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Financial Analyst III

General Purpose
The senior accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to recording, reconciling and reporting of financial data
Description:
In this role, you'll be utilizing your technical accounting expertise to:
- Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes/deadlines
- Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
- Balance sheet accounts reconciliations and analysis, as required
- Interface with colleagues and management from various departments
- Interact with external auditors, as required
- Prepare journal entries
- Approve journal entries prepared by our third party service team members
- Prepare certain account reconciliations and review/approve account reconciliations prepared by others
- Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
- Analyze financial information to explain variances and identify accounting issues,
- Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility
- Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
- Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned
- Identify and implement process improvements
Key Competencies
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the organization
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong technical accounting skills
- Team player and have ability to work independently
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Interact with and support our third party service provider team members
- Take ownership of work performed
- Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
- Ability to adapt to a changing environment, learn new areas independently, willingness to learn new things.
Qualifications and
Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting. CPA or MBA in process or obtained.
- Minimum two years progressively responsible experience in the accounting
- Strong technical accounting background.
- Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook or similar programs
- SAP experience is required
- HFM experience is desired
- Essbase experience is a plus



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