Financial Analyst

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/26/2017 Job ID: 14788 Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Financial Analyst
Pittsburgh, PA

Currently have an opening with our client in the greater Pittsburgh, PA area for a Financial Analyst.

Overview of Financial Analyst Role

  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions to a senior financial analyst based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about novelty in the field
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function

Financial Analyst Requirements and Background

  • MBA preferred; CPA a plus
  • 6-10 years demonstrated financial analysis experience required
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (specifically Excel)
  • Overall ability to perform data query and analysis; IBM COGNOS experience a plus
  • Project management skills
  • Strong customer focus skills; commitment to continuous process improvement;
  • Organization and communication skills; problem solving skills

 

Financial Analyst - 14788

Steve Less
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