Senior Financial Analyst in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

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Job Description

You're serious about your career, and rest assured you've come to the right place. At Sonic Automotive, you'll find the opportunities, resources, and support you need to grow and develop professionally. Our 100 dealerships are concerned with more than moving inventory; they're committed to your success and invested in your future. So, read on, and consider a rewarding career with Sonic Automotive, Inc. The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for performing advanced operational and financial analysis, and building partnerships throughout the organization to maximize the business. The Analyst will help business leaders understand the impact of operational initiatives on profitability, volume and market share across multiple brands and locations. The Analyst will partner with business leaders to create analysis, solve problems, and help drive decisions that add value. The ideal candidate will have a blend of analytical ability and interpersonal skills such that their curiosity for the business will enable them to present the compelling story that underlies the numbers. This position is very visible and accountable and reports to the Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. 

  • Analysis of operational results
  • Ad hoc analysis
  • Daily and monthly operational reporting
  • Have a curiosity for the business; understand the “why” behind the analysis
  • Budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and events and how they relate to the business
The Ideal Candidate Should Possess:
  • Three to eight years of financial analysis experience - (multi-location entities preferred)
  • Financial modeling and data-driven operational analysis
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and teamwork skills
  • Strong analytical skills to resolve complex issues with limited supervision
  • Able to multi-task and change focus quickly
  • Well-developed Microsoft Office skills, experience with macros, complex formulas, and creating presentations
  • Oracle Essbase / HFM, and Micro strategy experience a plus
  • SQL query experience a plus
  • Ability to utilize multiple data systems in analysis and reporting
  • Strong personal motivation, attention to detail, and creative mindset
  • Ability to develop effective relationships and partner with senior executive team
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Finance/Accounting or related field, MBA a plus
What Financial Analysis at Sonic Can Offer:
  • Fast-paced environment where a premium is placed on communication and teamwork
  • Challenging assignments with opportunities for professional growth (interact frequently with Senior Management Team)
  • Commitment to the associate to develop and progress within the organization
  • Predictable hours
  • Fortune 300 company ($9 billion in revenues) that is positioned well for future growth
  • Quarterly bonus
It's time to make the most important move of your career. From our cooperative, team-based approach, to our more than 1,000 internal advancements each year, it's easy to see the difference. When you join our organization, you'll enjoy comprehensive training, competitive compensation, and unparalleled benefits. Simply put, you'll experience the best that a career in the automotive industry has to offer.

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