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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: Arup
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Arup is proud to be recognized by Fast Company in their third annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. We find solutions for some of the world's most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the broadest impacts of our work. We strive to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. This purpose shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. You'd be joining our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet.We are currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to support the project financial performance throughout the lifecycle of projects, budgeting and reporting requirements of the firm, including routine, timely and accurate financial reporting, ad hoc financial analysis, and the annual budgeting process.Please note this role can be based in either our San Francisco or Los Angeles offices.Responsibilities:Financial Analysis & Reporting:* This position will partner with the operations teams (Geography leaders, Market and Discipline leaders, and project managers) to prepare annual group and project budgets and prepare the monthly group forecasts to help the operations team deliver upon their financial and strategic goals.* Provide insightful analysis for leadership and operations teams on project and operational performance, including monthly actual to budget reviews, variance analysis and preparation of forecasts.* Analyze and interpret project trends, costs, revenues, and financial commitments to predict future revenues and expenses.* Plan and execute the annual budgeting process and provide various financial modeling as needed.Project Finance:* Coordinate with project managers to build scope change management, monitor, and maintain target cash flow, invoicing, and profitability for all projects, and update internal monitoring tools and document control processes.* Understand key contract requirements that might impact the commercial performance of the project.* Perform variance analyses and forecasting to identify high risk projects.* Track issues and help drive resolutions for risks identified.* Prepare and submit accurate reports on all major issues and monitor client comments for all projects.* Review and approve project financial forecasts prepared by project teams.* Work in partnership with billing team members and Project Managers to oversee and support the monthly invoicing process.Qualified professionals will have:* Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA/CPA Preferred; experience in professional services industry is preferred.* Minimum 5 years work experience with 3 years in an FP&A role.* Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines; highly organized* Project management skills - ability to manage several projects simultaneously with accurate and timely results;* Ability to establish working relationships with people at all levels of the company* Very proactive; must show willingness to take on additional responsibilities without having to be assigned* Must have experience in the areas of budgeting, management reporting, forecasting and long-range planning* Advanced Excel including data analysis via Pivots/Charts, high volumes of data, V/H-Lookup, Sum If, Arrays, and data modeling* Strong written and oral communications skillsBenefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement - Arup requires all new employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Arup is an equal opportunity employer and consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to Arup.Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.Arup is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at .

Keywords: Arup, San Francisco , Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , San Francisco, California

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