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Senior Financial Analyst

C Space

C Space

IT, Accounting & Finance
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023

As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will play a crucial role in driving financial performance and strategic decision-making by providing insightful analysis, forecasting, and budgeting support. The ideal candidate is a highly analytical individual with strong business acumen and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally to achieve company-wide financial goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Analysis and Reporting: Assist with the preparation, analysis, and distribution of regular financial reports, including variance analysis, key performance indicators (KPIs), and other relevant metrics to Business Unit CFO. Provide actionable insights to senior management and department heads by identifying trends, risks, and opportunities within the financial data.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate with Business Unit department heads and CFO to develop annual budgets and periodic forecasts, ensuring alignment with company objectives and growth strategies. Monitor budget performance, analyze deviations, and recommend corrective actions to achieve financial targets.
  • Strategic Planning: Contribute to the development of long-term strategic plans by providing financial insights, scenario analysis, and recommendations based on market trends and competitive landscape.
  • Financial Modeling: Build and maintain sophisticated financial models to support business decision-making, scenario planning, and capital allocation strategies. Perform sensitivity analysis to assess potential impacts of various business drivers on financial outcomes.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely with various departments (sales, marketing, operations, HR, etc.) to gather input, validate assumptions, and incorporate operational data into financial analyses. Foster strong working relationships to ensure accurate and timely financial information exchange.
  • Performance Metrics and Dashboards: Develop and maintain performance dashboards to track key financial and operational metrics, enabling data-driven decision-making at all levels of the Business Unit.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to enhance processes, reporting methodologies, and tools to increase efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness of the FP&A function.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; MBA preferred.
  • Proven performance in FP&A roles with at least 4 years of experience.
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to contribute to business strategy discussions.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive mindset.
  • Experience working in a private equity backed company, preferred.
  • Experience at a multi-national company, preferred.
  • Professional services experience, preferred.
  • NetSuite, D365, Adaptive, Other F&A IT Systems.

Learn more about what makes C Space who WeAre_ here: https://cspace.com/who-we-are/about/

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive business and we welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds, abilities, and walks of life – talented, creative people with their own voice, ideas and perspectives. So if you think you have the right skills and mindset for this position, whether through education, work or life experience, please apply.

Alongside a competitive salary we also offer a comprehensive benefits packages including:

  • Generous PTO; including 10 company holidays, 15 vacation days, 5 floating days and 10 sick days each year + volunteer and bereavement days.
  • Discounted medical, health and vision insurance
  • 401k with a company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Family-forming benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Care@Work with Care.com
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Established Employee Resource Groups
  • Extensive Learning & Development curriculum
  • Annual Wellbeing budget for each C Spacer
  • Yoga @ work
  • Culture committee, clubs, in person & virtual social events

In 2023, C Space has been recognized with our 3rd straight Best Company for Career Growth award, as well as Best Company for Diversity and Best Work-Life Balance by Comparably. Comparably Awards are provided yearly to top performing company cultures based on real feedback from our employees.

2023, 2022, and 2021 Best Company for Career Growth

2022 Best Company for Diversity

2022 Best CEOs for Diversity; 2021 Best CEOs for Women

2022 Best Work-Life Balance

About C Space

Our clients call us their customer agency.

We create rapid insight and business change, putting customers at the heart of companies and solving problems from the customer’s perspective. We keep our clients relevant by building real, ongoing relationships with customers that in turn help them deliver superior experiences, launch successful products and build loyalty. Our customized approaches are tailored to specific business needs and include online insight communities, immersive storytelling, data and analytics, activation events, innovation projects and business consulting. We do this for many of the world’s best-known brands – like Bose, Walmart, Jaguar Land Rover, Mars, Samsung, IKEA and more – to create “Customer Inspired Growth”.

We are passionate about our people and proud of our culture. We co-created a set of values to ensure that we are delivering fantastic work, continuing to learn and developing and building a high-performance culture which creates opportunities for those who work here:

  • I’ve got this: taking the initiative; doing what we say we will
  • Only accept awesome: taking pride in your work; creating value for our clients and company
  • Show the love: being kind to others; taking care of yourself too
  • Do what scares you: challenging ourselves, taking risks and embracing opportunities for personal growth
  • Tell it like it is: caring enough about people and the work to provide meaningful feedback; speaking up when you have a different perspective
  • Open up and listen: embracing feedback from others; working hard to understand different points of view
  • Find what fascinates: being relentlessly curious; having a learning mindset
  • We before me: remembering we succeed or fail as a team
  • Leave your mark: driving results through your work; shaping our culture

C Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at C Space without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.

We are headquartered in Boston, with offices in London, New York, San Francisco, and Cologne. To learn more, visit www.cspace.com or follow us on social media! Learn more about our culture on TikTok @cspaceglobal and IG @cspaceglobal, and more about our business and thought leadership on LinkedIn. Want to see posts from other C Spacers? Check out #wearecspace on LinkedIn!