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Financial Analyst - Corporate Technology

Equifax

Equifax

IT, Accounting & Finance
Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

The Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting a corporate technology alliance function, working closely with business leaders and their leadership teams.  This role assists the leaders in the decision making process, providing insightful and action oriented financial analysis, applying best practices, and new perspectives to solve complex problems. They will support implementation and execution of driver-based forecasting and will help define and lead cost efficiency initiatives in partnership with business leaders. This person will  interact with leadership to deliver financial information in a concise and meaningful manner.

This role reports to the Senior Director, Technology Finance and will be a hybrid workplace model offering the flexibility to work remotely as well as in our state-of-the-art office building in Alpharetta, GA . (This is not a fully-remote role)

What You’ll Do

  • Conduct moderately complex financial analyses and reports for department management. 

  • Prepare and analyze major financial forecasts. May be assigned analyses in support of organizations annual budget process, expense/service fee/staffing forecasts, or statistical reporting. 

  • Provide proactive insightful financial analysis to enable the BU/COE to reach its short- and long-term strategic and financial objectives. 

  • Interface with senior management to deliver financial information in a concise and meaningful manner to foster effective decision making such as analysis of business trends/scenarios and key drivers, development of management reporting to analyze monthly financial and operating results and key metrics.

  • Participate in value-added planning, budgeting and forecasting activities. 

  • Analyze and track process improvement initiatives. 

  • Analyze and drive results for customer, product and/or business unit profitability. 

  • Work closely with the Management and Technology teams to track pipeline opportunities and prepare accurate forecasts.

What Experience You Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or a related business discipline

  • 1-4 years of experience in a finance-related capacity

  • Advanced Excel usage (SUMIF, VLOOKUP) including financial modeling

  • Large company experience with financial systems in either Oracle Hyperion Planning / Essbase, iProcurement, SAP, OBIEE, Business Warehouse / BPC

  • Profit and Loss statement experience with a focus on operating expense

  • Experience with accounting GAAP principles (Accrual based accounting, cost amortization, expense recognition) and month-end deliverables

What Could Set You Apart :

  • Experience in Cloud based IT environments

  • Master's degree or Finance/Accounting-related certifications

  • Technology Finance experience (software/contracts from a P&L perspective) including preparation and presentation of complex business cases

  • Experience with visualization tools i.e. Tableau & Spotfire

  • Experience with leadership communication - digesting, compiling, and presenting data

  • Knowledge of Technology Infrastructure and/or intellectual curiosity to learn technology finance

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.