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Regional Business Planning Analyst

Location: Madison
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYSupports the operational and financial planning and analysis needs of the region, and provides integrated analysis of financial and operational metrics.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESActively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the internal and external customer experienceExecutes the month end close process across the region to include (but not limited to):* Ensure all monthly accounting entries are complete and accurate* Evaluate construction workbooks to verify reasonableness of work completion percentages month to month* Evaluate operating and capital expense accruals to ensure accuracy and completion* Coordinate pre-close review processAssists in the coordination and development of annual operating and capital expense budget and quarterly forecastsProvides financial analysis and support for assigned business units:* Coordinate gathering and pressure testing of relevant facts around monthly operating and capital expense variances to budget/forecast across the region's business units* Review and provide commentary or present summary results for monthly operating and capital expense to understand the correlation of expenses associated with monthly activity* Evaluate CPRs submitted for approval relative to available funds and/or published CPR approval guidelines* Summarize and present results in an easy to understand manner and make recommendations for operational and/or financial performance improvementMakes recommendations for business and/or operational process improvement based upon analysis of data and existing processes. Analysis categories may include headcount/staffing, tech productivity, capital project, capital labor, lost CPE, materials issuance and control, and/or other relevant operating or performance analysisSpecial projects and ad hoc analysis as needed and performs other duties as requested by managerREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to read, write, speak and understand EnglishSolid financial management skills including forecasting, budgeting, and planningA keen business acumenStrong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skillsAbility to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and anticipate and meet deadlinesStrong interpersonal and communications skillsAbility to prioritize and organize effectivelyEducationBachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related equivalent experienceRelated Work Experience Number of YearsGeneral ledger accounting work experience 3+Financial analysis, budget and forecasting preparation experience 3+Industry related Accounting work experience preferred 3+PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeSelf-motivated, with mix of entrepreneurial and controllership skillsStrong knowledge of MIS, with heavy emphasis on Excel and PowerPointKnowledge of JD Edwards general ledger softwareWORKING CONDITIONSOffice environment, some travel

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Keywords: SPECTRUM, Madison , Regional Business Planning Analyst, Professions , Madison, Wisconsin

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