NJ Employer Sr Financial Planning Analyst in Pine Brook, New Jersey

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for providing analytical and decision support related to the planning, forecasting and performance management of the US business. The role is highly visible and will provide information to senior management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, and presenting findings, along with recommendations. The SFA will also develop various ad hoc models, processes, and reports to track key metrics, analyze and interpret data. The SFA will support senior finance leaders with the development of financial and business presentations to the Executive Leadership Team. The goal of this role is to help drive continuous improvement into faster and deeper analysis around the monthly results through the creation of better reporting tools and platforms.ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE The Senior Financial Analyst reports directly to the Director FP&A Americas.RESPONSIBILITIESPrimary responsibilities of this role include the following:Preparing, analyzing and reporting financial and business information for senior leaders including the monthly Management packagesWork closely with business units and functional teams to gain insight into performance drivers and identify the impact of these key drivers on results and subsequent forecastsDevelop integrated planned/actuals analyses, projections, reports, and presentationsResponsible for planned/actual reporting for all department headsSupport of cost savings initiativesLead improvement projects to integrate ERP data into more analytical tools like Power BIQUALIFICATIONSUndergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration3-7 years of Accounting or Finance experienceHighly analytical, with proven ability to synthesize and analyze large amounts of data, develop insights and recommendations and transform them into easily understood and compelling presentationsExperience working on annual operating plans, strategic plans, business reviews, and cash flowsSelf-motivated and self-directed, with a high sense of urgency and ability to work under tight deadlines while juggling multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environmentStrong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as, ability to work both independently and in a cross-functional team environmentWilling to commit to long hours of work when necessaryEffective written and verbal communication skillsAdvanced modeling capabilities and technical skills with a variety of systems, especially Excel and MS officeSAP preferredBPC preferredWe are an EEO Employer.EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability