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Business Analyst

FLEXSHOPPER LLC
Boca Raton, FL
  • Posted: September 07, 2022
  • Full-Time

Job Details

Job Location
Boca Raton - BOCA RATON, FL

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Travel Percentage
None

Job Shift
Day

Job Category
Accounting

About FlexShopper

FlexShopper, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of FlexShopper, Inc. (Nasdaq: FPAY) is a financial and technology company that provides brand name durable goods to consumers on a lease-to-own (LTO) basis through its ecommerce marketplace (www.FlexShopper.com) and LTO payment method. FlexShopper also provides LTO technology platforms to retailers and e-tailers to enter into transactions with consumers who want to obtain durable goods, but do not have the available cash or credit.

At FlexShopper, we believe in treating our consumers fairly and with respect. Our diverse and inclusive team believes in working hard together while enjoying a balanced work-life experience. Headquartered in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida, our team enjoys an accessible, fun, and fast-paced onsite work environment, where we feel comfortable collaborating with colleagues at all levels of the #FlexFam. We're creative and dedicated self-starters who are happy to be a part of a growing innovative FinTech company.

Our benefits package includes competitive compensation, health insurance, vision, dental, and 401k with 100% employer match up to 4%* with immediate vesting after 90 days. Our Paid Time Off plan provides 7 days after only 6 months of service and 3 weeks of PTO after just 1 year! We also offer optional disability and life insurance, pet insurance, EAP resources, commuter passes for the Tri-Rail, flexible work arrangements, frequent rewards and recognition activities, a casual dress code, free gourmet coffee/tea and snacks in the break room and company subsidized gym memberships.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, the Business Analyst supports various departments and leadership with strategic use of data and is responsible for developing ad-hoc financial reports and presentations. The Business Analyst researches and compiles data on trends to assist with forecasting preparation as well as other tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and SAP views
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting process
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps


Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Education, Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 1-3 years of business finance or other relevant experience
  • High proficiency in financial modeling techniques
  • Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
  • BA, or BS degree required (Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business)
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Good business acumen
  • Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently
  • Experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable interacting with executive-level management
  • Strong financial modeling experience
  • Experience extracting data from SQL databases or similar from Python
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, SQL, SAP, Business Objects


Core Competencies for Success:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Ability to gauge and solve problems utilizing strategic planning and analysis
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and techniques
  • Extremely organized with attention to detail
  • Eager to learn and has a strong desire to grow and develop as business needs evolve


Notifications and Disclaimers:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual's disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The duties and responsibilities described in this document are not a comprehensive list. The scope of the job may change, and additional tasks may be assigned as necessitated by business demands.

Physical Requirements:

Individuals may need to sit or stand for prolonged periods working on a computer. The role may require you to walk, primarily on a level surface, for periods during the day. The job may also require reaching above shoulder heights, below waist or lifting up to 15 pounds to file documents or store materials throughout the day.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

Travel Required: NO

Percentage of Travel Required in this role: None

EEO Statement:

FlexShopper is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

FLEXSHOPPER LLC

Address

Boca Raton, FL
33431 USA

Industry

Business

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