Sr. Financial Analyst (Medellín)

  • Location: Medellin, Antioquia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #8340

*** Fluency in advanced English, both spoken and written, is required. All applicants are requested to submit their resumes in English for consideration** This position is Hybrid, located in Medellin, Colombia**

Our Vision & Mission 

  • Through Talento’s unique bundling of solutions, establish our best practice standards as the go to service model within the $500 billion staffing and recruiting industry.  

  • Transform hiring managers expectations of recruiting partners, one customer at a time. 

  • Earn the partnership of HR teams to seamlessly extend their capabilities through Talento’s customer experience model. 

  • Elevate the mindset of recruiting in an organization from transactional to strategic. 

  • Raise the caliber of human capital in the markets and communities we serve through the businesses and people we touch. 


What guides us? 

  • Lead our customers and communities to create modern workplaces & cultures that harness the strength of diversity and talent 

  • Integrate talent & organizational solutions to reduce complexity and increase efficiency for our customers 

  • Discover the right human capital solutions that enhances the performance of our customers’ businesses 

  • Optimize the things our customers excel at as we obsess over how to continuously capitalize on the human side of business 


Why would Talento make sense for me? 

Using your finance foundation, we can enhance your skills as a human capital advisor who’s obsessed with our success. Whether you are with a regional search firm or work in a large national staffing agency, do you feel you are capable of more? Talento equips its associates with the mindset and tools to make a meaningful impact through its suite of talent and organizational solutions, one customer at a time. Come help build a team to support your customers strategic and tactical human capital needs. Talento’s world class business professionals need development to manage and deliver solutions that help businesses continue to scale and provide quality experiences time and time again.  


Who is Talento? 

At Talento, we are customer-obsessed advisors with trust-based customer relationships throughout high growth, middle market, and enterprise companies. Our exceptional team of recruiting advisors coupled with valuable consulting resources enable us to respond swiftly. Whether a business is merging, growing, divesting, or retooling their approach, a trusted advisor who can integrate free-of-charge consulting resources is what our customers have grown to rely on. This bundling of services separates us from the mass market with a unique competitive advantage and value-add. We are proud geeks for all things people! 


What’s in it for you? 

Do you have a strong desire to learn and grow, both financially and professionally? Are you a value-driven professional with an interest in joining an elite team that is redefining the recruitment experience through innovative processes and a refreshing approach? Do you enjoy working side by side with the most talented team in the industry?  Do you see yourself advising leaders on a wide range of people topics? At Talento, our team embodies our values: advancement, dependability, responsibility, teamwork, and meritocracy. Our DNA is rooted in a culture that creates space for development, learning and growth while consistently exceeding customer experience standards. Become part of our team and reimagine your future as a pivotal resource to organizational success.  


What makes Talento different in the recruiting solutions & human capital marketplace? 

At Talento, you will have the opportunity to deliver?a consultative hiring experience while learning and absorbing new business models, functions, industries, and geographies. The quality of our proven methodology incorporates best practices and a high level of standards in research, outreach, screening, interview, and calibration processes. In addition to strengthening your skillset, you will be exposed to leadership in some of the country’s most innovative companies. Business orientation separates Talento from the mass market. Whether partnering with a global Fortune 500 with 70k employees or a high growth e-commerce company with 200 employees, Talento tailors its solutions to fit. We strongly believe that customization is pivotal to customer success. 


The Role 

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in our company's financial planning, analysis, and business intelligence operations. Your expertise will be crucial in developing, maintaining, and reporting on key dashboards that reflect sales productivity, financial metrics, and other vital KPIs. In this role, you will provide actionable insights that guide strategic decisions, contributing significantly to our organization's financial health and growth. Your responsibilities will extend to comprehensive financial reporting, strategic planning, investment analysis, and leading initiatives to improve financial processes and systems. 


How You Make an Impact  

In this role, you will leverage your expertise in financial analysis, strategic planning, and business intelligence to drive informed decision-making and optimize financial performance. The Senior Financial Analyst will review, prepare, and maintain financial reporting. In addition to financial reporting the Senior Financial Analyst develops, interprets, and implements financial and accounting concepts to assist in financial planning and control. This role will provide analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to senior leadership. 


What you would be responsible for: 


Financial Analysis and Reporting: 

  • Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports, analyzing variances, trends, and risks 

  • Conduct in-depth financial analyses to support strategic decision-making. 

  • Develop and maintain financial models for forecasting and scenario analysis 

  • Provide insights on key performance indicators (KPIs) and financial metrics 

  • Ensure the company has an accurate view of underlying profitability  

  • Partner with Operations to identify issues and monitor remediation plans 

  • Oversee payroll processing and manage commission tracking and payments, ensuring accuracy and compliance 


Strategic Planning and Forecasting: 

  • Assist the Finance Director with budgeting process and oversee regular forecasting updates 

  • Assess the financial viability of new business initiatives and investment opportunities 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align financial strategies with organizational goals. 

  • Translate revenue insights into forward looking forecasts to support the quarterly forecast and annual budget process  

  • Assist with the execution of P&L forecast review quarterly along with annual budget  

  • Lead the budgeting process and conduct regular forecasting to update expected financial outcomes. 


Risk Management and Compliance 

  • Analyze financial data and market trends to identify risks and opportunities 

  • Develop and implement strategies to mitigate financial risks. 

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and internal policies 

  • Conduct internal audits and risk assessments to safeguard organizational assets 

  • Assess financial viability and strategic fit of potential investments, including mergers, acquisitions, and capital expenditures 


Business Performance Optimization: 

  • Analyze departmental and organizational performance against financial objectives 

  • Identify areas for improvement and optimization to enhance operational efficiency 

  • Lead initiatives to streamline financial processes and systems 

  • Implement performance tracking mechanisms and metrics to monitor progress and drive continuous improvement 


Experience and knowledge requirements for the Sr. Financial Analyst 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; Master’s degree or certifications (e.g., CFA, CPA) preferred 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial analysis, with a strong focus on business intelligence and data analytics 

  • Proficiency in financial modeling, statistical analysis, and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI) 

  • Excellent analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills 

  • Ability to balance multiple projects at a time  

  • Fluent in English  


The kind of people we work with embody some of these characteristics: 

  • Innovative, creative, and passionate about enabling businesses through talent acquisition. 

  • Pride in delivering quality work, every time with strong business acumen and abilities to learn, retain and apply learned concepts. 

  • Strong solutions mindset: Comfortable working in an environment which requires strong deliverables along with the ability to identify problems and drive appropriate actions; Highly organized and process oriented. 

  • Bias for action, strong work ethic, and desire to achieve excellence. 

  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to ensure a positive work environment. Cares about others success deeply. 

  • Agile; Can pivot priorities with ease while staying calm. 

  • The ability to be comfortable with high volume workload and not be afraid to “roll up your sleeves”. 

  • Relentless seeker of talent with a deep network who is driven by collaboration, learning, doing the right thing and quality human interaction. 


About TalentoHC:  

TalentoHC is a high growth talent & organizational solutions firm. Through Talento Recruiting, we are transforming the customer experience standards in the recruiting services arena. The company was founded in 2017 with the belief that human capital should be viewed as an asset on the balance sheet. Through its integrated human capital services, the Talento team has supported 65+ enterprise, middle market and startup/high growth organizations in 15 countries with recruiting, contingent workforce management, employer branding, strategy, transformation, organization design & implementation, career pathing, outplacement, employer branding and leadership development solutions. Some of the benefits of working for Talento HCM are as follows: 

  • Culture focused on advancing your career while disrupting an industry and providing unrivaled service; Rapid advancement and promotion opportunities based on merit 

  • Health, Dental, Vision & Pet Insurance; Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance 

  • Unlimited PTO 

  • Hybrid work environment 


Talento envisions a world where the recruiting industry service model evolves into human capital partnership that drives organizational performance. Through trust and value, you are positioned to offer talent & organizational solutions that separate you from the rest. With 1000+ searches in the last 36 months, Talento Recruiting has established a footprint that it is ready to scale to the next level. 

Our organization continues to thrive through our ongoing commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce from different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  


Talento Human Capital (HC) is an equal opportunity employer, people are at the center of what we do! 

People + Passion + Perseverance = Progress 


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