Find Jobs Find Talent
Principal IT Expense Management Analyst
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
Contract to Hire Position
It appears that you have already applied to this job.
Applied on July 6, 2022
Job Id #56977 Posted June 15, 2022

Job Description:

What you do:

  • Drives financial analysis, reporting, forecasting and strategic solutions in order to maximize the financial position of the COO – IT Function.   
  • Monitors and manages expenses as well as other financial measures of the COO. This role is a key member of the team focused on the financial operation, analysis, and transformation of the COO financial analysis and reporting functions.
  • This position reports to the COO Finance Director.
  • Analyzes and interprets complex performance data and compiles reports and recommendations to COO management for meeting financial targets. Meets regularly with COO Management and Corporate Finance for budget and spend analysis. Proposes opportunities for financial changes. Drives expenses under management, budgeting, forecasting and analysis for COO.
  • Assesses complex business cases and cost benefit analysis including benefit tracking.  Provides variance and root cause analysis to support business decisions. Identifies key risks and/or opportunities and strategically influences possible solutions. Builds strong, positive relationships across all levels of the organization and influences business partners’ goals, priorities and strategies solutions/outcomes.
  • Prepares, consolidates and distributes COO department budgets and related reports for more complex cost centers in partnership with Finance ensuring consistent results and messaging.   Provides guidance to others on areas to scrutinize during budget preparation.
  • Consolidate and analyzes monthly performance metrics for more complex areas of COO activities. Prepares monthly trend reports for leadership review.
  • Presents and communicates results of financial modeling & analysis within COO.
  • Review and improve team processes and collaborate with other divisions to ensure processes intersecting COO Financials are effective.  Identifies financial areas for improvement in team
  • Lead benchmarking initiatives for COO and Company SE financial reporting and requests.

What you bring:

  • 8-10 years’ experience required: 8 + years of Information Technology experience required.
  • Four-year degree required: Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Computer Science, Engineering or other related field.
  • Advanced degree preferred: Experience with IT in a Financial Services Organization
  • Experience in using complex MS Excel models

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


What is your gender?

What is your ethnicity?

What is your Veteran / U.S. Military Status?

Do you identify with one or more of the classifications of protected veterans below?

If yes, please indicate by checking the appropriate box below

Do you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


You have saved your first job! To see all your Saved Jobs, click here. Or continue scrolling through jobs and bookmark openings that catch your eye and apply for those jobs later.

Return to Job Search

We’re sorry!

There are currently no open positions in your location or accepting applications from out of the country

Return to Home
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.