Cantor Fitzgerald: Financial Analyst, Business Analysis & Reporting Cantor Fitzgerald: Financial Analyst, Business  …

Cantor Fitzgerald
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jul 19
Competitive
Cantor Fitzgerald
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jul 19
Competitive
Cantor Fitzgerald: Financial Analyst, Business Analysis & Reporting
Cantor Fitzgerald: Financial Analyst - Shared Services Business Analysis & Reporting

The financial analyst position provides a key control function within Finance as well as provides exposure to the Senior Managing Director and CFO of the firm, as well as Business Line Heads on a global level. Analyst will interact with members of senior management, including Shared Service Department Heads, Global Line of Business Managers as well as Finance & Accounting.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as the business partner to the Global Heads of the Shared Services departments (HR, Operations, Legal, Finance, etc.) to help them understand their costs and find ways to more cost-effectively serve their internal customers
  • Manage budgeted/approved headcount and compensation costs (critical control function)
  • Lead budgeting/ planning process for shared services departments and monitor controllable SG&A costs
  • Deliver monthly/quarterly analysis and reporting of financial results, including variances to business' plan, to ensure key issues, risks, and business drivers are clearly understood and highlighted
  • Work closely with developers (when needed) to update Hyperion Planning Reporting too
  • Assist in the allocation process of consolidated Shared Services costs to the Front Office using PCMCS (proprietary Oracle system)
  • Participate in planning and execution of various cost saving initiatives throughout the company as appropriated by Senior Management
  • Prepare executive-level reporting, summarizing findings and recommendations

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • 2+ years of experience working in a fast paced environment; financial services industry experience preferred
  • Ability to summarize complex analysis into key points
  • A successful candidate should demonstrate perceptive analytical abilities, strong communication, interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Must have strong MS Excel skills
  • Smartview, Hyperion Planning , PCMCS and Oracle familiarity a strong plus
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP is a plus
  • Self-starter, results-oriented and problem solving qualities are desired; willingness to learn is essential
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