Hire Direct


Job Description:

There is an imperative need for a Senior Financial Analyst in the New York, New York area by a client of HIREDIRECT Finance and Accounting. This role will allow you to directly be involved in the coordination of various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. You will ensure variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. The Senior Financial Analyst will supervise the establishment of long-range operating plans to support business initiatives, developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, and driving world class strategic and financial planning methods. This position is directly responsible for operationalizing and cultivating data-driven planning processes and improving upon monthly and quarterly reporting. Make a difference as a Senior Financial Analyst in a pivotal role, which gives you the opportunity to directly work with senior leadership of the company and contribute a strategic input. experience in candidates should apply as soon as possible! This is a full-time opportunity.


– Master and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

– Provide assistance to Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

– Keep an eye on monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

– Gather and oversee forecasting reports

– Approve effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

– Submit monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

– Join forces with senior executives on strategic deep dives by developing financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation and prioritization

– Cooperate closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

– Conduct weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting

– Examine performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities


– Exceedingly skilled with financial reporting tools

– Exemplary presentation skills

– Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

– 3+ years’ experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

– Command of Corporate Financial Planning

– Budget forecasting experience

– Talent for simplifying complex problems and building solutions