Financial Analyst




Grand Rapids, MI

Date Posted:

June 4, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

We have a terrific opportunity that you do not want to miss out on! If you want to work at a fast-growing company and consider yourself an outstanding candidate, you might be right for our Salaried Professional Service Financial Analyst position. In this Financial Analyst position, you will conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. In addition to advising management on the assignment of resources to best complete objectives, you will prepare reports for management. As the Financial Analyst, your main duties will include supporting world class strategic and financial planning methods, building long-range operating plans to support business imperatives and developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. In this position, you will also be expected to follow your main responsibilities with operationalizing and cultivating a more data-driven planning process and improved monthly and quarterly reporting. You will provide variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. For more information email [email protected] or call 616.454.5200 and ask for Tracie Howe!

Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
Assemble and review forecasting reports
Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes
Highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations
Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support
Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
Explain and understand internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources
Survey performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
Bachelor?s degree in finance or a related field
Proficiency with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required
Financial analysis planning (go-to-market experience preferable)
Strong communication and social skills
Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Budget forecasting experience
Reporting experience highly desired
Command of month end closings
Comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis
Strong familiarity with journal entries
Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is ideal, but not required
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Grand Rapids, MI

333 Bridge Street N.W.
Suite 1010A
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