Financial Analyst Wed Dec 05 02:00:00 CST 2018 Renton, WA 517426500 8010 Wizards of the Coast 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>POSITION PURPOSE</strong><br /> The Financial Analyst will be responsible for assisting in forecasting and budgeting expenses related to our technology and digital gaming spend.  This includes, but is not limited to, tracking and analyzing expenses at both the cost center level as well as a project level.  The position will prepare and disseminate reporting to key technology members, in addition to the Finance team.</span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>JOB DUTIES</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Forecasting & Budgeting – Work collaboratively with the technology team to forecast and budget monthly expenses.  Have the ability to explain variances to budget and prior forecasts, suggesting improvements to processes that will improve the accuracy of forecasts. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Reporting & Analysis - Analyze and report technology spend from the cost center level down to the individual projects. Disseminate information on project spend to key management.  Update reporting as project slate changes (new projects, cancelled projects, etc.) </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Cost Benefit Analysis – Assist in completing analyses of the cost/benefit of technology projects, compiling all pertinent financial information.   </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Miscellaneous – Additional requests and ad-hoc reporting, as needed. </span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Education and Training:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting, or Economics</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Sound knowledge of Financial Planning Tools (SAP/Cognos/etc.)</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Prior Experience:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">2-3 years experience in forecasting & budgeting, particularly in a technology environment</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Demonstrated ability to communicate with management and non-financial personnel</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Must be able to think and make decisions with minimal supervision.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Excellent time management and self-motivation skills are required.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Good communication and organizational skills are required.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Must work well under high pressure in a team setting.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The ability to multitask is required.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Working effectively with diverse attitudes and groups is required</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.</strong></span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.</span></span></p>

Financial Analyst

POSITION PURPOSE
The Financial Analyst will be responsible for assisting in forecasting and budgeting expenses related to our technology and digital gaming spend.  This includes, but is not limited to, tracking and analyzing expenses at both the cost center level as well as a project level.  The position will prepare and disseminate reporting to key technology members, in addition to the Finance team.

 

JOB DUTIES

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

  • Forecasting & Budgeting – Work collaboratively with the technology team to forecast and budget monthly expenses.  Have the ability to explain variances to budget and prior forecasts, suggesting improvements to processes that will improve the accuracy of forecasts. 
  • Reporting & Analysis - Analyze and report technology spend from the cost center level down to the individual projects. Disseminate information on project spend to key management.  Update reporting as project slate changes (new projects, cancelled projects, etc.)
  • Cost Benefit Analysis – Assist in completing analyses of the cost/benefit of technology projects, compiling all pertinent financial information.  
  • Miscellaneous – Additional requests and ad-hoc reporting, as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • Sound knowledge of Financial Planning Tools (SAP/Cognos/etc.)

 

Prior Experience:

  • 2-3 years experience in forecasting & budgeting, particularly in a technology environment
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with management and non-financial personnel

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to think and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and self-motivation skills are required.
  • Good communication and organizational skills are required.
  • Must work well under high pressure in a team setting.
  • The ability to multitask is required.
  • Working effectively with diverse attitudes and groups is required

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We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Financial, ERP, Financial Analyst, SAP, Business Intelligence, Finance, Technology

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Requisition ID: 8010