Research and analyze financial and marketing data to help Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures make well informed decisions on how to increase revenues, optimize operations, and allocate limited capital dollars.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc.) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
Provide creative alternatives and recommendations for marketing programs to improve financial performance.
Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis.
Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models.
Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions based on sound analysis.
Consult with executives to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope.
Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives.
Assist in the development of productivity improvement models that provide best practice comparisons for business operations.
Work to develop new and useful tools/ dashboards to improve the understanding of business performance and drive improvement of key metrics.
Learn & understand various software applications unique to individual departments.
Provide regular reviews of all critical initiatives that support achievement of current year financial plan.
Understand data warehouses and structures and have ability to data mine information.
Prepare annual operating and capital budgets.
Analyze capital budget expenditures requests to ensure long-term growth for the company.
Prepare quarterly or ad hoc reports for business leaders, shareholders, or board of directors as needed.
Effective verbal and written communications
Ability to create and manipulate data to present analysis, conclusions and recommendations
Consistent process and data management
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related area from a two (2) year college or university. Alternatively, two (2) to four (4) years related experience in finance or business administration and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and training.
Two (2) years’ experience with budgeting, financial reporting; expense analysis, cost benefit analysis, and financial statement interpretation required.
Intermediate to advance Excel knowledge linking spreadsheets, formatting spreadsheets, and developing formulas required.
Computer-literate with specific proficiency in Microsoft applications required