Sr Financial Analyst Job
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Orlando, FL

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Published Job Title: Sr Financial Analyst
Published Division/Department: Sales Operations
Requisition #: 6475
City: Orlando
State/Province/County: Florida
Country: United States
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Additional Posting Country: United States
Percentage of Travel: 10% - 20%
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
Shift: 1st Shift
Interest Category: Finance

Under general supervision, the Sr. Financial Analyst performs complex budgeting and accounting functions and conducts financial, statistical, and analytical studies. The Sr Financial Analyst also prepares and assists in the preparation of financial reports, statements, and commissions processing according to prescribed guidelines and performs related duties as required. The Sr Financial Analyst supports the sales, marketing, operations and portfolio groups in the Specialized Solutions Group as well as assists in the overall budget process. This position is also responsible for developing new reports and other data analysis projects as required to support decision-making.


BS in Business, Finance or Accounting

3-5 years related work experience

Knowledge of GAAP

Understanding of control models

Broad understanding of business requirements

Professional consulting services knowledge

Experience building budgets and forecasts

Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work with business leaders across the enterprise

Strong quantitative skills

CPA a plus

MBA preferred

Familiarity with financial applications preferred

Familiarity with financial modeling tools, such as Hyperion, preferred

Publishing industry knowledge preferred

Technical accounting knowledge preferred

Business process analysis and design preferred

Systems/Applications Knowledge


Microsoft Excel (highly skilled)

Microsoft Access (skilled, including reporting)

SAP R/3, Business Warehouse

Crystal Reports


Business Objects Explorer (or similar)


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