Financial Analyst

Advantage Tech is looking for a Financial Analyst to join one of their partner organizations in the Kansas City, MO area.

Job Description:

Provide accurate and data-based information on company’s effectiveness and stability. They will research and analyze financial information to help the company make well-informed decisions, write reports, and monitor financial movements.

Key Duties:

  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement, forecasts etc.) taking into account financial standing.
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
  • Support the annual budgeting process in conjunction with the Manager, FP&A.
  • Analyze project performance against expense and benefit expectations each month.
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status.
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis.
  • Conduct business studies on past, future, and comparative performance.
  • Partner with management to understand financial reporting needs.
  •  Identify trends based on sound analysis.
  • Develop reports and analyze nonfinancial data. 
  • Incorporate financial data into this analysis when appropriate.
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with budgets and prior periods.
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data.
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business and three years of experience in accounting or finance with a focus on analysis, or, other bachelor’s degree and six years of experience in accounting or finance with a focus on analysis
  • Requires knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Requires ability to work with large sets of data and business intelligence reporting tools
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office products with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Requires effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Requires strong analytical skills and some understanding of accounting principles
  • Requires organizational skills and must have the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our consultants and clients. 

Please visit www.advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities.

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