Sr. Financial Analyst - Tampa Bay Lightning (Tampa · FL)

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Job Summary:
The Senior Financial Analyst will be a member of the Vinik Sports Group Finance Department who demonstrates a strong ability to clearly communicate the financial and cash positioning of the organization to key stakeholders. They will serve as a key contributor in the preparation of organization-wide annual budgets, financial forecasts, treasury reporting, and financial planning & analysis needs.  They should possess strong problem-solving skills, the ability to collaborate with colleagues across all levels of the organization, and has a high level of proficiency in financial systems

Game/Event Responsibilities:
  • Game/Event Night responsibilities:  Yes
  • Approximate number of events worked per year: 10-15

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with budget owners on annual budget and reforecasts
  • Review monthly preliminary actual reports with budget owners and evaluate significant variances to budget
  • Analyze and report on trends in historical data to project monthly financial data and follow up on unexpected variances to both budget and forecast
  • Produce budget and forecast cash flows
  • Support all corporate treasury functions (expense reporting and credit card system, cash controls, banking administration, etc)
  • Support the annual audits
  • Leverage and build upon existing systems to create more robust financial models and reports
  • Perform special projects, as needed

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or the equivalent work experience; MBA preferred
  • 3-5 years of professional experience
  • Advanced technical Excel skills required as well as proficiency in other Microsoft Office software.  Access Database experience a plus
  • Experience working with multi-dimensional database technology (Prophix, Hyperion, Cognos, or equivalent)
  • Ability to build strong relationships and inspire trust with colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written); excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills; excellent organization skills
  • Ability to discretely handle confidential matters and information
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent planning skills, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly with a dedicated work ethic
  • Strong technical skills in all aspects of financial reporting and an understanding of accounting principles
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment and as part of a team, taking on tasks at all levels
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.