Financial Analyst I | Louisville, KY | Papa John's

Financial Analyst I



This position provides financial support to the Papa John's International Food Service (PJFS) division. This support will occur via modeling, budgeting, and analysis. Innovative and adaptive thinking about processes, procedures and results is required. This position will have a full view of the PJFS P&L and will have exposure to senior leadership within the Food Service division and overall corporation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned

Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and ad hoc reports and analysisProduce monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and provide related analytics for PJFS.Support team with special projects and ad hoc requests aimed at better understanding and improving sales and profitability.Develop new analysis to help drive business performancePerform financial analysis i.e. profit/loss accounts and actual vs. budget performanceSupport PJFS item level price, cost and margin analysisAssist in preparation of annual budgets.Participate and assist in preparation of monthly forecastWorks with General Accounting on monthly journal entriesReview and follow-up on financial questions from leadershipProvide recommendations on changes in processes to create greater efficiency, drive revenues and/or lower cost.Special projects as assigned



Working knowledge of accounting/financial theory and practice.Demonstrated financial modeling, analytical and research skills.Proficient PC skills and experience with financial applications – Excel, Word, Power Point and AccessWorking knowledge of budgets helpful.Advanced Excel skills, including the use of functions and the ability to present detailed information in a concise mannerExperience with financial applications (Hyperion Financial Management, Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, Tableau)


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.One (1) to two (2) years' experience in financial analysis, reporting and/or budgeting at a corporate level preferred.CPA, CMA, CFM or MBA preferred.Restaurant Industry experience helpful.


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