Sr. Financial Planning & Analysis Associate

Recruiter
Amtec Inc.
Location
Westport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Sep 29, 2016
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Location: Westport, CT Job duration: 3-6 months Temp-to-Perm Work hours: 50 hours/week Position Summary: The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Associate is a critical role in the Executive Finance department. This FP&A Associate has responsibilities that exceed basic budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. In a family office environment, s/he is going to be the front line of defense in ensuring that the financial resources of the company are forecasted to a tee and allocated accordingly. Doing this excellently requires an extraordinary person - someone who is both gifted with numbers and also capable of paramount courage and integrity. This person needs to call it like s/he sees it, hold others accountable, and prioritize the goal of excellent financial management above all else. While many of the tasks will be familiar (expense management, reconciliation, monthly closing, etc.), this is an opportunity to step up and partner with department management in running an extremely tight finance process. A strong performer will receive additional responsibility as soon as s/he proves himself ready. Responsibilities would include:Partner with department management to provide subject matter expertise, triangulation, and guidance on spending money wiselyContribute to the design, build and maintenance of department budgeting, forecasting and expense management processesMeasure and track department financial performance over time, including budgeting and forecasting accuracyAnalyze and validate departmental spending, identifying risks and opportunities for improvementFacilitate monthly closing process by providing department-level reporting to allow for review and explanation of variancesLead development and formulation of annual operating budgets across Executive FinanceSupport department management with development and formulation of project budgets as neededMonitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected varianceDevelop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives and cash flow planning across Executive Finance Position Requirements:10+ years of business experience in finance-related roleDegree in Finance, Accounting or Economics with a strong academic track record (preferred)Demonstrated ability to run and complete projects promptly in a fast-paced environmentAbility to identify and elucidate patterns and/or anomalies in financial dataComputer savvy with clear demonstration of advanced Microsoft Excel skills (VBA, macros, pivot tables); familiarity with planning and/or reporting software is a plusSelf-aware, reflective and able to learn from mistakesPrior experience in a family office environment is welcome but not requiredExperience with QuickBooks is preferred but not required To thrive and succeed within our unique culture and work environment, individuals must demonstrate humility, innate curiosity and openness to new ideas/approaches. Members of our community need to be hard working, confident and highly goal-oriented. All employees are expected to be honest, exceptionally direct, excited about providing and receiving objective feedback, constantly striving for self-improvement and committed to the pursuit of excellence. Please note that we do not provide immigration sponsorship for this position.

Company Description:

At Amtec, we care about you and your career. Since 1959, we have changed the lives of thousands of people for the better - people just like you. It is our goal to help you find meaningful work by matching your character, competence, and culture with an organization that truly values what you have to offer. Whether you want a contract assignment, a temp-to-perm job, or a regular full-time position, we are here to be your partner throughout your whole career.