Financial Planning Analyst

Location: Chelmsford, MA, United States of America


Job Summary:

Responsible for developing, maintaining, preparing, analyzing, and distributing essential financial reports and analytics to sales management. Identify and explain variances as they arise. Additional duties include assisting with the annual budget process as well as multi year business planning, supporting ad-hoc reporting needs, and supporting various projects as assigned.


Essential Functions:

  • Assist with development, maintenance and preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting, including profit & loss and departmental reporting
  • Prepare, analyze, and distribute revenue and margin reporting and analytics.
  • Create and distribute internal financial reporting to sales management; respond to questions and be able to interpret financial data
  • Support financial planning deliverables, such as forecasting, actuals reporting, variance analysis, and long-range planning
  • Work closely with sales management in support of budget preparation and multi-year business planning
  • Assist with the monthly, quarterly and annual planning and forecasting process.
  • Prepare, analyze, and distribute orders, shipments, and backlog analyses.
  • Develop and maintain dashboards and key metrics to monitor financial performance
  • Analyze sales productivity, margins and operating expense trends, as well as identify areas of opportunity to improve results.
  • Assists in the preparation of materials for monthly executive staff meetings and other leadership meetings
  • Coordinate with IT to improve existing reporting.
  • Liason with Finance team
  • Support ad-hoc reporting and analysis needs as they arise.
  • Support special projects as assigned.

Skills Requirements:  

  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail              
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrate financial modeling knowledge and skills
  • Quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Basic accounting knowledge and concepts

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in B.A. with a concentration in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of experience required in Accounting or Finance
  • Practical core accounting tasks and work experience along with financial analysis
  • Oracle, Oracle Business Intelligence, Hyperion, and/or Crystal Reports experience a plus



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990