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Advanced Financial Modeler Resource
Ref No.: 18-19139
Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey
Advanced Financial Modeler Resource
LOCATION: Bridgewater, N.J. or Cary, N.C. preferred; New York, N.Y. considered
**Must not require sponsorship. No 3rd Party C2Cs**

Role Value Proposition:
For a specific strategic and confidential program, the program team is looking for a short-term (6 months or less) contractor to build and manage a complex financial model. This model will contain all relevant economic assumptions and calculations to track budget, actuals, and forecasted cost and benefit values related to cross-functional, global programs. S/he will need to partner with key leaders from Finance, Global Technology & Operations, and Human Resources to ensure the accurate collection of information and appropriate communication of results and trends. Fundamental responsibilities include advanced financial modeling, forecasting, savings tracking, and management reporting with relevant insights and analysis. The right person will have exceptional financial acumen and modeling skills, prior management reporting experience, and the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively across functional areas in a matrix environment and with all different levels.

Directional Key Responsibilities:
  • Create and manage a detailed and dynamic financial model that incorporates complex and evolving baseline assumptions. Produce detailed benefit and expense forecasts
  • Partner with key leaders and program managers to ensure the successful on-time and on-target delivery of agreed-upon savings value goals associated with transformational initiatives
  • Develop creative, effective, robust, user-friendly management reporting and tools that can be scaled across Global Technology and Operations organization
  • Use advanced analytics for possible contingencies (i.e., sensitivity analytics, ROI, etc.) and analyze risks and opportunities as a result of actions and alternatives
  • Align program reporting with broader enterprise unit cost improvement initiative and ensure Cash and GAAP reporting are correctly presented
  • Act as a primary finance partner for all data requests in order to obtain one source of the truth
  • Provide thought leadership and financial modeling support on business case development
  • Liaise with business and corporate CFOs to ensure reported results are visible in the financials and monitor the metrics related to non-financial program achievements
  • Identify program financial trends, issues, and risks, providing guidance to senior leadership
  • Prepare and present monthly findings to business and operations management
  • Lead effort around recurring reconciliations between reporting sources
  • Apply strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills to resolve challenges
  • Promote use of knowledge management and other sharing processes for documentation