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Reference # : 18-03496 Title : Sr. Financial Analyst, Systems Projects
Location : Plano, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 12/05/2018  
Description
REQ ID: TYA687734
JOB TITLE: Sr. Financial Analyst, Systems Projects
CONTRACT DURATION: 6 Months+
LOCATION: Plano, TX


Company Background:
Our client, a major employer in the area, is looking for a Sr. Financial Analyst, Systems Projects to be part of a project management team in its North American headquarters.

Position Summary:
  • Modifying spreadsheets for new system and Chart of Account changes
  • Testing HFR report modifications for new system and Chart of Account changes
  • System testing, data validation
  • Leveraging systems and data for financial reporting deliverables
  • Oversee project tracking spreadsheets with large amounts of data, ensuring integrity of data and reports generated, support
  • Other Project Team support as needed
  • Other Accounting & Tax team support as needed
    Licenses or Certifications:
  • CPA with current accounting experience
  • Candidate will have between 3 and 5 years with a Big 4 public accounting firm (or other professional service firms)
  • Specific experience in the areas of month end close and accounting processes, and Financial Reporting requirements, processes and deliverables
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and/or Access/VBA (or other equivalent database software) Strong Excel skills, including file and data validations, and complex formula building ? Must be very good with Excel and data ? validated it, find trends/patterns
  • Kaizen or business process improvement expertise
  • Attention to detail is required along with the ability to work in challenging environments
  • Adaptability - willingness to learn new products and processes and work on multiple types of project concurrently
  • Ability to serve as an advocate for customer's business objectives; i.e. be an advocate for the business by working in partnership to deliver business decisions which will positively affect the future profitability of the Company
  • Ability to work with customers to conceptualize needs and to develop and implement solutions
  • Ability to drive change by clarifying objectives, identifying and managing resistance to change, and serving as a role model for new behaviors
  • Ability to work with ambiguous or changing work situations, tasks, assignments
  • Self-starter who works independently to move tasks forward while continuously obtaining group consensus
  • A high degree of organization skills with the ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • The ability to effectively and efficiently set priorities according to customer/supervisor criteria
  • The ability to successfully execute short-term activities without impeding progress on longer-term activities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong data analytics skill.
  • Working knowledge of HFM
  • General understanding of how financial systems work, ability to leverage financial system to generate reporting outcomes.
  • An understanding of system implementation projects
    Requirements:

    Education:
    Four-Year College Degree (BA or BS) Business degree in Accounting/Finance
    5-10 (8 is sweet spot) years of relevant work experience (in similar field and/or industry)