Financial Analyst

Req ID:  28919
Travel:  None
Location: 

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 1 year of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered

 

 

Your role in helping us shape the future:

 

Serve as a liaison between business operations and the Finance organization, analyzing, reporting on and interpreting financial data to assist with informed decision making.  Partner with leaders and peers from multiple internal groups to investigate the underlying drivers for the company’s performance and interact with management on a regular basis to deliver financial updates and develop budgets and forecasts.  Assist with the enhancement of financial tools, metrics and processes to drive operating performance and maintain an efficient process to analyze and report on various trends.  Access data from a variety of systems and present accurate, meaningful and relevant information to diverse audiences.

Are you up to the challenge?

 

  • Produce monthly financial results packages for business unit and/or regional managers, analyzing business drivers of material variances in support of senior management decision making.
  • Assist with the development of business unit financial forecasts and budgets in coordination with business partners, consolidating and analyzing submissions for compliance with established targets. Periodically update financial forecasts based on new information or changes to the business, assist with the defense of forecasts using actual trends and revenue initiative targets.
  • Maintain and report on key internal performance metrics (e.g. margin percentage, yield, price/volume, activity type, backlog, etc.) as part of the strategic initiative review
  • Produce financial analyses of new product and services in support of the broader business case preparation efforts.
  • Assist team members and business customers to develop long-term strategic plans.
  • Assist colleagues with the identification of revenue and opex outliers leveraging knowledge of accounting (e.g. ASC 606) and general business trends.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and work cross-functionally to implement these opportunities.

 

Can you drive these processes?

 

  • Support effort to streamline and automate monthly processes
  • Assist with external reporting of quarterly financial results to investors and Board of Directors

You should definitely have:

 

  • Must have a Bachelors’ Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field with at least one cumulative year of experience with practical financial planning & analysis, accounting principles (including month-end close, accruals and charts for accounts optimization) and/or development of budget and forecast projections.
  • Must be able to analyze operational data and develop timely and accurate presentations of the results (including design of informative tables and graphs where appropriate).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required, including the ability to convey financial meaning and implications of reported data in succinct terms.
  • Strong organizational skills required, including the ability to manage priorities and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to work cross-functionally to analyze reporting requirements and develop an efficient process to meet them.
  • Must be able to work autonomously, i.e. recognize what needs to be done and do it with limited guidance from management.
  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills required; experience with Business Objects and budgeting software helpful.

 

What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture

 

Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

 

  • Job requires ability to lift up to 15 lbs

 

  • Candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • Please review the job bidding by current employees section in the employee handbook prior to applying for this position, thank you.
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.


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