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Financial Analyst 2
Ref No.: 18-13478
Location: Costa Mesa, California
Job Title- Financial Analyst
Job Duration- 04 Months
Job Location- Costa Mesa, CA

The Financial Analyst is a key contributor to the Consumer Services/Decision Analytics (CSDA) business. The position interacts with several senior level executives across multiple functions. The successful candidate will capitalize on the opportunity of working in an environment where continuous improvement will continue to gain momentum, providing opportunities to make an impact across the team and organization.

This position will be responsible for supporting the CSDA Sales team. In addition to monthly and quarterly reporting and administrative functions, this role also provides consultative support to guide and facilitate strategic business objectives. This is a hands-on analytical role in a fast-paced environment that will report to the Finance Director – CSDA Sales. Heavy emphasis is placed on analytics, data mining, model development, and business partnering in support of this highly visible sales channel.

Responsibilities include:
  • Sales compensation related activities, including commission goal tracking, supporting payment calculation, and revenue analysis.
  • Monthly and ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting of revenue.
  • Monthly forecasting of sales revenue.
  • Front facing sales support – daily interaction with sales team to help drive strong revenue results while tightly managing incentive compensation costs.
  • Coordinate all data requests including but not limited to budgets, forecasts, strategic plans, and other ad-hoc analysis.
  • Business partnering with Sales leaders and associates to understand unique and changing business requirements.
  • Data mining and analysis of customer specific information and trends.
  • Manage month end incentive compensation activities.
  • Automation and streamlining of work flow and processes.
  • Minimum 2 years of Finance and Accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Prior experience and strong desire to support a fast pace, challenging sales environment
  • ADVANCED EXCEL PROFICIENCY (model building, pivot tables, VLookups, if statements, etc.)
  • ADVANCED ACCESS, Hyperion and SQL proficiency
  • Knowledge of Sales reporting systems
  • Ability to understand the big picture but also attend to critical details
  • Strong team player with a positive "can-do” attitude, willing to take on challenges and support both individual and team goals
  • Self-starter and independent thinker who takes initiative to go above and beyond
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; able to interact confidently with senior management
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills; ability to work under tight deadlines with competing and shifting priorities