Senior Financial Analyst

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This position’s primary purpose is to provide financial analysis and reporting for the Lighting business unit. This role leads the expense forecasting process for the Lighting Sales and G&A functions and related monthly budget to actual reconciliations and analysis including providing accounting support through monthly journal entries and account reconciliations related to the assigned business functions. A successful candidate will be able to plan, communicate and manage to deadlines with the various functional teams within the business unit as well as corporate accounting and FP&A teams.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / DUTIES:

  • Supporting the quarterly and annual forecasting process, including expense management, capital, and staffing requirements for selected functions within the business unit
  • Preparing budget to actual variance, and various other spending analyses
  • Prepares monthly business unit financial reporting presentation by compiling data from multiple sources and providing commentary for VP of Finance.
  • Interacts regularly with directors and project managers across sales, marketing, R&D and other functions to ensure appropriate support of annual budget and quarterly forecast preparation.
  • Prepares daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting and analysis for the business unit executive management team as well as corporate and C-suite leaders
  • Plans and communicates appropriate deadlines to key business unit stakeholders to meet corporate reporting objectives
  • Works with other team members and groups throughout the Company to gain efficiencies and implement financial process improvements
  • Continually finds ways to add value to current reporting and required controls and processes
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis to support business unit decision-making including customer and product line profitability and ROI analysis
  • Strives to standardize processes and reporting to enable
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations for specific accounts within SG&A functional area
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • 5-7 years accounting and/or finance experience working in a finance role supporting a large corporation
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and reasoning abilities and organizational skills
  • Significant data modeling experience in Excel
  • Experienced PowerPoint user

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CPA or CMA certification
  • MAC or MBA
  • Knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion software
  • Past financial experience in a publicly traded company

Overview

Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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