Financial Analyst

RJ Byrd is working with a client to hire a Financial Analyst to join their team. This company has a great reputation and will offer a true opportunity for career longevity. They have a strong, positive culture, a talented leadership team, and they do a very good job with the work/life balance dynamic. An overview is as follows:

Assist the Accounting division and Leadership with data driven activities that affect accounting, reporting, processes, internal controls, and business plans as well as company-wide data governance activities. Streamline, automate, and support financial data reports, processes, and analytics.

The ideal candidate will have a willingness to step in and take on duties, be flexible, eager, and understand the industry is fast paced.  This environment operates as a start-up and is growing quickly.

  • Reviews monthly financial performance, identifies trends, and offers advice to improve results. Provides analysis of monthly variances and identifies those that will be ongoing
  • Improves financial models
  • Experience in financial modeling, research, and drawing insights from data
  • Participate in the annual budget process – creating models, prepare budget presentations and explanations
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Provide insights for business improvements
  • Comfortable with large data sets

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Early career, 1-3 years of relevant experience in of financial planning & analysis experience
  • GAAP knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as the ability to present, listen and accept instruction
  • Critical thinking, strong analytical skills, ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Cross-functional teaming
  • Organized and highly detail oriented
  • Self-directed, yet strong orientation to be successful in groups and on teams