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Contract Financial Analyst in Minneapolis, MN at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to join their team on a contract basis!  Ideal candidate will have a strong budgeting and forecasting background, along with a solid understanding of GAAP.  Apply now for this contract opportunity!



Sr. Financial Analyst Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for performing the day- to-day general ledger accounting, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas.

  • Analysis of company versus industry standards

  • Routine communication with Supervisors relating to financial close, issues and deliverable.

  • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close for assigned functional areas

  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations.

  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis of the periodic management reporting of financial results for assigned functional areas:

  • Prepare all Financial Reporting requirements package.

  • Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules.

  • Prepare journal entries related to assigned functional responsibilities.

  • Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.

  • Cross train as back-ups for other staff in the case of emergencies.

  • Review and research accounting transactions for functional.

Job Requirements

Sr. Financial Analyst Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • 5-10 years related experience.

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP

  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Verbal).

  • Ability to succeed in a team environment.

  • Customer Service Oriented.

  • Strong Excel knowledge.

  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls.

  • Strong research and analysis skills.

  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities.

  • Ability to generate bold, creative ideas to improve performance.