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Financial Analyst

Company: Applebee's Restaurants LLC.
Location: Glendale
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for conducting timely and accurate financial analysis and reporting for the organization. Provides technical financial expertise to assigned business units and leaders to ensure all financial and operational data are available to support business decisions. This role will collaborate with IT, Accounting, Finance and Operations leadership to support a cross-functional IT product portfolio.Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the development of the annual operating plan and monthly financial forecast updates for assigned business units and departments
  • Performs detailed variance analysis to determine key drivers of change between actual, budgeted and forecasted financials
  • Develop, maintain, and improve various detailed budget and forecast reports for senior management
  • Uses a variety of tools to carry out responsibilities including operational and financial data warehouses (specifically Workday Adaptive Planning) and P&L models
  • Coordinates with other members of the finance, IT and Accounting teams to prepare analysis and reports as appropriate to fulfill business needs
  • Utilizes knowledge of Excel and databases to actively seek reporting improvements and efficiencies to assist in making informed business decisions
  • Evaluate and monitor multiyear IT capital investment plans and projects
  • Additional duties include analysis of annual capital expenditures and monthly depreciation
  • Conducts other ad hoc financial analysis to support operational decision makingSkills and Requirements
    • BA/BS degree in finance, accounting, or related field
    • 2-4 years of relevant experience in financial or business analysis
    • Experience working with large databases preferred and experience with Workday Adaptive Planning or other Financial Planning software required
    • Inquisitive, self-motivated, initiative taking problem solver
    • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills with attention to detail a must
    • Strong time management and organizational skills with ability to multitask
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Restaurant industry or franchise experience preferred

Keywords: Applebee's Restaurants LLC., Glendale , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Glendale, Arizona

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