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Financial Analyst

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March 7, 2017

Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst
Tacoma, WA

Job Details

IT Financial and Metrics Analyst is a self-motivated Technology Finance Analyst who will own the technical financial portfolio. Candidate will be responsible for providing visibility of IT related spend across brands and for all IT departments and will identify opportunities for improvement or cost-savings.

The ideal candidate is a creative and detail-oriented with a demonstrated track record of ownership of IT financial portfolios.  Candidate will be responsible for understanding current spend, financial commitments, and forecasting upcoming spend along with business needs. In addition candidate will formally establish an IT Metric program to foster a data driven culture within IT. He/She will be responsible for building new business processes and streamlining existing processes and will be the subject matter expert of IT financials from systems and processes perspective.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proactively     strategizes with IT Department heads to understand financial needs of the     organization
  • Owns     and maintains the broader IT budget and associated actuals, tracking spend     by vendor, team, project, and business unit
  • Monitors     and reports on spend associated with key IT initiatives working in     conjunction with internal stakeholders
  • Understands     delineation of operating and capital expenditures, working with Finance     stakeholders.
  • In     partnership with Vendor Management team, assists in cross functional     supplier selection activities
  • Provides     fact-based recommendations to executive level management
  • Assists     in the management of key IT supplier relationships and contracts with the     guidance of senior team members
  • Works     across IT departments to establish an IT scorecard/dashboard to     communicate key operational metrics for each IT department; owns analysis     and distribution of dashboard based on agreed upon schedule 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At     least 5 years of budget management or financial analysis experience,     within large IT organizations preferred
  • Bachelor’s     Degree in Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • Financial     background, preferably a CPA or CFA
  • Strong     negotiating skills with the ability to adapt and improvise
  • Ability     to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent     communication and writing skills
  • Proven     ability to influence and align with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Ability     to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability     to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties

(Finance Analyst, Data Analyst, Accounting Analyst)

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