The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the VP, Finance. This position will be responsible for the Finance partnership with the Business Development group.
Will work directly with the Business Development Group & Project Teams
Work with partner on key inputs into the Strategic Plan, Annual Plan, and Quarterly Forecasts
Work with finance partners to support by-title ultimate P&Ls for the monthly, quarterly and long term planning process.
Will be responsible for Project planning including headcount costs, direct project spend, internal allocations for new business deals.
Develop business processes and reporting to ensure business partners have a clear understanding of:
Their financial plan for the year
Their long range modeling for out-years
Their current forecast and changes vs. Plan
Their current and YTD financial performance vs.Plan/prior forecast
Manage the ongoing requirements for monthly close which includes accruals, reclasses, headcount reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, and variance analysis.
Set control processes in place to manage spending and headcount within plan levels. Set-up and manage financial reviews with business partners every month to analyze results, forecast spending, and headcount.
Ensure compliance with GB’s policies and procedures.
Provide ad hoc financial analysis including business deals, industry trends, market analysis, etc.
Support ad hoc requests from executive management and senior staff as needed – could include Quarterly Business Review decks, analysis for Earnings, staffing/spending analysis, etc.
BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
3+ years of experience as a Financial Analyst
Advanced accounting and finance skills required
Strong working knowledge of PC-based software applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
Experience with forecasting & analysis tools
Experience with Project Accounting, Forecasting, Reporting & Variance Analysis
Experience in fast paced environment and ability to deliver results under tight deadlines
Must have extreme attention to detail
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
Ability to plan and prioritize work and handle multiple priorities
A team player who is able to work collaboratively
Ability to demonstrate initiative, be pro-active when needed and identify and resolve issues
Understand and identify cost/benefit opportunities and recommend process improvements
Knowledge of gaming/entertainment industry a plus.