Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

  • 5-10 Year
  • Burlington
  •   Posted On: August 4, 2018
  •   Skills:  Communication, Financial Modeling, Problem Solving

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM’s MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets. 

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people’s lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world! 

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Tasks to be Accomplished

  • Prepares all Financial Planning and Analysis reporting as required by WESCAM Business Partner
  1. Develops key analytics to support data driven decisions
  2. Recommends changes to standard reporting to better highlight key business issues
  • Leads the annual financial operating plan process
  1. Coordinate all suppliers and customers of the process for successful execution
  2. Analyze and effectively communicate insightful conclusions about the business
  3. Lead and prepare all Corporate reporting requirements
  • Lead and continuously improve the Short Term Forecast (STF) Process
  1. Review, analyze and add insight to actuals and forecast data
  2. Lead and prepare all the reporting in this area
  3. Support and build relationships with key customers in multiple functional areas
  • Ownership of indirect expense analysis and reporting
  • Understand and incorporate the entire financial picture in all analysis and reporting above
  1. Consider orders and revenue, but also cash, foreign exchange, balance sheet, etc.
  2. Include insights and business drivers when preparing a report or analysis
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects
  • Prepare various scheduled and ad-hoc analyses and reports


Skills Required

  • Super User / Expert MS Excel skills and proficient in Visual Basics Application
  • Intermediate relational database and SQL skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and data organization/interpretation skills
  • Financial modeling and financial statement analysis
  • Prior experience in planning & budgeting preferred
  • Team player attitude; ability to develop strong working relationships with key managers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Open, honest customer centric attitude 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, and meet tight deadlines
  • Technical aptitude
  • Business maturity


Experience & Education Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • CPA designation preferred

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