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Financial Analyst

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FINANCIAL ANALYST:  The Financial Analyst is a newly created role due to the continued growth of our organization.  The Financial Analyst is responsible for the timely and accurate financial reporting and analyses to facilitate the business decision making process.  This position will work on various financial planning and analysis tasks, including month-end close, management reporting, strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, capital planning, business analysis, and other analysis as needed. The position will interact with Senior management, Operations, Finance and Accounting teams. This position will also help identify and drive efficient processes for budgeting and forecasting of expenses, headcount, and capital.



FINANCIAL ANALYST - FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Development of budgets and monthly forecasts. 

  • Complete analysis of monthly results, including variance explanations. 

  • Develop functional specific value-added business metrics.

  • Development and support for ongoing and ad-hoc reporting requirements.

  • Identify risks and opportunities and bring these to the attention of senior leadership teams in a timely manner and make recommendations for appropriate actions.

  • Prepare and update month-end financial management reporting package for the Executive Management team with variance analysis commentary, trends, metrics and reporting.

  • Support the company-wide capital planning process.

  • Drive continuous process improvements and best practices to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the planning and reporting processes. 

  • Prepare ad hoc reporting and analysis for effective decision making






 




 

Requirements


FINANCIAL ANALYST - FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 1+ years of financial planning, analysis, budgeting and forecasting experience.

  • Ability to organize and analyze large volumes of data, perform data reconciliations and summarize for executive review. 

  • Ability to make timely decisions and draw appropriate conclusions from analysis of the business and financial information available. 

  • Excellent computer skills required, including a high degree of demonstrated Excel expertise.

  • Financial modeling and profitability experience


Compensation:  $65,000 to $75,000

Job Snapshot

Location US-MN-Woodbury
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-MN-Woodbury
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-MN-Woodbury
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$65,000.00 - $75,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description



 



FINANCIAL ANALYST:  The Financial Analyst is a newly created role due to the continued growth of our organization.  The Financial Analyst is responsible for the timely and accurate financial reporting and analyses to facilitate the business decision making process.  This position will work on various financial planning and analysis tasks, including month-end close, management reporting, strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, capital planning, business analysis, and other analysis as needed. The position will interact with Senior management, Operations, Finance and Accounting teams. This position will also help identify and drive efficient processes for budgeting and forecasting of expenses, headcount, and capital.



FINANCIAL ANALYST - FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Development of budgets and monthly forecasts. 

  • Complete analysis of monthly results, including variance explanations. 

  • Develop functional specific value-added business metrics.

  • Development and support for ongoing and ad-hoc reporting requirements.

  • Identify risks and opportunities and bring these to the attention of senior leadership teams in a timely manner and make recommendations for appropriate actions.

  • Prepare and update month-end financial management reporting package for the Executive Management team with variance analysis commentary, trends, metrics and reporting.

  • Support the company-wide capital planning process.

  • Drive continuous process improvements and best practices to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the planning and reporting processes. 

  • Prepare ad hoc reporting and analysis for effective decision making






 




 

Requirements


FINANCIAL ANALYST - FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 1+ years of financial planning, analysis, budgeting and forecasting experience.

  • Ability to organize and analyze large volumes of data, perform data reconciliations and summarize for executive review. 

  • Ability to make timely decisions and draw appropriate conclusions from analysis of the business and financial information available. 

  • Excellent computer skills required, including a high degree of demonstrated Excel expertise.

  • Financial modeling and profitability experience


Compensation:  $65,000 to $75,000

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