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Senior Financial Analyst - 18-02534
Ref No.: 18-02534
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/12/2018 to 01/31/2019
Description:

Manage Global Marketing spend including invoice payment system, general ledger coding, financial reporting, forecasting and monthly reconciliations.
Assist Brand Management Finance Director with all marketing financial operations and marketing effectiveness projects. 
  • Track YTD spending vs. plan for 5 departments/cost centers. 
  • Monitor and analyze spending. Bring attention to potential overages or significant underages. Reconcile marketing initiative spending with initiative owners. 
  • Produce monthly spending reports (program & overhead) for each cost center, distribute reports to VP's. 
  • Manage monthly marketing dashboard report, liaising with various departments to assist with insights, picking KPIs, formatting, and assuring completion under strict deadlines. 
  • Review and audit regional spending report summaries. Track errors and debug complex excel logic. 
  • Manage Global Brand queues in Ariba, supervise the routing of invoices. 
  • Revise expense coding and re-assign invoices as needed. 
  • Manage the flow of invoices to attain monthly and quarterly spending plans and meet vendor payment deadlines. 
  • Review and cross reference monthly general ledgers vs. spending reports, assure all expenses are booked to the correct accounts. 
  • Prepare monthly reclasses to or from other account lines as needed. 
  • Manage pre-paid catalog accounts and chargebacks to local markets. 
  • Assist Brand Management Finance Director with fiscal close. Determine all outstanding expenses that have not been billed or final approved and include them in the year end accrual. 
  • Assist Brand Management Finance Director with adhoc reports and miscellaneous projects. 
Required Qualifications: 
  • 5 years related job experience 
  • Attention to detail is critical 
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, advanced level Excel user 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment 
  • Problem solving capabilities 
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • High level of competency in mathematics 
Additional/Nice to Have's 
  • Accounting/Financial reporting background 
  • Experience with Coupa or Ariba requisition/invoicing systems 
  • Expert level Excel user 
  • Knowledge of Business Objects Reporting, JD Edwards or On Demand