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Senior Financial Analyst - 100% Remote

Company: First American Financial Corp.
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Category: Full Time - Regular Join a team that puts its People First! As a member of the First American family of companies, First American Trust is a federal savings bank that has provided banking, wealth management, and trust solutions on a national, full-service basis for more than five decades. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For-- list for six consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com. Job Summary Essential Functions

  • Develops, maintains and delivers monthly and quarterly analyses, reports, and presentations ensuring the accuracy of the information, identifying key points, and develops recommendations
  • Performs a wide range of ad hoc analysis of financial and operational data for trends and variances and presents findings to business unit management
  • Uses historical trend information, changes in market and business environments, and strategic planning to create projections used for the budgeting or forecasting processes
  • Identifies trends and developments in competitive environments and presents findings to business unit management.
  • Manage large data sets from disparate sources for data mining, analysis, and research project
  • Develop complex financial models for what-if analysis, scenario planning, and M&A activities
  • Works collaboratively with team members and other departments Job Complexities
    • Works on complex financial analysis projects.
    • Uses professional concepts and company policies and procedures to solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways.
    • Exercises judgment to determine appropriate action.
    • Errors will have business and financial impact Supervision Received or Extended
      • Relies on experience and judgment to perform the functions of the job
      • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.
      • No responsibility for the supervision of others
      • Provides functional advice or training to less- experienced financial analysts
      • May lead or coordinate the work of cross functional teams Impact Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
        • Finance and Accounting - Expert in finance, economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, financial statements, valuation and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
        • Mathematics & Analytics - Ability to understand, manipulate and solve problems using mathematics on large data sets.
        • Computer Skills - Expert on Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Essbase
        • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
        • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
        • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
        • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
        • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
        • Solid understanding of standard concepts, practices and procedures of the business Typical Education
          • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Accounting. Typical Range of Experience
            • 4-7 years of experience in the field or related area License or Certification Disclaimer
              The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal work hours and/or responsibilities from time to time, as needed. First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan. Returning users, access your profile or edit/update your resume. First American Title Insurance Company makes no express or implied warranty respecting the information presented and assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. First American, the eagle logo, firstam.com, and First American Title are registered trademarks or trademarks of First American Financial Corporation and/or its affiliates.

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