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Sr. Financial Analyst III

ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Position Summary:

ICANN is seeking a dynamic finance professional with a strong Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) skills and accounting background to join our growing company and FP&A team. The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) position is an outstanding opportunity to work closely with leadership in our corporate headquarters, regional hubs and engagement centers around the world to provide relevant reporting, business analysis and advice to management so timely decisions can be made. The SFA will also help develop analytical processes for financial dashboards and work cross-functionally on various initiatives to maximize efficiencies while controlling costs. This position has a significant amount of interaction with internal and external stakeholders and requires excellent business advisory and communication skills.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • expertise in facilitating the budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis of multiple departments/ cost centers
  • strong project management skills with an ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects in order to meet aggressive deadlines,
  • experience with collaboration and consensus building across functions
  • desire to proactively engage with Finance colleagues and business partners to identify opportunities for business process improvements and cost savings
  • learning agility, intellectual curiosity and adaptability in assuming new responsibilities and handling unfamiliar material

Key Responsibilities:

  • Report actuals vs. budget and forecasts, prepare detailed variance explanations, meet with budget owners to review results, identify corrective actions needed (coding, budget classifications, accruals, or other issues), etc. on a monthly basis
  • Partner with the Accounting team to book accruals, reclassifications, and other journal entries as part of the monthly close process to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial results
  • Identify risks and opportunities to management and recommend strategies to achieve company financial goals
  • Participate in the quarterly financial forecast process by running and maintaining forecast models
  • Provide commentary and visibility into financial performance and key business drivers in order to provide business insights to internal customers and management
  • Assist in reporting and forecasting key performance indicators using historical and statistical methods
  • Assist in the development of operating dashboards (KPIs/balanced scorecard)
  • Report consolidated financial statements and analysis to the management team
  • Perform specialized financial and cost analysis (e.g., cash-flow analysis, “what-if” analysis); and prepare related reports (e.g., pro-forma financial statements)
  • Assist in the improvement of the internal and external reporting framework by performing ongoing analysis of processes and providing recommended solutions for business process issues (etc. budgeting, forecasting and management reporting process)
  • Assist in the preparation of business review presentations, the annual budget presentation and board support documents for internal and external publication
  • Manage/ support ad-hoc reporting needs as requested from internal and external stakeholders
  • Act as the subject matter expert for key functions (e.g. personnel costs, ICANN meetings costs, functional budgets, initiatives, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned or requested


  • FP&A and Accounting experience, including accruals, reclassifications, financial statements reporting, consolidations, variance analysis, data analysis, forecasting and budgeting
  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of experience or Master’s degree with 4 years of experience. Major in Finance or Accounting required. MBA is highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of financial systems (major ERP is a plus) and high level of proficiency in Excel (v-lookup, pivots, macros, etc.) and PowerPoint is required.
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated team player with strong ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Experience with the implementation /administration of budgeting software a plus
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required
  • Good organizational skills and able to handle a high work volume
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.
  • Ability to follow ICANN policies and procedures as well as our Operating principles.

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Posted: 2019-05-30 Expires: 2019-08-01

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