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Senior Financial Analyst - Remote

Company: Checkers & Rally's Drive-In Restaurants
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Financial AnalystThis is a REMOTE Position We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to serve as a business partner to drive effective planning and forecasting and financial analysis of our restaurant operations. This person will report to our Senior Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. The Senior Financial Analyst will perform financial analysis to evaluate operational performance and support budgeting, forecasting, and decision-making as well as produce reports and financial KPI's using SQL and Microsoft Power BI to provide meaningful insights to our restaurant leaders.The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and be comfortable manipulating and summarizing observations from large data sets. The individual should also be experienced in the use of Power BI to create reports, dashboards, and KPI's and SQL to retrieve data. The candidate should be well-organized and have excellent time management skills in order to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.This position can be remote or optionally can work from our corporate office in Tampa, Florida. The ability to travel up to four times per year to our headquarters or to our restaurants or hotels for meetings and conferences and in-person activities as necessary.Responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis to our restaurant operations team.
  • Create and update financial and nonfinancial KPI reporting in Power BI. Financial metrics includes revenues and cost trends and variances to annual operating plans and forecasts. Nonfinancial metrics examples would be complaints, guest satisfaction, and restaurant service speed.
  • Document variances of revenues and costs to plans and forecasts.
  • Produce weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to analyze revenues, costs, and trends.
  • Provide insights into potential cost savings areas to restaurant operations leaders (executive and director level leadership).
  • Provides weekly updates to leadership team through completion of Excel schedules and Powerpoint presentations.
  • Collaborate across teams and departments in annual planning and forecasting processes.
  • Create and maintain financial models to project revenues and costs.
  • Use SQL to obtain historical data to assist with financial modeling.
  • Proactively perform analyses to understand inefficiencies and potential opportunities.
  • Key contributor in preparation of Period Business Reviews.
  • Create and update charts, graphs, and slides for use in management reporting activities.
  • Partner with various teams in presentation of results to leadership.
  • Provide period financial reporting to our restaurant operations leaders.
  • Period financials include restaurant unit level plans, profit and loss statements, and consolidated profit and loss statements.Core Competencies:
    • High-level analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think independently, take corrective action, and to resolve inquiries and requests for information.
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities, meet demanding deadlines, adjust to sudden changes in workflow, and maintain high quality standards.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from leaders and peers.
    • Ability to establish and maintain robust processes relied upon by senior management.
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity and propose creative solutions.
    • Ability to maintain all job-related information in a confidential and private manner.
    • Effectively communicates and develops professional cooperation across the organization.
    • The position works closely with other members of the finance, information technology, and restaurant director teams and must be able to maintain productive working relationships with all departments as required.Education and Experience Requirements
      • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, or analytical field (Mathematics, Statistics, etc.). MBA preferred.
      • Minimum of 3 years of related experience in financial analysis.
      • Experience in restaurant or retail industries preferred.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required.
      • Experience with Microsoft Power BI is required.
      • Experience with SQL databases with large data sets is required.
      • Experience with Planful or equivalent financial planning and analytics software is preferred, but not required. Training on Planful can be provided.Essential Physical Requirements
        • Ability to read, analyze and interpret written information such as procedure manuals, Company communications or governmental regulations.
        • Ability to travel required to attend training, meetings and seminars.
        • Ability to sit for prolonged periods in one location which may be restricted to the employee's workstation.
        • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Checkers & Rally's Drive-In Restaurants, San Diego , Senior Financial Analyst - Remote, Professions , San Diego, California

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