Senior Financial Analyst
Conduct business performance analysis, incorporate trend analysis to assess business implications. Focus on analyzing and managing data to support business decisions. May be expected to be the SME/owner of typical data sources. Able to readily access data required to complete a request and support information requests. More independently create, maintain and modify models used in forecasting, planning and decision support. Responsibilities
Create routine reporting by driving variance analysis - focus on providing business context. Assist in developing commentary around business results. Perform independent analysis using multiple data sources to derive root cause and track benefits of past.
Develop, enhance and run forecasting/planning models and perform variance analysis.
Independently develop simple to complex models to forecast the future implication of business decisions. Independently perform postmortem analysis of impact of past business decisions. Coherently review forecasts and analyses with management. Review CBA's (Cost Benefit Analysis) and identify issues to be resolved prior to approval.
May provide coaching and tactical training to Associate Financial Analyst or trainees/interns. Required Qualifications
Bachelors degree or equivalent in a Financial/Quantitative field
3-5 years of experience
Previous experience in financial or analytical role.
Consistently demonstrates the ability to complete financial modeling tasks and financial analysis using spreadsheets and/or other tools.
Experience applying accounting and financial concepts to interpret and solve business problems.
Able to create outputs that support decisions.
Effective communication skills, with ability to verbally present findings to management.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of finance, accounting and analytical skills.
Demonstrates a strong focus and attention to detail. Preferred Qualifications
Experience in building relationships that influence and establish credibility across an organization- to business partners, A&R, other finance areas, etc. About Our Company
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.