The high-profile role provides insight into current operations through periodic and ad hoc management reporting and analyses, shares responsibility for corporate-wide budgeting and forecasting, and assists with special projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform data analysis to provide actionable insights and solutions to drive additional value through the company’s top initiatives. Types of analysis may include: measurements of departmental efficiencies and profitability, sales performance, staffing, etc.
Establish leadership position of relational database and reporting concepts within Finance/Accounting
Drive process solutions that support business initiatives by partnering with non-Finance departments
Act as a subject matter expert for SalesForce.com reporting and pipeline dashboards
Assist month-end close, forecast and planning duties, as assigned. Support company’s attainment of financial targets
Identify process issues and form recommendations/solutions to departmental leaders
Provide financial modeling and scenario analysis of incentive compensation plans and large projects
Facilitate Finance interaction with various business units by building strong partnerships throughout the organization
Assist Finance leadership through a team/collaboration-based approach to decision making
B.S./B.A. degree in business, finance, statistics, information technology or related area or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Adept knowledge of corporate accounting systems and PC-driven technologies
Minimum of 2 - 4 years’ experience in a ‘hands-on’ accounting role
Experience with the reporting and accounting for foreign operations is preferred
Experience with public companies and/or the software industry is preferred
Experience as a data analyst working in database system is preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong Access and Excel skills, SQL or VBA familiarity and ability to perform data extracts
Excellent analytical, reporting and project management skills
Advanced problem solving skills; ability to identify problems, analyze data and draw conclusions
Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment with competing priorities and tight deadlines, with a strong ability to multi-task and prioritize
Demonstrated success with ‘plug and play’ scenario models
Achieve productivity gains through automated data mining and synthesis techniques
Familiarity with GAAP accounting rules, balance sheet management and trial balance creation
Teamwork and Leadership:
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and “change agent” skills
High drive for results and takes initiative
Strong bias towards teamwork and departmental collaboration
Is committed to continuous learning
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Candidate must be able to pass criminal and credit background check.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.
(The experience criteria used above should not be seen as definitive. Applicants with less experience are invited to apply where they consider that they have relevant experience and/or qualifications that will meet the needs and responsibilities of the role).
Please submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org