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Commerce Bank Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

About Working at Commerce

Wouldn’t it be great to build your career at a bank that’s known for helping people with their financial challenges? That’s exactly what you’d be doing when you join the team at Commerce Bank. We’re looking for teammates who are ready to do whatever it takes to help our customers with their everyday financial needs. You’d be helping yourself too, because Commerce has a tradition of recognizing and rewarding team members for their talent, skills and contributions.

No wonder we’ve been an industry leader for over 150 years and have developed a reputation as a great place to work in the financial services world. If you’d like to be a part of a team and culture that is respected by its peers and in your community, we should talk. We’re always looking for the best and brightest.

Job Summary

As a FP&A Analyst, you'll work with various levels of management within the Business Unit, as well as corporate stakeholders to develop, interpret and implement financial reporting related to strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting to drive business results.

Essential Functions

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking

  • Perform monthly processes used in internal Management reporting

  • Work with Service and Support leaders to establish/update unit costs for services provided

  • Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews

  • Analyze past results and perform variance analysis, identifying trends and anomalies

  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts

  • Update financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives

  • Research, analyze and synthesize data from multiple sources into business information as directed by Business Unit leaders and/or team leaders

  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports

  • Support Business Unit leaders with data-driven analysis

  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Intermediate knowledge of Financial Planning and Analysis functions

  • Intermediate analytical and quantitative skillset, including the utilization of BI and reporting tools

  • Intermediate independent thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to demonstrate solid business acumen

  • Motivated and organized self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Inquisitive, agile and strong team player with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to remain adaptable and resilient to all situations with an optimistic outlook and cast a positive shadow that is aligned with our culture and Core Values

  • Strong level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

    Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business, or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • 3+ years of financial planning and analysis related experience required

Location: 1000 Walnut St, Kansas City, Missouri 64106

Time Type:

Full time

Commerce Bank has been awarded numerous awards for our company culture. We have been included on distinguished lists such as Forbes’ Best Midsized Employers, Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, and Korn Ferry’s Engaged Performance Award. You’ll see the difference for yourself when you join the team.

Why Commerce? (https://www.commercebank.com/careers/about-commerce)

Inclusion and Diversity at Commerce

How to Join Our Team (https://www.commercebank.com/careers/how-to-join-our-team)

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

Commerce Bank is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and believes that every individual should have the opportunity to work at a job for which he, she or they qualifies. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.