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Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 18-15990
Location: Denver, Colorado
A Major Financial Firm located in Denver, CO has an immediate contract opportunity for a Financial Analyst.

Responsible for the daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting, recordkeeping and reporting of assigned mutual funds. Analyzes data to identify potential issues and performs research to develop appropriate solutions. Controls and balances accounts and output, posts accounting entries and transactions to ledger according to established procedures and according to regulatory rules.

  • Performs calculations for assigned group of funds/accounts, which includes cash projections, reconciliation of trade activity and corporate actions, reconciliation of holdings, and review/analysis of income and expenses.
  • Analyzes fund/account data to identify potential problems and develop appropriate solutions.
  • Preparation of reports provided to internal and external customers, including maintenance of supporting documentation.
  • Ensures that required records are maintained and stored according to appropriate retention policy in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assists in development of policies and procedures for work performed.
  • Assists in identifying opportunities for process improvement and greater efficiency.
  • Assumes additional duties as requested or assigned.
  • Overtime may be required on short notice and may include evening, weekend, holiday hours
  • Typical office environment with telephone, copier, fax machine, calculator, fund accounting systems
  • PC usage up to 90% of the time
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • One year investment accounting experience preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • General knowledge of investment and financial services industries preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently within established guidelines
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of MS Word and Excel; accounting system knowledge preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills