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Financial Analyst in Somerset County, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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Job Description

Our client located in Somerset County is adding a Financial Analyst/Accountant to the team.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Forecasting/Budgeting - Support sales/financial forecasts including monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasts. Communicate the forecast to the respective business leads. Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Provide business intelligence via market and customer analysis
  • Manage all aspects of competitive analysis and reporting, including developing a process and regular cadence for the dissemination of key peer company and industry-wide developments
  • Oversee regular reporting in all areas of management information including the development of reports and KPIs for US business based on BW and SAP, assessment of customer and product-level segmentation/profitability and performance monitoring versus key strategic KPIs
  • Discounts & Promotional spend tracking & insights
  • Support month end close process with supervision from Senior Financial Controller.
  • Support accounting needs, such as A/P support, weekly check runs, etc.
  • Provide support and analysis related to processing I/C invoices, such as but not limited to: scanning invoices (including customs and duties), researching discrepancies, etc.
  • Serve as a Business Warehouse resource for US International team; creating reports & trouble shooting as needed.
  • Perform monthly analysis on key cost center P&L accounts (such as HR, Logistics) as directed by Finance Director.
  • Support required Corporate Minimum Controls monthly reporting.
  • Provide support for mid-year and year-end audit with external auditors.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance / Accounting / Economics or related field
  • Seeking 3-5 years' experience in Business Planning, Consulting or Finance
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Experience with integrated financial systems (SAP) is preferred and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) programs is required. Very strong Excel spreadsheet, charting, and graphics skill set is a must
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and controls
  • Highly analytical, with strong financial analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, with a high sense of urgency
  • Results and detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.

This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent opportunity with health benefits and the opportunity to grow with the company.