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Financial Analyst in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    FINAN67345

Job Description

Financial Analysts, are you looking to grow your career by applying your expertise to more complex projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Financial Analysts. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations, to providing you with valuable insight into the company's culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a strong background as a Financial Analyst and are looking to move your career forward, let Vaco open the door for you. Apply today!

As a Financial Analyst, you will conduct analysis of divisional and department performance as well as prepare any special financial studies that may be needed. You may also be responsible for the development and implementation of new analysis techniques.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and communicates monthly reporting and tracking for the supported business functions (e.g., BU Financial Performance report, Journal Entry Detail files, Variance Files, Capital Spending etc.)
  • Supports the development of the annual operating plan and periodic forecasts working with the Business Unit Planning function. Provides proactive variance analysis on forecast/budget to actual results. Identifies, recommends and implements corrective action plans as required.
  • Provides financial support for the long-range planning process in the supported business functions.
  • Provides financial support to the Operations, Logistics and Shared Service organization
  • Works with Accounting and Business Unit Finance to continuously review the management reporting structure of the business, including profit centers, cost centers and accounts.
  • Supports continuous improvement efforts in financial processes and tools incorporating best practices.
  • Manages processes, budgets, performance management, and compliance activities as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills and ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (e.g., pivot tables, v-lookup).
  • Proficiency in Hyperion, SAP Financials, and Essbase a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certification or MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a financial role, preferably in a large corporate environment