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Senior Financial Analyst
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We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Pappas Restaurants Main Office based in Northwest Houston. The Senior Financial Analyst will support the Finance and Accounting Department by providing financial information
that is relevant and beneficial including monthly financials, key performance indicators (KPIs), variance analysis, and web-based performance indicators. In this role, the Senior Financial Analyst will present insights and recommendations to senior leadership for all Main Office and Support departments. They will perform ad hoc analysis and assist in preparing and updating company budgets and forecasts by department

• Performs monthly variance analysis of corporate department expenses to budget and prepares executive summary. Explains nature of variance and prepares updated expense forecasts.
• Assists in the preparation of the Annual Budget for the Main Office and Support Services departments.
• Prepares ad hoc analysis to analyze impact of potential decisions.
• Validates GL vs. Operational Reporting Systems.
• Provides in-depth analysis of corporate expenditures (support services, utilities, rent). Prepares, distributes, and reviews monthly reporting materials with Department Heads.
• Creates new reports and tools to assist in the management of the business.
• Assists with implementation and integration of new process and software products as well as assists in the ongoing utilization and design of existing software/databases to maximize utility in reporting.
• Partners with Restaurant Finance Department to incorporate operational updates into the overall company forecast.
• Prepares capital budgets with appropriate Department Heads.
• Provides data and analysis related to corporate evaluation and insurance renewals.
• Works to identify areas of improvement.


• Bachelor’s degree in any field of study.
• Advanced Excel skills and proficient in SQL, IBM Planning Analytics (PAX) and other OLAP applications.
• Experience working with large ERP Systems such as Dynamics, SAP, and Oracle.
• 3+ years of experience working in corporate finance, consulting, or engineering
• Experience with reporting and dash boarding software such as DOMO, Tableau, Mirus or MicroStrategy.
• Previous experience in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) preferred.
• Detail oriented, strong organizational and time management skills.
• Positive and professional attitude.

Additional Information

This job posting contains some general information about what it is like to work at Pappas Restaurants and is not a complete job description. Pappas Team Members perform a number of different tasks every day, and this posting does not list all of the essential functions of the job.

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Pappas Restaurants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.