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Company: CQ Roll Call
Position:
Director of financial planning and analysis
Location:
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 18, 2013
Job ID: 1535734

Description:
CQ Roll Call has been an established presence in DC and continues to grow its business here and throughout the country. Over the last couple of years, the company has experienced significant change and strives to continue to be a market leader.

This is an important role that will help improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the company while providing key insights. The position ensures the highest level of integrity for the group's financial forecasting and strategic planning success.

Key responsibilities/accountabilities * Budgeting, forecasting and reporting across all of CQRC * Understanding the business and developing/maintaining relevant performance metrics, schedules and reports/analysis. * Support the business by ensuring that the management team has all the financial information and analysis they need to grow the business. * Develop, present and manage the annual budgets and monthly forecasts * Develop and generate regular and ad hoc reports based on financial and operation data * Review and analyse monthly financial and operational achievements against business and program objectives * Prepare accurate monthly forecasts for sales, revenue, volumes, costs and ultimately contribution. * Report on cash flow and operational and financial trends. * Assist in the analysis of financial data; interpret data for the purpose of determine past financial performance and/or project a financial probability. * Perform statistical, cost and financial analysis of data reported on various financial systems * Manage and coordinate incentive plans, commissions, payments and related reconciliations * Act as the liaison with other departments to represent the finance department and certify finance objectives are maintained * Undertaking ad hoc projects

Skills and capabilities

Education and Training * Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or Business Administration, MBA preferred * 8+ years of experiences in accounting/finance Knowledge * Solid financial analysis knowledge, including forecasting Key skills * Strong quantitative and analytical skills with high standards of excellence and attention to detail * Good problem solving, critical thinking and process improvement skills * Strong written and oral communication skills * Possess initiative and independent judgment Personal Attributes * Attention to detail * Numerate * Articulate * Motivated and enthusiastic with a commitment to succeed Interpersonal skills * Creative thinker, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines * Ability to influence and communicate with colleagues * Ability to interact with various levels of management within and outside the business in a professional manner  

JOB REQUIREMENTS: CQ Roll Call wants to attract and develop the best people in our industry, wherever they are from and wherever they are. We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 401(k) plan, extended vacation, health insurance, and bonus schemes that recognize and reward individual and team performance.

Each application will be evaluated against the minimum job qualifications identified in the job posting above. Failure to return the completed application will negatively impact your candidacy for the position. By returning the completed application, you will be considered an applicant, but it does not guarantee an interview.

The Economist Group values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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