Builds financial models and scenarios as a key input for business planning decisions in areas such as capital deployment, sourcing, product development, marketing strategies, and acquisitions. Analyzes business trends; leads and aligns financial forecasts and long-range planning processes with our business leaders. Drives business value by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-making around strategic business initiatives. Prepares monthly financial reporting including variance and financial statement analysis. Able to clearly communicate a cohesive and concise story around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results. Handles annual budget processes, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends and operational efficiency. Aligns’ budget to business strategies and gains alignment from business partners. Performs customer and product profitability analysis and makes investment and pricing decisions. Finds opportunities to drive revenue growth, margin expansion and a more favorable mix (i.e., driving preferred products and services). Understands market dynamics and competitors. Conducts sophisticated analysis, synthesizes and summarizes implications to business, influencing business partners using analytics and business understanding.