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Financial Analyst - REMOTE

  • Location: Plano, Collin, Texas, 75024
  • Salary: 65.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

This international industry leader has an immediate 8+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension) in Plano, TX for a Financial Analyst.  Preference for local DFW candidates but open to 1009% remote. This position requires experience with Advance Data Analytics and iOS technology.  The Manager is looking for someone who can bridge the gap between multiple departments that they currently support.  Will be working with SAP, Ariba, and Apptio.  The team is using Ariba as their procurement system.  Will provide financial management support to the Project Leads, Product Owners, Group Management and Executive Management for the Chief Technology Organization (CTO). The CTO Organization includes IT Infrastructure & Operations Services (IOS), Advanced Technologies (AT) and Data & Analytics (D&A). Will proactively facilitate the effective management of CTO financials development by providing hands-on support to ensure we meet monthly financial deadlines. Responsibilities will consist of managing and reporting on day-to-day budget vs actuals, analyzing monthly financial data, reporting findings to leadership, as well as supporting non-project requests and tasks.

  • Strong experience with Financial Data Analytics.
  • Experience with linking data.
  • Experience with Forecasting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with PowerPivot, Power Query and/or PowerBI
  • Excellent communication skills.

Preferred experience:
  • Prior working knowledge of SAP, Ariba and Apptio,
  • Knowledge of MS PowerBI or similar reporting tools.

  • Process monthly actuals, monthly forecasting, variance reporting, accruals, and other monthly financials to create a clear picture of the financial standing of the department while meeting consistent, recurring financial deadlines.
  • Leverage advanced technical skills (Excel, PowerPivot, Power BI, Power Query, Flow, SQL, ETL) to design and build data models, tools, processes, reports, and metrics that enable the planning, visualizing, and monitoring of financials.
  • Analyze financial data to highlight opportunities, risks and trends in the financial health of the organization.
  • Accurately estimate time to complete and deliver work to meet monthly, quarterly and year end budget and financial deadlines.
  • Build and deliver presentations about the financial standing of the CTO organization.
  • Coordinate and support organization on project governance, funding set up and release in SAP.
  • Support organization on requisition, purchase orders or invoice processing and issues in Ariba.
  • Track, submit and manage financial chargebacks for maintenance expenses to other portfolios on a monthly basis.
  • Identify and document the steps of new/existing/changing financial processes.
  • Forecast, notify, and follow-up with the project leads, product owners, and management for outstanding order status, budget numbers, and any issues that arise in the purchasing chain.
  • Document and understand the team's product portfolio from a financial standpoint and ensure all renewals and support are properly planned, tracked, and up to date each month.
  • Independently resolve ad hoc requests and work with subject matter experts to identify the next steps and resolve the request.
  • Work independently or as part of a team to manage and report on all levels of budget matters from individual purchase orders, to individual project budgets, to annual group budget allocations.
  • Coordinate meetings, take meeting minutes, and follow-up on all action items for meeting with multiple ITx members and potentially business partner members.
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend hours required during financial deadlines.

Interview process:
  • 1st round with the Hiring Manager, video conference of 30 minutes.
  • 2nd round with the Hiring Manager and other team members, video conference of 45 minutes.