Staff Accountant / Financial Analyst

Aston Carter
Hanover, MD
Sep 14, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
Accountant, Analyst
Full Time
Overview: Aston Carter has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst at the global headquarters in Hanover, MD. General Description:The Financial Analyst is responsible for the preparation and validation of financial reports produced by the department. They also respond to inquiries and provide income statement analysis to Directors of Financial Operations and Controllers, which help to guide respective field offices in understanding and managing their profitability and financial performance. A qualified candidate must demonstrate initiative, flexibility, innovation, urgency, and ability to work in a diverse setting. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Produce weekly headcount reports to the front office Produce monthly reporting which include company, regional, office and director viewsProvide variance explanation between budget, actual, year over year, and trending performancePerform month-end closing duties, conduct monthly income statement analysis and prepare journal entries when needed during the monthly close processAssist stakeholders in understanding and utilizing reports produced by the departmentProduce ad hoc requests and/or reports and provide analysis as neededInvestigate ways to improve current reporting processes utilizing additional functionality of PeopleSoft queries and the Hyperion application. Requirements:Required Education and/or Experience:BS in Accounting or Finance3-5 years of Accounting or Finance related experience PeopleSoft and nVision experience preferredFinancial analysis experience a plusHyperion Planning, Essbase, SmartView, and EPM (EDMCS, EPBCS, FCCS) experience plus Requisite Abilities and/or Skills:Strong analytical ability with a focus on detailAbility to manage multiple tasks, working independently as well as on a teamProfessional oral and written communication skillsCapacity to view the company, and our internal process, at a detailed levelCapable of interacting with all levels of the organization in a professional manner

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