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From: Ruana Farmer
Date: 27 Feb 2006
Subject: San Francisco, CA: Financial Analyst at Providian Financial

San Francisco-based Providian (http://www.providian.com) is a leading provider of credit to mainstream American consumers. Combining industry-leading experience, analysis, technology, and service, Providian seeks to build long-lasting relationships with customers, offering products and services tailored to meet their everyday financial needs. At Providian, you will be part of a world-class team that is making an impact in the financial services industry. Join us for a stimulating, exciting, and challenging career.

Financial Analyst - Corporate Development

The Financial Analyst position will focus on analytic support for Strategic Development and assist in the implementation of Hyperion Planning. The analyst will be responsible for developing ad-hoc analysis and ongoing reporting for the financial performance of different portfolios programs. This role requires the ability to take raw business requirements and then turn them into a data or analytical solution.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development, implementation, testing, and documentation of budget and forecasting processes within Hyperion Planning and Essbase
  • Develop planning templates using Hyperion Planning Web Forms and Essbase Excel work sheet add-ins
  • Produce analysis and develop recommendations to enhance portfolio value by identifying opportunities and anomalies associated with portfolio profitability and product trends and produce associate impact analysis
  • Design and develop complex SQL queries via SQL Plus, Hyperion Intelligence, or any other GUI tool deployed at Washington Mutual Card Services
  • Analyzes performance of business sales
  • Bachelors degree and 2+ years experience in decision support focused on finance, or advanced degree
  • Strong understanding of finance terminology, concepts, and tools
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases and experience in Oracle SQL code
  • Understanding of data modeling concepts, architecture, and decision support systems
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn new data concepts, tools, and/or programming languages
  • Strong background in Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Essbase a plus

Apply via the Providian careers website.

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