• Senior Financial Analyst - Data Center West

    Job Location(s) US-AZ-Phoenix
    Requisition #
    2018-18359
    Category
    Finance
    Type
    Full-Time
  • 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.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The Iron Mountain Data Center (IMDC) finance and accounting team reports to the VP, Data Center Finance. The team works within the IMDC business unit as a financial hub between IMDC’s leadership and business teams, Iron Mountain’s enterprise team, the core businesses, and financial shared service functions.   The team partners to cover finance related responsibilities, from defining and driving budgeting, forecasting and performance management, monthly accounting and financial reporting, ad-hoc analyses and modeling, providing capital and business case support, and managing financial controls. As a member of the team, we are looking for a person that possesses accounting, financial, strategic, and analytical skills and the talent to support IMDC, a growing global portfolio of over $200m in annual revenue across 11 locations.  IMDC contributes to Iron Mountain’s status as a real estate investment trust (REIT). 

     

    The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for conducting various Iron Mountain Data Center (IMDC) financial activities including budgeting, forecasting, analysis, and reporting to support decision making by senior management. 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. They will help to drive improvements in our forecasting and budgeting process and accuracy, lead the integration of M&A activity into the reporting process and drive improvements in the monthly reporting deck to senior management.  He or she will have the capability to own complex processes and the ability to positively contribute to the team environment of IMDC.

    • Support the annual budget and monthly financial forecasting processes including revenue, operating expenses and capital spend. Recommend and drive value-adding changes and efficiencies through systems and process improvement
    • Prepare monthly business performance reporting for senior leaders, including revenue and operating expense reporting, and financial analysis
    • Support the enhancement of financial analysis to advance budget and forecast variances.
    • Support forward looking business decisions by tracking trends and metrics, and delivering insights on financial and business performance and actionable insights to executive team.
    • Support the site teams and IMDC functions (network, construction, sales & marketing, legal etc.) in reporting and analysis and engage in forward looking discussions for areas of improvement.
    • Provide analyses and insights to ensure continuous progress towards achieving financial and performance management metrics in support of IMDC financial targets.
    • Deliver analytical insight and ensure key business performance risk, issues, and opportunities are highlighted to management.
    • Support the preparation, development and improvement of ad-hoc materials for the SET, Board of Directors, etc., as well as support of due diligence and integration planning and reviews
    • Support the modeling and analysis for M&A opportunities and customer opportunities including the preparation of materials to deliver the business case to senior management and leadership
    • Support IMDC Finance mission of providing high-quality analytic support and challenging the way that the business thinks about financial performance and measurement.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field; MBA a strong plus
    • 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.
    • Advanced proficiency in Hyperion Performance Management Applications, MS Excel, PowerPoint.
    • Excellent analytical and financial modeling skills strongly preferred.
    • 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.
    • Strong communication both verbal and written.
    • Ability to balance and prioritize tasks in a changing, high pressure environment.
    • Knowledge of real estate, property management, and/or data center
    • High level of personal accountability
    • Experience with start-up and high growth businesses is highly valued in addition to experience with real estate/data centers.

     

     

    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