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Financial Analyst II (Data Modeling)

Company: First Horizon Bank
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

The Financial Analyst is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and analysis of reports and data for internal and external use.  This position will support the data focused side of the Regional Banking Finance team which serves as an internal financial consultant to Regional Bank leadership.

The financial analyst will be responsible for the creation, review and analysis of the Company’s financial statements, forecasts, and budgets. The analyst will be tasked with the development of reporting tools (dashboards, reports, etc.) designed to offer key insights to management. In this role, the analyst will serve as a trusted liaison to management which entails a commitment to continuous learning, rigorous attention to detail and a professional presence.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the maintenance and development of the systems used for various areas including reporting, forecasting, analysis, funds transfer pricing and profitability
  • Assists in producing actionable reports that show key performance indicators, identifies areas of improvement for current operations, and displays root cause analysis of problems
  • Assists in enhancing data collection procedures and automation to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems and dashboards
  • Prepares daily, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and data feeds
  • Analyzes financial data for trends and anomalies
  • Drives the provision of timely, accurate, and reliable financial management information and the running and enhancement of reporting systems which facilitate the production of this management information
  • Supports financial functions including budgeting, forecasting, funds transfer pricing, profitability, interest rate risk and investment management
  • Conducts research and analysis to provide management with definitive financial data
  • Participates in ad hoc financial projects as required
  • Maintains full ownership for one or more processes, reports, procedures, or products, and may also be considered analytical or procedural expert
  • All other duties as assigned

Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two – five years of full-time experience in accounting or finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Basic understanding of relational databases
- Attention to detail, commitment to applying data to real-world business practices, and the curiosity and drive to improve existing processes are sought

Skills Needed

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
- Data management software proficiency a plus. Examples: Power BI, Power Query, DAX, SAS, SQL, Alteryx, Access
- Experience developing compelling, dynamic reporting using data visualization software a plus. Examples: Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, SAS Visual Analytics, Qlikfile
- Enterprise Reporting software proficiency a plus. Examples: Business Objects, Everest, Hyperion Essbase

Other Skills and Competencies

- Ability to clearly articulate complex concepts, features, and benefits of analyses to any audience
- Strong work ethic and self-motivation
- Self-starter with ability to successfully plan, organize, and execute assigned initiatives with minimal guidance and direction
- Experience exploring, analyzing and extracting data using SQL, SAS Alteryx or similar
- Basic knowledge of bank profitability. balance sheet, and related concepts

 

Keywords: First Horizon Bank, Birmingham , Financial Analyst II (Data Modeling), Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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