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Sr. Financial Analyst Exempt - 58128BR
Ref No.: 18-01270
Location: Franklin, Tennessee
Start Date / End Date: 04/02/2018 to 04/30/2019
Sr. Financial Analyst - Bachelors Degree - 6 - 10 years experience - No Driving Required.

This position serves as a business partner with Nissan's Finance organization such as Treasury, Accounting, Reporting, Tax, Legal, outsource/offshore partners and others by providing accounting input. This position provides subject matter knowledge by understanding and managing the general ledger recording of cash, debt and other transactions as well as understanding the subsidiary systems impacting these transactions. Compiles and analyzes complex financial information having a major fiscal impact on the company; prepares complex reports, general ledger entries and account reconciliations.

Responsible for insuring that accounting transactions around banking activity is performed accurately and in accordance with Corporate and external requirements (GAAP and IFRS).

Functions as a team lead on special projects with potentially high impact on company business activities.

Actively involved in the accounting closing activities by preparing and/or reviewing journal entries and performing account analysis.

Prepares/reviews monthly account reconciliations: researches open items and account discrepancies, coordinates resolution of open items with other impacted departments and management. Makes recommendations and implements solutions.

Responsible for the governance of the company's Reconciliations and Manual Journal Entires.

Manages the monthly recurring entry and monthly accrual entry reversal process.

Prepares and reviews periodic reports such as financial statements, management reports, government reports, and tax reports.

Regularly reviews processes, anticipates needs of the department and looks for areas for improvement; makes recommendations and can implement solutions.

Leads the offshore/insource accounting team including but not limited to tracking their KPIs.

Liaison as a prime contact with cash and bank team, external and internal auditions and other departments/organizations.

Updates policies/procedures.

Researches accounting topics and writes white papers as needed.

Prepares analysis of the impact of journal entries/transactions to the cash flow statements.

As necessary, performs other related duties.

Scope, plan, design, test, modify and install accounting systems/or new accounting schemes and related software programs/upgrades.

Required / Desired Skills
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Bachelors Degree with 6 - 10 years relevant experience. Required
Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Required
Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills. Required
Self-starter with the ability to function without supervision. Required
Ability to prioritize, and complete multiple assignments. Required
Ability to improve efficiency through process improvements and automation. Required
Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, others), SAP and Blackline preferred. Required