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Financial Analyst Lead in Ann Arbor, MI at ProQuest

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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ProQuest – Who we are…

The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. 
ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.
Lead Financial Analyst
What will I be doing?
As a Lead Financial Analyst here at ProQuest, you will drive financial planning by partnering with business leaders, providing financial reporting, and analytical support for the PQIS (ProQuest Information Solutions) and Corporate business groups. Your contributions and efforts will have significant impact on company success, revenue, and profit. Through developing strong professional relationships and rapport with the business leaders, you will become a trusted advisor with a high level of visibility across the organization. 
As a Lead Analyst, you will also be asked to be provide leadership on projects and provide mentorship to more junior analysts. Your career trajectory in this role is excellent. This is a high-visibility position and your contributions will be front and center to some of the most senior leaders within the organization.   
In this position, you will also..
• Provide direction and instruction to BU/SSO Financial Analysts for consistency and clarity in gathering data, conducting analyses, and preparing commentaries to explain BU/SSO financial results that allow for consolidated reporting. 
• Coordinate and advise on preparation of business cases and presentations
• Serve as the Finance liaison with various SLT members, or designates of SSOs.
• Provide recommendations and analytical support for the development and tracking of the Company’s strategies and initiatives.
• Coordinate the annual budget, periodic reforecast, and monthly close processes for the FP&A function including timelines, deliverable requirements, and consolidated reporting and analysis.
• Assist with ad hoc projects as identified by VP, Finance, CFO, or other SLT members.
Reasons you should apply...
1. This is a lead role and willows for great autonomy and growth.
2. Your contributions are critical to the performance of the business, you will have influence and impact!
3. This group at ProQuest has an amazing track record of supporting a very positive career trajectory.
4. You want to work with an exceptionally talented and driven team.
This job may not be a fit if...
1. You don’t enjoy engaging with colleagues and other SME’s for input and guidance.
2. You prefer a structured, static schedule on a daily basis.
3.Tight deadlines and high-expectations are intimidating and negatively impact your view on your professional career. 
Qualified Candidates Must Have...
• Bachelors’ degree or higher in related field, such as Business or Finance, plus a minimum of six (6) years of related professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Excellent analytical skills and business acumen.
• Experience in complex data modeling and analysis.
• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
• Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Superstar Candidates will ALSO have…
• Master’s degree in Business Administration. 
• Familiarity with the Information Services products and industry.
• Experience with Hyperion and Oracle.
More to love about becoming a PQ employee!
• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning
• We hold fun on-site events
• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)
• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals
At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in providing Gold Star Financial Planning & Analysis, please consider joining our talented team!!


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