Senior Financial Analyst

Req ID:  28807
Travel:  Less than 10%
Location: 

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 3 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered

 

 

Your role in helping us shape the future:

 

As a a primary member of the FP&A team, you will 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.  Drive the enhancement of financial tools and processes to enhance 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.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Develop financial forecasts across functional areas in support of one or more business units monthly, working with senior leaders to make adjustments based on new information or changes to the business, and summarize and defend forecasts given trends and expected initiative targets.
  • Compile and deliver monthly total company Adjusted EBITDA performance reports to management and internal customers; analyze variances to expected performance and identify trends in the business to drive management decisions.
  • Contribute to the 2-year budget and five-year strategic plan; responsible for data and trend aggregation, maintenance of critical financial models and accuracy of performance projections. Develops, maintains and owns critical planning models.
  • Deliver key information and analyses to support the development of revenue/AEBITDA outlooks, business operations reviews, and the monthly business report (MBR).
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) and establish working relationships with select functional teams across the company (e.g., HR & Product) to develop and deliver accurate and reliable outlooks.
  • Lead initiative to establish P&L views of products and business unit with meaningful comparisons to business cases and/or budgets to facilitate meaningful discussion of product profitability and viability.
  • Initiate, facilitate and/or support various business initiatives, as needed.
  • Address ad hoc requests for data and analysis requirements.
  • Support external reporting of quarterly financial results to investors and Board of Directors.
  • Lead effort to streamline and automate monthly processes; leverage new tool(s) as appropriate.
  • Assist management with training new and/or more junior members of the FP&A team. 

 

You should definitely have:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • At least three (3) years of relevant experience, including a background in planning and/or financial modeling.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Suite of Tools, including demonstrated advanced MS Excel skills (pivot tables, formulas, formatting, graphs.)
  • Excellent analytical skills; ability to analyze operational data and validate accuracy of modeling outputs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required, including the ability to convey financial meaning and implications of reported data in succinct terms.
  • Excellent 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.
  • Must have hands-on experience with business intelligence, database and/or visualization tools: Business Objects and SFDC experience highly preferred

 

What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the telecoms 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

 

  • This role is subject to ITAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • 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.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC