Jr. Financial Analyst

Employer
Accountemps
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 14, 2019
Closes
Jan 16, 2019
Function
Analyst, Finance
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID:04510-0010797846Classification:Financial Analyst - Entry LevelCompensation:$23.75 to $27.50 per hourParticipate in compensation management, semi-annual incentive compensation payments.Provide financial and analytical support for the incentive compensation accounting and forecasting processes. Respond to ad-hoc projects related to incentive compensation program Assist with the new business process and working with Finance and Business Managers. Cash reconciliations, payment date accounting, monthly reporting and report production, daily modeling, analysis and reporting and financial Analysis. Responsible for the day- to-day general ledger accounting and reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas. Research and resolve Business Unit(s) inquiries for assigned functional areas. Perform monthly balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position/budget variance analysis Investigate and report to the Manager any inconsistencies or improprieties. Analyze data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested Train new employees and ensure training material/documentation is kept current Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance Projects as assigned by Management Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting analysis of the results of the division?s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan. Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all of Finance during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review. Support Financial Planning Analysis(FP A) business unit analysts by being the first point of contact for issues and questions. Demonstrate appropriate understanding/working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them. Describe an insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to business area partners and management to drive business results.The financial analyst position in accounting and audit services demands following skills and qualifications. A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA/MBA preferred. Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles. Must have extremely strong Microsoft Excel skills Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills Maturity, professionalism, and high level of discretion are required Knowledge of procedural controls and data validation techniques required Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude Independent worker and analytical thinker with an ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems Strong presence with the ability to interact with Senior Leadership. Financial modeling expertise a plusAccountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills - helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2018 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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