Finance Analyst - Irvine, CA

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Requisition ID: 127147
Job Category: Finance and Accounting
Location: United States-California-Irvine-5 Park Plaza Suite 1100 Irvine 92614
Posted Date: 11/15/2017 8:59:40 PM


Alorica, Inc. is seeking a smart, detail-oriented Financial Analyst to join its FP&A team. The FP&A analyst will provide support in the areas of planning, forecasting, reporting, financial modeling and other analyses as needed.  This position reports to the Director, FP&A, who is responsible for managing one of the largest regions of North America Operations.
Alorica, Inc. is one of the largest privately held companies in Irvine, CA, but is also a fast-growing entrepreneurial company, completing several major acquisitions in the last few years.  The ideal candidate enjoys a fast-paced environment, can multi-task in a growing finance department, will bring energy and passion to everything he/she does, and will not be afraid to roll up his/her sleeves to tackle challenging analytical assignments.  Strong quantitative and excel financial modeling skills are a must.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support all aspects of financial validation, reconciliation and planning & analysis activities across assigned groups.
  • Support the presentation of all financial information related to the department’s financial results; assess cause of change and trends relative to projections to ensure a thorough understanding of variance drivers
  • Develop dashboards and monthly reporting packages identifying trends and providing financial insights to business managers
  • Work with large quantities of data to create meaningful presentations enabling informed, executive-level financial decisions
  • Create new financial models as required to expand on management of information and tracking of key KPIs
  • Contribute to the culture and approach of continuous improvement; drive process improvement and standardization
  • Maintain successful relationships with key business leaders across the Finance and Corporate department functions
  • Review US general ledger details and ensure accuracy before monthly close; partner with Controllership organization as needed
  • Lead and support ad-hoc strategic analyses, developing key insights that support business initiatives

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, with proven strong financial modeling skills; ability to create original models/work
  • 2-4 years of related finance and accounting experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics: 
  • Strong leadership skills required
  • Knowledge of Oracle accounting system and Hyperion preferred
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet modeling skills with ability to manipulate and analyze large amount of data
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Strong knowledge and experience with accounting principles including, but not limited to, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, to prioritize and work in a multi-tasked environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team fostered environment

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