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Senior Financial Analyst

Location: New York, New York, United States

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_046835-en

Senior Financial Analyst - Mercer

Mercer is looking for strong Senior Financial Analyst to support the Finance Director- Global Functions. In this role, you will work closely in the reporting, forecast, analytics and overall GL maintenance of Global Functions. The right person has experience with Oracle/Hyperion Essbase and is an advanced Excel user. You should also possess a good working knowledge of SOX, GAAP and accrual accounting. If this sounds like you, then let’s talk!

As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will assess the application of financial data and quantitative analyses in order to support sound and defensible recommendations. You will implement financial planning information to support the standardization of processes and outcomes. This position will also conduct complex audit activities and provide direct support on any additional strategic/financial initiatives that are requested of the Financial Planning and Analysis team,

You will be responsible for the month end close so you should be experienced at preparing customized reports, researching complex GL activities and variances to budget and prior year. You will work with MMC’s Controllership function on invoices and expenses and build attribution and allocation models.

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for the details of GL reporting for several different functions within the Controllership. You have to be aware of what’s happening in each of the functions and collaborate with the Global Finance Director on monthly presentations to the heads of these areas. These presentations will cover the monthly, annual and year-end projections as well as results. Strong presentation skills are a must.

If you have a Bachelors in Accounting/Finance, 2-3 years of working experience and can confidently discuss your experience in these areas, Mercer might be the right place for you to implement your expertise in Financial Planning & Analysis!

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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