Financial Analyst V

Job Description

Financial Analyst V

This position leads complex financial analyses on forecasts, budgets, cash flows, operating results, and business plans with minimal supervision to enable accurate information for management to make business decisions. Provides financial support to key stakeholders in the business to ensure timely access to financial data and adherence to business processes.

Essential Functions:
  • Leads financial forecasting, budgeting and reporting activities. Forecasting and reporting are monthly processes, while budgeting is an annual process.
  • Leads financial analysis regarding trends, financial structure, asset, cash and liabilities, etc.
  • Monitors key performance indicators and business performance, performing key role in creating regular reports to management.
  • Partners with managers in the group you are supporting in understanding the financial impact of business decisions.
  • Identifies opportunities for cost reductions and efficiencies.
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements and/or automation
  • Builds strong relationships within finance and other corporate functions.
  • Carries out a range of operational tasks and project work in the area of expertise as assigned by superior.
Required Skills & Abilities:
  • In-depth knowledge of finance and reporting practices, tools and procedures. Uses that knowledge to recognize areas for simplification, standardization, and/or automation/digitization.
  • Calculates and interprets financial and non-financial metrics within area of responsibility. Interprets drivers of performance variances, and identifies significant items requiring the attention of senior management.
  • Advanced understanding of accounting and external reporting concepts and terminology.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of forecasting and budgeting processes. Able to compare planned and actual budgets, identify and report on variances.
  • Experienced with a variety of modeling techniques. Analyzes scenarios and derives suggestions for new business models. Has participated in financial decisions based on financial models.
  • In-depth knowledge of existing audit and control policies and practices. Complies with laws and regulations in one's own area of responsibility.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders across departmental boundaries to achieve beneficial working relationships with positive outcomes. Well respected and able to influence key individuals inside and outside own group. Welcomed as member on a variety of teams.
  • Creates enthusiasm and sets direction in groups. Remains professional and able to maintain an open dialogue even in difficult situations. Controls own emotional responses and reactions.
  • Demonstrates respect, inclusion and collaboration of different thinking, backgrounds, experience, expertise and individual qualities across all organizational levels and dimensions. Demonstrates a willingness to examine own biases, assumptions and attitudes. Participates in work groups consisting of diverse backgrounds, experiences, talents and points of view.
  • Proactively anticipates and prevents problems. Identifies existing problems, applies problem solving methods, analyzes multiple potential solutions, their risks and benefits.
  • Responds to changing demands and priorities. Quickly identifies potential conflicts that impact current delivery commitments. Works with others to re-prioritize work and reschedule delivery dates as necessary.
  • Anticipates the impact of change, plans for it. Rises to new challenges and changes in the environment. Deals comfortably with ambiguity, uncertainty and different situations.
  • Able to lead and/or drive change within immediate work group.
  • Defines best visualization approach and solutions for specific business cases to convey insights in a clear manner.
  • Provides in-depth expertise for at least one or two business intelligence and analytic tools and advises and coaches others.
  • Exercises sound data stewardship by complying with all data policies and documenting procedures followed.
  • Understands the general requirements in terms of data quality and quantity to build reliable statistical models.
  • Understands and able to effectively articulate the strategic direction of the business. Uses understanding to anticipate operational needs and requirements.
  • Participates in teams applying project management tools and techniques. Monitors own progress and identifies obstacles and takes corrective action.
  • Challenges status quo; advises on change management; participates in the planning and implementation of change initiatives.
  • Understands and is able to effectively articulate the strategy and major initiatives of the business. Conducts advanced data analyses and independently draws structured logical conclusions.
  • Able to independently draft concise presentations around complex topics. Demonstrates confidence/mastery of the subject. Adapts style for different or diverse audiences.
  • Has basic understanding of programming and low code languages.
  • Develops basic understanding of project management on small/medium complexity acquisitions and integrations and due diligence report out.
  • Develops a fundamental understanding of the application landscape and the interrelationships between the various financial modules and systems, including the data flow through the systems.
Education and Experience Requirement:
  • Bachelors in finance, accounting, or business required.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • 8+ years relevant work experience required.
  • Hyperion, Essbase/Smartview, SAP and Business Objects experience a plus.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
  • Siemens hybrid working environment with mix of normal office environment and working from home.
  • Minimal travel possible.

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future.  We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality.  Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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