Financial Business Analyst, Wakefield

Financial Business Analyst, Wakefield

The Financial Business Analyst is responsible for providing support in creating and maintaining business intelligence reports that enable the Curaleaf Hemp team to analyze financial data to support our overall performance and strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate for this role is a deadline-driven person with strong communication skills who enjoys collaborating with others and working in a fast-paced, team environment. This person must also be able to work independently with minimal supervision. The Financial Business Analyst is a key member of Curaleaf Hemp’s corporate team and is a significant contributor to achieving financial performance goals and will have exposure to the Senior Leadership Team.

Responsibilities

  • Produce accurate financial reports and provide timely analysis to meet monthly deadlines
  • Assist sales efforts as needed to include sales team support and external retailer facing collaboration
  • Provide support in creating and maintaining business intelligence reports for the Senior Leadership Team
  • Partner with senior leadership to create annual operating budgets
  • Work directly with senior leadership to analyze budget variances and track revenue and expense trends on a monthly basis
  • Leverage financial information in order to help with the development of financial models related to productivity, compensation, and expense management control
  • Responsible for communicating financial results effectively to the Senior Leadership Team and Curaleaf Corporate to aid in decision making
  • Maintain confidentiality of restricted records and communications
  • Maintain the values and philosophy of the mission statement of the company
  • Perform ad-hoc assignments as needed
  • Gathering analytical insights and developing financial frameworks to help grow profitability and expand our reach in global environment
  • Completing cost/benefit analyses and communicate key drivers/inputs to support business decisions
  • Performing financial reporting, deep project analyses, and financial modeling

Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required
  • Strong Communication Skills Required
  • Need to have strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve and trouble-shoot
  • Ability to understand financial concepts, with modeling experience is a plus
  • Experience working with business intelligence and financial reporting
  • Experience working with and analyzing budgets
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel And PowerPoint Skills Are Preferred
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
  • 5+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results
  • Required proficiency in Excel (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups)
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results
  • Advanced experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience
  • Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions and demonstrated experience managing such mechanisms to an end result
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital
  • Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and senior levels of management
  • Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess) and other financial systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards), providing solutions based on results of ad hoc analyses to senior management for strategic decision-making

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