McKinney, TX, United States
The Financial Analyst will assist in the development and on-going support of the planning and budgeting processes, procedures and systems. The position will entail a variety of responsibilities, including, but not limited to, providing assistance with budgeting, financial analysis, creating and producing management reports, and ad-hoc analysis.
Support the development of integrated business and financial planning models leveraging systems and data from across the organization.
Serve as a resource to team members and applicable stakeholders on ad-hoc financial analysis assignments and projects.
Compare actual results to historical results, budgets, and forecasts; prepare and report insightful variance analyses to identify any risks or opportunities associated and use data to influence business partners and decision-makers.
Improve and standardize the processes for collecting, combining and validating the integrity of large data sets.
Identify and implement solutions for data gaps to enable creation of new financial reports, improvement and automation of existing reports, and easy analysis of data.
Consolidate and analyze historical financial information to produce accurate and reliable forecasts.
Effective communicator with strong interpersonal verbal and written skills
Strong customer focus ensuring resolution of issues while striving to create the best experience for all stakeholders
Proven analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, to prioritize and meet deadlines
Demonstrates initiative by proactively identifying what needs to be done
Ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate information to support decisions
Balances a high sense of urgency with presenting detail-oriented and accurate financial information
Bachelor degree in Accounting and/or Finance
Strong understanding of basic accounting and finance
Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate budgeting, forecasting, or financial reporting is required
Expert level Microsoft Excel with an aptitude in systems and reporting required
Proficient at querying large data sets, report writing and presenting findings
Experience with Anaplan or other financial planning and forecasting software desired
McKinney, Texas, United States
Website : http://www.torchmarkcorp.com
Torchmark Corporation is a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and exclusive and independent agencies.