Allied Universal

  • Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-Santa Ana
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    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients’ success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions…Allied Universal is there for you.

    Job Description


    We are currently seeking a  Financial Analyst to join our organization.  This position will directly provide financial support for two operating regions managing Security Services with significant revenues. The Financial Analyst is a trusted advisor and will help support the EBITDA performance, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.  This position is a direct report to the Controller.  Primary responsibilities include the following: 

    • Serve as business partner with Operations Management to provide financial insight required to influence regional financial decisions to improve top line and bottom line growth
    • Provide region support with reporting, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, payroll and billing in a fast-paced business environment
    • Must be able to budget and manage multiple large P&L’s and financial/operating KPIs
    • Assist with all matters pertaining to financial operations for region locations including managing the location P&L, financial reporting and analysis, ad hoc projects, revenue - EBITDA forecasting with an emphasis on financial controls and process improvements to support the needs of the region
    • Prepare and coordinate periodic operating reviews, budgets, Top 20 client profitability reports, customer billing rate increase initiatives, formal and informal audits, non-billable overtime initiatives, wage analysis, and expense controls
    • Provide assessment of opportunities and risks to Region management based on analysis and interpretation of operational and financial statistics and metrics
    • Support VP/GMs and District Managers to achieve local and region financial and human capital scorecard objectives




    The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.  At least 2-3 years with experience in a financial support role where a strong emphasis on reporting and analysis is critical. Experience working as a business partner to senior operations management with an outsourced managed services organization or high volume, customer focused organization is strongly preferred.  In addition, we require the following skills:


    • Demonstrated problem solving, confidence and decision making ability to manage shifting priorities, demands and timelines using analytical capabilities
    • Superior, world class interpersonal and communication skills to effectively document and report important information with all levels of the organization
    • Proficiency in Microsoft, Excel Knowledge including Pivot Tables and power pivot, Report Writing and Query Tools and PowerPoint Skills
    • Strong analytical, project management, presentation and follow through skills
    • Dedication to high quality customer service delivery and integrity through proven client and customer relationships, both internal and external
    • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance in a fast paced environment while also working in a team oriented, collaborative environment
    • Leadership skills to promote embody our culture, values and beliefs with passion




    Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 150,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. 


    We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.


    Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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