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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: Acxiom
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing key financial support to Acxiom's corporate Finance group and key business leaders. This role will be an integral part of a high-performance finance team within the company and will report to the Director of Finance. The candidate will be a valued partner to senior finance leaders on financial planning, analysis, and reporting, as well as partnering with key business leaders to drive growth.

**What you will do:**

- Analyzes financial data, draws conclusions, and presents recommendations to management

- Understands the "big picture" view and how it aligns to overall Acxiom strategy
- Analyzes and reports on key drivers of business and company performance
- Finds opportunities for standardization and automation and drives execution
- Builds efficient and effective operating reports
- Leads the dissemination of accurate and timely financial reports to managers
- Reviews and analyzes monthly reports at operating unit level relative to forecast and budgets
- Update, distribute, and consolidate forecast submissions
- Update forecast presentations for managers
- Creates and tracks key financial metrics
- Ad hoc financial modeling and analysis
- Develops timely and accurate financial projections
- Proactively creates forums to share best practices
- Provides useful, material, data-based insights that include implications for business
- Builds clear, accurate, repeatable forecast models
- Performs scenario analysis to frame business options and make recommendations to management

**WHAT YOU WILL NEED:**

- Minimum 3-5 years of FP&A experience with a Bachelor's degree; or equivalent work experience

- Strong analytical skills including an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
- Proven track record to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with excellent communication and time management skills
- Strong Excel skills with experience using advanced Excel functions
- Ability to derive insights and handle ambiguity or problems where limited data is available

**WHAT WILL SET YOU APART:**

- Ability to develop clear models to represent complex financial situations

- Ability to incorporate deep understanding of technical financial and accounting concepts into analysis
- Experience with Workday general ledger; Workday Adaptive Planning (including OfficeConnect)
- Motivated self-starter, with ability to remain focused and on task with minimal direction
- Can-do attitude towards meeting challenging deadlines with high quality of work and attention to detail

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

Keywords: Acxiom, Oxford , Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Tupelo, Mississippi

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