VSP Global Altair - Sr Financial Analyst in Rancho Cordova, California

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 minimal direction, performs complex financial analysis involving company expenses, income, and other business results based on past, present, and future operations. Assists in evaluating information for setting the strategic direction for VSP.

Essential Functions

Researches and analyzes business and financial information at a corporate level; makes recommendations and assists in establishing the strategic direction of VSP

Researches, analyzes, and reports fluctuations in financial and business results to identify trends and research variances; makes recommendations to improve company performance and resolve issues

Researches, analyzes, and reports fluctuations between actual financial results compared to budgeted amounts to advise management on potential areas of cost impact; makes recommendations for corrective action

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

Monitors and evaluates individual department expenses and identifies any specific trends to assist in cost control

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

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

Analyzes and interprets various financial reports and statistics to management; makes recommendations to ensure proper business decisions are made

Assists with the review and evaluation of performance evaluations to provide coaching and feedback

Adapts new developments in the field of financial planning and control to ensure VSP utilizes the most effective financial practices; makes recommendations to improve financial systems and processes

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelors degree in Accounting or Business from an accredited college

Eight years of related financial analysis experience

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

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in spreadsheet applications and mainframe accounting systems

Strong organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to multi-task and work under strict deadlines

Strong business aptitude, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Knowledge of financial and operational planning processes and best practices

Strong work ethic and flexible work style

Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties.

Proven ability to navigate complex situations through organizational landscape and with multiple stakeholders

Demonstrates ability to be a decision-maker showing balanced consideration of business issues

Clean credit history as reported by credit report

Preferred Skills

  • Advance analytical skills

  • Strong presentation skills

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

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

The above information on this description had 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 grade.

The information above describes the general nature of the position and serves as a summary of the typical job functions. It's not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, or duties.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to 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.