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Strategic Financial Analyst

Company: Harris Computer Systems
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

Strategic Financial Analyst Harris Local Government - Remote Harris Local Government, a Division of Harris Computer Systems is seeking a Strategic Financial Analyst to collaborate with business unit leadership to focus on driving operational excellence, improving financial insights & performance, and contributing to capital deployment success. This person also needs to be comfortable with and demonstrate experience with financial analysis, be driven by challenging the status quo, and be able to learn on the fly quickly. As a Strategic Financial Analyst, you will spend a small percentage of your time on repetitive financial reports, savings initiatives, and month end close responsibilities, and spend a large portion of your time in providing financial analysis for strategic projects and initiatives and driving our capital deployment metrics forward. You'll work closely with business and finance leadership across HLG to influence decision-making on new and existing initiatives. This role also designs, develops, and maintains performance measurements, models and reports on strategic input drivers to continuously improve the performance of the business. Here at HLG we are focused on providing mission critical software solutions for the public sector. Our experience and expertise have enabled us to continually create products and services that exceed our clients' expectations and meet their changing technology needs. What will be your impact: * Support business unit operations, objectives, and leadership via: * Regular analysis and insights into business unit financial performance and forecasting * Research and preparation of market analysis for both existing and potential business initiatives. * Develop, track, and analyze key metrics to critically assess performance of our businesses, departments, and product lines concluding in providing recommendations for improvement. * Maintain and update business unit strategic scorecard and other tools to assess and drive high-quality execution of our goals. * Capital Deployment Support: * Conduct industry and market research targeted to improve and continually maintain the channel of acquisition targets. * Assist in the creation of financial models as part of our capital deployment process. This may include business valuations, revenue and cost projections, modelling scenarios, etc. * Innovation & Growth Support: * Guide and contribute to growth projects including multiple types of market analysis, competitive analysis, internal financial analysis, financial modeling, and scenario planning * Research, test, and recommend business processes or systems aimed at improving efficiency and results. * Business Intelligence and Data Analytics: * Determine Data Needs: Working with leadership, determine data requirements that would help leadership make better financial, service, and marketing decisions. * Assist with Data Collection and Modeling: Work with database / BI tools to put data into a meaningful structure and format for analysis. * Data Analysis, Reporting, Visualizations: Analyze and interpret data to look for patterns and determine if the findings answer the business's questions and are accurate. Create and publish reports leadership can use to monitor the company's metrics and make decisions. Create data visualizations in the form of charts and web dashboard applications that help track trends. What we are looking for: * Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with the intellectual horsepower to support business leaders to achieve increased success * In-depth understanding of organizational data flow and its use in management decision-making * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven organizational agility to interact with all levels of management and the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization * Ability to independently translate high level objectives into detailed work plans * Future travel possible, -25% What we offer? * Compensation will consist of base salary, group performance incentive and annual bonus, plus excellent fringe benefits including a 401(k) plan, generous vacation policy and health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Company Overview At Harris Local Government we are focused on our vision - creating an environment where our employees can realize their dreams both personally & professionally; creating an environment that supports customer loyalty by building long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our customers; and ensuring we have the underlying financial & business model that supports the continued investments required to realize our vision.

Keywords: Harris Computer Systems, Niagara Falls , Strategic Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Niagara Falls, New York

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