Financial Business Analyst

  • Location
    Bridgeport , Connecticut
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Analyst
  • Job type

Position: Business Analyst
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Length: 5 months


• Provide timely, accurate and relevant information to Leadership, Project Managers and senior management ensuring integrity and completeness of that financial information to enable strategic decision-making.
• Provide interpretation and insight of financial performance metrics.
• Identify, develop and implement continuous process improvement opportunities.
• Prepare and be able to articulate financial information, and make recommendations, with supporting analysis, to all levels of management.
• Evaluate financial and operational results; prepare, analyze and communicate monthly and annual forecasts; discuss impact with and recommend corrective action to leadership.
• Support base rate case, compliance audits and other regulatory needs as required.
• Maintain and apply working knowledge of Company Standards for Business Controls and meet management's expectations for effective internal business controls.
• Contribute to the development of strategic plan and related presentation material.
• Assist in coordinating the preparation of annual budgets utilizing SAP.

• Demonstrated ability to extract information from various sources and systems, integrate/summarize into reports using Excel and/or Access, validate, and analyze results.
• Demonstrated strong ability to manipulate data, data mine and translate complex financial data into decision inputs for business recommendations.
• Strong ability to design integrative reports using advance Excel functions and/or other data query driven tools.
• Demonstrated ability to develop, build and maintain dynamic financial models for financial budgeting and reporting.
• Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects.
• Technical financial and managerial accounting skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency in financial systems and PC applications (MS Office Suite, e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
• Strong business acumen, critical thinking and presentation skills in Finance/Process Management.
• Strong understanding of general accounting practices.
• Solid written and verbal communication skills with all levels of management.
• Ability to apply managerial accounting concepts and present and explain information to associates with financial and non-financial backgrounds.
• Ability to develop creative solutions.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• Must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity.
• Must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.
• Experience in shared service organizations.
• Demonstrated understanding of SAP FI/CO. CPA, CMA, MBA or other advanced degree.

Experience Levels:
• Intermediate: Typically has up to approximately 4 years of experience performing this specific job function and requires some managerial oversight/direction.
• Advanced: Full knowledge of related concepts. Typically has at least 4 years of experience performing this specific job function and requires minimal managerial oversight/direction.
• Expert: Full knowledge of the function. Demonstrated ability to apply concepts to the functional area and see big picture impact of actions. Typically has approximately 7+ years of experience performing this specific job function and requires very limited managerial oversight/direction.

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