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Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 18-29000
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
Duration:0-6 month(s)

Job Summary:
The Financial Analyst is responsible for the quality, accuracy and compliance of all the financial deliverables under his/her responsibility. Reports to the Finance Mgr. or Controller. 0-3 direct reports. Ensure that the books under his/her responsibilities (P&L /BS) are in compliance with US GAAP rules and the Finance Knowledge documents (SFM, FPS, Guidelines).

Understands the end to end process under his/her responsibility and report gaps through SQs. Analyze and control Capex, Inventory, Projects, DSO relating to area of responsibility.
Perform monthly reviews of Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet accounts relating to area of responsibility, including business indicators such as profitability and liquidity.
Present monthly analysis on costs and revenue. Assist with financial planning, forecasting and monitoring of results versus objectives.
Ensure across-the-board implementation of standard finance practices. Identify weaknesses in internal control and suggest improvements.
Assess and highlight opportunities for increased cost efficiencies. Develop and evaluate business or project financial metrics and drivers. Design and implement project controls.
Evaluate currency exposure in collaboration with the Treasury Analyst. Participate in Internal Audit assignments.
Assist with ad hoc reporting, analysis or projects as required. Understands, reviews, implements and complies with Sarbane Oxley requirements as defined in the risk control matrix.
Complies with applicable company policies, including Personnel, Quality System and Health, Safety and Environment standards and procedures.
Successfully complete required safety training (including but not limited to FP24, drugs and alcohol, electrical, emergency response, fire, first aid, health and hygiene, PPE, SIPP, risk reporting, IT security, hazardous materials, driving).

Previous Experience and Competencies: Finance or Accounting Degree or equivalent professional certification, MBA. 3 -5 years in a financial role.

SPANISH SPEAKERS PREFERRED

Skills: Problem Solving: Strong project estimation & complexity, creative and innovative quality solutions, analytical oriented, and good decision making skills.

Leadership: functions independently and in a team, project mgt. skills, mentoring skills and can set/accomplish objectives.

Communication: Strong oral/written communication skills, customer services oriented, and interacts frequently with peer groups, service providers, subordinates and senior mgt. advising on area of responsibility.

Cross Discipline: Understanding of interaction with other disciplines, Company strategy and the principles of Quality Management.