The KERN team is growing! We are looking for KIND, SMART and CREATIVE talent to join our ranks.

We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst. This position supports the Director of Print Production and will be asked to support peers and management. Provides timely, relevant and accurate financial and operational performance data and analyses. Perform business, financial, and operational analysis to impact top-line and bottom-line results and to support senior management decision making. Updates monthly reports and tracks performance against projections.

What you’ll do:

  • Preparation of budget tracking report for clients and internal teams
  • Work with clients and internal team members to Investigate and explain operational and financial variances to budget/plan
  • Work with clients and client department managers on forecasts, including ongoing monitoring of spend and ad-hoc analyses
  • Analysis of billing, revenue and expenses, financial modeling, financial forecasting, rate and volume analysis
  • Prepare timely, well-written correspondence that can be understood by people at all levels and with all types of skill sets
  • Present key points clearly and concisely
  • Taking a lead on preparing special analyses to support initiatives within the company
  • Provide advisory support to department managers on matters pertaining to client budgets

What you’ve got:

  • Experience working with the print and/or direct mail production budgets a huge plus
  • Displayed ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Exhibited leadership skills and strong motivation along with excellent teamwork
  • Capable of thinking analytically and creatively with initiative, confidence, and drive to achieve results without explicit direction or detailed instructions
  • Strong verbal and written presentation skills
  • Possess ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Individual initiative: works with others to learn continuously, to solve complex problems, to break bottlenecks, to challenge the status quo with a continuous improvement orientation
  • Proficient with Outlook, Excel, Word, and Dynamics AX and Cognos desired
  • Must be able to analyze many variables and choose the most effective course of action for the organization at any given point in time

What you’ve done:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a quantitative orientation such as finance, accounting or economics

Wondering what we're like? At, KERN we are:

  • Kind: We understand that our clients and our employees all have unique experiences that have shaped them. Seeking ideas from every corner of the agency allows our people to be comfortable being themselves every day.
  • Smart: We know that the best and brightest thinking is what elevates our work. When our teams come together, we amplify individual strengths to deliver innovative solutions for our clients, and pivot if we’re off-strategy.
  • Creative: We believe in pushing boundaries, reimagining the customer experience through insightful work, and measuring success with precision analytics. We think bigger and we deliver more.

 

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