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Financial Analyst, SQL
Ref No.: 18-00235
Location: Long Beach, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
FINANCIAL ANALYST, SQL

Location: Long Beach, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION
• Utilizes strong technical capabilities in MS Excel, MS Access and SQL to assist the FP&A team in performing an array of duties including, but not limited to, analyzing and improving reporting and analytics.
• Work with FP&A team to further efforts to automate additional data functions and reporting capabilities.
• Assist in data loads / feeds to and from complex data warehouse between Cognos and other sources.
• Run reports for month-end close, budgeting and forecasting.
• Perform results analysis for month-end close, budgeting and forecasting.
• Work closely with Cognos admin to assist in any data integrity or SQL related activities.
• Work closely supporting existing SQL FP&A team member.
• Create and modify complex Business Logic into SQL scripts and / or rules.
• Gather, analyze and document system requirements.
• Work to enhance key P&L reporting capabilities.
• Communicate results and findings proactively and professionally to both FP&A and external teams.
• Proactively identify process improvement opportunities.
• Proactively identify opportunities to add value to company through additional analytics or reporting.
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's degree required.
• A comparable combination of education / experience and / or training will be considered equivalent to the education listed above.
• 5+ years business experience with a combined business and technical role.
• 2+ years of experience in MS SQL Server and MS Access required.
• Experience with MS Office Suite, SQL and Cognos TM1 version 10.1 or later.
• Experience with at least one additional multidimensional OLAP tool, preferred.
• Ability to function as a team player.
• Ability to react quickly to changing business needs and requirements.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to grasp complex concepts and processes quickly.

Platinum Resource Group is a professional level consulting firm, providing resources to Fortune 1000 client companies in the areas of technology, human resources, accounting, finance, business systems and supply chain, on a contract and interim basis. PRG has operations in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As a W-2 employer we offer our consultants direct deposit bi-weekly payroll, health, dental, vision benefits, paid holidays, and referral bonuses.