International Planning & Forecasting Analyst

POSITION: International Planning & Forecasting Analyst 

LOCATION: New York, NY (remote to start)

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $80,000 plus generous bonus; Exempt; Paid Time Off; 401K; Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, generous vacation and sick/personal days, paid holidays, 401K, and more!

OVERVIEW: Seeking a highly motivated and ambitious Analyst looking to develop a long-term career within the International Planning & Analysis department of a well-established law firm. This role will support all aspects of financial reporting and analysis, with an emphasis on preparing the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and conducting monthly monitoring and analysis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining monthly reporting tasks; provide proposals for process changes and oversees their implementation
  • Conduct financial modeling, forecasts, variance analysis and data analysis and interpretation of impact on business
  • Investigate and assist department heads and budgeters across the Firm with discrepancies
  • Develop a thorough grasp of the data presented, including where the data originates and whether the information is accurate
  • Maximize financial reporting quality by developing and implementing process improvements in reporting and budgeting operations
  • Present financial data for internal and external stakeholder reporting
  • Partner with external departments and executive management team and administrative departments on ad hoc projects, query, business intelligence and data management
  • Provide budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and financial report design, production, and distribution advice, project management, training, and support across the Firm

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics or related field
  • 3+ years of accounting/financial reporting, modeling or analysis experience
  • Strong financial acumen and understanding of budgeting, accounting and systems
  • Familiarity with the following systems:  Oracle-Hyperion Smartview/Essbase, Financial Reporting Studio, Aderant, MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Strong analytical & communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands under tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary