US Market Sr Financial Associate','R_011483','!*!Position Summary:
The Financial Analyst will be responsible for assisting the Market Finance Director with forecasts, budgets, and monthly reporting to the Market CEO and Market Business Leaders. The Financial Analyst will also assist with the delivery of high quality financial analyses and advice to leadership and support ad-hoc projects as needed. This individual will also ensure that information and advice is delivered timely and accurately, company policies and procedures are followed and that communication between finance and the business is strong.
Reporting, Budgeting, and Forecasting
Assist with the forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning activities for the market along with respective LOBs within the market.
Coordinate the consolidation of monthly forecasts and month end reporting including commentary and all supplemental schedules; responsible for ensuring timely and accurate delivery of all reporting
Evaluate reasonableness of forecast and readily identify issues that surface in during monthly reporting and forecasting activities
Interact with the Market CEO and Market Business Leaders to assist with the development of budgets, forecasts, and related variance analyses inclusive of identification of underlying drivers of results
Perform Microsoft Excel and Hyperion-based analyses of financial data
Liaise closely with regional reporting staff and Controllers to ensure financial results are accurate and adequately explained
Support Market Leadership in the reporting of sales targets and pipeline conversion
Develop and/or enhance reporting mechanisms and control reporting processes around monthly forecasts and results across the market businesses
Ensure that all policies and procedures are met to the highest standard while maintaining an effective control environment.
Develop expertise in reporting and analytic tools and data sources, including WebCAS, Microsoft Office , Hyperion Interactive Reporting, MicroStrategy, and MercerForce.
Support quantitative analysis and projects relating to revenue, profitability, operating and staffing models
Project Management Support
Provide business analytic and/or project management support for Finance
Assist with the development and maintenance of project plans and timelines
Coordinate between business units, operations and finance to accomplish assigned project objectives
Assist in the coordination of communication and key initiatives
Degree in finance, accounting, business or economics
3-5 years of relevant business experience in Financial Planning & Analysis or similar area
Initiative and sound judgment to make appropriate and timely decisions
Ability to understand and articulate financial impact or business decisions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office – advanced Excel and PowerPoint user
Experience working with data and analytic tools such as Hyperion Interactive Reporting
Comfortable presenting to senior management; able to appropriately challenge senior business leaders and their assumptions
Positive attitude and ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment
Must be able to multi-task, to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Able to work independently or with a team
Desire to develop into more senior finance roles
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Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's more than 20,500 employees are based in more than 40 countries, and we operate in more than 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital.