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Senior Financial Analyst - 17-01871
Ref No.: 17-01871
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Right to Hire
Our client is the global leader in data storage solutions, creating amazing products for Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, and Consumer Electronics applications. Our products enable people and businesses around the world to create, share and preserve their most critical memories and business data.
Position Summary
Our client is looking for a strong Sr. Financial Analyst consultant with relevant experience to support our clients growing Cloud Systems & Solutions group.  The ideal candidate for this role must possess excellent analytical capabilities, have a solid understanding of the levers that impact financials results, be data driven and detail oriented to analyze both quantitative and qualitative information into actionable insights and results.   
The candidate will be an intricate member of the business, partnering closely with cross-functional teams including Sales, Product Management, Account Management, Demand Planning and Sales Ops as well as corporate finance. 
As part of our clients Finance organization you will need to have a proactive approach to solving business problems and have a desire to actively partner with business to help shape and support successful business outcomes.  
Job Roles and Responsibilities
Financial Modeling and Analytical Skills:
  • Ability to develop detailed and insightful financial analysis to support the business.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present business cases and rationale with supporting models.
  • Demonstrated understanding of revenue and cost implications on profitability of a business.
  • Develop financial reporting and dashboard to highlight business performance.
Business and Communication Skills:
  • Ability to understand the big picture and smaller details of a business, and effectively voice your viewpoint to guide successful outcomes.
  • Experience presenting business cases with supporting data.
  • Desire to actively communicate with CSS and  colleagues as part of your daily workflow; build relationships as a finance representative.
  • Excellent business partnering skills with proactive approach to guiding the business with financial intelligence and insight.
Job Qualifications
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and capable of synthesizing multiple sources and large amount of data.
  • Strong business judgment and confidence to express opinions.  
  • Possesses quantitative skills and analytical rigor. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and interpersonal communication skills to ensure strong collaboration between different functions
  • Attention to detail, self-directed, organized and efficient at time management
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work well under pressure.
  • Expert knowledge of Excel and MS Office.
  • 10 + years of relevant professional experience
  • Advanced Excel skills, Oracle knowledge, Essbase, Other ERP