Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst
Austin, TX

Job Description

Ketra, a Lutron Company, has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst  in Austin, TX.  You will be a critical part of the Finance team.  Your strong analytical skills and business acumen will help our business leaders make fact-based decisions, continuing the growth of our company.  You will help business leaders understand the impact of their decisions BEFORE they make them.

Key Responsibilities

Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends 

Create recommendations and present them to management and executives both in regular leadership updates and in larger strategic activities for the business. 

Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking 

Develop financial models to support planning, and forecasting 

Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes 

Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and dashboards 

Perform market research, data mining and business intelligence to support business planning 

Lead cost analysis process for new projects.  Ensure that new projects accurately represent the financial outlook throughout planning and execution. 

Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting

Basic Qualifications 

5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience 

High proficiency in financial modeling techniques 

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Statistics 

Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions 

Experience with ERP systems and Business Intelligence Databases

Strong analytical and data gathering skills

Preferred Qualifications 

MBAs are preferred 

Proven work experience in a quantitatively-heavy role 

Strong quantitative and analytical competency

COGNOS, E1 and SQL experiences a plus

Personality and Interpersonal Skills

Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills 

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 

Excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable interacting with executive-level management 




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