Western Asset Management Company is looking for an experienced professional to fill a Senior Financial Analyst position in Pasadena, CA.
Responsibilities include performing valuations, analyses, financial reporting, budgeting and related activities specific to various legal entities, business units, and special project initiatives.
Qualifications include five to seven years of experience, a CPA is a plus.
Company: Western Asset Management Company
Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Location: Pasadena, CA
Description: Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Financial Analyst will conduct comprehensive analyses, provide perspectives on business-specific initiatives, and be involved in strategic, operational and valuation related projects.
Responsibilities: Analyze the financial implications of business initiatives including but not limited to providing information about the firm, business units, product lines, and/or financial results, etc.; Compile research and analyze data in support of management committee initiatives and/or business planning activities (quarterly initiative updates, planning committee presentations, metrics, etc.); Perform valuations, analyses, financial reporting, budgeting and related activities specific to various legal entities, business units, and special project initiatives; Perform valuations, research and analysis related to Mergers and Acquisitions; Conduct financial statement reviews; Analyze management reports (internal/external, etc.); Work as liaison between Corporate Finance function and WA business units while maintaining good working relationships and knowledge of customers and/or departments; Spearhead and manage projects while working closely with the CFO; Work on initiatives designed to track the overall effectiveness of Company operations.
Qualifications/Skills: Five to seven years of proven effectiveness in a finance or accounting related position; Investment management industry knowledge desired; Investment banking experience a plus; Strong valuation skills with regard to Mergers, Acquisitions and Business Combinations; CFA designation highly desired; Strong accounting acumen including working knowledge of GAAP. CPA is a plus; Proven ability to deliver excellent results within established timeframes while managing multiple priorities effectively; Ability to work at a strategic level; excellent analytical and critical thinking skills; Quantitative skills; overall high level of numerical reasoning