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Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 18-02157
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Accounting/Finance
Benefits:Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance
The Financial Analyst conducts and documents simple to moderate standard financial analysis and ad hoc finance projects.

This is a 3 month contract role. 

Responsibilities:
  • Aids organization with financial functions, such as assessing, planning, budgeting, consolidation, cost control, and project control.
  • Evaluates and analyzes a variety of financial results and indicators such as proposals, investment opportunities, rate of return, profit plans, operating records, financial statements, etc.
  • Recommends actions that may be taken to improve financial results.
  • Analyzes records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to project future revenues and expenses.
  • Assists in preparation of special studies, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, statistical reports, and business forecasts.
  • Retrieves and organizes data into required reporting formats to provide a basis for comparison and evaluation.
  • Prepares reports analyzing specific aspects of department structures, functions and operational procedures and recommends ways to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in a business related field.
  • Some prior related work experience preferred but not required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information to supervisors and finance management.
  • Requires knowledge of basic financial terms, concepts and accounting principles.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret financial information and the ability to accurately explain/report activity in verbal and written communications.
  • Requires intermediate analytical skills.
  • Computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Strong work ethic and adaptable.