The Children's Place Stores, Inc. -

FINANCIAL PLANNING ANALYST

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-28996
# Positions
1
SECAUCUS
New Jersey

Overview

The Financial Planning Analyst will provide financial forecasting, business planning, and general accounting support to the FP&A leadership while working in a high paced environment. This position will produce and provide financial analyses to internal clients and management.

 

Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain daily, weekly, and monthly reporting and analysis models that track performance and results of various units within the organization including the monthly close/reforecast process and variance reporting standards
  • Communicate with business partners and business leaders to ensure consistency with current finance operational environment
  • Assist in providing timely and accurate reporting and analysis and ensure information is received completely and in the correct format before completing final analyses
  • Design and write queries in Hyperion financial planning, Oracle Essbase, Excel, Access, and/or other internal financial systems to extract data from various data sources effectively.
  • Maintain the financial planning system by completing data uploads and revisions and running and organizing automated reports that accurately consolidate and identify issues that cause variances
  • Complete monthly revenue and expense analysis to provide key drivers impacting results
  • Test and suggest new reports in response to current business issues and create standard operating procedures for the benefit of the department; identify opportunities to streamline/automate current process and reporting and execute the necessary changes to implement
  • Complete special projects and ad hoc requests

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience, 3+ years a plus, in accounting or financial planning and analysis

Skills and Behaviors:

  • Quantitative skills (SQL a plus)
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (experience writing macros a plus)
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in creating reports using Hyperion financial planning and Oracle Essbase
  • Ability to perform and remain organized in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment by multi-tasking
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently in a sometimes unstructured environment with frequently changing priorities
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills with desire to grow in finance profession

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