1+ months

Senior Financial Analyst

ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Position Summary

ICANN is seeking an experienced Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) professional with excellent budgeting and planning skills. The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) position is an outstanding opportunity to work closely with leadership in our company head office in Los Angeles, CA, regional offices and engagement centers around the world. This position is responsible to provide relevant reporting, business analysis and advice to management for timely decision making. The SFA position will also help develop analytical processes for financial dashboards and work cross-functionally on various initiatives to maximize efficiencies while controlling costs. This position has a significant amount of interaction with internal and external stakeholders and requires excellent business advisory, presentation and collaborative and team-oriented communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project manage and drive organizational initiatives from development to completion
  • Proactively engage with Finance colleagues and business partners to identify opportunities for business process improvement.
  • Expertise in facilitating the budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis of multiple segments/departments/ cost centers.
  • Prepare actual vs. budget and forecasts management reporting with detailed variance explanations and present findings to department/budget owners.
  • Responsible for business partnering with assigned departments and to set up regular meetings to review financial and operational results, identify corrective actions needed (coding, budget classifications, accruals, or other issues) and to manage financial outcomes.
  • Serve as a key member of the Finance team providing leadership and professional guidance to team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide financial insight, inform decision-making, and optimize business performance.
  • Strong project management skills with an ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects in order to meet deadlines.
  • Prepare department, portfolio and consolidated corporate financial reporting with variance analysis (actuals vs. budget and forecast) and explanations that p rovide business insights on financial performance to internal and external customers and management.
  • Identify and report risks and opportunities to management and recommend solutions, tactics, and strategies to help achieve organizational financial goals.
  • Develop and publish operating dashboards (KPIs/balanced scorecard).
  • Forecast key performance indicators using historical and statistical methods.
  • Perform specialized financial and cost analysis (e.g., cash-flow analysis, “what-if” analysis); and prepare related reports (e.g. pro-forma financial statements).
  • Responsible for coordination, evaluation, and continuous improvement of the budgeting, forecasting and management reporting process.
  • Prepare business review presentations, the annual budget presentation and board support documents for internal and external publication.
  • Partner with the Accounting team to review and book accruals, reclassifications, and other journal entries as part of the monthly close process to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial results.
  • Manage/ support ad-hoc reporting needs as requested from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


  • Finance and Accounting experience, including financial statements reporting, consolidations, variance analysis, data analysis, forecasting and budgeting.
  • Experience supervising people and leading teams is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years of FP&A experience or Master’s degree with 4-6 years of FP&A experience. Major in Finance or Accounting required. MBA is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of financial systems (Great Plains /major ERP is a plus) and high level of proficiency in Excel (v-lookup, pivots, macros, etc.) and PowerPoint is required.
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated team player with strong ability to interact with others.
  • Experience with the implementation /administration of budgeting software.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required.
  • Good organizational skills and able to handle a high work volume.
  • Learning agility, intellectual curiosity and adaptability in assuming new responsibilities and handling unfamiliar material.
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.
  • Ability to follow ICANN and Finance department policies and procedures as well as our operating principles.


Posted: 2020-03-18 Expires: 2020-06-14

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Senior Financial Analyst

ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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