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Senior Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Minneapolis Full-Time
$80,000.00 - $90,000.00 / year
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Senior Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant


The Senior Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant position plays a significant role in the finance team’s accounting, financial analysis and business decision support for corporate accounting. Our ideal candidate is a highly motivated, results-oriented individual who combines a strong background and knowledge of information, accounting and reporting systems and financial accounting and reporting skills. This person should have proven interpersonal skills that allow the individual to influence and interact at all levels of the organization. The candidate should have a proven track record of collaboration and teamwork to drive financial performance and process improvements that are aligned with strategic and operational goals and objectives.


  • Accounting Systems - Update, reconcile and maintain the Hyperion financial reporting system for month-end actual and quarterly forecast and budget data. This includes performing the monthly extraction, translation and reconciliation of month-end closing data from SAP into HFM, and the quarterly/annual loading of forecast and budget data from Hyperion planner into HFM, as well as creating and continuously maintaining all relevant process and system documentation.
  • Process Improvements – Identify, develop, implement and drive continuous improvements in the corporate finance area. Play a leadership role in financial, operational, and system process re-engineering of accounting and reporting activities to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Accounting - Perform the monthly accounting and closing activities of the general ledger and subsidiary financial systems for Selling, General and Administrative (SG&A) spending. Reconcile transactions with Company affiliates, including completion of month-end account reconciliations, application of confirmation procedures, and forecasting/budgeting related accounts. Assist with internal and external auditor requirements
  • Financial Analysis - Analyze company personnel costs including medical and dental benefits, 401K, flexible spending accounts, and other benefit costs, and corporate metrics such as headcount, labor overhead allocations and other indicators. Compile results of analysis and effectively report results to senior management.
  • Controls-Develop, implement and maintain control policies and procedures consistent with Company’s control framework and act as a financial resource to other corporate functions regarding these initiatives. Monitor controls over capital expenditures and fixed asset transactions.
  • Documentation-Lead the effort to ensure that all relevant business process and system documentation pertaining to the corporate finance function is developed and continuously maintained.
  • Other-Design and lead special projects and other assigned activities as directed by Company management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. Public accounting experience a plus, but not required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong system skills. SAP, Hyperion Planning (essbase), Hyperion Financial Management, and MS Excel experience highly preferred

Skills required

Use Statistical Method
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis


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Senior Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant
$80,000.00 - $90,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $95K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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