The Senior Financial Analyst analyzes, classifies and reviews highly complex financial and business data and turns it into actionable insights and recommendations for the business partners supported. Under the direct of a Finance Manager, this role conducts budgeting, forecasting, financial and operational analysis, and Key Performance Indicator reporting. The Senior Financial Analyst facilitates the support of broad assignments as well as recommends changes to analytical and budgetary methods and processes, enabling value creation through business efficiency.
Facilitate development of Forecasting / Budgeting processes and tools for managing revenue and operational performance.
Publish monthly forecasts and detailed analytics that will drive discussions regarding changes in views and related financial impact.
Support business partners on various financial matters including in-depth analysis of business cases and financial modeling
Help develop metrics and benchmarks to measure key initiatives and support real-time business decisions
Identify, access, analyze, classify and review highly complex financial and operational data to put a fact base behind analytical frameworks
Assume accountability for P&L and internal / SOX controls for all reporting and reconciliation activities
Develop and maintain standardized best practices in the design of management reporting, analytical tools and related processes. Drive continuous improvement to deliver the highest quality.
Continually reassess customer needs considering business / market dynamics, proactively identifying trends and working with Business Partners to adjust deliverables accordingly.
Competencies Critical for Success in the Role:
Business Partnership & Customer Focus
Excellent problem solving and financial modeling capabilities
Business Acumen & Strategic Thinking
Strong Ownership and Accountability
High energy, Pro-active Change Agent
Excellent communications skills—Written and verbal
Process and Time Management, Priority Setting
High level of Professional and Personal Integrity
Ability to Operate in a Cross-functional Team Environment
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or another analytical field required; MBA or CPA preferred
2+ years of professional experience in accounting, finance, audit or engineering.
Strong knowledge of operational and financial processes as well as practical applications of financial and strategic analysis
Demonstrates skill in working with senior management and functional subject matter experts.
Strong MS Excel, Power Point, database expertise; Essbase / PeopleSoft experience desired.
About Quest Diagnostics - Corporate Finance
Working for the world's leading provider of diagnostic services allows employees to enjoy a rewarding environment where they can see the impact of their work in improving human health.
Quest values every employee and recognizes that our industry leadership is due in large part to the commitment and dedication of our talented team. What motivates employees most is the knowledge that their work contributes to improving human health, something our employees view with pride and satisfaction.
You will be expected to bring the best of who you are to work every day. In exchange, we offer a robust total rewards package, and the tools and support to learn, grow, and advance your career in a rewarding environment.
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