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Finance Associate

  • Job Number 528717
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Westport, CT
  • Pay ~$125,000 - $150,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Finance Associate

Job Description:

Well established hedge fund in Fairfield County, CT seeks to hire a Finance professional to partner and support some of their department heads in a FP&A and Financial Strategy capacity.

This team of elite finance professionals ensures that department leaders have a holistic understanding of the financial impact of business decisions by engaging stakeholders on unique real-time analysis of financial data (incl. costs, budgets, forecasts, ROI analyses).

The team also offers a critical, independent perspective; ensuring each dollar maximizes business outcomes and ultimately shareholder value. While each team member primarily partners with a specific business unit, these diverse financial experts often work with teams across the company, gaining unique insights into the firm’s business goals and processes.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Own end-to-end partnership between finance and a particular business unit of the company, including continuously evolving the way that finance provides strategic value to the business
  • Drive yearly financial planning process in partnership with senior leaders at the company
  • Craft board-level communications on high-ROI investment cases for the company
  • Influence business decisions through proactively driving unique analyses and shaping the forecast; including comprehensive modeling to inform decision-making

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with a strong academic track record
  • 2-4+ years of analytical work experience in a field such as corporate finance, FP&A, accounting, business planning and analysis, including sophisticated financial modeling
  • Experience forming clearly structured recommendations from financial information to leadership, and partner with the business around scenario analyses and trade-offs to help drive informed and quality decisions