Financial Analyst- IT
Location: Beltway 8 - 13460 Lockwood Road, Houston, TX 77044
You will perform General Accounting functions for the Information Technology organization. Work closely with IT sub domain owners to develop departmental budgets and forecasts, analyze spend related to those plans and articulate findings in presentations. The experienced analyst will build strategic relationships to help streamline and improve forecast accuracy and financial performance in a high growth environment.
Support IT month-end close process and tasks including accruals, variance analysis and invoice coding
Partner with cross-functional teams to manage Headcount, Opex, and Capex forecasting
Creates and analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual reports while ensuring integrity of data
Complies with internal control, corporate financial policies, and SOX requirements
Updates and writes new documentation of processes including local work instructions and flowcharts as necessary
Maintains accurate accounting records in (SAP, Jeevan, GEOS, Oracle)
Support the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes
Assist IT management in the analysis of respective expenditures, by compiling and analyzing financial information for the organization
Ensure that IT financial planning continues to support the organization's business strategy
Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual internal reports
Identify issues, provide recommendations for cost savings, and improve financial performance
Assist with Quarterly Fixed Asset Impairment/Disposal
Develop and maintain dashboard for IT Project spend
Reviews and reconciles account activity within the area of IT financial responsibility
Prepares complex journal entries with appropriate supporting documents
Support Project Managers in reviewing AFE's
Create local WBS for projects activated in PSO/MDM
Review projects, budgets, invoices and contracts for reasonability and accuracy and make any necessary recommendations to senior management
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
Five years accounting or finance experience
Solid expertise with computer applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SAP.
Ability to adapt to several software environments to have the capability necessary to audit work and provide useful reports for management.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of personnel.
Advanced analytical and problem solving with strong attention to detail.
Ability to define deadlines and manage priorities of self, team and/or project.
Able to solve increasingly complex issues and make modifications as needed to complete functional and/or project goals.