Financial Analyst

• Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics
• Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision
• Report on financial performance and prepare for regular
leadership reviews
• Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends,
and make recommendations for improvements
• Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate
financial reporting
• Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing
actual results with plans and forecasts
• Guide the cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing
policies and procedures
• Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions
for optimization
• Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and
making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in
methods and materials
• Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation
of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
• Increase productivity by developing automated
reporting/forecasting tools
• Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence,
and valuation comps
• Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts
and models
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any
financial analyst job description; familiarity with data query/data
management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business

Preferred Qualifications
• 3-5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
• MBAs are preferred
• Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Statistics are preferred major
• Proven work experience in a quantitatively-heavy role
• FMVA or similar designations preferred
• Strong quantitative and analytical competency
• Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and
problem-solving skills
• Advanced knowledge of Excel
Personality and InterpersonalSkills
• Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
• Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral
communication skills
• Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work
• Experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives
• Excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable
interacting with executive-level management
• Strong financial modelling experience