Electro Rent Corporation

Sr. Financial Analyst

ID
2018-1176
Location
Van Nuys, CA

Overview

Electro Rent is the largest, most comprehensive test equipment services provider for market-leading customers around the world. We are focused on delivering outstanding service for customers across a broad range of industries including Aerospace/Defense, Telecommunications, Mobile/Computing, Power & Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Education, New Space, Data Products Rental and more. With 1.1 billion of inventory, immediate shipping to over 100 countries, and a world-class accredited calibration and repair lab, our team of experts solve tough technical and financial challenges related to testing.

 

Job Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst is a newly created position which will report directly to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis as well as other regional finance teams. This position will address the Company’s current need for analytical and forecasting capabilities.  The primary function will be to forecast and communicate financial performance, variance reporting (i.e. vs. budget, vs. prior year, vs. prior forecast etc.), treasury management and performance improvement initiatives.  This function will provide increased visibility into the Company’s financial performance resulting in data driven decision-making discussions.   

The right candidate for this function will be a self-motivated individual with the analytical capabilities and communication skills to address the evolving Finance needs of the organization.   It is critical that the candidate be able to summarize the results of detailed analysis into executive level summaries.  The candidate must have a solid foundation in creating complicated financial models, budgets, forecasts and working with cross functional teams. This is an excellent opportunity for a hungry individual looking to make a contribution to the success of a growing private equity sponsored company.

Responsibilities

·         Support financial planning, analysis & reporting process in order to produce weekly, monthly, annual and 5-year strategic forecasts.   

·         Perform financial, variance and trending analysis for key profitability drivers and metrics; Interpret results and articulate actionable recommendations to maximize profitability and ensure financial targets are achieved.

·         Coordinate the 13 weeks cash flow forecast to improve Company’s treasury management

·         Support the regional finance teams to understand key variance drivers, opportunities and risks to their financial plans/forecasts

·         Lead ad-hoc business case analysis including investment/resource allocation & ROI analysis

·         Identify and implement new efficiencies into current processes through standardization and automation of dashboards, reports and templates

·         Assist team in preparing annual CAPEX plan and tracking it during the course of the year (monitor approved projects to anticipated spend levels; manage approval process of any in-year CAPEX submissions, etc.…)

·         Forecast and track strategic performance improvement initiatives (i.e. PMO) 

Qualifications

  • Analytic Skills:  Strong analytical and detail oriented. Ability to create, run, maintain and document financial and analytical models.
  • Financial and Business Acumen:  Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results
  • Problem Solving & Decision Quality:  Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Relationship Management:  Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
  • Presentation Skills:  Effective in a variety of presentation settings including one-on-one, small and large groups, and with peers and bosses
  • Action Oriented:  Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
  • Planning and Priority Setting:  Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals. Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Communication Skills: Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Adaptability: ability to manage multiple projects in an environment of changing priorities


Qualifications   

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting or Finance, Master’s Degree a plus
  • 2-5 years of experience in a financial planning and analysis organization
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint required.
  • Strong analytical skills and detailed oriented.
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills as well as strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with a wide variety of people assertively and confidently

Physical Requirements

 

All positions will require, to some degree, the physical abilities described below to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

  • Work the expected hours, consistently arrive at work at the agreed time and follow Company rules and guidelines regarding breaks and meal periods. Full time is typically considered to be 40 hours per week
  • Communicate effectively, both oral and written.
  • Move around and through all work areas as needed, may include climbing stairs or ladders.
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds (i.e. books, reports, binders etc).
  • Regularly sit at the assigned workstation
  • Use keyboard or equivalent equipment, to access the computer,
  • Use hands to manipulate documents and general paperwork in order to view contents
  • Read documents, reports, files etc.
  • Communicate effectively using the telephone

 

We offer a competitive compensation package and a wide range of benefits with a diverse selection of health care plans and top tier 401k plan

Become a part of our team!

“100 Fastest-Growing Companies”, Fortune Magazine, 2012

“Best Practices Award Company of the Year”, Frost & Sullivan, 2012

“100 Most Trustworthy Companies”, Forbes Magazine, 2014, 2010 and 2009

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Please Apply at https://careers-electrorent.icims.com/

 

 

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