Job: Financial Analyst

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Job Information:

With general supervision, perform financial analysis involving company expenses, income, and other business results based on past, present, and future operations.

Essential Functions

  • Research, analyze, and report fluctuations in financial and business results to identify trends and research variances; make recommendations to improve company performance and resolve issues
  • Research, analyze, and report fluctuations between actual financial results compared to budgeted amounts to advise management on potential areas of cost impacts; make recommendations for corrective actions
  • Assist in the preparation of company budgets and financial forecasts for the development of business plans
  • Monitor and evaluate individual department expenses and identify any specific trends to assist in cost control.
  • Recommend changes to streamline accounting systems and processes to ensure maximum efficiency and appropriate utilization of resources
  • Prepare reports that outline VSP’s financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings to assist in financial decision-making
  • Analyze and interpret various financial reports and statistics to management; make recommendations to ensure proper business decisions are made

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Business from an accredited college
  • Five years of financial analysis or related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct various types of analysis, including cost-benefit and alternative analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to document, propose, negotiate and present approaches and solutions
  • Proficient in spreadsheet applications and mainframe accounting systems
  • Ability to visualize and create plans for future business outcomes and changes
  • Thorough understanding of business implications, interdependencies and system interfaces
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Proficient at facilitating meetings, and negotiating across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate information to a wide variety of technical and non-technical individuals or groups at all levels of the organization
  • Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties
Posted On: October 20, 2020 |
Location: Remote / Rancho Cordova, CA