial support to a multi-location business Solid understanding of accounting and capital budgeting Proficiency in Microsoft tools Strong consultative, analytical, and problem-solving skills Assertive when required, with the ability to listen and make decisions Excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills Know when to be detail oriented and when to have a big picture perspective Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently Must be able to prioritize projects and/or business needs based on requirements and objectives Commercial and cultural awareness; cross-functional collaboration skills Persuasive character with the highest levels of integrity This role may require up to 10% travel PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CPA, CMA or MBA a plus #MRIL2022

32164 | Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 08/30/22

Accounting/Finance

Job Description (Hybrid): In this role you will be reporting directly to the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis to support and interface with corporate and business leaders on financial needs, including budgeting and expense reporting. This includes mentorship of analysts, building robust Excel models, researching raw accounting data, creating reports and presentations and providing analysis and recommendations enabling leaders to make data-driven decisions. Must demonstrate strong analytical, critical thinking and communication skills and have the utmost professionalism. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Drives objectives within the team and responsible for maintaining the periodic goals to meet the year end objectives Develops and/or assists in developing budgets, reporting, and forecasting of expense and capital projects; guide corporate functions and business teams in the budget process Manage and monitor Income Statements and consolidations for supported businesses and corporate functions.  Drive actionable information and advice to corporate and business teams.  Evaluate financial outcomes of various decision alternatives; advise on key business planning assumptions, identify, and quantify risks and/or opportunities Translate content needed for senior level presentations; ensure content provided meets requirements; assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Provide ad-hoc analysis and financial modeling support to the corporate function and business leader Implement standardized processes and utilize various reporting tools in order to provide efficient and transparency financial analysis Ability to develop recommendations/solutions to problems encountered in day to day work. Support close process and project reporting Supports financial integration activities Assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Seek out ways to continuously improve processes; support project analysis and input on business cases and provide additional support across corporate Provide direction and leadership to analysts across FP&A team   MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:  5-8 years of related experience Advanced Tableau and Excel skills Intermediate skills in Snowflake, Salesforce, and SQL Experience working in Data Warehouse Environment Prefer experience with Adaptive and Workday Demonstrated proficiency with 5+ years of experience in a finance role with analysis experience or equivalent combination of experience.  Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a quantitative discipline Strong verbal and written communication skills. Insurance experience a plus but not required. REQUIRED JOB SKILLS:  Demonstrate effective financial, strategic, and executive leadership.  She or he will appreciate the rigorous, analytical requirements of a public company, and have the ability to build the requisite infrastructure to support those needs within the business Ability to plan, organize, prioritize work, and handle multiple projects and deadlines in a complex business environment Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  Tableau and Workday G/L and Adaptive experience a plus but not required. Strong knowledge of Excel including Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs and formulas Strong knowledge of financial statements (income statements, balance sheets and cash flows). Ability to work through shifting priorities and deadlines CANDIDATE PROFILE: Highly motivated and natural self-starter, independent thinker, great planner, and team player Structured in thinking process and strong problem-solving skills, the ability to break down complex problems and find solutions Ability to cope with uncertainty, learn fast, motivated by new and complex challenges Manage information in a visually appealing and easy to understand method Drive results across a team of dynamic communicators and professionals Ability to quickly absorb complex issues, ensure alignment across cross-functional teams Possesses a continuous improvement mindset COMPETENCIES NEEDED: Financial Acumen – interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions Decision Quality – making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward Resourcefulness – securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently Ensures Accountability – holding self and others accountable to meet commitments Builds Effective Teams – Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals Collaborates – building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives Manages Ambiguity – operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear       #PermIL2022

31841 | Senior M&A Consultant

Boca RatonFlorida
Contract
Added - 08/30/22

Accounting/Finance

Senior M&A Consultant Our well established client headquartered in South Florida is looking to bring on a Senior M&A consultant to serves as a financial partner on all aspects of potential mergers and acquisitions. Responsible for valuing acquisition targets by reviewing financial and marketing information, conducting financial due diligence, partnering with internal subject matter experts and financial services providers to build a business case, and presenting findings to senior management. Determines implications of acquisitions on pro forma company financials, and long-range forecasts. Participates in integration planning and leads synergy tracking to achieve goals and create shareholder value. Major Tasks, Responsibilities, And Key Accountabilities Prepares presentations outlining business cases, valuations, and supporting analyses for senior leadership in support of acquisitions. Conducts due diligence on mergers and acquisitions targets. Assists in coordinating internal and external diligence teams to meet project deadlines. Participates in supporting broader Strategic Finance initiatives. Develops business cases supporting acquisitions and potential target valuations. Participates in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including market research, market sizing, pipeline analytics, building business cases and financial models, conducting due diligence, reviewing purchase agreements, and planning for integration. Analyzes data to forecast market trends, determine market sizing, and develop target projections in support of mergers and acquisitions transactions. Performs industry and financial analyses using first- and third-party resources to generate acquisition opportunities and investment recommendation Preferred Qualifications 5+ years of experience in strategic planning and business development, including mergers and acquisitions experience, or comparable transaction advisory experience Familiarity with valuation methodologies, principles of corporate finance, and tax and accounting topics in M&A MBA / CPA / CFA - Preferred Investment banking experience a plus #FLA2022

31939 | Financial Analyst

Fort LauderdaleFlorida
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Added - 08/27/22

Accounting/Finance

Responsibilities Collaborate cross functionally and build the strategic long-range plans and outlook for the business. Manipulating, extracting, cleansing, validating, testing, and interpreting substantial amounts of data by applying database and other applications. Develop ad-hoc analytical models to support forecasting, budgeting, and other financial and non-financial data when necessary. Organize plans, develop detail tasks and timelines, and manages delivery against schedules for assigned projects. Evaluate analysis of new project proposals, including financial modeling of resources, costs, revenue, and ROI. Participate in the annual planning process and monthly close process. Assist in preparing materials for board meetings, investor updates, all-hands presentations, and other ad hoc reporting. Develop financial models and analyze them to support strategic initiatives. Dedicated support to the fulfillment team – Technical Support, Professional Services, and Customer Success group. Analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, and profit margin. Present the monthly and quarterly financial reports of various units and departments. Conduct comparable analysis as necessary in support of key business metrics and objectives. Develop, track & report meaningful financial metrics to support data driven business decisions. Maintain financial models and reports relating to sales productivity, revenue, and operational activities. Monitor KPI and identify the cause of any unexpected variances Qualifications: 5+ years of relevant experience in FP&A, Investment Banking or Management Consulting. Must demonstrate a superior knowledge of PCs to include Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required, CPA or MBA preferred. #FLA2022

32559 | Finance Manager

Fort LauderdaleFlorida
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Added - 08/24/22

Accounting/Finance

Job Description Our client, a high growth consumer goods company in Fort Lauderdale has a need for a Finance Manager to manage all aspects of financial planning, forecasting, reporting, strategic analytics and accounting receivable function. The Finance Manager is a highly visible position within the organization leading the M&A activity in terms of scenario modeling.  The ideal candidate will have superior advanced financial modeling experience as well as strategic vision and provide insights and recommendations. Finance/ AR Manager RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare the consolidated forecast for comparative p/L variance analyses considering company goals/strategy and financial standing. Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports and presentations on financial status, opportunities, and risks. Deliver timely, accurate and effective analyses and reporting of financial KPI Metrics. Conduct benchmarking, pro forma , P&L, as well as financial scenario modeling for multiple methods/strategies for various stakeholders as well as senior leadership. Oversee the data mining of very large volumes of sales information, cost of goods sold and various product types to help summarize profitability and performance. Assist the CFO with analytical review of company’s product mix and assess profitability levels. Ad hoc finance projects including assisting with a CMP tool implementation to help pull financial data into standardized cubes/reports. Responsible for the light day to day Accounting Receivable duties. FP&A MANAGER CONSULTANT REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business MBA a plus 5-7 years relatable experience Power user of Microsoft Excel Strong experience in a fast-paced FP&A space Strong analytical skills with demonstrated business impact Independent worker – must have a drive to achieve solutions Exceptional interpersonal skills Ability to handle ambiguity in a rapidly changing fast paced environment Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines Ability to function as a team player Accounts Receivable experience.  #FLA2022

32455 | Finance Manager

LisleIllinois
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Added - 08/24/22

Accounting/Finance

Accounting Manager - Acquisitions    The primary function of this role is to support the organization in managing the financial planning, analysis, and diligence of the acquisition pipeline and then managing the transition of acquired businesses into the organizations environment. The successful candidate will be required to take ownership of the existing acquisitions that have not yet been integrated into organization and ensure accurate accounting into the monthly process. The role will then work with the acquisition team to ensure the quality of the financial modeling and provide the CFO with acquisition proposals for review. The Acquisitions Manager will then project manage the financial due diligence process on potential acquisitions with the acquisitions team and report back to the CFO on identified risks. For successful acquisitions, this role will manage the Day 1 planning, initial reporting, and controls. This will include creating the opening balance sheet, performing the working capital true up calculations, implementing the organizations accounting policies, and ensuring that the acquisition accounting is correctly booked in all entities. The role will ensure that the acquired businesses are able to meet the organizations reporting timetables and standards with the correct level of control and balance sheet review. Finally, this role has the responsibility to ensure that any integration of the business into the organizations systems is carried out through a planned and structured process. Key responsibilities: Working with the acquisition team to ensure proper financial planning and analysis as part of the acquisition pipeline. Reviewing and analyzing the acquisition data room materials and preparing the data room materials for any divestitures. Leading the acquisition financial due diligence, including quality of earnings, working capital, and fixed assets analysis. Creating the opening balance sheet and performing working capital true-up post acquisition. Planning and implementing any agreed upon changes to ERP systems in those entities. Implementing control frameworks for acquired entities. Managing the initial reporting and controls from existing acquisitions to ensure accuracy. What do we want from you? A flexible self-starter with the initiative to manage an acquisition and integration process. An experienced Acquisition accountant with at least 5-8 years of relevant experience in the acquisition and integration process. Experienced in acquisition financial modeling, working capital analysis, and opening balance sheet creation. CPA preferred Able to demonstrate a track record in solving problems and identifying solutions to complex business issues. Have strong communication and influencing skills Must have the ability to work well with employees, at all levels Able to work as both a team player and on their own. Excel and Word being essential. The ability to hit the ground running. #PermIL2022

32257 | Acquisitions Manager

HollywoodFlorida
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Added - 07/08/22

Accounting/Finance

Acquisitions Manger A dynamic organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong Acquisitions Manger to join its corporate team. The Acquisitions Manger will report to the Director of Strategic Development and will be responsible for leading financial and operational improvement plans, working on strategic initiatives, modeling new investments/projects and other ad hoc projects and analysis. Responsibilities: Help clients create more total return to shareholders by seamlessly translating Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) strategy into value focused planning and execution, while delivering complex multinational transactions flawlessly. Research and analyze potential acquisition targets and investment opportunities Provide end-to-end leadership and support across multiple dimensions such as M&A strategy, target selection, portfolio review, diligence, as well as support for the execution of integrations, Leverage M&A expertise as well as distinctive problem-solving skills. You will be empowered to lead and support projects that include all dimensions of M&A, including capability building in this area for our clients. Drive impact to help client executives architect strategies and deliver on their merger integration and/or separation plans. You will learn from the top M&A experts in the world and support complex global deals either in your home office or traveling. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required 4+ years of expertise in M&A, corporate development (either in corporate or in consulting) Deep subject matter expertise in one or more mergers and acquisitions domains Ability to work effectively with people at all levels Excellent problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills Excitement for entrepreneurial, fast-paced culture Ability to take ownership and prioritize multiple deliverables under tight timeframes Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; fluency in English in business contexts Possible travel up to 20% upon full return-to-work state, also dependent on client and project requirements #FLA2022