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Under general supervision, the Financial Planning Analyst, will have responsibility for FP&A function for an assigned business within the AES US SBU. Key focus areas for this role include monthly business forecasts, budgets/long-term forecasts, monthly management reporting, valuation and other ad hoc analyses. The Senior Analyst will work closely with plant management, operations groups, the sourcing group, local accounting and finance teams.
Bachelor’s Degree in an analytical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
One to four years of recent verifiable experience in a similar role is required.
Good understanding of financial statements including income statement, cash flow and balance sheet.
Proven ability to lead projects.
Advance computer skills with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and ability to learn new system tools.
Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others as well as operate with a minimum of supervision.
Strong oral and written communication skills with highly developed interpersonal skills.
Experience with Anaplan software is a bonus
Manage relationships and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders including plant management, group leadership, finance teams, local and regional FP&A.
Communicate findings and recommendations through presentations, reports and discourse to plant management and finance leadership.
Analyze business operating results and work with the business contacts to develop appropriate commentary for different audiences – identify key trends and explanations for variances in actual or forecasted performance.
Forecast business results monthly, working closely with plant management to identify key inputs to the process.
Analyze and communicate financial results that to support the understanding of operating results and trends, including standard monthly reporting to senior leadership.
Coordinate between accounting close team and business/group leaders with respect to the review and approval of financial results.
Prepare the annual budgets and long-term forecasts for businesses, working closely with plant management to identify key inputs to the process.
Coordinate with treasury team on cash flow forecasts and debt covenant requirements.
Assist businesses with financial analysis that supports decision making.
Review and manage cost analysis and financial performance comparisons at the business level.
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