FINANCIAL ANALYST - FINANCE
Sphera is a leading global provider of enterprise software and services that enables companies to manage and optimize their environmental, health, safety and sustainability. Our mission is to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world.
We are a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, financial services and healthcare industries. We operate like a start-up tech company but have over $100 million in annual revenue, with more than 3,000 customers, and operate in 70+ countries.
We are guided by our core values of Customer Centricity, Accountability, Bias to Action, Innovation, and Collaboration. These values help us recruit the right talent to join our rapidly expanding team of nearly 700 Spherions around the globe. It is important to us that each and every Spherion is not only eager to challenge themselves and knows how to get work done but is an awesome addition to our company culture.
Sphera is looking to hire a Financial Analyst who will play an integral role in the global forecasting, planning, and reporting processes. This position will report to the Manager of
Financial Planning and Analysis and provide key support to the company’s Director of Finance, CFO and extended Executive Team. Primary responsibilities include formulating analysis of financial and operational data to support effective decision-making that aligns with strategic and operational goals. Additionally, this role will provide ad-hoc analysis as needed for senior financial leadership. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, an interest in financial data systems and the ability to design and implement reporting and processes.
Assist in the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes including the analysis of monthly financial results against budgets and re-forecasting annual and quarterly projections based on current financial information.
Prepare and refine monthly and quarterly bank reporting as well as presentations for Executive and Board of Directors meetings.
Work closely with sales and operations management to assist with the execution of budget and forecast commitments, including communication to management of both progress toward attainment and plans to affect course corrections as necessary.
Prepare financial and operational KPIs, including analysis by segment, product lines and professional service projects as well as modeling of operating expense trends, while identifying areas of opportunity to improve results.
Construct financial models to evaluate pro-forma scenario planning around internal and external growth opportunities.
Ad-hoc deep dives on pressing business issues across the business.
Qualifications and skills:
- 1-3 years of financial experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
- Strong modeling skills
- Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills
- Ability to work in a fluid and fast paced environment with changing responsibilities
- NetSuite and Salesforce experience a plus
Sphera is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.