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Company: Inspire Brands
Location: Atlanta, GA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: restaurants

Description

The Senior Analyst, Inspire Finance will work closely with the FP&A Manager and FP&A Director in developing financial models, supporting annual and on-going planning/forecasting and monthly reporting, performing benchmarking analyses and providing analytical support. This position will prepare financial and analytical decision-making support for Inspire Brands, and support financial planning activities including annual business plans and quarterly forecasts to meet company objectives.


 

RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Assist in the consolidation of Inspire Brands annual operating plans, quarterly forecasts (including cash flow and balance sheet), and Board of Directors presentations as well as core metrics and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of reporting
  • Consolidate enterprise-wide forecasts on a weekly basis and publish these forecasts to the CFO
  • Maintain and continuously improve the synergy tracking and one-time cost presentations, support schedules and analysis for internal review with management and Executive Team. This process involves staying in touch with Initiative Leaders and understanding progress of their various projects
  • Build detailed knowledge of Inspire's financial system architecture and metadata to inform all reporting functions.  Use this knowledge to become a SME for financial systems and inform strategic decisions as the P&L evolves
  • Support the annual AOP process
  • Document processes and planning assumptions appropriately
  • Collection of key metrics needed for the creation of the Business Summary
  • Provide additional back up support to all Inspire Finance team activities as needed
  • Provide excellent customer service to Support Center and other internal customers
  • Support ongoing assessment of Inspire financial performance, risks and opportunities and support timely and proactive recommendations to Inspire Brands Leadership Team regarding potential opportunities to influence results

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting, or a related field.
  • Preferred: Master's Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting and / or CPA. 

EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION

  • Required: minimum 4-6 years of experience in Planning and Analysis or similar supervisory experience in Finance.
  • Preferred: Restaurant experience and 5-7 years total experience.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS or ABILITIES:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of finance, project/capital assessment, technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to work in teams and balance competing priorities, often with considerable time constraints.  
  • Preferred:  Experience with relational databases including Oracle, Access and SQL.
  • Preferred:  Experience with Enterprise Planning and Reporting software, including Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Oracle ERP
  • Preferred:  Experience with Business Intelligence analysis and presentation tools, including Tableau, Power BI and SharePoint.


 

Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby's, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin', Jimmy John's, Rusty Taco and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.

We're made up of some of the world's most iconic restaurant brands, but we're much more than just a restaurant company. We're a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple—it's an experience. At Inspire, that's our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.


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