Senior Financial Analyst

Location
Burbank, California
Salary
100K+ base, bonus, benefits, modern technology culture
Posted
Sep 27, 2019
Closes
Oct 27, 2019
Job Function
Corporate Finance
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

The Company

Our client is a market leader in the localization industry with leading-edge technology providing dubbing, subtitling, and access services in any language. A technology trailblazer with grounded core values in an ever-changing industry, the company uses its sophisticated in-house technology for all of its product and service offerings. Today, the company operates 40 local facilities globally, spanning a network of fully owned local sites across 30 countries in Europe, Asia and The Americas, offering clients end-to-end solutions for broadcasters, all major film studios, OTT and streaming platforms.

Role Description

The Senior Financial Analyst forecasts revenues and expenditures and advises the company on future budgeting. For this role, you should hold a degree in Finance or Accounting (ideally with a CFA certification) followed by relevant work experience. Knowledge of forecasting models and cost accounting processes are key requirements for this position. You will explore investment options and set company-wide financial policies.

Ultimately, you will ensure our financial planning is healthy and profitable and aligns with business objectives.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
  • Forecast quarterly and annual profits
  • Prepare cost projections
  • Analyze and report on current financial status
  • Conduct thorough research of historical financial data
  • Explore investment options and present risk and opportunities
  • Coordinate with the Head of Finance and the executive team on long-term financial planning
  • Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
  • Participate in budgeting (for departments and projects)
  • Review accounting transactions for data accuracy
  • Establish financial policies
  • Maintain confidentiality of financial information and investment decisions

Capabilities & Skills

  • Proven work experience as a Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with financial and statistical software
  • Expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas)
  • Familiarity with finance databases
  • Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP)
  • Up-to-date with accounting laws and regulations
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts
  • Demonstrable strategic thinking skills
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus