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Sr. Financial Analyst

Company: Leadstack Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Perform complex finance functions and/or activities with programmatic impact on the institution, requiring professional expertise and application of internal policies and systems and external regulations. May manage a key area within a finance operation or department/unit.

Perform highly analytical, complex finance and control functions; multi-dimensional and complex reconciliations and related analysis; prepare or review and approve complex transactions and higher level dollar value transactions.
Research, and synthesize data; interpolate results from large amounts of data, identify trends in data, draw conclusions, develop solutions, present and implement recommendations, and create follow up analysis.
Develop complex budget and forecasting scenarios, long-range planning and analyses for financial reporting and presentations; design and run ad hoc reports.
Identify and resolve unique issues with substantial significance; recognize exceptions, and conduct in-depth analysis using advanced technical knowledge and experience. Recommend and develop solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational and university perspective in decision making.
Manage Chart of Accounts, Org hierarchy, month end close calendar and checklist, Oracle Business Intelligence variance reports.
Perform actual month-end/quarter-end/year-end close and financial reporting.
Responsible for consolidation of actuals of all internal divisions, actual versus budget variance analysis. Identifying opportunities and risks to ensure meeting the budget.
Support IT operation. Manage IT actuals, budget and forecast. Develop and maintain IT software and service amortization schedule. Assist IT ROI analysis for new projects and any ad-hoc reporting for IT management.
Review, design, and implement appropriate internal control programs, research new regulations, and implement approved changes. Manage compliance program for area of responsibility, interpret internal policy and external regulations, and create and/or review complex compliance reports.
Develop reports and presentations of complex financial data and metrics for management and third parties.
Perform moderately complex finance functions, including structured analysis; conduct data mining; identify, clarify, and investigate discrepancies and exceptions; proactively develop solutions and processes.
Maintain, reconcile, review, combine, and validate moderately complex financial data sets, including large volumes of data, financial reports, financial databases, and key financial information.
Run and analyze moderately complex financial reports, often from multiple systems; assist in preparation of management information reports.
Lead and execute unit or cross functional projects and teams, make decisions regarding projects and programs affecting operational effectiveness, policies, or processes.
Engage in continuous critical analysis of existing systems and processes; make recommendations to achieve greater efficiencies and improve internal controls. Define requirements, develop and implement complex test cases, perform testing and analyze results.
Lead and support unit and organization strategy and change management initiatives.
Provide training on new financial systems. Represent organization to client group(s) and external partners; serve as subject matter expert on matters that involve complex technical, financial, or subject matter expertise.
Assess client and business needs, and formulate recommendations to determine approach to managing and completing processes.
May supervise, train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed. Contribute primarily through applying individual expertise.
* - Other duties may also be assigned

Education & Experience:
-Bachelor's degree and six years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
-Advanced knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning and financial systems; internet and computer literacy.
-Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
-Advanced professional communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and management.
-Strong project management skills and ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team.
Certifications and Licenses:

Keywords: Leadstack Inc, Redwood City , Sr. Financial Analyst, Other , Redwood City, California

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