Responsible for proactively working with Bid/Win teams to develop and support creative business opportunities in a manner that strengthens and protects corporate business and financial interests. Ensure that proposed solutions comply with business,financial, HR direction, standard business principles and commercial terms of the corporation and business unit. Develop plans and models that are innovative alternatives and facilitate acceptance by the customer and SOAR (Solution Opportunity Approval & Review Process). Ensure the delivery and smooth transition of the plan into implementation. Provides complex and occasionally highly complex financial analysis for a financial function or a business, typically exercising a strong understanding of the business to determine the best method for achieving objectives.
Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to complex business issues, and is regarded as a subject matter expert.
Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods.
Works on complex problems / projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of multiple factors. Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives.
Leads and / or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives.
May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees.
Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies.
Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients.
Ability to influence multiple organizations within a broad scope, typically interacting with directors and Vice President(VP)s.
Education and Experience Required
First level university degree with a focus in business or economics; advanced degree or accounting certification (e.g., Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred.
Typically 6+ years of experience as a financial analyst.
Typically experienced in more than one finance function.
Experience interpreting Federal Acquisition Regulation and Cost Accounting Standards.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis, with advanced knowledge in one area.
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel).
Excellent communication and influencing skills.
Superior teamwork skills
Strong business acumen.
Good project management skills.
Able to work independently and takes initiative to get to resolution of issues.
Critical Competencies to Drive Business Results:
Accounting Processes and Systems (Business Financial Analyst)
Applies an understanding of United States (US) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), HP finance and administrative processes, systems, policies and procedures to maximize efficiency and effectiveness
Tool and Technology Application (Financial Analyst)
Leverages available tools and technology to improve financial systems effectiveness
Process Excellence (Analyst)
Understands and effectively applies process knowledge to drive operational excellence
Business and Financial Controls
Demonstrates the ability to leverage company business and financial data and systems to ensure quality of transactions
Financial Analysis and Reporting (Financial Analyst)
Uses key financial indicators and measures to optimize the financial decision-making of the company
Risk Identification (Analyst)
Accurately identifies and resolves sources of financial systems risks
Strategic Business Perspective
Applies alternative future scenarios and their impact on the long-term business objectives
Financial Modeling (Analyst)
Attends to the most appropriate variables, inputs, and their relationships in a financial model, relevant to the business issue
Financial Rules and Regulations (Analyst)
Collaboratively and consistently applies regulatory accounting, tax, and legal best practices in all transactions
Mar 5, 2014
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