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Senior Financial Analyst IT FP&A - Plano, TX

Plano, TX

Posted: 06/11/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 5401

IT FP&A Senior Financial Analyst - Plano, TX

Position Summary:

Company is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Senior Financial Analyst.

Reporting to the IT FP&A Manager, the primary responsibility of this role is to serve the FP&A and Accounting functions to support the operations and management of projects and financial compliance risk for all Information Technology (IT) groups within TFSs dynamic and complex technology organization.


Serve as a financial analyst by developing a deep understanding of IT business objectives/initiatives and cost structure, providing financial analysis and modeling results, and building strong business partnership to drive key business decisions

Partner with all levels of IT Management (i.e., CIO organization, Business Intelligence, Information Security, etc.) to coordinate and lead the development of Operating and Capital Expense projections: long range & annual plans, monthly forecasts, and outlooks

Prepare and present the monthly IT financial results to Senior and Executive Management providing key financial insight, including but not limited to financial performance measurement results (i.e., fluctuation analysis, key performance metrics, etc.) and OpEx initiatives

Guide and/or perform the financial analysis for project Cost Benefit Analyses (CBAs), Business Cases (BCs), and Value Capture Analysis (VCAs)

Provide guidance to business partners on Hyperion Planning Application usage and issues resolution. Perform input (webforms, smartview submissions), ad hoc analysis (Essbase and Smartview retrievals), and reporting using Hyperion Planning Application.

Perform the monthly accounting close for the IT groups (posting journal entries, preparing pre close variance report and analysis, and coordinating the close with Corporate Accounting, affiliates, and external vendors)

Perform monthly account reconciliations to ensure accuracy and compliance with Company capitalization policy and ASC350-40 Internal Use Software

Fulfill internal and external audit requests for SOX Compliance and quarterly and annual financial audits


Must Haves:

10-15 years of related experience (no more than 20)
  • 4+ years of FP&A experience
  • 2+ years of GL Accounting experience
  • 2 years of hands-on Hyperion

Planning Application (Smartview) and HFM experience

Four-Year College Degree in Finance or Accounting

Big 4 or National Public Accounting experience BIG PLUS, but not hard requirement

Advanced Excel experience - macros, pivot tables, v-lookups, formulas, linking, filtering

Strong PowerPoint experience

Ability to effectively communicate across the organization and manage multiple projects/priorities

Solid foundational accounting knowledge

Solid financial and analytical skills

Aptitude and inclination to partner with business units that have a relationship orientation and corporate analytical functions

Strong attention to detail

Very polished and professional communication skills - may be interacting with senior management

Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:

Financial Auditing experience in Big 4 Public Accounting preferred

Advanced Degree preferred (MBA)

CPA HIGHLY preferred

Auditing experience in Big 4 Public Accounting preferred
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