Financial Analyst

Job Locations US-WI-Madison
Req No.
Finance & Accounting
Regular Full-Time

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Financial Analyst performs a wide range of quantitative and qualitative analyses to help inform company decisions and strategy.  The analyst will work very closely with the operating and support functions to develop, analyze and report key financial and operational measures, develop target performance measures and plans to achieve these, develop and manage budgets and forecasts, and undertake special analyses as required.  The position will be embedded within the operating or support function though the analyst will report to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain models to support decision making with regard to planning, budgeting, forecasting, and performance management processes
  • Support, analyze and assist in the preparation of the company’s annual operating budget
  • Prepare, review and distribute monthly financial reports to Department managers
  • Track expenses and revenues vs. budget and reforecast and analyze fluctuations
  • Develop financial statement analysis, financial modeling and decision modeling to support initiatives
  • Develop, maintain and distribute ad-hoc reports, analysis and financial models as needed
  • Effectively communicate information to colleagues and leadership


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • At least four years of related experience demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively with operational or support functions as well as to challenge performance, methods and processes of the operational or support functions to help them achieve their targets
  • Strong analytical and modelling skills and problem solving abilities
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to operate in a cross cultural environment
  • Ability to work in the details as well as review the big picture
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in Internal Audit
  • Experience in operating or functional units as an Operational Accountant/Controller

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in an office setting, operate a telephone system, and a computer

Exact Sciences is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. The Company’s affirmative action program is available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.



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