The Financial Analyst I will perform analysis of financial information for financial statement forecasting and liquidity forecasting. This team member will also assist in the preparation of various financial reports used in the corporate quarterly financial forecast.
Analyze financial information, including trends and forecasts
Develop, evaluate, and monitor short/long term corporate forecasting models.
Analyze monthly/quarterly/yearly financial results and communicate important trends and measurements.
Create various balance sheet, revenue, and expense forecasts for disclosures and business scenarios.
Perform variance analysis and research to explain any differences.
Maintain thorough knowledge of financial data/information sources.
Prepare ad hoc analysis for management.
OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES
Support the Financial Planning Analysis Manager or AVP Forecasting, Planning, and Analysis by performing special projects such as analysis of trends and investigation of specific issues.
: Reports to: Financial Planning Analysis Manager or AVP Forecasting, Planning Analysis Direct Reports: None
Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access).
Knowledge of Finance/Accounting/GAAP principles.
Knowledge of financial models and tools such as NPV, IRR, etc.
Basic knowledge of data mining tools such as Access, SAS, and SQL.
Advanced analytical skills
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
Proficiency in reading and interpreting financial documents.
Advanced Excel skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work efficiently and effectively.
Ability to use historical trends to develop dynamic forecasting models.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.
1-2 years business experience preferably in Financial Planning and Analysis or Accounting.
Equivalent experience and/or advanced certifications may substitute.
GM Financial - 2 years ago