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Senior Financial AnalystApply Job ID 1-40539 Date posted 04/11/2019 Location Burlington, Massachusetts
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Summary: The Corporate Finance team at Nuance is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in our Burlington office. This role will be responsible for driving the weekly revenue and bookings forecast process, as well as supporting both the quarterly Guidance/Earnings cadence and annual revenue and bookings planning/target setting activities. This role offers an unparalleled level of visibility for an SFA; the incumbent will have frequent interaction with Corporate, Finance, and Division senior leadership. The Senior Financial Analyst will work cross-functionally with BU Finance, Sales Operations, Accounting, and BU Operations teams to develop, understand, and assess revenue & bookings forecasts, gross margin trending and drivers, and foreign exchange rate impacts on Nuance’s operations. We are looking for a candidate that’s comfortable not only deep diving into the numbers, but also synthesizing, summarizing, and communicating (written/PPT and verbally) their findings and recommendations. The position requires a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and self-motivation to be accountable to deliverables and deadlines.
• Drive the weekly revenue and bookings forecast process from end to end: managing inputs, communicating expectations, consolidating and synthesizing information, packaging the information for executive review, and providing an independent assessment of the business’ outlook.
• Partner with BU Finance, Sales Operations, Accounting, and BU Operations to understand key business drivers, new dynamics in the business, risks, and opportunities. Leverage these findings to produce insightful commentary and actionable insights for Corporate, Finance, and Divisions senior leadership.
• Support the quarterly Guidance and Earnings cadence with both retrospective analysis as well as prospective-focused outlooks; conduct ad-hoc analysis to support senior leadership in better understanding business drivers, allowing them to effectively relay Nuance’s value proposition to the market.
• Support the development of the annual operating plan and revenue and bookings target setting processes, balancing trends, risks, and opportunities in the business lines with corporate growth goals.
• Maintain a set of data-driven models, dashboards, and reports, while continuously looking for ways to improve their functionality.
• In conjunction with Accounting, BU Finance, and Sales Operations, support the quarterly royalty accrual process.
• On a monthly basis, assess the impact of fluctuations of foreign exchange rates on Nuance’s operations.
Number of Years of Work Experience: 3-5
• BA/BS in Finance, Accounting or Business; CPA or MBA highly desirable
• 4+ years of related Finance experience
• Expert level in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, vlookups, complex ‘IF’ statements, and dashboard creation)
• Comfortable wearing multiple hats, ranging from leading finance discussions to working with data to provide thoughtful analysis
• Self-directed, self-motivated and demonstrated experience providing ideas and solutions to further business understanding
• Must be able to listen and interpret the requirements of internal clients, plan accordingly and exceed expectations
• Exemplifies initiative, intelligence, strong attention to detail, and integrity in striving for continuous process improvement – a “right first time” approach
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as, strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• Demonstrated financial modeling knowledge and skills. Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills.
•Ability to navigate SFDC or a comparable CRM system
•Experience either creating, or maintaining Excel macros (VBA)
•Familiarity with the component parts of the P&L, able to assess changes in bookings/revenue and their corresponding impacts to margins and profits
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting. Advanced degree and/or certification (MBA, MSF, MSA, CFA, CPA) preferred
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