Senior Financial Analyst

US-MA-Boston
Requisition #
2017-16081
Category
Finance
Type
Full-Time
Work From Home (Virtual)
No

Overview

Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Iron Mountain is committed to storing, managing and transforming what our customers value most, from paper records to data to priceless works of art and culture. Providing a full suite of solutions – records and information management, data management, digital solutions, data centers and secure destruction – Iron Mountain enables organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and protect their data and assets from a complex world. Visit the company website at www.ironmountain.com for more information.
 
Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a trusted records management leader since 1951.
 
Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.
Iron Mountain Canada is an employer broadly committed to providing an inclusive work environment that welcomes all people.  Globally, we believe it is our diversity that contributes to our companies’ shared success. We work hard always to avoid discriminating on any grounds other than capability to perform the requirements of the job.

Responsibilities

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for conducting various corporate-wide financial activities including budgeting, modeling, forecasting and reporting to support decision making by senior management. They will provide financial support to the Corporate Leadership functions.  They will monitor actual financial performance and compare to budget and/or forecast projections, analyze and interpret variances, prepare a variety of reports and provide recommendations in coordination with the business units and corporate function organizations.  He or she will have the capability to own complex processes and the ability to positively contribute to the team environment of Corporate Finance.

  • Support the annual budget and financial forecasting processes and identify areas to improve the effectiveness of financial planning activities, including timelines, tools and methods
  • Prepare business performance reporting including enterprise-wide monthly reporting for senior leaders and corporate function operating expense reporting and financial analysis
  • Support business decisions by tracking trends and metrics, and delivering insights on financial and business performance and actionable insights to executive team
  • Provide analyses and insights to ensure continuous progress towards achieving financial and performance management metrics in support of corporate strategies
  • Deliver analytical insight and ensure key business performance risk, issues, and opportunities are highlighted to management
  • Support Finance’s mission of providing high-quality analytic support and challenging the way that the business thinks about financial performance and measurement

Qualifications

Skills and Competencies:              

  • Strong analytical skills needed to synthesize large quantities of data, identify trends and drivers, and distill them into insightful analysis for senior management
  • Ability to build partnerships, influence decisions, work in a collaborative style and become a sought-out financial business partner
  • Passion for driving and delivering results acting as a financial agitator to provide valuable performance analysis and reporting on a timely basis to help facilitate decision making
  • Ability to deep-dive into financial data, reconcile variances and develop qualitative explanations to concisely summarize the results of financial analysis
  • Act as an advocate and role model for understanding cost drivers and cost control
  • Creative thinker who promotes communication, fosters teamwork across the organization, and achieves consensus; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Quick learner and problem solver who can deliver innovative ideas and approaches when faced with new issues or challenges
  • Strict attention to detail and intensity around consistently delivering high quality outputs in a multi-tasking environment
  • High degree of business acumen and ability to interface with executive management

 

Requirements:

  • 4-6 years of progressive financial experience focused on providing budget, forecast and business analysis support within a large sophisticated corporation; ideally gained thorough performing a mix of Corporate, Business Unit and Operational Finance roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field; MBA a strong plus
  • Advanced proficiency in Hyperion Performance Management Applications, MS Excel, PowerPoint. Excellent analytical and financial modeling skills strongly preferred

 

Compliance Obligations:

 

It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

  • to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and company policies
  • to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 
  • to complete required training within the allotted time frame