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Financial Analyst (KL27329) in Janesville, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Financial Analyst (KL27329)

Our client is successful retail company that is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team.  This position will be a nice blend of financial analysis while being able to offer strategic support to management! With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, business casual environment, great benefits and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day financial support, reporting financial results, and other reporting and analytical projects. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


  • The Financial Analyst will conduct special studies to analyze complex financial actions and prepare recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action.
  • Analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance.
  • Perform variance and trend analysis, developing solutions to fill gaps.
  • Provide analytical insight into critical investment initiatives.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the company’s financial performance management processes, including planning and forecasting.
  • Assist in capital approvals and post audit process.
  • Direct preparation of studies, reports, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as sales, budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, and business forecasts.
  • Prepare reports and analysis to management including, but not limited to variance reports and operational metrics.
  • Prepare timely presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Leadership team.
  • The Financial Analyst perform other duties and work on special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

The Financial Analyst will possess the following:


  • The Financial Analyst will have 5+ years related experience.  Experience with budgeting, forecasting, analytics and variance analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and financial reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong computer skills including advanced working knowledge of Excel.
  • The Financial Analyst will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer