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Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 17-02363
Location: Rockaway, New Jersey
Financial Analyst
Rockaway, NJ
4 Month Contract

Job Description
  • Compiles and consolidates data from various sources to analyze and report information for use in decision making by management.
  • Develops and maintains models, analysis, and forecasts, interprets and determines key drivers behind business results relative to plans, and presents findings and alternatives to business leaders.
  • Measures operational and financial performance relative to business plan(s).
  • Assist departmental leads in identifying risks, efficiencies and or opportunities supported by analysis.
  • Assess quality and integrity of information gathered, analysis performed and reports generated.
  • Run 'what-if' scenarios using critical thinking and insight to evaluate solutions or recommendations
  • Supports development and preparation of business scorecard performance reporting.
  • Develops recurring reports and analytics for assigned business segment. Prepares ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis as required.
  • Develops and maintains forecasting models.
  • Maintains strong working relationship with operational business partners and anticipates customer needs.
  • Acts as liaison to assigned business segment for financial related matters, responds to inquiries, and may facilitate accounting activities.
  • Leads special projects related to area of expertise, which may include facilitating budget process, process/systems improvements, and other recurring or adhoc initiatives.
  • May train, mentor, and review the work of others.
Education/Experience
  • Four year degree in accounting, finance, or related field plus five or more years of progressive analytical experience working with executive management teams.
  • A CPA, MBA, or PMP certification would be highly beneficial but not required.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a finance or strategic planning
  • Experience with business modeling.
  • ¿Expert excel skills required.
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with database management, preferably Sage and Oracle.
  • This position will require strong analytical and investigative research skills in addition to excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of spreadsheet and database programs and word processing software.