Sr Financial Planning Analyst

Sterling, VA
Oct 23, 2021
Oct 25, 2021
Full Time
**About Us**We are a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.**Summary**The **Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Systems** supports the FP, Accounting, Corporate Executive Committee and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) by enhancing and leveraging financial analysis and reporting platforms. This position will work hand-in-hand with FP leadership and Financial Analyst teams to identify process improvement opportunities; participate in special projects; and provide thought leadership in the areas of analytics and automation.**Essential Duties & Responsibilities**+ Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard reports, tools, and dashboards; tools can include Excel, PowerBI and Robotics Process Automation+ Support analysis and development of cost standards and allocation; includes labor, product and customer costs+ Create visualizations identifying financial, operations or sales trends, variances and outlier analysis+ Support development of mathematical models to operationalize FP leadership KPIs+ Assists in requirements gathering, vetting and testing of enhancements to platforms+ Coordinates with release schedules, upgrades and maintenance with IT and user community+ Support users by answering their questions; creating and delivering training content for financial analysis and reporting platforms+ Participates in special projects and other ad hoc duties as required.+ Assists in administrative setup and maintenance of Hyperion Planning tool; including security administration, data loads and supporting data integrity**Education & Experience**+ Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance required; Masters Degree is preferred+ At least three (3) years experience in Finance, Accounting or Finance Analytics+ Experience with investment and variance analysis+ Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)+ Must have strong aptitude in Microsoft Office products (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint); PowerBI, Hyperion Planning and SAP is preferred**Certificates, Licenses, Registrations**Masters, MBA, CPA or CMA preferred but not required.**Diversity Commitment**At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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