Financial Analyst

Employer
NASDAQ
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Function
Analyst, Finance
Hours
Full Time
Nasdaq Position Overview:Description of Group: NASDAQ OMX Global Information Services leverages reliable, scalable technology and robust distribution channels to provide comprehensive benchmarks and market data solutions across asset classes and regions. We equip financial institutions and investors with essential market transparency to make informed decisions. Our Global Data Products provide innovative real-time and historical market data as well as analytic data solutions designed to meet new industry challenges. NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes support financial product sponsors across a wide-spectrum of investable products and asset managers to measure risk and performance. Requirements: In depth understanding of finance and information systems to leverage best reporting methods as well as basic accounting knowledge. Must be detail oriented, expert of excel and PPT; access database and Qlikview experience preferred Responsible for coordinating and publishing an established set of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial and key performance indicator reports leveraging existing systems and coordinating efforts throughout the GIS finance group; includes reporting on initiatives and return on investment Develops improved reports, streamlining processes and leveraging existing and new reporting toolsManages schedule of reports, requirements, recipients and updates to existing reports to ensure complete, timely and consistent reporting within the GIS business team and to external stakeholders, such as the GL consolidations groupParticipates in improving the reporting structure such as product and project hierarchies, department and legal entity structure Conducts complex analysis of standard business and financial variances as neededEducation, Professional accomplishments, and Certifications:Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business AdministrationExperience Required: 6 to 8 yearsSkills, Requirements and Competencies:Requires conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines.Is fully self-sufficient and competent in regards to output quality and quantity. Requires little or no supervision on a day to day basis. Has basic or good knowledge of best practices and how own area of expertise integrates with others.Understands key business drivers and is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.Provides informal guidance for colleagues with less experience. Is accountable for contributing with a competent standard and delivers every time. Plans and prioritizes work using resources in the best possible way to complete tasks on time and with high quality.Solves problems using existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information. Is starting to look at 'best practice'. Provides creative insights and / or solutions to address client / organizational challenges.Impacts a range of activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies.Works quickly and is able to assist other team members where appropriate. Works independently. Is able to explain difficult information; works to build consensus. Generates healthy debate within team, influencing team to look for a 'better approach'. Shares knowledge and expertise across organizational boundaries and endorses "best practicesA cents € .Synthesizes information from various sources by breaking it down into relevant components and generating new data when needed; considers a broad range of issues when determining relevance of data.Integrates complex information and concepts and organizes analysis efforts into a systematic framework; verifies logic of others and challenges ideas, assumptions and conclusions.Evaluates current situation based on previous experience; identifies advanced implications/ conclusions from the logical analysis of a complex situation or issue; weighs options critically.Utilizes a strategic approach to decision-making by linking data, knowledge and insights together.Performs economic research and analysis of financial measures such as rates of return, depreciation and net present value of investments, and prepares reports on findings.Utilizes financial models to develop projected P&Ls, cash flows and balance sheets that aid in the development of long-range plans for growth and profitability objectives.Synthesizes and analyzes complex market analyses and benchmarking data to measure and manage business performance.Identifies and develops requirements related to complex financial modeling.Develops basic to complex financial models, including forecasting financial results, modeling financial statements and performing more advanced analyses.Possesses firm knowledge of design tools to build and implement financial models. Displays a deep understanding of the business segment, financial markets where applicable and the interplay of cash flows within the organization.Compiles data, performs routine to complex analyses, and finalizes papers/reports for consideration and presentation by varying audiences. Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.