Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Financial Analyst in Alpharetta


The Financial Analyst will report to the Vice President of Finance and Controlling and will be responsible for timely, accurate month end close. This position is also responsible for the integrity of the general ledger and financial reporting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Annual Budget:
? Prepares and maintains the PC based company budget. Coordinate with VP of Finance and Controlling and department managers all budget information and schedules.
? Assists department managers in the formulation of their department budgets.
? Provides the appropriate financial analysis for capital expenditures.
2. Special Projects:
? Capital Investments - provides in depth financial analysis of the project/investment.
? Other Special Projects - provides financial analysis and project direction as needed.
3. Cost Control
? Reviews departmental actual expenses vs. budget. Issues monthly statements to managers.
? Questions managers on expense variances; writes monthly variance reports.
? Responsible for providing senior management information on all areas of cost and revenue as requested. 
? Identifies trends and developments in competitive environments and presents results to Senior Management. 
? Compiles and analyzes financial information for the organization. Develops integrated revenue/expense analysis, projections, reports and presentations

Performs other duties as required
? Prepares various accounting statements and financial reports.
? Creates and analyzes monthly, quarterly and annual reports and ensures financial information has been recorded accurately.
? Prepares business reports and presentations
? Performs financial forecasting and reconciliation of internal accounts.
? Is an integral part of month end closing process, prepares and reviews journal entries and performs reconciliations.
? Supports the VP of Finance with ad hoc reporting and analysis.
? Is actively involved in all accounting and finance impacting aspects of all departments.
? Actively contributes to monitoring and continuously improving all processes within the organization.

Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the Accounting field.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports and legal documents.
Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups, to communicate and work with various internal customers and to represent demands and requirements of the finance area.
Must be proficient with Word and Excel, in particular must be able prepare charts, tables and management reports and has ideally worked with web based applications like Hyperion.

Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance and 3-5 years’ experience in the field or in a related area. Ideally has experience in a manufacturing environment.

Core competencies:
Job Knowledge, Human Relations, Communication, Creativity, Team Approach, Attendance, Customer Satisfaction, Cost Control and Cost Consciousness, Passion and Interest, Accuracy, Accountability

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