Posted 26 days ago by

Associate, Financial Planning & Analysis

New York City, NY, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level

As a digital transformation platform, Publicis.Sapient is helping companies boldly define their future, by staying ahead of the curve.

The market now demands a fully digital enterprise – where digital is “at the core” rather than an “extension” or “bolt-on”. This requires companies to reinvent key business activities that taken together create a new Platform for the business that changes the basis of competition and leads to step change improvements in performance.

Publicis.Sapient was forged to address this challenge by fusing two paths to problem solving - Digital Solutions & Business/Technology Consulting. The platform is unique in combining the leading digital pioneers and thinkers of the past 20 years from SapientRazorfish, & DigitasLBi with the experienced business analysts, proven technology developers and deep industry experts of Sapient Consulting.

Job Summary

Through the combination of creative and strategic thinking, and a focus on the smallest details, the efforts of the Global Financial Reporting team have a significant impact on the company’s results. This position will be an experienced finance leader possessing strong project management skills, with a passion for creating actionable analytics and a desire to achieve exceptional results in a fast paced environment.

Key Areas of Responsibilities
  • Analysis of Actual results versus forecasted/projected financials
  • Follow up on variance with accounting and understand key business drivers
  • Maintain and update models to generate figures in an efficient and timely manger
  • Prepare reports and presentations for all levels of management, including Executive team
  • Perform monthly forecast uploads into Hyperion Financial Management
  • Coordinate with global Financial Reporting team during major forecasting periods , assist with communicating changes and requirements and follow through on open items
  • Reconcile various reports against data from financial systems and isolate main variances
  • Collaborate with team in support of ad hoc requests and supporting various business stakeholders
  • Analyze client activity such as forecast pipeline, revenue, gross margins, and service offerings
  • Develop recommendations for standardization and efficiency improvements
Qualifications & Experience
  • 0 to 2 years of experience within FP&A
  • Experience with running models and retrieving financial data from information systems
  • Committed, detail oriented, self-starter with strong problem solving and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in time sensitive environments
  • Exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assignments
  • Excellent communication skills to clearly and accurately convey complex metrics and analysis to internal teams and all levels of management
  • Executive presence necessary to work with senior level management
  • Strong Excel skills-familiarity with vlook- ups and pivot table functions
  • Thrive under pressure and deadlines in a fast paced organization
  • Relevant internship experience

Four year degree (Finance, Accounting Master’s degree preferred)

As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, SapientRazorfish US is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

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