Associate Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis
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The Finance department, which manages the company’s budgets, forecasts and investments, and provides analysis of our financial performance and strategies.
Job overview and responsibilities
This position supports the Managing Director and Director in their roles as the business partner to the reservations and customer experience department. As such, this position is directly responsible for delivering department strategy to ensure the accurate booking of financial data and for the creation of accurate budgets and forecasts which will be used for informed decision making and in providing accurate external financial guidance. Utilizes models to generate annual operating plans as well as an 18 month rolling forecast. Provides variance analysis and explanation to divisional leadership, senior leadership, and the Finance Division. Provide ad-hoc budget and forecast scenario analysis as required. Support contract and purchasing negotiations. Track and report on division headcount and productivity. Identify and aide in delivery of revenue and cost initiatives.
Perform routine reporting and ad hoc analysis prepared by division and finance teams (such as accurate booking of actual financial data, utilizing models to generate annual operating plans as well as an 18 month rolling forecast for reservations & customer experience dept including detailed variance analysis)
Conduct financial support, analysis and reporting to division leadership and finance (such as budget and forecast scenario analysis, support of contract and purchasing negotiations, headcount productivity tracking and reporting, and identification and analysis of revenue and cost initiatives)
Meeting participation/contribution involving key regional division and finance issues
1 year financial planning & analysis or 2 years customer experience/contact centers
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and knowledge of accounting and financial statements
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
College degree in finance related field
2 years FP&A/Accounting experience or 3 years customer experience/contact centers
Hyperion Planning experience
United States-IL-WHQ – Chicago – Corporate Support Center – Willis Tower