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Financial Analyst

Date:  Mar 25, 2021
Req ID:  41429
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Vision Care
Division:  Finance

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

With general supervision, perform financial analysis involving company expenses, income, and other business results based on past, present, and future operations.

Essential Functions

Research, analyze, and report fluctuations in financial and business results to identify trends and research variances; make recommendations to improve company performance and resolve issues

 

Research, analyze, and report fluctuations between actual financial results compared to budgeted amounts to advise management on potential areas of cost impacts; make recommendations for corrective actions

 

Assist in the preparation of company budgets and financial forecasts for the development of business plans

 

Monitor and evaluate individual department expenses and identify any specific trends to assist in cost control

 

Recommend changes to streamline accounting systems and processes to ensure maximum efficiency and appropriate utilization of resources

 

Prepare reports that outline VSP's financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings to assist in financial decision-making

 

Analyze and interpret various financial reports and statistics to management; make recommendations to ensure proper business decisions are made

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelors degree in Accounting or Business from an accredited college

 

Five years of financial analysis or related experience

 

Demonstrated ability to conduct various types of analysis, including cost-benefit and alternative analysis

 

Demonstrated ability to document, propose, negotiate and present approaches and solutions

 

Proficient in spreadsheet applications and mainframe accounting systems

 

Ability to visualize and create plans for future business outcomes and changes   

 

Thorough understanding of business implications, interdependencies, and system interfaces

 

Strong conflict management skills

 

Proficient at facilitating meetings, and negotiating across all levels of the organization

 

Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment

 

Proven ability to effectively communicate information to a wide variety of technical and non-technical individuals or groups at all levels of the organization 

 

Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

Preferred Skills

Ability to translate complex financial information into meaningful business insights


Experience interacting with Executive level management


Willingness to be flexible around deliverables, comfortable with constant change and shifting priorities


Self-starter, willing to learn, and driven


Advanced Excel skills


Ideal but not required: familiar with advanced analytical tools such as Tableau, Power BI, and SQL experience

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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