• Senior Financial Analyst (Construction)

    Job ID 2018-2279
    Job Locations
    US-GA-Atlanta
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Financial Analyst of Construction will analyze, review, consult and present operational and financial data related to construction operations. This role will partner with the Vice President of Construction to help leaders understand drivers of construction related to operating expenses and advise on activities that will increase effectiveness and productivity of the organization. They will also assist with preparation of annual operating plans, financial forecasts, monthly operating reviews and daily/weekly key performance indicators.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop a strong understanding of FirstKey Homes construction management practices and key performance indicators.
    • Establish working partnerships with the Vice President of Construction and construction operations team.
    • Develop and facilitate annual financial planning, monthly reviews, closing processes, forecasting and reporting.
    • Develop forecast process, templates and data required for construction operations; work with construction leaders to create forecasts and prepare monthly actual to budget variance reports.
    • Work closely with department to understand variances and provide explanations to the construction team. Research, analyze and help explain any variances to plan/forecast.
    • Analyze financial data to identify discrepancies. Create influential reports used to drive decision making that aligns to organizational goals. Conduct ad-hoc analysis to update forecasts and provide insights for business partner decision making.
    • Develop and maintain key performance indicator dashboards to track daily, weekly and monthly information.
    • Provide ad-hoc analytical capability to construction team, working closely to help the team understand operational and financial impact of plans, tactics, decisions and transactions.
    • Coordinate and partner with accounting during the monthly close process.
    • Track and review industry best practices and issues. Evaluate and communicate their potential impact to the business. Recommend and implement practices that will enhance operational effectiveness.
    • This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s manager at any time based upon Company need. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent work experience and/or education  Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a finance or business analyst role
    • High proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook): experience with vlookups, logic formulas, pivot tables, complex nested formula’s, macro experience
    • Proven ability to manage, analyze and parse large quantities of data to find relevant information for use by multiple levels of management
    • Proven ability to interact cross functionally as a business partner

    PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Master’s degree in Business Administration or similar field
    • Experience working in property management, real estate or similar industry
    • Experience working in a fast pace, high-growth company
    • Experience working with and knowledge of SQL.

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