Senior Financial Reporting Analyst

Heartland Payment Systems Tempe , AZ 85280

Posted 3 weeks ago



The Senior Financial Analyst will play a key role in supporting Heartland School Solutions by providing value-added financial planning, forecasting, operational analysis, and other ad-hoc analysis to enhance decision making. The Senior Financial Analyst will also be responsible for maintaining and complying with accounting policies and procedures that ensure the highest level of efficiency while maintaining appropriate internal controls and compliance with US GAAP. The Senior Financial Analyst will participate in the month-end close process, creating journal entries, reviewing software revenue recognition entries, and maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the general ledger, including sub ledger to ledger reconciliations and account reconciliations.

Job Details:

Other duties and responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial status by collecting, monitoring, and studying data from various platforms compared to plans, forecasts, and prior year results

  • Research, analyze, and report on financial and accounting inquiries for the division

  • Routine communication with Manager relating to financial close, budgeting/forecasting, issues and deliverables

  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations on a monthly basis

  • Prepare and analyze the periodic management reporting of financial results for the division

  • Improve financial status by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, recommending actions to management

  • Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data

  • Maintain dataset of results and key performance indicators by entering, verifying and backing up data, ensuring the highest level of data integrity


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial performance management, analysis and decision support

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex data, generate alternatives and clearly communicate findings to drive positive change

  • Ability to grasp understanding of business models and key drivers quickly and independently

  • Demonstrated ability to make effective presentations

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and personnel

  • Demonstrated proficiency with expert Excel, Great Plains experience or other ERP system experience a must

  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize assignments and work effectively under time constraints

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of US GAAP

  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills

  • Proven record of financial planning and strategy decisions

  • Must be able to meet deadlines and deliver timely and accurate results

  • Thorough planning and organization skills with great attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, hands-on environment

  • Ability to succeed in a team environment and preform cross-functional duties as required.

  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedures and internal controls

  • Strong research and analysis skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently

  • Ability to manage competing priorities

  • Ability to generate bold, creative ideas to improve performance

  • Self-directed with strong motivation and willingness to take initiative and lead project

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to give and receive constructive feedback and the ability to interact and partner with people at all levels and locations

  • Flexible, team and customer service oriented, able and willing to learn

Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

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