The Financial Analyst-Temp assists with monthly and year-to-date variance analysis comparing actuals to budget. This individual also provides support during the annual budget process and quarterly reforecasting process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supports in the preparation of monthly financial close, including actual versus budget variance reports on a departmental and entity basis.
Prepares departmental narrative reports, which includes the analysis and explanation of large monthly variances.
Performs general ledger/cost center research and analysis on invoices/transactions in question by departmental management.
Assists with the month-end close process through the reclassification of journal entries as required.
Supports in the preparation of quarterly/periodic customized reports for cross functional teams, as well as ad hoc reports as requested by management.
Supports in the creation and maintenance of departmental level budget templates, master consolidated budget, and capital expenditures budget for the annual budgeting process.
Prepares monthly field-based travel and entertainment reporting.
Assists in gathering data and creating quarterly/periodic consolidated reforecast through discussion with departmental management, analysis of variances, and department forecast templates.
Assists with SOX compliance by following Finance internal requirements.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.
Minimum of one to three years of experience in public and/or private accounting or finance.
Demonstrated competence to handle a wide range of finance related responsibilities.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, and have intermediate Excel skills e.g. V-Lookups, If Statements, and Pivot tables.
Prior experience with general ledger systems and business intelligence tools is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None required
Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to prioritize and multi-task successfully in a fast paced environment.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are essential.
It is essential that this individual demonstrates the ability to work with highly confidential information.
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Ability to manage both day-to-day operations as well as project work in a fast paced environment.
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
No specific work demands.