Financial Analyst

Employer
Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Analyst, Finance
Hours
Full Time
PRIMARY FUNCTION:The ISP Financial Analyst will be responsible for generating systematic, timely, and accurate financial reports and analysis, as well as supporting continuous improvement from a Finance perspective for the ISP business. This position will report to the ISP Financial Supervisor.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Maintain, create, analyze, and distribute weekly and monthly ISP financial reports such as sales and margin reports, monthly forecasts, transportation revenue and expense, variance analysis to budget/forecast, explanations for monthly results, etc.* Compile and distribute other monthly, quarterly, and periodic reports for the ISP business, as needed* Create analysis for ad hoc requests from sales managers and other ISP stakeholders* Assemble ISP financial data in preparation for quarterly earnings calls and board of directors meetings* Develop an understanding of the ISP business to recommend improvements to existing processes* Work cohesively with Accounting, Logistics, Operations, and other functions to better understand and predict business results* Analyze ISP contracts, understanding profitability implications and identifying potential issues related to revenue recognition* Other responsibilities as assignedRequirementsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:EDUCATION:* Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree required in Accounting, Business, or FinanceEXPERIENCE: * 2-4 years of relevant experience in finance or accounting, showing consistent career progression.* Ability to manage critical deadlines and adapt and prioritize in a fast-paced dynamic work environment; ability to generate options for solutions; demonstrates sound judgment in choosing a course of action* Ability to efficiently create and maintain complex spreadsheets without error, ability to critically analyze data to identify and explain variances* Ability to communicate effectively and constructively through clear and concise expression of concepts both in writing and verbally to personnel at all levels of the organization* Strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate work and information gained from multiple resources* Overall understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), financial concepts, practices, and procedures* Independent self-starter who can create own work plan and priorities without constant direct supervision* Team player who operates cohesively as a member of the FP&A team, coachable* Demonstrates the highest ethical standards * Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required, including datamining with Excel.PREFERRED SKILLS:* Experience in a data mining tool such as Tableau, Mini-Tab, or Access* Familiarity with finance/accounting in a manufacturing environment* Advanced degree in business or finance and/or professional certification in finance or accountingWe are an equal opportunity employer.Amazing Publicly Traded Company looking for a dynamic Financial Analyst to support a growing division!