Accounting / Financial Analyst
LexisNexis - Alpharetta, GA

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This position exists to perform specific analytical and/or financial functions including financial analysis and completion of tasks consistent with department objectives. Deals with issues of moderate complexity and requires some decision-making. Requires understanding of overall business organization and function.

Accountabilities

Secures relevant information and identifies key issues that are directly related to problem assessment.

Prepares and analyzes schedules, reports or journal entries. Understands impact of actions and analysis to overall financials.

Performs special projects as requested by manager.

Understands financial/accounting systems and software relevant to area as well as relationships between the systems.

Engages in basic research from multiple sources of information for purpose of identifying cause and effect relationships.

Provides financial reporting (ex. budgets, actuals, customer usage) to meet client expectations and deadlines.

Identifies problem areas when looking at information, seeing patterns, trends or missing pieces, noticing when a current situation is similar to a past situation and identifies the similarities. Questions inconsistency in financial data elements.

Gathers and interprets information, makes preliminary assessments and completes reconciliations.

Prepares and analyzes schedules, reports and/or journal entries and understands their impact on the overall financials.

Identifies problem areas and trends when looking at information and questions inconsistencies.

Communicates information with manager oversight to individuals outside of the finance department.

Engages in preliminary research to locate and report relevant data in an effort to support a finding or conclusion as directed by their manager.

Takes the initiative to check data results against other reports to ensure accuracy before distribution.

Perform other related duties and projects as assigned or required.

Qualifications

Four year degree or equivalent experience
Experience: 3-5 years direct experience

Accounting Asst/Competencies/Knowledge & Skills

Understands financial/accounting systems and software relevant to area as well as relationships between the systems

Analytical Thinking

Organizational Awareness

Analysis Problem Assessment

Conceptual Thinking

Decision Making (Problem Solving)

Ability to complete financial analysis without direction

Clear communication of issues and analysis

LexisNexis Risk Solutions (www.lexisnexis.com/risk) is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 30,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact USSharedServicesCenter@lexisnexis.com.

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