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Senior Financial Analyst

Boston, Massachusetts Date posted 09/18/2019 Schedule Full-time

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Converse is a place to explore potential, break barriers and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Converse, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving world to make things better as a team.

Are you passionate about reinventing today and creating the future of financial reporting & analytics? Are you eager to learn leading edge cloud technology and influence the decision making of creating a unified reporting platform? Are you looking for a unique opportunity where you will serve ‘consumers’ and own end-to-end ‘product’ creation? Are you excited about bringing people together to spark progress? Are you looking for a new challenge?

At our Global headquarters, located in Downtown Boston, Converse is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our newly created Financial Reporting Center of Excellence team. As team member #2, you will work closely with global and geo finance teams, enterprise analytics team, and senior leadership to rationalize and optimize financial management reports. This is not a traditional financial analyst job. We are in the beginning of a journey, together, to create the future of finance, by rapidly evolving our analytics and reporting capability. 


Responsibilities:
  • Work with director of financial reporting on the development of agile roadmap
  • Partner with geo and global finance teams to identify minimum viable product (MVP)
  • Interview report owners and users to understand pain points, current process, and opportunities
  • Evaluate and document report infrastructure, methodology, risks and opportunities
  • Partner with enterprise technology team to understand current system/ data infrastructure, tech team’s roadmap, and develop feasible enhancement scenarios applicable to the finance teams 
  • Work with financial reporting director on end-to-end optimization based on resources available
  • Explore leading edge technology and make recommendations on future of financial reporting
  • Present to senior leadership on progress updates and demonstrate new products
  • Train teams on how to maintain/ create new reports
  • Own financial reporting team’s backlog 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of professional experience in finance, analytics, or a related field
  • Demonstrated modeling and analytical skills
  • Thrive in a changing environment with agility, curiosity, and passion to create extraordinary value
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively and self-direct work. Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Knowledge of the tech/ cloud industry. Experience with analytic methodologies such as machine learning, regression, prediction preferred, but not required
  • Comfort and experience with regularly presenting to senior management
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects at once
  • Fast learner, team player, attention to detail
  • Ability to pass a 7-year background check

Converse is more than a company; it’s a worldwide advocate for self-expression. This belief motivates our employees, permeates our working environment and inspires our products. No two of us look or think exactly alike. We are each one-of-a-kind. Individually and as a culture, we have the freedom to create and grow professionally. Generous benefits packages only sweeten the experience. From Boston to Shanghai, from Brand Design to Finance, Converse is a brand that celebrates the unique and creative people of the world. Together, we’re different

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