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Corporate Financial Planning Analyst at NEC Corporation of America

Posted in Finance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Irving, Texas

Job Description:

Location: Irving, TX


With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

Summary - Corporate Financial Planning Analyst

This position directly supports an assigned business unit and NECAM as a whole in the areas of budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting and analysis (both regular and ad hoc).  Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

40% Prepare complex financial and operational reports and analysis relating to business unit and overall company performance and profitability.

  • Track monthly Revenues and Costs against departmental and project plans.  Identify any gaps

  • Ensure transactions are completed appropriately

  • Recommend required month end Journal Entries

  • Prepare monthly analysis of business trends and vaiance analysis of finacial results and Key Performance Indicators

  • Perform monthly performance review of business unit initiaitves and identify opportunties for improvement


10% Support the budgeting and forecasting processes, working with the business units and corporate departments; prepare and analyze forecasts, budgets and long range plans.

  • Maintain and enhance models used to forecast results

  • Create departmental and project forecasts based on known or potential risks and opportunties


25% Conduct various regular and ad hoc analyses of trends in revenue, profitability, expenses and other related areas.

  • Provide strategic financial and operational insights utilizing recuring performance reports and ad-hoc analysis

  • Advise on risk and opportunity considerations for managing cost and growing the revenue and profitability

  • Support smaller customer Sales Team with customer quote and billing support


10% Monitor and analyze key performance indicators and various operational metrics.

  • Recommend planning and businss performance issues to define and execute action plans


10% Prepare analysis and presentation materials for executive leadership on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.


5% Develop financial models and various analyses to support strategic initiatives.

  • Produce complex business case analyses based on quantitative and qualitative data

  • Clearly present findings and impacts in order to drive decision making



Prerequisites -


Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting or related.


4-6 years business/financial experience.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:

CPA or MBA preferred.



Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills:

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Mathematical Skills:


Reasoning Skills:

Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to logically structure appropriate analytical frameworks.  Ability to work independently and as a team member with excellent interpersonal skills.

Excellent time management skills, highly-driven and self-motivated

Computer and/or Technical Skills:

High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint; comfortable working within ERP system(s) and business planning and consolidation software.




Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit


NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


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