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R00006360 - Senior Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 18-02918
Location: Franklin, Tennessee
Start Date / End Date: 06/04/2018 to 06/30/2019
Requisition Description
Engagement Type:

Contract

Short Description:
Senior Financial Analyst - Bachelors Degree and 5-7 years related professional experience. No Driving Required.
Complete Description:​
Summary
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.

Functions
• 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 Entries.
• 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 auditors and other departments/organizations.
• Updates policies and 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.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors Degree and 5-7 years related professional experience.

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

Required / Desired Skills
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Bachelors Degree with 5-7 years of prior directly related professional experience. Required
Responsible for insuring that accounting transactions around banking activity performed accurately in accordance with Corporate/external requirements. Required
Functions as a team lead on special projects with potentially high impact on company business activities. Required
Actively involved in the accounting closing activities by preparing and/or reviewing journal entries and performing account analysis. Required
Prepares/reviews monthly account reconciliations: researches open items and account discrepancies, coordinates resolution of open items. Required
Responsible for the governance of the company's Reconciliations and Manual Journal Entries. Required
Manages the monthly recurring entry and monthly accrual entry reversal process. Required
Prepares and reviews periodic reports such as financial statements, management reports, government reports, and tax reports. Required
Regularly reviews processes, anticipates needs of the department and looks for areas for improvement; makes recommendations and can implement solution Required
Leads the offshore/insource accounting team including but not limited to tracking their KPIs. Required
Updates policies and procedures. Required
Researches accounting topics and writes white papers as needed. Required
Prepares analysis of the impact of journal entries/transactions to the cash flow statements. Required
As necessary, performs other related duties Required
Scope, plan, design, test, modify and install accounting systems/or new accounting schemes and related software programs/upgrades. Required