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Sr Business Planning Analyst

Company: Spectrum
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Supports the operational and financial planning and analysis needs of assigned Business Units, and provides integrated analysis of financial and operational metrics. Preparation of budgeting and forecastin, and monthly financial controlling for assigned business units. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Supports the month end close process across assigned Business Units to include (but not limited to): --- Review of financial statements to ensure all monthly accounting entries are complete and accurate --- Evaluate operating expense accruals to ensure accuracy and completion --- Coordinate pre-close review process include reviewing accounting amortization schedules Assists in the coordination and development of annual operating expense budget and quarterly forecasts Provides financial analysis and support for assigned Departments: --- Coordinate gathering and pressure testing of relevant facts around monthly operating expense variances to budget/forecast across assigned departments. --- Review and provide commentary or present summary results for monthly operating expense to understand the correlation of expenses associated with monthly activity --- Summarize and present results in an easy to understand manner and make recommendations for operational and/or financial performance improvement --- Develop supporting budget schedules for headcount, assigned business unit---s specific categories, and other identified categories. --- Provide ad hoc reports that are needed to review and analyze budgeted information. --- Creation of POs on an ad hoc basis Makes recommendations for business and/or operational process improvement based upon analysis of data and existing processes. Analysis categories may include headcount/staffing, tech productivity, capital project, capital labor, lost CPE, materials issuance and control, and/or other relevant operating or performance analysis Special projects and ad hoc analysis as needed and performs other duties as requested by manager REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write, speak and understand English Solid financial management skills including forecasting, budgeting, and planning A keen business acumen Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and anticipate and meet deadlines Strong interpersonal and communications skills Ability to prioritize and organize effectively Education Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related equivalent experience Related Work Experience Number of Years General ledger accounting work experience 4 Financial analysis, budget and forecasting preparation experience 4 Industry related Accounting work experience preferred 4 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Self-motivated, with mix of entrepreneurial and controllership skills Strong knowledge of MIS, with heavy emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint Knowledge of SAP general ledger software Knowledge of Hyperion Essbase WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment LI-TM3 FAN340 308315 308315BR

Keywords: Spectrum, Stamford , Sr Business Planning Analyst, Professions , Stamford, Connecticut

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