• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 22 Mar 18

Financial Analyst (Modeling & Analytics)

Location: New York, NY, USA

This is a dynamic position supporting corporate planning and finance management through all phases of compensation and headcount modeling and analytics. This role is responsible for the data governance and enhancement of the corporate compensation model in Hyperion as well as all facets of compensation and headcount reporting and analytics.

Functional Responsibilities
• Assist in consolidating, analyzing, and reporting quarterly forecasts, annual budget, and strategic plan in relation to compensation and headcount
• Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual models, analysis, and reporting of:
• headcount activity
• compensation expense
• annual compensation tracking
• Work closely with the Hyperion, business planning, and Human Resource systems teams on the compensation model
• Maintain reconciliations of data between Human Resource systems (SuccessFactors) and Hyperion compensation model
• Ensure model is calculating correctly based on business requirements
• Recommend improvements/enhancements to current model, processes, and reporting
• Support consolidated compensation actual/budget/forecast variance analysis during the monthly/quarterly close process and act on results to assist in effective business management
• Support Finance and operating managers' decision-making processes by providing forward-looking analysis and insights related to compensation and headcount
• Develop new reporting or analysis to provide insightful information to business and finance management
• Prepare presentations & analysis for various senior management audiences
• Participate in special projects as assigned by Finance management

Scope/Supervision and Interaction
• Makes decisions appropriate for level of responsibility
• Raises concerns to the appropriate level of management and keeps management informed of activities
• Quickly adapts to shifting priorities and business needs
• Interaction with Business and Corporate Planning colleagues, Accounting, HR, Investor Relations, Hyperion systems team, and business line representatives

Corporate Planning

• Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or related field preferred but not required
• 3+ years of experience in financial planning and analysis, accounting, or compensation/modeling systems support
• Prior forecasting and reporting experience and/or interest in financial planning and analysis a plus

Key Competencies
• Exposure to multidimensional reporting applications (Hyperion Planning and Essbase a plus)
• Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
• Understanding of accounting and financial statement reporting
• Strong communication skills; excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and analytical skills
• Exposure to general ledger software (e.g. PeopleSoft Financials, SAP)
• Capable of financial modeling for scenario and sensitivity analysis
• Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner
• Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and maintain attention to detail

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