Financial Analyst

Boston, MA

Posted: 08/01/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174960 Pay Rate: $72,000

Do you like to examine data to generate information and forecasts? Are you looking to expand your professional experience? A financial services company seeks a Financial Analyst to join their bright and passionate organization! This position stands on a contract basis; however, it has the potential to convert into permanent work. Moreover, this is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking to join a dynamic finance team.

Responsibilities:
  • Support team in building and managing strategic partnerships with internal business unit leaders
  • Participate in overall financial forecast and planning process
  • Work with business partners, management, finance leadership, and other finance teams to develop a metric driven and strategic result
  • Focus on initiative level expense tracking across the firm 
  • Drive preparation of monthly management reports 
  • Contribute in evaluating potential firm-wide growth opportunities and innovations
  • Include monthly variance analysis, reconciliations, proforma modelling, metric analysis, and measurement of business performance trends
  • Participate in improving the overall management reporting environment, utilizing next generation finance tools to ensure process efficiency and visualization
  • Build a culture of continuous improvement 
  • Examine and assess existing financial analysis practices and suggest improvements wherever necessary

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree 
  • 3 to 5 years of financial planning and analysis experience
  • Fundamental understanding of financial statements, financial and management accounting
  • Comfortable handling various ad-hoc requests, as needed by the FP&A team and respective internal business units
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity, change, and a dynamic business environment
  • Advanced Excel based modeling, and proficient PowerPoint skills 
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative

Nice to Haves:
  • Financial services industry experience 
  • Desire to grow and learn the asset management business and respective industry
  • Experience with business intelligence, data visualization (Tableau), and financial modeling
  • Aptitude to focus on detail 
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Essbase, Tableau, SAP / Oracle, or relevant experience with similar products

Job ID: 174960

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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