Financial Analyst, Commercial & Operations

The CSI Companies
November 21, 2020
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Attention Jacksonville, FL Financial Analysts! CSI Financial is actively interviewing for a not-so standard financial analyst position. This is a hybrid role that supports pricing exercises for commercial opportunities as well as the budget, forecasting, and reporting of our plant operations. It is a rather unique position where a strong, assertive, alpha spirit person with an entrepreneurial mindset will thrive. 

This role with report to the Finance Manager and work alongside one additional financial analyst.

Overview of Role

Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Financial Analyst will provide financial guidance to the company through the analysis and reporting of overall company operational financials, the construction of pricing models, continuous basis of estimate improvement, and production of financial guidance that gives management a greater understanding of new sales opportunities, new markets and technologies, and plant budgets and performance.


  • Facilitate budgeting and forecasting for costs associated with plant operations. Work closely with business leaders to develop cost plans, reporting, and other analysis
  • Document key variances in actual results vs. plan. Examine trends both for feedback to management on decision-making and future forecasts
  • Support the constructing of detailed financial models to drive management’s decision making during our sales bid review process for prospective new plant opportunities
  • Engage business leaders across all departments of the business in data collection processes that support each sales opportunity’s cost estimations for a thorough decision analysis, and make recommendations based on financial impact
  • Continuous improvement for the commercial pro forma model: Refinement of the pro forma model to increase the accuracy and speed of the commercial team to analyze prospective opportunities with a greater throughput. Interface with IT to support automation
  • Construction of presentation materials to document the financial ramifications of new opportunities for the overall business. Highlight assumptions made in estimates, areas of profitability, free cash flow generation, asset utilization, and relevant financial metrics
  • Assist in compiling the risks and opportunities for each opportunity, documenting the impacts to the deal and corporate financial targets
  • Work with internal subject matter experts to ensure the composition of financial models align with scope and opportunity requirements
  • With guidance, research the power generation market for competitive advantages, new technologies, strategic initiatives, etc. Collect data and work with the Finance Manager to demonstrate impacts to the business
  • Produce ad hoc analyses for key business leaders. Examples include examining key performance indicators, documenting material variances to management, producing sensitivity analysis for various budget and forecast decisions, and constructing scenarios related to our forecast
  • Support the Finance Manager and Finance Team with production of monthly and quarterly reporting (including key performance indicators and global metrics) to Executive Leadership, and the Board of Directors

Required Experience

  • 4 year degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent field of study; MBA/CPA preferred
  • 2-5 years of work experience related to accounting and financial analysis; combination of education and work experience considered
  • Appetite to take on new challenges with a positive attitude and within sometimes very truncated time constraints
  • Experience in detailed financial modeling
  • Multi-tasking required, applicants must be able to support multiple high-priority projects at once
  • Understanding of the inner workings of financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow) and the influence put on them by business decisions
  • Familiarity with capex budgeting and measuring project economics
  • A demonstrated ability to create new approaches and conceive and construct financial analyses
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and/or a dynamic environment
  • Proficiency with various PC applications (JD Edwards experience preferred), database software knowledge, advanced spreadsheet and modeling skills. Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills required
For a quick response, please email resume to CSI National Recruiter, Petrina at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] 
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