Financial Analyst/Accounting Analyst- CPA or tracking

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  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our client is a leading logistics and distribution company and they wish to hire a Financial Analyst/Accounting Analyst that will be accountable for key aspects of the operations relating to management reporting, month-end close support, forecasting and annual operating plan. 

Essential duties will include: - 

  • Enhance reporting content and processes to ensure that reporting meets the business needs and is produced efficiently 

  • Streamline routine analysis, identify process improvement opportunities to automate and create leverage 

  • Prepare detailed variance analysis and partner with finance members to research issues and present findings 

  • Prepares financial reports for internal use at the company by collecting, analyzing, formatting and presenting information 

  • Assist in the month-end close process by performing journal entries and account reconciliations 

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts 

  • Assist internal and external audit by providing the requested information as needed 

  • Analyze and document current procedures and recommend changes to develop and implement best practices 

Job Requirements: - 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field 

  • CPA or CPA track 

  • 2+ years of experience in finance/accounting  

  • Track record of process improvement, simplification, and streamlining financial processes 

  • Experience with various systems and financial reporting tools (I.e., Power BI) 

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and data modeling skills 

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and be flexible in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment 

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, able to interface with business leaders 

  • Self-Starter with strong analytical skills and the ability to manage multiple projects 

  • Working knowledge of GAAP