Senior Financial Analyst – Orange County
You’ve developed your skills. Now it’s time to take your career to the next level.
DLC is a progressive company comprised of top talent in the accounting and finance industry – a team of motivated professionals who have accelerated their careers through diversity of experience, expertise and industry. We are visionaries, thinkers and doers with a reputation for having an impact, making it happen and dramatically influencing how companies move forward. We make things happen.
It all starts with the right people. As an organization, we recognize that “people” are our firm’s greatest asset. With that understanding, DLC is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best and brightest finance and accounting talent across the country. All Big 4 CPAs and/or Top University MBAs with Fortune 1000 experience.
Our retention rate is unmatched because we have created an environment where talent can thrive.
We have developed a salaried employment model and bonus program that sets us apart from traditional consulting firms.
We offer the stability and security of an employment agreement.
We provide you with a dedicated business development team that is solely responsible for your utilization.
We expose our consultants to a client portfolio made up of Fortune 1000 companies; Allergan, Experian, to name a few.
We maintain a philosophy of local talent deployment that fosters a healthy work/life balance.
We have created a culture that assigns great value to training and development (we offer over 1000 courses), diversity of thought, and continuous improvement.
Due to company growth and client demand in the marketplace, we are looking to add new talent to our Los Angeles Consulting team.
As a DLC Consultant, you will provide solutions across a wide variety of industries, companies, and functional disciplines. On a daily basis, you will work directly with accounting, finance and operating executives at the clients we serve. Your consulting activities might include:
Financial Planning & Analysis—Preparation of annual operating plans; Quarterly re-forecasting; Development of multi-year strategic plans; Analysis of product line, channel and customer profitability; Evaluation of marketing and advertising ROI; Benchmarking; Refinement of cost allocation methodologies; R&D budgeting; Cost-to-serve analysis; Development of complex forecasting tools; Pricing analysis; Acquisition and divestiture analysis; Capital expense planning and analysis.
Financial Systems Implementation—Define software requirements; Manage software selection process; Act as functional lead in implementation of financial systems or product upgrades; Serve as liaison between IT and Finance/Accounting functions; Design and map chart of accounts; Develop and execute test scripts; Design financial reports using system or bolt-on reporting tools; Identify and implement “quick hit” process improvements; Perform post-implementation troubleshooting.
Process Documentation and Redesign—Develop “as is” process narratives and flow charts; Implement best practice recommendations; Align processes with capabilities of new systems; Ensure processes are compliant with external regulation.
Interim or “Gap” Financial Management— Provide interim financial management when positions are impacted by growth, re-organization, merger, acquisition, or relocation; Evaluate job description and job content; Document desk-level processes; Identify and implement productivity opportunities; Assess efficiency of workflow; Develop current and accurate position descriptions; Train newly hired staff.
Project Management—Analyze and document project objectives and requirements; Scope project, identify resource requirements, articulate deliverables and develop timetables; Create project and communication plans; Coordinate efforts of internal process owners and subject matter experts; Develop contingency plans to eliminate obstacles to on-time and on-budget completion of the project.
DLC welcomes candidates with distinguished academic and professional careers. Candidates must be a Big 4/6/8 CPA and/or an MBA from a top 25 program. Additionally, candidates must have experience working inside the Fortune 1000.
Candidates must have a strong knowledge of finance and accounting, strong analytical capabilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates should also have approximately 5 to 12 years of overall experience.
Advanced hands-on experience with at least one major ERP system such as, SAP, Oracle, Cognos, Great Plains, etc.
Systems Implementation experience highly desirable.
Advanced knowledge of Excel and proficient in other standard workplace applications, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.