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Financial Analyst

Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Ipswich, MA, US, 01938

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

At our company headquarters, located in Ipswich, MA on the North Shore, we are looking for a Financial Analyst to play a key role in our growing Finance team, establishing more robust financial planning processes.  The ideal candidate will bring energy, curiosity, innovation and analytical thinking to contribute to a team culture focused on driving continuous improvement in both the business and the finance organization.


Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Actual Results: Prepare timely, accurate and insightful monthly reporting and variance analysis for key financial and operational metrics, understanding performance drivers against budget, forecast and prior year.  Identify and report on actionable and informative KPIs to understand trends, risks and opportunities.
  • Forecast: Support the development and expansion of forecasting capabilities. Leverage insights from business partners and financial trends to accurately project financial results and ensure proactive profitability management.
  • Budget / Long-range Plans: Work closely with department leads to develop annual budgets and long-range plans aligned to strategic business and financial goals.
  • Other / General:
    • Gain deep understanding f the business, providing analytical support for business decisions, assessments and pricing scenarios.
    • Establish relatinships across the Finance, Accounting and Business teams to grow as a sought-after thought partner.
    • Cmplete ad-hoc reporting and analytical support to broader finance and business teams.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related discipline
  • 1+ years of professional work experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, and/or budgeting preferably within a Technology company
  • Working knowledge of accounting and finance principles
  • Curious, creative problem-solver and self-motivated. Able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to complete both quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Tableau and SAP BI a plus

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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