Sr Financial Analyst (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Role and Responsibilities

CAE, the worldwide leader in aviation training is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Finance Team supporting the Civil Aviation Training groups.

If you are someone who thrives in a fast paced environment with visibility to supporting business groups and full scale P&L's and cash flow this role is for you!

The Senior Financial Analyst supports the FP&A Manager by assisting with financial forecasts and budgets. This individual tracks KPIs compared and measures against performance targets. The Senior Financial Analyst creates and distributes regular reporting to the business and Finance. They maintain financial models and ensure the forecast remains aligned with changing business conditions. The Senior Financial Analyst performs research and analysis to inform business decisions and develop the overall financial story.

The Senior Financial Analyst supports the FP&A Manager by assisting with financial forecasts and budgets. This individual tracks KPIs compared and measures against performance targets. The Senior Financial Analyst creates and distributes regular reporting to the business and Finance. They maintain financial models and ensure the forecast remains aligned with changing business conditions. The Senior Financial Analyst performs research and analysis to inform business decisions and develop the overall financial story.

MAIN TASKS:
  • Maintain financial forecasts, reports and KPI tracking
  • Analyze financial data and maintain financial models to accurately project financial results
  • Retain industry and company knowledge to enhance variance explanations and financial reporting
  • Ensure accurate forecasts through coordination with Accountants on timing shifts and clearly documenting assumptions
  • Leverage historical trends and changes in internal or external factors to project future performance
  • Collaborate with business partners to ensure forecasts and analysis are relevant and any gaps to financial targets are identified
  • Challenge business partners on revenue and cost trends when financial drivers indicate areas of opportunity or potential risks
  • Contribute to business process troubleshooting and enhancement initiatives (HFM, Oracle, Hyperion) where appropriate
  • Perform ad hoc projects or analysis to enhance financial performance and better understand business drivers
  • Any other tasks or duties as agreed with Finance Manager


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
  • University degree in accounting or finance required
  • MBA or graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in accounting, finance or related field required
  • Comfortable building new financial models as well as adapting existing models to changing business requirements
  • Collaborates effectively with other analysts
  • Well-established corporate consolidation knowledge
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to thrive in an often fast paced and deadline-oriented global business requiring development and refinement of processes and procedures
  • Essential knowledge and experience in Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Enterprise preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Applications required (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)
  • Knowledge and experience in Oracle preferred


CAPABILITIES & COMPETENCIES:
  • Effectively manage stress and work well under pressure
  • Meet deadlines within prescribed timeframes
  • Ability to learn financial requirements of existing/new/different countries
  • Able to thrive in a team environment and contribute to team objectives
  • Knowledge and skill to break down complex concepts into easy to understand action items
  • Excellent presentation building and delivery skills
  • Expert in creating and overseeing financial models, reporting and dashboards
  • Ability to develop reporting and effectively present ad hoc and diverse information to executives
  • Proven ability to analyze business financial performance and implement appropriate measures to maximize financial performance
  • Able to work flexible hours (may include weekends and/or public holidays)

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Position Type

Regular

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.
More Information on CAE
CAE operates in the Aerospace industry. CAE was founded in 2022. It has 9600 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Holidays and Paid Sick Days. To see all 1 open jobs at CAE, click here.
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