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Senior Financial Analyst Jobs in Torrance, CA at StaffChase

Title: Senior Financial Analyst

Company: StaffChase

Location: Torrance, CA

We are currently accepting resumes for anIT Senior Financial AnalystinTorrance, CA.

The selected candidate will perform the following duties:

– Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking

– Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support

– Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews

– Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements

– Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting

– Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts

– Guide the cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures

– Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization

– Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials

– Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes

– Provide analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to senior management

– Produce monthly reports, which include key metrics, financial results, and variance reporting

– Spearhead the annual and quarterly budgeting and forecasting processes

– Identify opportunities for performance improvement across the organization

– Maintain knowledge and keep abreast of new investment regulations or policies

– Develop models that help with decision-making

– Reconcile existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data

Required Skills and Experience:

– Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any financial analyst job description; familiarity with data query/data management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)


– 4 to 6 years of relevant technical or business work experience

– Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience.

-10+ years of business finance or other relevant experience

– MBAs are preferred

– Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Statistics are preferred major fields

– Proven work experience in a quantitatively heavy role

– Strong quantitative and analytical competency

– Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills

– Advanced knowledge of Excel and financial modeling

– Ability to develop proficiency with SAP / Ariba and Apptio accounting system, including designing reports

– Basic knowledge of business requirement and corporate priorities

– Basic ability to gather/refine complex business requirements, recommend or make decisions on business requirements/interdependencies

– Basic ability to develop complex business cases

– Basic ability to create impact analysis to make recommendations

– Basic ability to present and defend complex positions and strategies for business decisions processes and plans

– Basic knowledge of compliance, governance structures and audit principles

– Basic understanding of the business architecture and its relationship to other architectures

– Basic ability to assess corporate impacts of changes and recommend strategies to senior management

Preferred Skills and Experience:

– Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow

– Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills

– Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work ind…

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