Sr Margin Analyst
Saint Louis, MO
The Senior Margin Analyst is a trusted business advisor to executive-level leadership of the company, including the Controller, Chief Accounting Officer, and other subsidiary leadership. This position leads the review of subsidiary profit margins and works with executive management on key analyses that aid in strategic business decisions.
As a member of the Margin Analysis and Reporting group, this position participates in a collaborative, team-based environment, interacting with various groups within the Finance team to provide management with the information required to make informed decisions to operate the company. Team members work under the direction of the Supervisor, Margin Analysis and Reporting, and have frequent interaction with subsidiary finance teams as well as other departments throughout the Company, including budgeting, forecasting and subsidiary regulatory accounting teams.
Key responsibilities include:
: Analyze and communicate corporate profit margin results to leadership and other internal customers as well as to identify opportunities or errors in the financial statements.
: Prepare and review SEC filings (e.G. 10Q/10K).
: Assist with analyses and presentations used for discussion with senior leadership and the company' s Board of Directors.
: Identify and implement continuous improvement practices within the Margin Analysis and Reporting and broader Controller' s function.
: Perform other ad hoc projects as required.
Bachelor' s Degree from an accredited college or university within a technical discipline required (e.G. Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics). An advanced degree and/or certification (e.G. MBA, CPA, CFA, PE) is preferred. Three or more years of professional level experience in budgeting, accounting, forecasting, and/or financial analysis required. Prior experience in Financial Planning and Analysis strongly preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
The ability to work and conduct research independently, prioritize tasks, multi-task, and manage changing assignments in a collaborative team environment to meet critical deadlines. Strong problem solving, analytical and communication skills. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and reporting requirements. Must be able to effectively interact with various levels of management and subsidiary business line personnel. Must demonstrate a strong customer-service orientation