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Sr Financial Analyst


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Job Summary:
This position provides financial support to the Company’s corporate business functions, including G&A, Marketing, and Engineering. This person is responsible for budgets and planning, forecasts, and ongoing reporting and analysis. The role interacts closely with various individuals from executive management to administrative support; the successful candidate possesses a broad understanding of accounting concepts along with strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Major duties:
• Participates in the planning and development of the annual budget for areas supported. Responsibilities include gathering and analyzing historical data, trending future requirements, variance analysis, reporting and communicating results to the business and financial management.
• Participates in the monthly close process, including journal entry preparation, detailed account analysis related to Consulting, Maintenance Contracts, Program Spend, Headcount, Software Capitalization, and Capital Expenditures as required, as well as creation and distribution of monthly reporting packages tied to reporting deadlines.
• Partners with functional business leads and international finance personnel to develop monthly operating expense forecasts, headcount analysis, and capital forecasts. Maintains ongoing communications with groups supported to review actual financial results and discuss forecast submissions. Provides insightful budget versus actual versus forecast analysis and highlights deviation from plan.
• Provides business support to Corporate Departments such as G&A, Marketing, and Engineering; provides financial guidance on established policies and procedures, works with functional management team to ensure compliance on expenditures and projects, acts as a liaison between the business group and finance team.
• Develops, maintains, updates, and improves models used for budget vs. actual analysis, forecasting, and headcount analysis for groups supported. Analyzes data by various functional products, groups, and geographies.
• Prepares ad hoc reporting and operational analysis, tracks and prepares metrics, models business scenarios, and assists with account analysis and audit requests as required.


• BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA Preferred
• Minimum 5 years of related work experience in financial/accounting analysis; prior experience with financial analysis and budgets and forecasts required
• Prior experience in a large global, multinational environment preferred
• Strong systems skills; specifically experience with ERP systems and data warehousing tools, Cognos Reporting, Oracle 11i, and Host Analytics a plus
• Solid comprehension of accounting flow and transactional impact on financial systems
• Strong proficiency in Excel is required, Access database skills a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to interact and effectively communicate with staff at all levels of the organization
• Self-motivated, proactive individual with proven ability to thrive in fast paced and changing environment


Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. 

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.